«The Routes of Tsars» deluxe tour

Day 1

Tour itinerary

Guided city tour

During this tour you will see the main and most interesting sights of the city: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Decembrists Square and the monument to Peter the Great, Smolny Cathedral, Strelka Vasilievsky Island and other attractions.

Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral

Peter and Paul Fortress will take you back to the days of the city’s founder Peter the Great. This was the city’s original citadel and was established by the Peter I on May 1703 to protect Saint Petersburg form the Swedes. The most attractive landmark within the Peter and Paul Fortress is the Peter and Paul Cathedral which is the oldest church in Saint Petersburg. This cathedral is houses of tombs of the Romanov monarchs. During your visit you will explore this beautiful sight and enjoy the great views on Neva river.

Visit of St. Isaac’s Cathedral

St. Isaac's Cathedral is one of the largest cathedrals in Europe, a unique monument of architecture and art. The cathedral was built over 40 years. St. Isaac's Cathedral is one of the symbols of St. Petersburg. Its huge, brightly gilded dome glows from afar, towering above all the buildings of the city.

Tour of the most beautiful Metro stations

The metro in St Petersburg is not just a means of transport. It is also renowned for the beauty and the architectural ingenuity of its stations. During this tour you will marvel masterpieces of underground architecture.

Tour to the State Hermitage museum

You will visit one of the largest museums in the world, which occupies five magnificent buildings located along the Neva Embankment in the very center of St. Petersburg. For more than 240 years, the Hermitage has assembled one of the largest collections, numbering about three million works of art and monuments of world culture, from the Stone Age to our century. The treasures collected here introduce the works of many dozens of countries and peoples of the East and West.

  • City tour
  • A visit inside of St. Isaac's Cathedral
  • Subway ride and tour of the most beautiful Metro stations
  • A visit to Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral
  • Lunch (bonus from Favorit DMC)
  • A visit to Hermitage Museum (the General Staff Building to see the Impressionist Exhibit, Winter Palace)

09:00 Meet and greet at the port after immigration

09:00 - 11:00 City Tour (During the city tour photo stops will be available in the most beautiful & historical places of the city, Inc. a visit of St. Isaac's Cathedral, a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral)

11:00 - 12:00 Subway ride and tour of the most beautiful Metro stations

13:00 - 14:00 Hermitage: a visit to the General Staff Building to see the Impressionist Exhibit

14:00 - 15:00 Lunch at the local restaurant

15:00 - 16:30 A visit to Hermitage Museum

16:30 - 17:00 Drive back to the port

17:00 Back on board

Evening program (optional)

Day 2

Tour itinerary

Peterhof Fountain Park and Gardens

Excursion to Peterhof with a visit to the Grand Palace and the Lower Park. You will visit one of the most grandiose palace and park complexes. You will take a fascinating tour to the Lower Park. The park is remarkable for its fountains and royal buildings, designed and partially executed under Peter the Great. You will also visit the Grand Palace - the main building of the Peterhof Palace and Park Ensemble, built in the style of "Peter's Baroque".

Pushkin: Catherine Palace & Amber room

Excursion to Pushkin with a visit to the Catherine Palace and park. During the tour you will visit the majestic Catherine Palace and see the famous Amber Room. The State Museum-Reserve Tsarskoye Selo is the former suburban residence of the imperial family, built by order of Peter I; a monument of world architecture and landscape art of the 18th - early 20th centuries.

  • Guided tour of the Peterhof Fountain Park and Gardens
  • Catherine Palace + Amber Room
  • Lunch (bonus from Favorit DMC)

09:00 Meet and greet at the port after immigration

09:00 - 10:00 Drive to Peterhof

10:00 - 12:00 Guided tour of the Peterhof Fountain Park and Gardens

12:00 - 13:00 Drive to Pushkin

13:00 - 14:00 Guided tour of Catherine's Palace. A visit of Amber Room and a walk through the park

14:30 - 15:30 Lunch at the local restaurant

15:30 - 16:30 Drive back to St. Petersburg

17:00 Back on board

Evening program (optional)

Day 3

Tour itinerary

Yusupov Palace

The Yusupov Palace is a unique architectural ensemble of styles from the XVIII to XX century. Today the Yusupov Palace is one of the few aristocratic mansions where you can experience ambiance of luxurious life of the Yusupov family. This popular and yet mysterious palace in St. Petersburg, embellished with enchanting designs, is believed to be the location where Prince Yusupov murdered Grigori Rasputin in 1916.

Faberge Museum

The private Faberge Museum is located in the renovated Shuvalov Palace in St Petersburg. The collection includes more than 4,000 works of art from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including 15 Faberge eggs. Nine of these are the famous Imperial Faberge eggs which were previously owned by the Romanovs, Russia's royal family

  • Boat Ride through the canals
  • A visit of Yusupov Palace incl. Gregory Rasputin exposition
  • A visit of Faberge Museum
  • Drive to Nevsky Prospekt, guided walk and chill in an open-air cafe and drink a local beer or coffee in the main shopping district.

09:00 Meet and greet at the port after immigration

09:00 - 09:30 Transfer to Yusupov Palace

09:30 - 11:30 A visit and guided tour of Yusupov Palace

11:30 - 12:00 Transfer to Faberge Museum

12:00 - 13:00 A visit and guided tour of the Faberge Museum

13:00 – 15:00 Drive to Nevsky Prospekt, guided walk and chill in an open-air cafe and drink a local beer or coffee in the main shopping district

15:00 - 15:45 Drive back to the port

16:00 Back on board

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