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Price Per Person

USD 350
Country: Russia
City: Saint Petersburg
Duration: 3 Day(s) - 0 Night(s)
Tour Category: Classic Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

One of the most popular excursions is a 3 - day excursion package in St. Petersburg. In that short time, you will get to see the most colorful and impressive sights of the city such as the Hermitage or Peterhof Grand Palace with its famous large fountains.

This type of tour will apply for ALL TOURISTS coming to St Petersburg  with a minimum number of people – 2 people in a party.

Here is the program which is promoted for THE HOTEL GUESTS:

Arrival to Saint-Petersburg

The meeting with the driver at the airport (railway station) and transfer to your hotel.

Day 1: St. Petersburg

10:00 meeting with the guide and the driver  

10:00 - 13:00 sightseeing tour (including stops by sphinxes near the spit of Vasilevsky Island) 

13:00-14:00 Visit to St Peter and Paul Fortress and excursion in St Peter and Paul Cathedral(This is the first building of the ancient city of St. Petersburg and there are tombs of the Romanov dynasty in the Cathedral) 

14:00-15:00 Time for Lunch (not included) 

15:00 - 17:30 Hermitage Museum (one of the major museums of the world, an important and grandiose architectural complex which has one of the most important art collections) 

18:00-19:00 The Savior on Spilled Blood (The Church of the Russian styled domes which attracts by its dazzling and colorful facades and interiors) 

19:00 Back to the hotel 

19:00 Optinal evening program on a further request

Day 2: St. Petersburg

9:00 meeting with the guide and the driver  

9:00 - 10:30 The way to Peterhof (the summer residence of the czars, called the "Russian Versailles"). Peterhof (Petrodvorets) is a jewel of Russian art, a city of parks, palaces and fountains. It is located 29 km to the west of St. Petersburg 

10:30-12:00 Peterhof Grand Palace 

12:00-13:00 Walking tour trough Peterhof Park 

13:00-14:00 Driving to Pushkin town to visit Catherine Palace 

14:00-15:00 Time for Lunch (not included) 

15:30-18.00 The tour in Pushkin town which is 25 km from St Petersburg and famous for its Catherine Palace and the magnificent interior: the famous "Amber Room" (a work of art of inestimable value and beauty) 

18.00-19.00 Driving back to the city 

19.00 – back to the hotel 

19:00 Optinal evening program on a further request

Day 3: St. Petersburg

10:00 Meeting with the guide and the driver  

10:30-11:30 Visit to St Peter and Paul Fortress and excursion in St Peter and Paul Cathedral(This is the first building of the ancient city of St. Petersburg and there are tombs of the Romanov dynasty in the Cathedral) 

12.00-14.00 The Yusupov Palace tour The Yusupov Palace is a unique architectural and cultural monument rightfully acclaimed as an "encyclopedia" of St. Petersburg aristocratic interiors.The palace went down in Russian history as the scene of the assassination of Grigory Rasputin, the Siberian peasant who became the spiritual mentor and friend of the family of Emperor Nicholas II at the beginning of the twentieth century. The tragedy played out on the night of 17 December in the living quarters of the young Prince Felix Yusupov. These rooms now house a historical-documentary exhibition. 

14:00-15:00 Time for Lunch (not included) 

15.00-16.00 Boat trip by the rivers and canals 

16:30 Back to the hotel 

19:00 Optinal evening program on a further request

Departure from St. Petersburg

Meeting with the driver and transfer to the airport (railway station).

Includes:

Transportation (Private Van) in accordance with the program

The English-speaking professional guide

Entrance to the museums (The Hermitage, Peterhof Grand Palace and Park, Catherine Palace and Park, Fortress of St. Peter and St. Paul, Savior on Spilled Blood, Yusupov Palace with exposition “murder of Rasputin”)

Transfers to/from airport (railway station)

Taxes

Free water bottles

We recommend this tour to see and enjoy as much as possible of the city and its suburbs. This program is very tight, interesting and non-standard.

*NOTE – if your party is more than 6 the further discounts will apply

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