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I love you, Peter’s great creation,
I love your view of stern and grace,
The Neva wave’s regal procession,
The grayish granite – her bank’s dress...
(Alexander Pushkin)

Best of the Best
two day tour

(Size of the group: max 12 people)

We will try to show you our beloved city in the best way possible. We included hydrofoil ride to Peterhof and early entrance to the Hermitage to make the tour most pleasant. Lunches will not only give you possibility to relax in the middle of each day but also introduce you into Russian cuisine.

Day 1

8.30*»Meeting at the ship
8.30-10.00»Drive around the city – part I (most famous highlights)
10.00-10.30»Hydrofoil to Peterhof
10.30-12.30»Tour of the park and inside visit to one of the small palaces
13.00-14.00»Lunch at a nice local restaurant (Russian cuisine)
14.00-15.00»Drive to Pushkin
15.00-17.30»Catherine's Palace with the famous amber room
17.30-18.30»Drive back
18.30»End of the day program

Evening program (optional)
18.00-19.00»Extra time in the city (on the choice of the group it could be stop for souvenirs, short walking tour of the center or stop at a city café)
19.00-20.45»Folk show or Evening in the Faberge museum
21.00-22.30»''Charm of the White Nights'' tour as a present!
Find the details on the main cruise page.

Day 2

8.00»Meeting at the ship
8.00-9.30»Drive around the city – part II (visit to an active church, Famers' market, short metro ride)
9.30-12.00»Hermitage Museum – early entrance
12.00-12.30»Walking tour of Nevsky prospect
12.30-13.30»Spilled Blood Cathedral
13.30-14.30»Lunch at a nice local restaurant (Russian cuisine)
15.00-16.00»Boat tour along rivers and canals
16.00-17.00»Drive back with a souvenir stop if possible
17.00»Back to the ship

Cost of the day program: 255 US $ for adults and 240 US $ for students and children.
For children under 5 the program is free.

The cost includes:

  • Port fee, tour tickets (document which allows to provide visa free tours)
  • Guide service
  • Minivan (air-conditioned) with a driver
  • Entrance tickets to all the museums mentioned in the itinerary
  • Boat tour
  • Hydrofoil ride
  • Photo fee for all the museums where it's allowed to take pictures
  • Audio head system (for a group of 8 and more)
  • Bottled water
  • 2 lunches

Cost of evening program: 88 US $.

The cost includes:

''Charm of the White Nights'' tour (1.5 hour) will come complementary!

* Meeting time will be adjusted to the ship mooring time. The exact meeting time will be INDICATED in your tour tickets.

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