One day tour “Petehof and Hermitage”
Duration 7 hours
If you have only one day in St. Petersburg this tour is for you! This tour will give you the impression of the magnificent imperial Russian capital.
Our licensed English-speaking guide and chauffeur will meet you in the lobby of your hotel with a name board. The drive in a comfortable vehicle to Peterhof will take you about 1 hour.
Peterhof – the former summer residence of Peter the Great
– is world-known for the picturesque Lower Gardens with spectacular fountains, the Grand Palace and numerous smaller palaces and pavilions representing “Russian Versailles
After Peterhof you will drive back to the city to visit the Hermitage museum
The tour of the greatest museum of Russia will last 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 the unique art collection – the masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rafael, Della Robia, 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, Greec and Egyptian ancient art.
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 Fountain Gardens
13:00 – 14:00 – Drive to the city
14:00 – 17:00 – Tour of the Hermitage museum
Tour price includes: