1 day
Duration
Private
Tour category
Shore excursion
Tour type
May-Oct
Dates

Interested in jewelry art and Faberge items in particular? Hunt Faberge eggs in every country you can find them? Then St. Petersburg is your destination!

Our 1-day Faberge Eggs shore excursion offers 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 Imperial Easter egs in particular.

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

GROUP SIZE2 PAX4 PAX6 PAX8 PAX10 PAX12 PAX14 PAX
PRICE PER ADULT227 USD145 USD115 USD112 USD118 USD103 USD90 USD

TOUR DURATION08:30-18:00
TOUR TYPEPrivate guided tour.
GROUP SIZEFrom 2 up to 14, as per booking.
ACTIVITY LEVELModerate to active. Available for physically impaired people (with slight adjustments of the itinerary).
TRANSPORTATIONComfortable air-conditioned vehicle of the necessary size.
TOUR GUIDEEnglish-speaking tour guide for the entire time in St. Petersburg, specializing in the Faberge tour.
INSIDE VISITSHermitage museum: main museum complex (incl. Winter Palace, Small, Old & New Hermitages) and General Staff building (Faberge Memorial Exhibition, Impressionists & Postimpressionists collections), Faberge Museum.
ALSO INCLUDED IN THE PRICE Blanket visa (= cruise passenger visa = tour tickets), port access fee for your guide and van to meet you by the ship side, bottled water, headsets to hear the guide clearly – for groups larger than 6 persons.
IMPORTANT1-day Faberge Egss tour is not available on Mondays and Fridays.

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 and Fridays.

1

Day 1 - 08.30 - 09.30

pick up from the cruise ship.

Driving city tour including conventional historic landmarks and places connected with the Faberge family. The 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 Faberge family business and Karl Faberge’s apartment. Did famous Faberge eggs originate here?

2

11.00 – 13.00

Hermitage Museum overview tour, including the Winter Palace rooms (where once Faberge egss 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.

3

14.30 - 15.30

General Staff building with the Karl Faberge Memorial exhibition. Besides Impressionists and Postimpressionists collections, we will head to see such outstanding works by Faberge as miniature Royal regalia replica.
4

16.00 - 17.15

 Tour of the Faberge Museum. The heart of the exhibition being 12 Faberge eggs, nine of them are Imperial eggs – unique jewelry masterpieces created on the commission of the Romanov tsars.
5

18.00 - 18.30

Return to the port, evening free.
6

18.00

 Finish at your hotel or return to your cruise ship.
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