«The Routes of Tsars» deluxe tour and Russian Museum

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.

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".

Hydrofoil ride

After visiting the palace and walking through the park you will enjoy a hydrofoil ride across the Gulf of Finland back to the city center.

  • City tour
  • A visit to Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral
  • A visit inside of St. Isaac's Cathedral
  • Lunch (bonus from Favorit DMC)
  • Peterhof Fountain Park and Gardens
  • Hydrofoil

09:00 Meet and greet at the port after immigration

09:00 - 10:00 City Tour (During the city tour photo stops will be available in the most beautiful & historical places of the city)

10:00 - 11:00 A visit to Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral

11:00 - 12:00 A visit inside of St. Isaac's Cathedral

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch at the local restaurant

13:00 Drive to Peterhof

14:00 - 15:30 Guided tour of the Peterhof Fountain Park and Gardens

15:30 - 16:00 Hydrofoil Ride

16:00 Drive back to the port

16:30 Back on board

Evening program (optional)

Day 2

Tour itinerary

The State Russian Museum

The collection of Russian Museum is magnificent and it is not enough to view all of it in half a day or less. The collection includes works by Karl Bryullov, Alexander Ivanov, Nicholas Ghe, Ilya Repin, Natalya Goncharova, Kazimir Malevich and Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. Also the museum contains a rich collection of folk and applied arts, including different objects representing national crafts, embroideries, fabrics, fragments of the Russian log huts, women's suits of different Russian regions.

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.

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.

  • A visit to the Russian Museum
  • Subway ride and tour of the most beautiful Metro stations
  • Catherine Palace + Amber Room
  • Lunch (bonus from Favorit DMC)

09:00 Meet and greet at the port after immigration

09:00 Transfer to the Russian Museum

09:30 - 11:00 A visit to the Russian Museum

11:00 - 12:00 Subway ride and tour of the most beautiful Metro stations (Uprising Square, Avtovo, Kirov Plant, Admiralty, and more)

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch at the local restaurant

13:00 Drive to Pushkin

14:00 - 15:30 Guided tour of Catherine's Palace. A visit of Amber Room and a walk through the park

15:30 Drive back to St. Petersburg

17:00 Back on board

Evening Program (optional), Lunch time

Day 3

Tour itinerary

Boat trip through the rivers and canals of St. Petersburg

You will be able to feel the unique atmosphere of the city's rivers and canals, ride under the vaults of St. Petersburg bridges and see the splendor and splendor of the main historical center of St. Petersburg: its palace part and main drawbridges! The boat will pass through the front part of the Neva River, through the Fontanka Canal, through the Kryukov Canal past the Mariinsky Theatre and the New Holland, through the Moika River under the colored bridges: Red, Blue and Green and through the Winter Groove will return to the Neva.

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.

  • Boat Ride through the canals
  • A visit to Hermitage Museum (a visit to the General Staff Building to see the Impressionist Exhibit)

09:00 Meet and greet at the port after immigration

09:00 - 10:30 Boat trip through the rivers and canals of St. Petersburg

10:30 Transfer to the Hermitage Museum

11:00 - 12:00 General Staff Building – Impressionist Collection

12:30 - 14:30 A visit and guided tour of the Hermitage

14:30 Drive back to the port

15:30 Back on board

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