Faberge Tour

Shore Excursions
1-day shore excursion with visits to Faberge and Hermitage Museums

Interested in jewelry art and Faberge items in particular? Hunt Faberge eggs in every country you can find them? Then Faberge tour is just for you!

Our 1-day Faberge tour is a visa-free shore excursion offering an introduction to St. Petersburg history and culture alongside with a very special interest topic: Carl Faberge and his talent, Faberge jewelry in general and Faberge Imperial eggs in particular.

The tour is flexible and can be adjusted to your wishes and preferences.

Tour Details

1 Day Faberge Tour Inclusions & Exclusions
Private tour
Visa-free shore excursion
Local English-speaking tour guide's services for 1 day
Transportation by comfortable a/c vehicle of the necessary size
Entrance fees to Faberge Museum
Entrance fees to the Hermitage Museum (main complex incl. Winter Palace)
Entrance fees to General Staff building (Impressionists collections)
Bottled water
Head sets to hear your guide clearly (for groups larger than 6 pax)
Activity level: moderate. Can be adjusted for physically impaired visitors.
Food & drinks
Hermitage Special Treasury visit (optional)
Gratuities

NOTE: It may be necessary to see sites in a different order, subject to entrance time confirmed by the museums. This tour is not available on Mondays.

Price

GROUP SIZEPRICE PER ADULT
2 pax227 USD
4 pax145 USD
6 pax115 USD
8 pax112 USD
10 pax118 USD
12 pax103 USD
14 pax90 USD

Itinerary

08.30 – 09.30

pick up from the cruise ship.

Driving city tour including conventional historic landmarks and places connected with the Faberge family. Faberge tour includes a stop by a jewelry store that is located now in the same building where once used to be the main workshop of the House of Faberge and Carl Faberge’s apartment. Did famous Faberge eggs originate here?


11.00 – 13.00

Hermitage Museum overview tour, including the Winter Palace rooms (where once Faberge eggs were presented, kept and exhibited in front of the diplomats and nobility.

OPTIONAL: Hermitage Special Treasury tour.

Palace Square walk

Time for lunch/snack/coffee-break in a local place.


14.30 – 15.30

General Staff building with the Carl Faberge Memorial exhibition. Besides Impressionists and Postimpressionists collections, we will head to see such outstanding works by Faberge as a scale replica of the Royal Regalia.


16.00 – 17.15

Main attraction of Faberge tour is certainly Faberge Museum. The heart of the exhibition being 12 Faberge eggs, nine of them are Faberge Imperial eggs – unique jewelry masterpieces created on the commission of the Romanov tsars.


18.00 – 18.30

Return to the port, evening free.


18.00

 Return to your cruise ship.

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