St. Petersburg Explorer

Escorted City Highlights
Palace in Peterhof St. Petersburg, Russia © Via Hansa

This fantastic tour takes you to all the highlights of majestic St Petersburg. From palatial wonders to museum treasures and cultural masterpieces to architectural delights, the wonders of old and new Russia are set out before you.  

Itinerary

Day 1 St Petersburg Arrival 

Private transfer from the Airport to Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky (or similar). Time at leisure until an early evening Welcome Meeting with your tour escort and fellow guests.

Day 2 St Petersburg: Imperial City Tour and Catherine's Palace with the Amber Room

This amazing city enjoys worldwide fame, while the Neva River and many canals mean the city is entitled, Venice of the North. Your morning sightseeing tour acquaints you with all of the splendours including Peter and Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Church of the Bleeding Saviour, Nevsky Convent and more. Afternoon sightseeing to Zarskoye Selo, visits impressive Catherine's Palace and the Amber Room which, although it vanished during World War II,  was recreated and restored for St. Petersburg's tri-centennial celebrations. Your evening visit to Nikolaevsky Palace, means an exciting and traditional Russian folklore show, and also includes some Russian drinks and snacks.

Day 3 St Petersburg: Peterhof Palace and Hermitage Art Museum

This morning's excursion to Peterhof Palace sees and an uncontested masterpiece of Peter the Great's time, with an  impressive Grand Palace, the Grand Cascade, Water Avenue and wonderful parks. Afternoon visit to the world-famous, treasure filled, Hermitage Art Museum - a truly wonderful way to end your exploration of this great city. Tonight, you might like to join the optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Pryanosti & Radosti.

Day 4 St Petersburg Departure

Private transfer to airport and end of arrangements. Depending on your flight / train departure time, you can join an optional morning canal cruise.


2022 departures:
12, 26 April  
10, 17, 24 May 
07, 14, 28 June 
12, 26 July  
02, 09, 16, 23, 30 August  
06, 13, 20, 27 September 
04 October

Tour Overview

  • Summary

    Escorted City Highlights
  • Tour Category

    Escorted
  • Duration

    4 Days

    Departures

    Apr - Oct

Tour Prices

    • Double pp from:

      $ AUD

      Single from:

      $ AUD
    • Prices may vary according to dates of travel

      INCLUDES: 3 nights at centrally located 4 star hotels including buffet breakfast; welcome meeting with champagne cocktail or juice; entrances to Peter-and-Paul Fortress St. Petersburg, private arrival + departure transfers; 4 hour excursion to Zarskoye Selo & Catherine's Palace including the Amber Room; folklore show at Nikolaevsky Palace; 4 hour excursion to Peterhof Palace including Grand Palace; 3 hour visit to the Hermitage Art Museum.

      EXCLUDES: Russian Visa; optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Pryanosti & Radosti; optional canal cruise, half board at hotels (3 x 3-course dinners with coffee/tea).

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