2-Days in St Petersburg - City Highlights and Catherine Palace

Explore St Petersburg professionally with a private guide and a driver. On the first day, you will see the main attractions of the city center including the Hermitage Museum. The tickets are SKIP-THE-LINE so that you will not have to waste your time. In the afternoon, you will enjoy sighseeing from the rivers and canals of St Petersburg during a boat trip. On the second day, you will be taken to the most luxurious royal residence of Russia - Tsarskoye Selo and Catherine's Palace.

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Bottled water
    • Professional & friendly guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off on both days
    • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
    • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
    • Entry/Admission - Nevsky Prospekt
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve
    • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
    What's excluded :
    • Meals

  • Day 1: City Exploring (8 hours)

    Stop At: City Break Tours St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Russia
    10.00 am- Your private guide will meet you in the lobby of the hotel in the morning.
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
    10.00-11.00 am -Panoramic city tour with picture stops at the most remarkable spots. You will see the Spit of Basil Island, St Peter & Paul Fortress, Summer Garden, St Michael’s Castle, Nevsky Prospect, Zinger House, Kazan Cathedral and much more.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    11.00-01.00 pm-Guided visit to the Hermitage Museum. Visit the Winter Palace and other building of the museum complex to explore the reception halls of the Russian Emperors and their collections of European art. Nowadays the museum possesses more than 3 million exhibits and welcomes millions of tourists every year.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia
    01.20-02.40 pm - Time for lunch (not included). 

    03.00- 04.00 pm -Sightseeing canal cruise. Enjoy the views of the Neva River, the Spit of the Basil's Island, St Peter and Paul Fortress, the Palace Embankment, the Summer Garden, St Michael's Castle and many other sights from the water.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    04.30-05.00 pm -City tour with visiting the Church on the Spilled Blood, which is a symbol of St Petersburg and a unique representative of Russian style and art.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
    05.30-06.00 pm - Return to the hotel
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Half-day suburban trip (4 hours) 

    Stop At: Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve, Sadovaya St., 7, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
    10.00 -Meeting with a guide.
    10.00-10.45 -Transfer to Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin).
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
    11.00-13.00 -Tour to Catherine's Palace and Park. You will see the astonishing halls of the Golden Enfilade, the famous Amber Room and the luxurious Dancing Hall.

    13.00-14.00 -Return to the hotel.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup is available for any hotel within the city limits. Please, provide the hotel name/address at booking if it's not listed. The guide will be waiting for you in the hotel lobby with a sign City Break Tours.
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The fountains of Peterhof are functioning from mid April to mid October. In winter season you will visit the Peterhof Palace as well.
    • You will have an audio guide on the boat.
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Sightseeing boat tour is only available in the summer season from April to October. In winter season, you will visit St Peter and Paul Fortress and the Cathedral instead.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by City Break Tours LLC

Activity ID: V-60512P99

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