The Essential St. Petersburg Tour

The Essential St. Petersburg Tour

Approx. 7 hours

Destinations: St. Petersburg Tours
Activities: Sightseeing

The tour covers most famous sights of the city center.

  • Hermitage Museum
  • Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Church of Savior on Blood
  • Panoramic city tour by private transport

Day 1

Meals No
Our guide will pick you up at your accommodation. We will explore the city and visit three museums. We plan certain time for lunch (not included) in the middle of the day.

Panoramic tour of St. Petersburg
The main street of the city – Nevsky Avenue.
The Palace Square. Visit the Hermitage Museum, the most famous museum of Russia.
Vasilyevsky Island and two Rostral columns, former lighthouses of St. Petersburg port.
Petrogradsky side. Visit Peter and Paul Fortress, the oldest building of the city and one of its major symbols.
Petrovsky Embankment - make a stop by the legendary cruiser Aurora.
The Field of Mars and Griboedov Canal. Visit the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, a beautiful multi-domed cathedral.
St. Isaac Square with the impressive St. Isaac Cathedral.
The Senate Square - “The Bronze Horseman” monument dedicated to Peter I.

After the tour, we will take you back to your hotel.

During this tour, we are visiting the following sights:


St. Petersburg Historic Center

St. Petersburg Historic Center

The Historic Center of St. Petersburg is enlisted in the UNESCO's World Heritage List and features churches, palaces and houses dated back to the 18th-19th Centuries

The Hermitage and Winter Palace

The Hermitage and Winter Palace

This is one of the most famous St. Petersburg attractions. It had been the winter residence for emperors of Russia since the end of the 18th century till the revolution of 1917. The Hermtage, one of the biggest museums of the world, is in the same architectural ensemble.

Peter and Paul Fortress

Peter and Paul Fortress

The fortress was founded by Peter the Great in 1703 on Zayachy island, which is located on the Neva River.

Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood

Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood

The Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood is an Orthodox memorial cathedral, a museum and a monument of Russian architecture.

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1. Transportation by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
2. English-speaking guide’s services.
3. Ticket to the Hermitage Museum, including the Impressionist collection in the General Staff Headquarters.
4. Ticket to Peter and Paul Fortress.
5. Ticket to the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

Roman was a very knowledgeable and considerate guide who gave us a great insight into the history and beauty of st petersburg I have already recommended your tour company to my friends and family Many thanks Roman

Steve, Australia

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