Private tour of St. Petersburg and Hermitage Museum excursion
This private tour is a good introduction to your first trip to St. Petersburg to see some of the highlights of the historic city center. Enjoy the ride through the streets and boardwalks in a comfortable car or minibus and take your time to take photos during several stops with breathtaking views. Get the complete idea of the capital of northern Russia, its architecture and history with our professional Spanish-speaking guide . We make a few stops in picturesque places such as the Plaza de la Bolsa with the Rostral columns, the Plaza de Artes and the Plaza del Palacio.
Take a lunch break in a local cafe if necessary and continue the route visiting the famous Hermitage museum - the symbol of Saint Petersburg and the museum unique for the quantity and diversity of art objects presented. The Hermitage houses an immense collection of Spanish painting that is the largest outside of Spain. Until the middle of the 19th century, the Hermitage fully corresponded to its name. Only the royal family and their close associates had access to the art. In 1852, under Nicholas I, the Imperial Hermitage became accessible to the general public.
No traveler can visit this museum without having his heart moved by a painting, a sculpture or a magnificent interior of a room. Take this tour to find a piece of art that you admire and remember. Furthermore, the Winter Palace (the main Hermitage building) is not only an architectural gem but also tell us about the history of its inhabitants - the Russian tsars, their lives and military triumphs. At the end of the guided tour of the Hermitage, the most courageous or energetic can continue exploring the museum on their own.
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