Experience the grandeur and beauty of Saint Petersburg, a city like no other in the world, during this captivating one-day tour. With nearly 5 million inhabitants, Saint Petersburg is Russia’s second-largest city, boasting a wealth of attractions that would take weeks to explore fully. This carefully curated tour offers a glimpse into the city’s most iconic landmarks.
Your day begins with a visit to the city center, where you’ll marvel at the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood, a symbol of Saint Petersburg known for its architectural resemblance to Moscow’s St Basil’s Cathedral. Next, explore the historic Peter and Paul Fortress on Zayachy Island, founded by Peter the Great in 1703.
The tour continues with a visit to the State Hermitage Museum, one of the world’s oldest and largest museums, founded by Catherine the Great in 1764. Admire its vast collection of over 3 million works of art and cultural artifacts housed in a complex of six impressive buildings.
After your museum exploration, enjoy some free time for a leisurely lunch. In the afternoon, venture to Pushkin, located 24 km south of the city center. Here, you’ll discover Tsarskoye Selo (Tsar’s Village), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the magnificent Catherine Palace, renowned for its stunning Amber Room, and stroll through the picturesque Park with its serene Great Pond.
- Visit the iconic Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood.
- Explore the historic Peter and Paul Fortress on Zayachy Island.
- Discover the treasures of the State Hermitage Museum.
- Enjoy free time for lunch in the city center.
- Journey to Pushkin to explore Tsarskoye Selo and the Catherine Palace.
- Marvel at the famous Amber Room.
- Stroll through the scenic Park with the Great Pond.
Duration: Approximately 9.5 hours.
Prices: Contact us for pricing details.
What is Included?: Entrance tickets to all attractions mentioned in the tour description are included in the price.