See the major highlights of St. Petersburg on a 5-hour private tour, and visit the legendary Hermitage Museum to discover masterpieces of art. Admire the many canals and bridges, drive the Nevsky Prospect, and marvel at the onion domes of gold.
What to Expect
Take a half-day private sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg and discover the main monuments of the historical center.
Get spectacular views of the Neva River, Griboyedova Canal and Moyka River, as you pass romantic bridges that connect the islands, including the largest (Vasilevsky) and smallest (Zayachy). Drive down Nevsky Prospect, planned by Peter the Great to connect St. Petersburg with Novgorod and Moscow.
Marvel at the domes of St. Isaac and the Church on Spilt Blood. Discover where Dostoyevsky, Pushkin, Rasputin and Russian princes once lived. See the magnificent Peter and Paul Fortress, considered the cradle of the city.
You will then go to one of the largest museums in the world on a 3-hour private tour of the Hermitage Museum. Wander through the staterooms of the Winter Palace to see paintings by Da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Rembrandt, and more.
Your guide will lead you directly to the museum’s highlights, providing a fascinating commentary about some of more than 3 million pieces that range from antiquity to the present day.
- Private guide
- Transportation by private vehicle (car for 1-2 people, and minivan for larger groups)
- Museum entrance fee (this allows you to stay at the Hermitage Museum after your guided tour)
What's Not Included
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drink
Know Before You Go
• Cancellation policy: cancellation 7 days prior to tour - full refund; 3-6 days before tour - USD 15 fee per person; less than 3 days before tour or no show - no refund