Peterhof and Hermitage Tour
If you have only one day in St Petersburg this Peterhof and Hermitage Tour is exactly for you! It will give you a general impression of the magnificent imperial Russian capital.
Our licensed English-speaking guide and chauffeur will meet you in the lobby of your hotel with the Red Sun sign. The drive in a comfortable vehicle to Peterhof will take you about 1 hour.
Peterhof is the former summer residence of Peter the Great. It is famous for the picturesque Lower Gardens with spectacular fountains, the Grand Palace and numerous smaller Palaces and pavilions representing «Russian Versailles«.
Then you will drive back to the city to visit the Hermitage Museum.
The tour of the greatest museum of Russia will last for about three hours. You will be able to see the splendid state halls of the Winter Palace — the former Royal residence. You will see the luxurious halls which witnessed important historical meetings. You can see the exact room where the revolution started.
Art lovers will enjoy a unique art collection — the masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rafael, Della Robbia, Fra Angelico, Botticelli, Filipino Lippi, Caravaggio, Canaletto, Tiepolo, Diego Velasquez, Goya, about 20 works by Rembrandt, Rubens — about 40 masterpieces, Anthony van Dyck, Franz Halls, Antonio Canova and many other famous artists. You will also see some of the collection of Roman, Greek and Egyptian ancient art.
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This tour includes
- Hotel pickup
- Peterhof Palace and Gardens Tour
- Hermitage Tour
The itinerary of the tour
10.00 — meet in the lobby of the hotel
10.00 — 11.00 — drive to Peterhof
11.00 — 12.00 — tour of the Grand Palace
12.00 — 13.00 — tour of Peterhof Gardens
13.00 — 14.00 — drive to the city
14.00 — 17.00 — tour of the Hermitage Museum
Tour price includes
- professional English-speaking guide for 7 hours (other languages are available for private tours upon request ).
- — A/C vehicle for 7 hours
- admission tickets to the museums
Please note: This is a sample itinerary. The tour can be modified on your request!
PLEASE NOTE: According to the Russian Federation Law, all cruise ship passengers, staying in Russia for up to 72 hrs, do not need a Russian visa if they book the tour with us. We will legally provide you with an officially authorized document (Tour Ticket or Blanket Visa) which is considered a Russian visa equivalent.