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Private Tour: Highlights of St Petersburg (by private car)

By UVisitRussia
Price was undefined, price is now NZ$367

Features

Free cancellation available
4h
Mobile voucher
Skip the line
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup

Highlights

  • Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance

  • See top St Petersburg attractions like Winter Palace

  • Hear about the city’s history while passing big-name sights

  • Stop for photos by the colourful Church on Spilled Blood

  • Enjoy a flexible itinerary with personalised attention from

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • What's included

    Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request

  • What's included

    Driver’s services as per the programme (Comfortable car/minivan with A/C)

  • What's excluded

    Food and drinks

  • What's excluded

    Admission fees

  • What's excluded

    Personal expenses

  • What's excluded

    Service charges to guide/driver (optional)

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability


What you can expect

Explore St Petersburg with a private guide on a 4-hour city highlights tour! Learn all about the city history as you travel around the city by private vehicle, and stop for photos and strolls near key attractions like the Church on Spilled Blood and Winter Palace, home to the Hermitage Museum. See Peter and Paul Fortress and visit Nevsky Prospekt, the city’s main shopping street. The itinerary can be tailored to your preferences.

This tour is ideal for those who want to see the best and most important attractions of the citywithout crowds and metro system. Having a private vehicle will allow you to explore lesser-visited places during your route that many tourists miss and will give you the freedom to change your plans if something comes up.

After pick-up from your hotel at a time which is best for you, travel by comfortable car to the Winter Palace, which was the main residence of the Russian Tsars. Take some photos, and then stroll along Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg’s main avenue and one of the best-known streets in Russia with beautiful buildings, squares and bridges.

Admire amazing views of city's attractions during your travel and listen to captivating commentary about all things you see and want to know.
See the impressive Peter and Paul Fortress, the first structure built in St Petersburg by Peter the Great. Learn about its rich and unique history as a military base, a home of government departments, the burial ground of the Russian Imperial family, and a prison that held some of Russia's most prominent political prisoners. Admire the onion-domed Church on Spilled Blood with colourful, fabulous architecture and adore the incredible gold domes of St Isaac’s Cathedral, the largest Russian Orthodox cathedral.

You will also see such famous St Petersburg 's highlights as Kazan Cathedral, Stroganov Palace, Admiralty, Palace Square, Naval Museum, St. Petersburg University, Menshikov Palace, Academy of Fine Arts, Senate Square, Bronze Horseman, Isaac's Square, Mariinsky Palace, monument to Nicolas II, Palace Embankment, Marsovo Fields, Summer Gardens, Alexandrinsky Theatre, Rastrelly Square, Smolny Cathedral, Anichkov Palace, monument to Catherine the Great, Square of Arts, Russian Museum and Koniushennaya Square.

As well as giving intriguing snippets of history about the city, your guide can give you tips for places to visit independently after your tour. Finish with a drop-off at your hotel.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Various locations around Saint Petersburg
  • Saint Petersburg

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Hotel Pickup
    • Saint Petersburg

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