Classic program of visiting St. Petersburg

 

DAY 01          

Airport Arrival St. Petersburg Pulkovo /The reception at the airport.
Transfer to the hotel /BUS (A/C) (50 seater) (Airport-hotel 40 min) Guide to accompany and for the Be Russian a day tour.
Check in hotel.
City orientation tour including visit to Peter & Paul Fortress and five famous buildings of Trezzini. There are Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral, The Twelve Collegia, Summer Palace of Peter the Great, Alexander Nevsky Lavra and Trezzini’s house.Visit at the Peter and Paul Fortress.
Return to the hotel.
Departure for the dinner. Welcome Dinner at Russian Vodka Room & vodka testing live music.

DAY 02

Breakfast.

09:00   DEPARTURE to Pushkin: Catherine's Palace & Park (bus back to Pushkin 60 min).

Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin) is one of the World Heritage Site Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments.  The Catherine’s Palace was the residence of the Russian tsars.

14:00   Lunch at Podvorie. The ethnographical restaurant with folk live music.

15:00   Departure in Sankt-Peterburg (bus back to the hotel 60 min).

16:45   Visit the summer Garden (Free tickets) and to take a walk at the yards of Saint Petersburg (walking 35 min).

19:00   Boarding! On time 2 HOUR Canal Tour "Venice of North".

21:20   Dinner in city.

DAY 03         

Breakfast.

10:30   Departure for Visit of the Hermitage is the State Museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg.  Walking back to the hotel (15-20 min).

Added option! 14:30 Visit of the Russian Museum 16 euro p/p need a confirmation!

17:00   Visit to the St. Isaac’s Confederal Colonnaded walk way. Magnificent view up there 10 euro p/p is located near with hotel.

18:30   Return to the hotel.

19:15   Dinner in city.

DAY 04         

Breakfast.

09:30   Departure for Peterhof. One of St. Petersburg's most famous and popular visitor attractions, the palace and park at Peterhof (also known as Petrodvorets) are often referred to as "the Russian Versailles" (walking 20-25 min).

10:00   Boarding On time! (floating 45 min).

10:45   Arrival in Peterhof.

14:00   Departure in Sank-Petersburg (floating 45 min).

Added option! 15:30 Back in the city. Lunch at restaurant in Saint Petersburg near Kazanskii Cathedral. 30 euro pp.

16:30   After a dinner a visit to Kazanskii Cathedral (visit 15 min).

17:15   RETURN TO THE HOTEL.

Added option! 18:15 Transfer Mikhailovsky theater .Transport BUS transfer. No guide needed.

DAY 05         

Breakfast.

10:30   Visit to the Isaak Cathedral (10 euro p/p) is located near with hotel.

The rate … Euro for the above program including:

  • The reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel
  • A shuttle bus service
  • An guide to accompany for trip
  • The entrance at the Peter and Paul Fortress
  • 2 hour Canal Tour "Venice of North" English speaking Guide
  • The entrance tickets at the Catherine's Palace & Park with a guide
  • The entrance tickets at the Petergoff, Up and Down Parks
  • An excursion at the Hermitage museum.

Excursion to Pushkin (Tsarskoe selo) and visiting of the Amber room

The program of excursion

Tsarskoe Selo (Pushkin) during the period of almost two centuries was the summer residence of the Russian monarchs. It is also known as «the town of muses», because in different periods it was a refuge for the great Russian writers A. S. Pushkin, M. Y. Lermontov, S. A. Esenin.

During this excursion you will walk along the Catherine Park, on the territory of which there are more than 100 different sculptures, pavilions, bridges, monuments and other constructions. And, of course, you will visit the Catherine Palace, will see its interiors and hear an interesting story of the guide about the events in Russian history, connected with Tsarskoe Selo.

In this program the excursion to the famous Amber Room, which was renewed by the modern restorers and represented to the public in its all beauty, is also included.

 

Excursion to Peterhof and visiting of the Grand Palace

The program of excursion

Favorite residence of Peter the Great, a real pearl of Russian Baroque Style and Empire Style, Russian Versailles - all this is wonderful Peterhof! Great palace and park ensemble, amazing fountains and golden sculptures, playing in the sun, create absolutely unique combination, which all guest of Saint-Petersburg should see for sure.

During this excursion you are welcomed to walk through the Lower Park, admire the famous fountains and visit splendid Grand Palace. It is the centrepiece of an enormous ensemble of palaces and gardens. Also known as the Peterhof Palace, it was designed by Peter the Great in 1714, but was completed by Italian architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli long after his death. The palace’s exterior is understated and elegant; beautiful but restrained. Inside, it is considerably more opulent. Thirty of the palace’s rooms are open to the public; highlights include the Throne Room, the Ballroom and the Western Chinese Study.

 

Excursion to Pushkin and Pavlovsk in one day

The program of excursion

Tsarskoe Selo (Pushkin) during the period of almost two centuries was the summer residence of the Russian monarchs. It is also known as «the town of muses», because in different periods it was a refuge for the great Russian writers A. S. Pushkin, M. Y. Lermontov, S. A. Esenin.

During this excursion you will walk along the Catherine Park, on the territory of which there are more than 100 different sculptures, pavilions, bridges, monuments and other constructions. And, of course, you will visit the Catherine Palace, will see its interiors and hear an interesting story of the guide about the events in Russian history, connected with Tsarskoe Selo. In this program the excursion to the famous

, which was renewed by the modern restorers and represented to the public in its all beauty, is also included.

Pavlovsk is famous for its wonderful palace and park ensemble, which construction began during the reign of the Emperor Paul I and was finished after his death. It is the last summer royal residence, which was constructed by Romanov dynasty around Saint-Petersburg.

During this excursion you can admire the picturesque spaces of the unquestioned masterpiece of the landscape art — Pavlovsk Park and visit amazing example of Russian classicism style — Pavlovsk Palace.

In the halls of the palace-museum there is the richest and various collection of porcelain, faience, ceramics and glass, which has the unique pieces of the most famous manufactories of Europe and Russia. Also the palace is famous for its collection of art fabrics, which is admitted as one of the most significant. It includes the most various items, from the refined handkerchiefs, sewed round by the finest handmade lace, to monumental tapestry.

 

Fancy courtyards

Walking around the yards on foot is the best way to capture the peculiar mood of St. Petersburg, to watch the off-stage metropolis life, to see it from the undressed, routine side.

The program of excursion

It is like a parallel dimension of the city with the small and narrow courtyards, dark tight corners, amazing graffiti and dumpsters with garbage, informal monuments and the art-studios in the open air.

During this exciting tour, you will get acquainted with the indoor and outdoor, back and front yards. You will learn how to recognize, in what century were the house and its court built, as well as the different ways of house interior areas decorating — from molding and fountains to small sculptural forms. You will visit the courts of different shapes and sizes and, of course, a narrow and dark courtyard.

 

 

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