- 8 hours (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
In one day you will see the best museums of entire Russia showing the glory and the richness of the Russian Empire. You will have time enough for a comprehensive tour in each museum.
We will pick you up in the morning with a private vehicle and drive approximately 30 km to the splendid Peterhof. After excursion in the park you take a hydrofoil to St.Petersburg. It's the fastest and the most enjoyable way to reach the city center. You arrive to the pier in front of the Hermitage Museum. Next 3 hours you will be fully immersed into fine arts. Your tour include the main buildings and the General Staff Building to see Impressionist collection.
After excursion we leave you in the city center. You come back to your hotel on your own.
- Transfer from your hotel to Peterhof by private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Private guide specialized in history and arts.
- Entrance tickets to Peterhof parks.
- Tickets for hydrofoil from Peterhof to St.Petersburg.
- Entrance tickets to the Hermitage museum: the Main building and General Staff building.
- All Fees and Taxes
- Entry/Admission - Peterhof State Museum Preserve
- Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick you up in your hotel within a city.
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Peterhof State Museum Preserve, Peterhof, Petrodvortsovy District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
The Peterhof ensemble is a series of palaces and gardens laid out on the orders of Peter the Great in the beginning of the 18th century and later expanded by Peter's daughter, Empress Elizabeth.
You will have a tour in the splendid park on the shore of the Baltic Sea decorated with more than 4 big cascades, including the truly spectacular Grand Cascade and 150 smaller fountains.
From the park you board the comfortable hydrofoil and have an exciting ride back to the city center.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
Founded in 1764 the Hermitage Museum is Russia's largest Fine Art museum and home to an astounding collection of about three million masterpieces.
Upon arrival, enter the Winter Palace via the stunning Jordan Staircase and walk through the superb staterooms of the Winter Palace. Next, proceed to the Small Hermitage for a visit to the Pavilion Hall, which features slender marble columns, an elegant gallery and 28 lovely cut-glass chandeliers. En route to the Old Hermitage you will see a collection of 13th to 18th-century Italian art. On display there are works by Leonardo Da Vinci, Rafael, Michelangelo, Giordgione, and Titian. At the New Hermitage, view a collection of Spanish art by El Greco, Murillo, Zurbaran, Velasquez and Goya among others. The Hermitage is also home to a vast Rembrandt [paints and over 40 works by Rubens.
Next we cross the Palace square to see the impressionist and post-impressionists Collection located in the General Staff building.
After excursion we leave you free in the city center.
Duration: 3 hours
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.