What you can Expect?
Duration of the tour - approximately 6 hours
10:00 a.m. - Our guide will meet you in the hotel and in convenient air-conditioned coach you will drive to the Hermitage Museum.
The Hermitage Museum - one of the best and one of the biggest art galleries in the world. The only competitor of The Hermitage in St. Petersburg is the Louvre in Paris. By the end of the tour you will be able to take your own decision which museum is "No 1" in terms of exhibition space, number of items and unique pieces on display.
The Hermitage occupies four beautiful buildings one of which is Winter Palace - former residence of Russian Royal family. Walking through throne rooms, ball rooms, boudoirs where many important events took place you will feel the force of Russian history. As for the art collection of the Hermitage, it is enormous - over three million items. Do not worry our professional, knowledgeable but not at all boring guide will show you true masterpieces of the collection and convert the tour into delicious art experience. Between the pieces on permanent display there are always works by Da Vinci, Rafael, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Goya, El Greco as well as collections of sculptures, porcelain and archeological finds.
After this unforgettable tour we offer you completely different experience - enjoyable lunch in nice traditional Russian restaurant. It will be the time for your brain to rest and for you to have fun. You will be surprised not only by peculiarities of Russian national cuisine but also by the highest quality of serving, delicious food and pleasant atmosphere. Prepare for 3-course lunch with traditional Russian meals and of course famous Russian drink - Vodka. Your guide will tell you the history of Vodka and explain how you should drink it if you want to feel yourself Russian! After this enjoyable break the driver will bring you back to the hotel.
Included: • Entrance fee • Licensed English-speaking guide • 3-course lunch with Russian Vodka • Hotel pick-up and drop-off Not included: • Gratuities for the guide (optional) • Other drinks (available for purchase in the restaurant) *Not recommended for child aged 7 and under.