St Petersburg was the capital of Russian Empire for about 200 years. You can see and feel it while touring around the magnificent estates just outside the city and visiting marvelous mansions and palaces within it. All the most important must-sees are open for you and accessible for any mobility devices.
Your guide and the driver of your accessible vehicle meet you right at the port and take you to a panoramic city tour, where you drive around the historic center of St Petersburg, see the fantastic views and have a chance to make several stops for pictures. Then you drive to Peterhoff – the most famous summer residence of Russian emperors and the kingdom of fountains. You enjoy the stroll along the park lanes, fresh air and green trees, as well as admire the 150 different fountains adorning the gardens. You also visit one of the original historic constructions in the complex – Monplaisir, the favorite palace of Peter I. You have an opportunity to have a lunch or a coffee in the park, and then you go back to St Petersburg, where you visit St Isaac’s Cathedral – one of the largest in Europe and a very impressive construction with magnificent interior.
You meet your guide in the port and set off for another day of adventures. You start with a visit to the absolute must in St Petersburg – the Hermitage museum, the biggest and the most important collection of art works. You will tour around opulent palace buildings, housing the world-known masterpieces by such giants as Leonardo, Rembrandt and El Greco. After this informative experience you have a chance for a coffee or lunch, and proceed to the very heart of St Petersburg: Peter and Paul’s Fortress. You see the first constructions of St Petersburg and visit the St Peter and Paul’s Cathedral – the burial place for almost all Russian emperors.
Your guide picks you up at the port and you drive outside St Petersburg to one of the nicest nearby towns called Pushkin. You will go to Catherine’s Palace – one of the most luxurious gala residences of the Russian Tzars, full of gold and brilliance. You have a chance to walk through the Imperial halls and see the famous Amber Room, as well as hear the exciting story of its resurrection. You will then have some time for lunch, and then drive back to the downtown to see one of the most beautiful churches in the city: Savior on Spilled Blood. You will be astonished by the amount of sparkling mosaics both inside and outside the church and by its remarkable history. After that you will have a chance to make a shopping stop to buy some gifts, and our team will take you back to the ship.
|Group size||2 pax||4 pax||6 pax|
|Price per person, USD||1395||835||649|
|Discounted price per person|
(40% off), USD