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St Petersburg Palace Tour

Overview

Step into a world of unrivalled pastel perfection that goes beyond your wildest dreams. Our 4-day best of St Petersburg palace tour will visit three of St Petersburg’s most famous palaces owned by the Russian Imperial family. If you have a passion for palaces or wish to explore the extravagance of the Russian Imperial households for yourself then this is the tour for you. This 4-day tour includes a visit to the Winter Palace (now part of the Hermitage Art Museum), the luxurious Catherine Palace with the world-famous Amber Room, and Pavlovsk Palace and gardens.

  • Visit to Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace

  • Fast track admission to the Catherine Palace

  • Guided tour of the exclusive ‘Amber Room’

  • Visit to Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

  • Visit to St Isaacs’s Cathedral

  • Walking around the grounds of Pavlovsk Palace

  • The State Museum of the Political history of Russia

  • Tour of Alliluev apartment

  • Tour of Peter and Paul Fortress

  • Visit to Vodka Museum

Itinerary

St Petersburg

The pinnacle of art and culture in Russia, St Petersburg, is one of the country’s most visited destinations and former capital city. Nicknamed the ‘Venice of the North’ due to its elaborate system of canals, the city lies on the Neva River. It is popular with tourists and includes several of Russia’s most famous attractions including the Hermitage Museum, Catherine Palace and the Peterhof.

Day 1

Arrival in St Petersburg

On arrival in St Petersburg your driver will meet you at your scheduled arrival point (airport or railway station) before being taken to your hotel so you can check-in, have a short rest and an evening meal out.

  • Arrival Transfer

  • Prominent Landscape

  • Religious Buildings & Monuments

  • Souvenir Shopping

  • Free Time

Day 2

Visiting the Hermitage Museum

Kick off your time in St Petersburg with a city tour! See the city’s most spectacular attractions including the Peter and Paul Fortress, Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of Spilled Blood and more.

  • Breakfast

  • Hermitage Museum

  • City Tour by car

  • Free Time

  • Museums

  • Souvenir Shopping

  • Winter Palace

Day 3

Visiting Pavlovsk and the Catherine Palace

Wake up refreshed and ready to start your final day in St Petersburg! Your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and take you over to Tsarskoye Selo for a guided tour of the opulent Catherine Palace along with the world-famous Amber Room.

  • Breakfast

  • Free Time

  • Museums

  • Scenic Surrounds

  • Souvenir Shopping

  • Catherine Palace

  • Pavlovsk Palace and Garden

Day 4

Departure from St Petersburg

After checking out of your hotel, your driver will meet you at your prearranged pick-up time and take you to your pre-arranged departure point (airport or railway station).

  • Breakfast

  • Free Time

  • Departure Transfer

Where you can stay

A hotel can be the make or break of any experience, and we understand that choosing the right hotel is important to our travellers. Check out our range of hotels ahead of time, and learn more about our standard 3-star options and the luxury 5-star upgrades that are available in the destinations you will be visiting.

Please note that the selection of hotels included here are examples of where you may stay on your tour, we will pick the best option for you based on your travel requirements.

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