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Elena Ulko

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123 Konstantinovskaya street,
188640 Vsevolozhsk Russia

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Please note that the itinerary suggested is a standard one and fits most customers, but if your days of stay in Saint Petersburg are at the end of the month or Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday of any week, your itinerary will be changed slightly (still including the same sites mentioned below) because of certain museums having day-offs.

Contact me for a quotation! Don't forget to tell me 1.Name of your ship 2. dates of your visit 3. Number of people in your party 4.Your sightseeing preferences

TWO-DAY TOURS

  • NOT Included: meals &tips

  • Included are: VISA-FREE arrangements, Guide services, Driver services, Admission to museums (Hermitage, Catherine palace and Park, Peterhof Park, Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Isaac's Cathedral, Church of the Spilt Blood ), for Options 2/3/4 respectively boat ride ticket/ folk-show ticket/theater ticket (you can upgrade your ticket to the best stalls seats if you wish. Tickets included into the price are for belle-etage. Stalls seats cost extra $60 per person. Please check possibility and playlist of optional theater tour with your manager. There might be no ballets/operas of your choice scheduled for your dates.

    Day 1

    9 am - Meet the guide and driver. Start City Tour. You will see Saint Petersburg in all its splendor, admire the best views of the Winter Palace and the palace square, the Aurora Cruiser, Peter the Great's Log cabin, Alexander-Nevsky Monastery, Smolny Convent and Smolny Palace, you will also visit the jewels of the city - Saint Isaac's Cathedral, that dominates the skyline of Saint Petersburg, Church on the Spilt Blood, the colorful toy among neoclassical surroundings, and of course Peter and Paul Fortress, the Romanovs' burial place.

    1.30 pm - lunch in a local restaurant

    2.30 pm - start tour of the Hermitage Museum. See the best gala interiors of the Winter palace, the residence of Russian Tsars, and admire the highlights of European Collection: Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Flemish art as well as French Impressionists and of course Picasso and Matisse.

    5.30 pm - souvenir&gift shopping

    7.00/ 7.30 am - return back to the ship

    Evening Activities (Optional)

    Option 1 - no evening activities

    Option 2 - canal boat ride (7.00 pm- 8.00/8.30 pm)

    Option 3 - Russian Folk-Show (6.30 pm - 9/ 9.30pm)

    Option 4 - Russian Ballet Evening (7.00 pm - 10.30/11.00 pm)

    Day 2

    9.30 am - Meet the guide. Depart to Pushkin/Tsarskoye Selo to tour Catherine's palace, home of the world famous Amber Room. You will also see the Imperial Lyceum where Alexander Pushkin studied, as well as Alexander Palace, where the family of Nicholas II were arrested and spent several months before they were taken to Ekaterinburg and murdered.

    10.30/11 am - tour Catherine's palace and the park

    1 pm - lunch in a local restaurant

    2 pm - depart to Peterhof, the Kingdom of Fountains, also known as the Russian Versailles.

    4.15/ 4.30 pm - depart Peterhof to return back to the ship by 5.30 pm

    THREE-DAY TOURS
  • NOT Included: meals &tips

  • Included are: VISA-FREE arramgements Guide services, Driver services, Admission to museums (Hermitage, Catherine palace and Park, Peterhof Park, Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Isaac's Cathedral, Church of the Spilt Blood ), for Options 2/3/4 respectively boat ride ticket/ folk-show ticket/theater ticket (you can upgrade your ticket to the best stalls seats if you wish. Tickets included into the price are for belle-etage. Stalls seats cost extra $60 per person. Please check possibility and playlist of optional theater tour with your manager. There might be no ballets/operas of your choice scheduled for your dates.

    Day 1

    9 am - Meet the guide and driver. Start City Tour. You will see Saint Petersburg in all its splendor, admire the best views of the Winter Palace and the palace square, the Aurora Cruiser, Peter the Great's Log cabin, Alexander-Nevsky Monastery, Smolny Convent and Smolny Palace, you will also visit the jewels of the city - Saint Isaac's Cathedral, that dominates the skyline of Saint Petersburg, Church on the Spilt Blood, the colorful toy among neoclassical surroundings, and of course Peter and Paul Fortress, the Romanovs' burial place.

    1.30 pm - lunch in a local restaurant

    2.30 pm - start tour of the Hermitage Museum. See the best gala interiors of the Winter palace, the residence of Russian Tsars, and admire the highlights of European Collection: Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Flemish art as well as French Impressionists and of course Picasso and Matisse.

    5.30 pm - souvenir&gift shopping

    7.00/ 7.30 am - return back to the ship

    Evening Activities (Optional)

    Option 1 - no evening activities

    Option 2 - canal boat ride (7.00 pm- 8.00/8.30 pm)

    Option 3 - Russian Folk-Show (6.30 pm - 9/ 9.30pm)

    Option 4 - Russian Ballet Evening (7.00 pm - 10.30/11.00 pm)

    Day 2

    9.30 am - Meet the guide. Depart to Pushkin/Tsarskoye Selo to tour Catherine's palace, home of the world famous Amber Room. You will also see the Imperial Lyceum where Alexander Pushkin studied, as well as Alexander Palace, where the family of Nicholas II were arrested and spent several months before they were taken to Ekaterinburg and murdered.

    10.30/11 am - tour Catherine's palace and the park

    1 pm - lunch in a local restaurant

    2 pm - depart to Pavlovsk, the residence of Paul I, Catherine the Great's son.

    2.30 - tour of Pavlovsk palace and gardens, you will admire neoclassical beauty of the palace and enjoy the homey air of the place.

    4.30 - depart Pavlovsk and head back to Saint Petersburg

     

    5.30 arrive to Saint Petersburg, souvenir&gift shopping (optional)

    6.30 - get back to the boat

    Evening Activities (Optional)

    Option 1 - no evening activities

    Option 2 - canal boat ride (7.00 pm- 8.00/8.30 pm)

    Option 3 - Russian Folk-Show (6.30 pm - 9/ 9.30pm)

    Option 4 - Russian Ballet Evening (7.00 pm - 10.30/11.00 pm)

    Day 3

    9.30 - depart to Peterhof, the Kingdom of Fountains, also known as the Russian Versailles. You will visit not only the Grand Palace of Peterhof but also a unique museum called Imperial Bath House and Kitchen. Leisurely stroll along the paths of the park will give you plenty of time to admire magnificent fountains, cascades and maybe even try out some trick fountains! Lunch at any time convenient for you in a local park restaurant/cafe.

    4.15/ 4.30 pm - depart Peterhof to return back to the ship


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    Larry Goldberg (USA) and his family in Peterhof, 2006



    Mrs. Graves (Scotland) in the State Museum of Russian Ethnography, 2003







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