Exclusive St. Petersburg Private Tour

Day 1

Tour itinerary

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.

Pavlovsk Residence

Pavlovsk Palace was built in the late 18th and early 19th centuries and was the imperial residence of Paul I and for several Grand Dukal families and considered to be one of the finest examples of the classical architecture in Europe. The landscape park is one of the largest in Europe. The Palace and Park of Tsarskoye Selo is a former country residence of the Russian emperors. The Pavlovsk Palace along with the Tsarskoye Selo together form part of a UNESCO Heritage Site.

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 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, inc. St. Isaacs Cathedral.

  • Visit Pavlovsk residence
  • Catherine Palace + Amber Room
  • Lunch (bonus from Favorit DMC)
  • City tour

09:00 Meet and greet at the port after immigration

09:00 - 10:30 Drive to Pavlovsk

10:30 - 11:30 Guided tour of Pavlovsk Palace

11:30 - 12:00 Drive to Pushkin

12:00 - 13:00 Guided tour of Catherine's Palace. A visit of Amber Room and a walk through the park

13:30 - 14:30 Lunch at the local restaurant

14:30 Drive back to St. Petersburg

15:30 City Tour (During the city tour photo stops will be available in the most beautiful & historical places of the city, inc. St. Isaacs Cathedral)

17:00 Drive back to the port

18:00 Back on board

Evening Program (optional), Lunch time

Day 2

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.

The Museum of Vodka

The Russian Vodka Museum explores the creation, packaging, ritual, and culture of the country’s favorite drink. Displays include shot glasses, an enormous collection of unusual vodka bottles, posters from previous advertising campaigns and ancient equipment used in distillation. Visiting the museum is not just an experience with other words it is a Taste of Russia.

  • Boat trip through the canals
  • Hermitage Museum (Winter Palace, General Staff Building – Impressionist Collection)
  • Lunch (bonus from Favorit DMC)
  • Caviar & Vodka Tasting at Russian Vodka Museum

09:00 Meet and greet at the port after immigration

10:00 - 11:00 Boat trip through the rivers and canals of St. Petersburg

11:00 - 11:30 Transfer to the Hermitage Museum

11:30 - 12:30 General Staff Building – Impressionist Collection

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

14:30 - 15:30 Traditional Russian lunch

15:30 - 16:30 A visit to the Russian Vodka Museum

16:30 Drive back to the port

17:00 Back on board

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