|Duration: 4 days / 3 nights|
Arrival in St. Petersburg
Pick up at the airport / railway station by the guide and a car with the driver.
Sightseeing tour in the city “The Capital of the Russian Empire”. Guided tour in the Peter and Paul Fortress and cathedral - the birthplace of St. Petersburg and the family sepulcher of the Romanovs royal family.
Duration: 1,5 - 3 hours. Check-in at the hotel.
The reign of Catherine II
You will get acquainted with St. Petersburg of the reign of Catherine II, when science and culture, education and manufacture reached their highest prosperity. Many remarkable architectural ensembles appeared in that period: the Old Hermitage, the Hermitage Theater, the Tauride Palace, the Marble Palace and many others.
Duration of the tour: 3 hours.
Trip to Peterhof by car or on the speed boat "Meteor".
Peterhof is known as the "capital of fountains". We shall visit the Upper and the Lower parks with their beautiful cascades and fountains. The visit to one palace or to all the palaces of the complex are at your discretion.
Duration 6-7 hours.
The State Hermitage Museum.
During the walking route from the hotel to the Hermitage museum you will get acquainted with the most remarkable pages of the history of St. Petersburg: Palace Square where the revolution of 1917 broke out, Moyka 12 where Alexander Pushkin used to live, the Mikhailovsky palace –the headquarter of the Russian Museum.
Duration of the guided tour in the State Hermitage museum: 3 hours.