Get acquainted with the beautiful city of St. Petersburg on a 4-hour private sightseeing tour, and learn more about the history of Russia’s tsars. See stunning palaces and golden-domed churches. Then visit the imposing Peter and Paul Fortress.
What to Expect
This 4-hour sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg by private vehicle provides a perfect opportunity to get acquainted with one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and one of its greatest sights.
St. Petersburg was founded in 1703 by the Russian Tsar Peter the Great. From 1713 to 1728, and again from 1732 to 1918, the city was the imperial capital of Russia. It has been playing a key role in the history of Russia ever since. The Historic Center of St. Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments are a UNESCO World Heritage Site of supreme majesty.
Take a ride along its main streets, including Nevsky Prospect, and see numerous cathedrals with golden domes. Admire elaborate churches, such as St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, and the Church of Savior-on-the-Spilled-Blood. Be amazed by magnificent palaces, once occupied by the greatest Russian noble families, and enjoy the beauty of serene rivers and canals, linked by romantic bridges.
Get a glimpse of what St. Petersburg looked like more than 300 years ago with a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress on Hare Island, the oldest part of the city. Founded by Peter the Great, who himself took part in the construction of the building, enjoy the beauty of one of the world’s great architectural masterpieces, the golden Peter and Paul Cathedral with its towering needle-thin spire.
- Transportation by car or minivan
- Personal your native language speaking guide
- Entrance to Peter and Paul Fortress