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All Highlights 1 Day Tour

All Highlights is an active private tour, ideal for physically fit people. Your private tour guide (fluent in English, Spanish or other European languages) will take you to the top 3 museums of St. Petersburg. With your private guide and car/van you will be flexible to alter the itinerary upon your wish and adjust timing, at the same time the private guide will introduce you to the gist of St. Petersburg highlights, knowing where to go to see the best in the shortest possible time. If you can allow only one day for sightseeing and you plan to see Peterhof, Catherine Palace and the Hermitage in one take, then a private tour guide will surely help you to get the most out of your visit.

  • Tour duration: about 10 hours.
  • Tour type: private tour.
  • Activity level: active. The tour is not suitable for physically challenged customers.
  • Transportation: a private air-conditioned vehicle of the necessary size.
  • Tour guide: a private English-speaking tour guide for the entire time in St. Petersburg. Your private guide WILL accompany you inside the museums to provide commentary and answer your questions.
  • Inside visits: the State Hermitage museum (including the Winter Palace),  Catherine Palace and Amber room in Tsarskoye Selo (=Pushkin), Peterhof – famous Upper and Lower fountain gardens.
  • Also included in the price: blanket visa (= cruise passenger visa = tour tickets), ear-phones for groups larger than 6 persons, bottled water supply for the day.
Price: upon request. The price depends upon the number of people in the private tour.
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1 Day Highlights Tour
7:30 – disembark, go through the passport control, meet your guide by the ship side. Start your private tour.

8:00-9:30 – St. Petersburg city sightseeing tour, during which you will get to see the most famous architectural monuments of our city, such as Spit of Vassilievsky Island and Rostral Columns, Admiralty, Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Palace Square, Nevsky Prospect, St. Nicholas Cathedral and many more. After the panoramic city tour you will drive outside the city to Peterhof, the famous fountain capital of Russia.

10:30-12:30 – Peterhof tour. You will get to see the famous Upper and Lower fountain gardens. The unique Peterhof complex boasts of 150 fountains total and 4 larger cascade. You will get to see the most famous and magnificent fountains of Peterhof.

13:15-14:30 – following the Peterhof visit you will drive to Pushklin (former Tsarskoye Selo) and visit the infamous Catherine Palace and Park ensemble and see one more unique thing – the world famous Amber room.

14:45-15:00 – time for lunch/snack/coffee-break in a venue of your choice.

15:45-17:30 – after lunch break you will return to St. Petersburg to see one more world-famous highlight – the State Hermitage museum. Our tour includes a visit to the Winter Palace (the former official winter residence of the Romanov-stars) and an overview highlight tour of the West European fine arts collections.

by 18:00 – return on board the ship with lots of wonderful memories from your tour.

It may be necessary to see sites in a different order, subject to the museum days-off and entrance time confirmed by the Hermitage and Catherine Palace.
It may be necessary to see sites in a different order, subject to the museum days-off and entrance time confirmed by the Hermitage, Catherine Palace and the Yussoupov Palace.
Your licenced guide WILL accompany you on all the inside visits and provide the commentary and answer your questions.

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