Pearls of St. Petersburg in 1 day - tour by car

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$465.82 CAD
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This car tour is an ideal option for those who want to see all the best sights of St. Petersburg in a comfortable mode but has just one day for it. Our itinerary includes visits to Hermitage and one of three great museums of the city - Peter and Paul FortressChurch of the Savior on Blood or St.Isaac's Cathedral. One half of the day will be given to Peterhof tour, where you will admire the beauty of Grand Palace and Lower gardens with fountains. 

Each ready made tour you find on our web site is customizable and can be adapted to your interests and needs.
 
FOR CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS: if you don't have visa we will make tour tickets (blanket visa) for you to go ashore and get the permission for our transport to enter the Port and meet you right there (at extra cost). Please, provide your passport details for that.   
 
Your journey will start with a panoramic city tour covering major sights of St. Petersburg: the main street - Nevsky Prospect with its historical buildings, Kazan CathedralChurch of the Savior on Spilled BloodSaint Michael's Castle, Winter Palace where Hermitage is situated and Palace SquareSt. Isaac’s Cathedral and Bronze HorsemanAdmiraltySpit of Vasilyevsky (Basil) Island with wonderful view on Neva river, Peter and Paul FortressSummer GardenSmolny Cathedral and other great sights. You will have driving and photo stops at any needed time to make pictures or a short walk.

ENTRANCES TODAY
1. During your panoramic tour you will visit one of three prominent museums for your choice.
Peter and Paul Fortress – the first architectural monument of St.Petersburg with burial place of Romanov tzar family, fortifications and prison of Trubetskoy Bastion.
OR Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood - wonderful, fabulous nine-dome cathedral, its interior is a real mosaic museum, which you can look over for hours. This is one of the biggest collections in Europe.
OR Saint Isaac's Cathedral - a prominent sample of the Russian cult constructions with unique rich decoration. There are more than 150 art pieces of the middle of the XIX century in its interior. Stained-glass windows, mosaics, sculptures and fine combination of colored stones create the great color scheme, which amazes every visitor of the museum.
Additional option: climb the 300 steps up to the Cathedral's colonnade in summer time.

2. State Hermitage – world-wide famous museum – will astonish you with its interiors and grand scale. The winter residence of the Russian Emperors, one of the biggest museums in the world, with 25 kilometers total halls length, nowadays presents the rich collection of the world masterpieces. Our guides will show you the most interesting and important items from the whole variety of the museum exhibits!
Additional options: permanent exhibition of the Impressionists in General Staff Building.
Visit to one of Treasure Gallery rooms - Gold or Diamond. 


3. Splendid Peterhof  - favorite suburban residence of Peter the Great, a real pearl of Russian Baroque and Empire Style, often called Russian Versailles. Great palace and park ensemble, amazing fountains and golden sculptures, playing in the sun, create absolutely unique combination, which is a must see for every visitor of St. Petersburg. During this excursion you are welcomed to walk through the Lower Park, admire the famous fountains and visit gorgeous Grand Palace.
Options: travel to Peterhof on the Hydrofoil  
At your wish you may visit Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin) / Pavlovsk / Kronstadt instead of Peterhof.

Your guide and a driver on a vehicle will meet you in the hotel and after the tour you will be taken to your hotel back or to another place in St. Petersburg boundaries you prefer. 
During the tour you will have enough time for lunch. The guide will recomend you good restaurants and cafes on the way or we can make a preliminary reservation at your wish. 

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