2 day tour of St Petersburg
During this 2 day-tour you will see the must-see places in St Petersburg and will visit one of the summer residences of your choice – Peterhof or the Catherine palace. Usually we move around by public transport during this tour of St Petersburg, but a private car can be arranged upon agreement.
Usually the first day is dedicated to sightseeing in the city center and you will see the Hermitage museum, St Isaac’s cathedral and the Savior on the Spilled blood church. We will walk along the elegant Nevsky prospect finding small of the beaten track monuments along the way, will try local food and will see some of the most beautiful metro stations.
On the second day we make a day-trip to one of the former summer residences of Russian tzars. You can choose between a visit to the Catherine palace with its breath-taking Amber room or the unbelievable fountain park in Peterhof. Please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to include both places into the tour. In the afternoon we will visit the Peter and Paul fortress and the Peter and paul cathedral – the burial place of Russian tzars.
Advantages of this tour of St Petersburg:
- You will see the key attractions of the city with a private guide
- We can move around by public transport to cut costs and give you a glimpse into everyday life ( a private car can also be arranged)
- We book tickets to the main museums in advance, so it’s skip the line entry.
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeCulture, Guided Tours
Activity Level Strenuous
Sample tour program:
09:00 – meeting at your hotel
09:00-10:30 – walking tour of the city center. Optional visit to the Kazan cathedral
10:30-11:30 – visit to the Savior on Spilt blood church, walking tour continues
11:30 – 14:00 – tour of the Hermitage museum
14:00 – 15:00 – lunch break if needed (payed extra)
15:00 – 16:00 – walk to the Bronze horseman monument and visit to St Isaac’s cathedral
16:00 – 17:00 – metro ride to see some of the most beautiful metro stations.
17:00-17:30 – return to your hotel
09:30 – meeting at your hotel
09:30 – 11:00 – riding to Tsarskoe Selo or Peterhof
11:00 – 13:30 – tour of the Catherine palace and park or Peterhof fountain park. Please note that a visit to the Grand palace in Peterhof is not included in the standard option as fountains are the main attraction there and the palace is usually too packed in summer. The palace in Peterhof can be included upon agreement.
13:30 – 14:30 – lunch break if needed (payed extra)
14:30 – 16:00 – riding back to St Petersburg
16:00 – 17:00 – tour of the Peter and Paul fortress including visit to the cathedral (burial place of Russian tsars) and Trubetskoy bastion prison.
17:30-18:00 – return to your hotel
Please note that the real schedule & the order of visiting sights will depend on the dates of your stay and the location of your hotel.
Meeting point: your hotel
Requirements: Russian visa. If you are on a cruise, please visit “Visa-free cruise tours” section.
Payment: cash after the tour
Transportation: public transport or private car
“2 days in St Petersburg” tour price (public transport):
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A private car can be arranged for the tour.
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- Private guide
- Museum tickets according to the program. If you choose Peterhof instead of the Catherine palace, we visit the fountain park only. The Grand palace in Peterhof is usually too busy to be enjoyable.
- Public transportation costs (a private car can be arranged if you prefer it)
- private car (payed extra if needed)