- Visit the Hermitage Museum with skip-the-line admission.
- Enjoy a private tour in the Peterhof Palace and Gardens.
- Have a private transfer with hotel pickup and drop-off.
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. You will visit the museums stress-free and with a private guide. The tour lasts for 7 hours.
Our licensed English-speaking guide and chauffeur will meet you in the lobby of your hotel with the Red Sun Tours 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 the collection of Roman, Greek and Egyptian ancient art.