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2 Day Private Tour in St. Petersburg, The Last Romanovs

Description

The tragedy of the life of the last Russian Emperor and the German Princess Alexandra. Happiness in the family and fall of the Empire, mystery of  holy man Rasputin, and revolution as a disastrous final of the story. You will start your tour on the pier where your cruise ship docks. You will visit: Catherine Palace at Pushkin, park in Pushkin, Alexander Palace in Pushkin, Grand Palace of Peterhof, Peterhof Fountain Park, State Hermitage Museum, Yusupov Family Palace, Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Metro, Hydrofoil.

Lunches at downtown and suburban restaurant are available upon request.

 

Itinerary

Day 1.

08:30-09:45 Drive 30 km south of St Petersburg to the imperial summer residence – the Catherine Palace at Pushkin.

10:00-10:50 A guided tour of the Catherine Palace with Amber Room.

11:00-11:30 Walk through a marvelous park near the Palace.

11:50-12:50 Inside visit to the Alexander Palace – the favorite residence of the last Russian Emperor.

13:00-13:50 Lunch at  local restaurant (optional).

14:00-14:50 Drive back to the city.

15:00-16:15 Inside visit to the famous Yusupov Family Palace.

16:30-17:30 Inside visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress and Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral.

18:00 End of the tour.       

Day 2.

08:00 Start of the tour, Drive South-West of St Petersburg to visit one of summer residences of Russian Tsars in Peterhof – the Russian Versailles with Short Metro ride en-route.

09:30-10:30 A guided tour of the Grand Palace of Peterhof (Specially arranged early opening).

10:40-11:50 Walk round the world famous Peterhof Fountain Park.

12:00-12:30 Return to the city by Hydrofoil.

12:40-13:30 Lunch at  local restaurant (optional).

13:45-15:45 Inside visit to the State Hermitage Museum (a guided tour of the best collections).

15:50-16:15 Photo stop at the Spilt Blood Cathedral.

17:00 End of the tour.

Pictures

Pickup

at the cruise ship terminal.

Dropoff

at the cruise ship terminal.

Things to bring

printed voucher.

photo / video camera.

Inclusions

  • All Local Taxes"Cruise Visa"
  • All admission tickets to below listed places
  • All photo and video permits inside venues where photography is allowed
  • English speaking highest rated guide
  • Bottled water
  • Rain coats if needed
  • Welcome package (Newspaper # 2, postcard to mail home, coupon for a free gift, special Full color illustrated itinerary booklet, St. Petersburg photo DVD, event calendar of the city, St. Petersburg map)
  • Audio system with personal headsets (provided for groups of minimum 7 persons)

Exclusions

lunches

Cancellation

Cancellations more than a week in advance only administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date: 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

Additional Info

Prices:

private group 2-3 persons: 629 EUR per person.

private group 4-5 persons: 559 EUR per person.

For bigger groups please contact us for additional information and prices.

 

Duration: 2 days.

Languages: English. Other languages upon request.