EXCURSIONS IN SAINT-PETERSBURG

EXCURSIONS in SAINT-PETERSBURG

CITY TOUR

During the tour of the former capital of the Russian Empire you will enjoy the unforgettable ensembles of the city: the Arts Square formed by three museums and four theatres, the Palace Square and the impressing baroque Winter Palace, the elegant Spit of the Vasilievsky Island, we will drive along the main street of the city - Nevsky prospect. You will appreciate the tranquility of numerous rivers and canals with their marvelous bridges, the cupolas of orthodox churches and cathedrals, among them are St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St. Peter and Paul Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

Duration – 3 h. .                                                                                       Price in EURO per person, net

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4 – 6 pax

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10 - 14 pax

15 – 25 pax

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Minibus

Bus

134 Euro

71 Euro

58 Euro

44 Euro

26 Euro

21 Euro

16 Euro

 

 

ST. PETER & PAUL FORTRESS *

*- as a continuation of city tour or other previous tour

Peter and Paul fortress can be called the cradle of the city. Peter the Great ordered to build it to protect the land during the Northern War with Sweden that lasted for 21 years 1700 - 1721. St. Peter and Paul Fortress was founded on May, 27 1703. This day is considered to be the birthday of the St. Petersburg. The architectural centre of the city is the first cathedral of the city: St. Peter and Paul Cathedral. It is also the burial place of all Russian Emperors starting with Peter the Great.

Duration – 1 h. .                                                                                       Price in EURO per person, net

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4 – 6 pax

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10 - 14 pax

15 – 25 pax

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63 Euro

38 Euro

34 Euro

27 Euro

21 Euro

18 Euro

16 Euro

 

 

ST. ISAAC`S CATHEDRAL *

*- as a continuation of city tour or other previous tour

The impressive dome of this great cathedral can be seen even from afar. It is the third largest one dome cathedral in Europe after St. Peter’s Cathedral in Rome and St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. The construction of the main cathedral of the Russian Empire that could house approximately 10.000 people lasted for 40 years. The cathedral is 101.5 meters high, it is decorated with bas-reliefs and bronze sculptures, more than 100 granite columns that weigh 114 tons each support the porticos of the cathedral. The interior is a treasury of Fine Arts. The decorations include mosaics, mural paintings, gilded bronze statues, semi-precious stones like lapis lazuli, malachite and the best kinds of marble. At present the cathedral is a museum.

Duration – 1 h. .                                                                                       Price in EURO per person, net

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4 – 6 pax

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10 - 14 pax

15 – 25 pax

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61 Euro

35 Euro

32 Euro

24 Euro

17 Euro

16 Euro

14 Euro

 

 

CHURCH of the SAVIOR ON SPILLED BLOOD (Resurrection of the Christ Church) *

*- as a continuation of city tour or other previous tour

This church was built by Emperor Alexander III to immortalize to memory of his father Alexander II who had been assassinated on the place where the church is now. One can say that the church is a personification of religious architecture of ancient Moscow. From the outside the walls are faced with specially prepared red bricks and richly decorated with glazed bricks panels. In the history of arts there is hardly any other example of equal dimensions: the mosaics of the church were based on original paintings of great Russian painters, 1000 m² of the facade and 6000 m² of the interiors are covered with mosaics.

Duration – 1 h. .                                                                                       Price in EURO per person, net

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4 – 6 pax

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10 - 14 pax

15 – 25 pax

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61 Euro

35 Euro

32 Euro

24 Euro

17 Euro

16 Euro

14 Euro

 

 

NIGHT CITY TOUR

St. Petersburg is famous for its White Nights. This unique phenomenon can be observed here from the end of May till the middle of July. This is very special time when the sun stays in the sky for 19 hours, and even after the sunset there is enough daylight so there is no need to turn the lights on. The guests and the citizens of St. Petersburg enjoy walking along the embankments of rivers and canals, admiring the White Nights and the draw bridges across the Neva river. You can fully appreciate the beauty of the city and the bridges during this romantic night tour.

Duration – 3 h. .                                                                                       Price in EURO per person, net

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4 – 6 pax

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10 - 14 pax

15 – 25 pax

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203 Euro

105 Euro

94 Euro

63 Euro

34 Euro

26 Euro

21 Euro

 


BOAT TRIP ALONG RIVERS and CANALS.

The best way to explore St. Petersburg in a pleasant and relaxing way is to go on a boat trip along the water ways of the city. The historical districts of the city are situated on numerous islands of the delta of the river Neva as it disembogues into the Gulf of Finland in the eastern part of the Baltic sea.

The gorgeous architectural ensembles, cathedrals and monuments wonderfully harmonize with the calm waters of rivers and canals. Granite clad rivers and canals, stairs descending to the water, bridges that span the banks are inseparable elements of the city architecture. This trip allows you to see a different aspect of

St. Petersburg which is often called the Venice of the North.

Duration – 1 h. .                                                                                       Price in EURO per person, net

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4 – 6 pax

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15 – 25 pax

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286 Euro

146 Euro

109 Euro

82 Euro

47 Euro

35 Euro

26 Euro

 

 

THE HERMITAGE (WINTER PALACE)

The Hermitage is considered to be one of the most important museums of the world. Its numerous and valuable collection occupies 9 buildings including the Winter Palace.

Magnificent interiors treasure the priceless works of art of all times and from all parts of the world. The collection that was started by Empress Catherine II in 1764 now numbers more than 3 million objects. Objects that date back to various periods from prehistoric times to nowadays are exhibited in 400 rooms. The sheer jewels of the collection are the works by Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael, Tiziano, Rembrandt, P.P.Rubens, A. Van Dyck, El Greco, etc.                                        If we went to the museum every day for 8 hours and stayed for one minute only at every object it would take us 15 years to see the whole collection.

Duration – 3.5 h.                                                                                       Price in EURO per person, net

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152 Euro

86 Euro

74 Euro

57 Euro

39 Euro

33 Euro

28 Euro

 


TRESURE GALLERIES of THE HERMITAGE.

Hermitage Museum keeps many secrets; one of them is the Treasure Gallery. It is quite difficult to get the entrance tickets there because of a great number of those interested to visit it and the limited opening hours. Treasure Gallery has one of the most remarkable collections of the museum which received its name back in the days of Catherine the Great in XVIII century. Treasury Gallery consists of two separate exhibitions.

The first exposition called «Gold Rooms» (Eurasia, ancient states of the Black Sea coast, Asia) features about 1500 gold objects which show us the development of the jeweller’s art in ancient world. It is here where the grand collection of the Scythian gold, including the first gold collection of Peter the Great is kept alongside with the famous Greek Gold Collection with the famous earrings of such a fine work that no goldsmith could have ever replicated it up to the present days.

The main idea of the second exposition, «Diamond Rooms», is to show the development of the jeweller’s art since the 3rd millenium AC till the XX century. This exposition possesses the well-known Fabergé works, diplomatic gifts etc.

Price includes visit only to ONE of the expositions. Price is valid only with the purchase of the general Hermitage Museum tour.

Duration – 1 h. .                                                                                       Price in EURO per person, net

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15 – 25 pax

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161 Euro

91 Euro

71 Euro

56 Euro

38 Euro

32 Euro

29 Euro

 


YUSUPOV PALACE

The mansion was constructed in the end of the XIX century for Prince Yusupov who was one of the richest men in Russia. The magnificent interiors are preserved in the palace that is considered to be a jewel of Russian architecture. The palace theatre is a miniature copy of la Scala theatre. Yusupov palace is also interesting from the historical point of view as in 1906 a trusted advisor of the Romanov family Grigory Rasputin was assassinated in this palace. He was a victim of a plot organized by the last owner of the palace prince Felix Yusupov.

Duration – 2.5 h. .                                                                                      Price in EURO per person, net

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159 Euro

83 Euro

71 Euro

56 Euro

39 Euro

33 Euro

28 Euro

 


FABERGE MUSEUM (SHUVALOV PALACE)

The Fabergé Museum is St. Petersburg was created for the preservation, study and promotion of Russia’s cultural heritage. It is private Museum own by nonprofit charitable organization The Link of Times established by the Russian entrepreneur Vekselberg. Museum houses the former Malcolm Forbes collection of works by Fabergé masters, including nine famous imperial Easter eggs that that are of great value not only as the objects made with the highest jewelry skills, but also as unique historical artifacts. The museum collection also includes decorative and applied art created by Russian masters of the second half of the XIX and early XX centuries.

Duration – 2.5 h. .                                                                                      Price in EURO per person, net

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417 Euro

212 Euro

149 Euro

114 Euro

66 Euro

48 Euro

34 Euro

 


LOMONOSOV PORCELAIN FACTORY

The imperial factory founded in 1744 was the first porcelain production in Russia. Until 1917 the factory belonged to the Romanov family which explains the name of Imperial manufacture. It was here that Dmitri Vinogradov created the first Easter egg for the empress Elizabeth I. The museum founded in 1844 possesses an impressing collection of the XVIII century porcelain.

Duration – 3 h. .                                                                                      Price in EURO per person, net

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182 Euro

98 Euro

78 Euro

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41 Euro

33 Euro

26 Euro

 

 

THE MUSEUM of DOSTOEVSKY.

The life of Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky is tightly connected to St. Petersburg. Since 1837 when Dostoevsky arrived to the city he moved flat 20 times. In the books of the famous writer we find the streets and buildings of St. Petersburg. However, the house on the corner of Kuznechny street and Dostoevsky street is considered to be one of the most famous of his dwellings. It was here where Dostoevsky wrote his famous novel «The Karamazov brothers». The interior decoration of the house is typical of the time, the museum exhibition allows us to know more about the life of the famous maestro.

Duration – 2.5 h. .                                                                                      Price in EURO per person, net

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171 Euro

88 Euro

71 Euro

58 Euro

35 Euro

28 Euro

22 Euro

 


PETERHOF   (Grand Palace and parks)

This imperial summer residence is famous all over the world. This town of parks, palaces and fountains was founded by Peter the Great in the beginning of the XVII century to commemorate the glory of Russia. According to his plan a Palace was built on beautiful terraces that are descending to the sea, it is surrounded with splendid cascades of fountains, parks with small palaces and pavilions. The centre of the ensemble is the 19 meter fountain of Samson tearing the lion’s mouth which was the symbol of the Victory of Russian troops over the Swedish in the war for the access to the Baltic sea.

Duration – 5 h. .                                                                                      Price in EURO per person, net

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4 – 6 pax

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10 - 14 pax

15 – 25 pax

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207 Euro

123 Euro

108 Euro

88 Euro

66 Euro

58 Euro

52 Euro

 


PUSHKIN (Catherine Palace and park)

It is a fascinating monument of architecture and garden art. In 1710 Peter the Great presented this land to his wife Catherine I and in a few years’ time a marvelous ensemble of parks and palaces was built here around the architectural centre of Catherine Palace. The combination of gold, celestial walls, niveous columns and silvery roof create an impressive sight. Visitors were amazed with the magnificence of interior decoration: golden decorations of the doors were gently shining, the suite of rooms impressed with the glittering wood carvings. The jewel of the palace is the Amber room which is considered to be the 8th wonder of the world. The romantic alleys around the Catherine Palace invite visitors for a pleasant walk to the favourite pavilions and ponds of the Russian emperors.

Duration – 5 h.

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191 Euro

107 Euro

93 Euro

72 Euro

51 Euro

42 Euro

35 Euro

 


PAVLOVSK (The Palace and park of Pavlovsk)

This classical palace is located 27 km away from St. Petersburg as a summer residence of the tsar Paul I and his family. It is one of the few palaces that retain the cozy and private atmosphere of the royal family. The beautiful park of the palace that covers the area of 600 hectares is one of the largest parks in Europe. It is considered to be a perfect example of romantic landscape parks of the beginning of the XIX century. By all means it deserves to be called «music for the eyes».

Duration – 5 h. .                                                                                       Price in EURO per person, net

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10 - 14 pax

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184 Euro

101 Euro

86 Euro

65 Euro

42 Euro

35 Euro

28 Euro

 


FOLK SHOW «FEEL YOURSELF RUSSIAN»

The spectacular colourful and bright folk show takes place on the stage of Nikolas Palace. During 2 hours several folk companies will entertain you with Russian and Cossack songs and dances. Great mood is guaranteed. During the intermission glass of sparkling wine or short of vodka and some snacks will be offered, it is included in price. (Guide assistance for one way transfer, return — without the guide).

Duration – 2 h. .                                                                                       Price in EURO per person, net

1 pax

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4 – 6 pax

7 – 9 pax

10 - 14 pax

15 – 25 pax

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Minibus

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180 Euro

117 Euro

105 Euro

89 Euro

75 Euro

69 Euro

64 Euro

 

Excursion rates per person including transport, guide service (English, German, Spanish, Italian) and entrance fees. Rates for guide service with other languages upon request.

 

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