Private tour: Theaters of St. Petersburg with a visit to classical ballet

Meet the famous theaters of St. Petersburg and visit one of the world’s masterpieces of classical ballet. You will see the Mikhailovsky Opera and Ballet Theater, the Hermitage Theater, the Alexandrinsky Theater, the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet and the Mariinsky Theatre.
*You can explore theaters outside, internal visits are allowed with tickets for the performance.

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pick-up
    • Professional English-speaking tour guide
    • Tourist-class vehicle according to program
    • Guided tour around famous theatres of St. Petersburg
    • Ballet Performance Tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Mikhailovsky Opera and Ballet Theater
    • Entry/Admission - Hermitage Theater
    • Entry/Admission - The Alexandrinsky Theater
    • Entry/Admission - Mariinsky Theatre
    What's excluded :
    • Drop-off (available upon request but will incur a supplementary charge)
    • Food and drinks (available at the theatre for own expense)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Mikhailovsky Opera and Ballet Theater, Iskusstv ploshchad, d. 1, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

    The Mikhailovsky Theatre situated in the city center at the Art square represents a part of the historical and architectural assembly. Now the Theatre is twice born and leaded by new director Kehman. In 2001 the historical name was returned to the Theatre and now it is considered one of the noblest theatres of opera and ballet in Saint Petersburg.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hermitage Theater, Dvortsovaya Emb., 34, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

    This small, intricately decorated theatre is the oldest part of the Hermitage. It was once Catherine the Great’s private theatre, built for her own shows and performances that she dearly loved. The interior hasn't changed in years and still reveals the tastes of the empress. It is now used for ballet and concert performances.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Alexandrinsky Theater, Ostrovskogo Square, 6, St. Petersburg 191023 Russia

    One of the main St. Petersburg's Ballet stages. The Hall is the hall of the Imperial theatre, beautifully decorated. In 2007 this historical 18th century building was restored and looks like in 1756. Alexandrinsky Theatre was the main Ballet and Opera stage of the Russian Empire before Mariinsky (Kirov) theatre.The performances reflect the quality that one has come to expect from the Mariinsky or the Bolshoi!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mariinsky Theatre, Teatralnaya Sq., 1, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia

    World-known Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet and Opera theatre is one of top 6 ballet and opera companies in the world. The theatre has been the home of Russian ballet and opera since the 1860s and has become a mecca for both Russian and international artists. Throughout the years, the theatre has held several names. In 1919, it was renamed the Kirov Theatre. In 1992 the name changed officially once again, back to the original name of Mariinsky Theatre.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Meet your guide and driver at lobby of your hotel.
    Departure Time :
    5:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • 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
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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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Activity ID: V-224720P56

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