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One-Day St. Petersburg Tours (Program B) - 1 Day

During one day program you will get to know:

  • The history of St Petersburg and its founder Peter the Great
  • The Romanov dynasty (facts and anecdotes)
  • St Petersburg – city of 3 revolutions
  • Gorbachev: “the father” of Perestroika
  • St Petersburg as the cultural capital of Russia and Soviet Union
  • Soviet Regime: Lenin and Stalin
  • Modern life in Russia and St Petersburg: housing, educational system, health care system, family life – don’t hesitate to ask any questions
  • Guaranteed departure: if only 1 person signs up, the tour will take place

 

During one day program:

9:00 am :       Meeting your guide near your hotel

09:00 am – 10:00 am :      Driving to Peterhof, Russian Versailles

10:00 am – 11:30 am :       Stroll along the Fountain Park

11:30 am – 12:30 pm :       Guided tour of the Grand Palace in Peterhof

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm :        Traditional Russian lunch (expenses not included)

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm :         Driving to Pushkin

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm :        Guided tour of Catherine Palace

4:00 – 5:00 pm :               Return to the city. Drop off at the hotel

Please note:

  • The hydrofoil to Peterhof is not operating starting from October until the end of April, extra cost of this option is 15 USD per person
  • During the winter season the park is covered with snow and all fountains are kept under wooden boxes for their preservation. In the off-season (October – April) you will have a guided tour of the Grand Palace If you travel with children under 7 years old, you don’t have to pay for them – the tour for them will be free of charge.
  • Children/Students over 7 years old receive discount of 15 USD for the tour. Students must have an ISIC card, otherwise the discount is not available.
  • The order of the museum visits may change depending on the availability of entrance tickets, museums days-off, traffic situation in the city. Museums also reserve the right to shift an entrance time on a very short notice but you will still visit all the venues listed on the itinerary.

Day 1
Peterhof

- The history of St Petersburg and its founder Peter the Great

- The Romanov dynasty (facts and anecdotes)

- St Petersburg – city of 3 revolutions

- Gorbachev: “the father” of Perestroika

- St Petersburg as the cultural capital of Russia and Soviet Union

- Soviet Regime: Lenin and Stalin

- Modern life in Russia and St Petersburg: housing, educational system, health care system, - - family life – don’t hesitate to ask any questions

- Guaranteed departure: if only 1 person signs up, the tour will take place

Inside visits of:

- Fountain Park in Peterhof

- Grand Palace in Peterhof

- Catherine Palace with the Amber Room

Price includes:

  • - Admission fees to all museums in the program (except for Program C)
  • - Guide’s services for 1 Day
  • - Driver’s services for 1 Day (Comfortable car (Mercedes)/minivan with A/C)
  • - Permission for photo/ video at the museums

Price doesn't include:

  • Lunch

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