St Petersburg Off The Beaten Track - Private 2-Day Tour

Choose this private tour if you have already been to St Petersburg or want to escape crowded places and do something special. During this excursion you will see the museums and palaces of the city that are not usually included in standard touristic routes. Enjoy the collection of impressionists in the General Staff Building, discover local culture during a guided tour of the State Russian Museum and marvel a unique collection of Faberge Eggs in the Faberge Museum. On the second day, head out of the city to visit the summer residence of Pavlovsk, a family nest of Paul I. You will have a guided excursion to the Pavlovsk Palace as well as a walk in the park, which is the largest landscape park in Europe. Once back to St Petersburg, visit Dostoyevsky Memorial Museum or take a sightseeing boat tour (your choice).

per adult from

$551

NZD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
    • Professional & friendly guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
    • Bottled water
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
    • Entry/Admission - The General Staff Building
    • Entry/Admission - State Russian Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Pavlovsk State Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Dostoevsky Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Vosstaniya Square Metro Station
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Meals

  • Day 1: The Impressionists + Russian Art + Faberge (8 hours)

    Stop At: City Break Tours St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Russia
    Meet your guide in the hotel lobby in the morning, take your seat in a private a/c car or minivan and take off to the city center to explore the sights of St Petersburg at an easy pace.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
    City Tour of St Petersburg. You will see Nevsky Prospect, Kazan Cathedral, Alexander Nevsky Lavra, Smolny Cathedral, the building of Mariinsky Theatre (former Kirov theatre), St Nicolas Cathedral and other sights.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The General Staff Building, Dvortsovaya Sq., 6-10 Metro Kanal Griboyedova, Nevskiy Prospekt, Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    Excursion to the General Staff Building, see the collection of impressionists on display, works of Van Gogh, Cézanne, Gauguin, Matisse, and others.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: State Russian Museum, Inzhenernaya St., 4 Metro: Gostiny Dvor, Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia
    Time for lunch (own expense).

    Visit the State Russian Museum to see the best pieces of Russian fine art: from first Russian icons to the avant-garde of the previous century. The collections include not only paintings, but also folk art masterpieces, decorative art, and applied art, with artwork by famous Russian masters.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Faberge Museum, Fontanka River Embankment 21 Shuvalov Palace, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia
    Tour to the Faberge Museum (with an audioguide), see the fabulous collection, including the largest collection of Faberge Eggs to be found anywhere in the world. The best jewelers of the time worked 15 to 17 hours a day for a whole year to create a single egg.

    Hotel drop off.
    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Day 2: The City of Pavlovsk and Dostoevsky Museum (7 hours):

    Stop At: Pavlovsk State Museum, Sadovaya St 20, Pavlovsk, St. Petersburg 196621 Russia
    Meeting in the hotel lobby, transfer to the city of Pavlovsk.

    The Palace will surprise you with the atmosphere of elegance and abundance of genuine authentic family belongings saved during World War II. Having finished the excursion of the palace, enjoy a walk in the magnificent park of Pavlovsk.

    Return to St Petersburg.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Dostoevsky Museum, Kuznechnyy Pereulok, 5/2, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191002
    Time for lunch (own expense).

    Visit to Dostoyevsky Memorial Museum, the former apartment of the famous Russian writer, the author of the famous ‘Crime and Punishment’. In this small cozy museum, you will find many of his personal belongings and will learn about his life and his creations. You can choose a sightseeing boat tour instead if you prefer.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Vosstaniya Square Metro Station, Vosstaniya Square, St. Petersburg 191036 Russia
    The guide will take you for a brief subway tour.

    Hotel drop off.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    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. The guide will be waiting in the hotel lobby with a CITY BREAK TOURS sign.
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The boat ride is available from mid April to mid October.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by City Break Tours LLC

Activity ID: V-60512P28

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