STP-04 / PETERHOF & HERMITAGE MUSEUM
– from $ per person –
Departures: Daily, except Mondays and the last Tuesday of each month / Duration: 8 hours
Meet your private guide at the pier and departure towards Peterhof.
Free time for lunch (not included).
After lunch, return by coach to St. Petersburg and visit the “Hermitage Art Museum” – former residence of the Russian emperors; one of the largest museums in the world after Louvre in Paris and the National Gallery in London. It is located in 6 historical buildings of St. Petersburg, including the Winter Palace – the former residence of the Russian emperors, the Small Hermitage, The Old Hermitage, the New Hermitage, the Hermitage Theatre and the General Staff Building. The buildings of the museum, by themselves, are architectural chefs-d’oeuvre. Magnificent works of art embracing prehistoric culture, Egyptian art, the art of Antiquity, Scythian gold, and great collections of Western-European paintings (Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens, El Greco, Claude Monet, August Renoir, Paul Cezanne, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Pablo Picasso, Matisse and others) and sculptures are displayed in the 400 halls of the museum.
Transfer back to the pier.
• Private English speaking guide