The most of the best that can be seen on a 1 day port call of cruise ships! 'Both city center must-sees including the Hermitage and Winter Palace, Church on Spilled Blood, Neva River and Canal cruise, included lunch, Hydrofoil river and Gulf of Finland fast cruise to Peterhof Fountain Park and return by Hydrofoil.
Take a private tour of the beautiful Pavlovsk Palace & Park.'This suburb is famous for its wonderful palace and park ensemble. Explore the glorious palace and gardens of the English-style Palace and get inside access to the world of the tsars and Russian emperors. Admire the d'cor of Scotsman Charles Cameron and the romantic touches of his succesor Vinchenzo Brenna and wander the grounds of one of the largest landscaped parks in Europe.
Uncover the mystery of the "white gold"!Imperial Porcelain Factory invites you to take a fascinating journey to the porcelain production.Visit the factory to witness porcelain production, you will be able to "lift the veil of secrecy", enveloping the history of Russian porcelain formula and get acquainted with unique modern technologies of production.Sightseeing includes a visit to the Craft of Highly Artistic products, where you can watch the process of making various porcelain items. You can also visit the Gallery of Modern Art porcelain, which exhibited the best to date samples of high porcelain art.Later attend master-class on painting on porcelain - your opportunity to create your own masterpiece!
Explore UNESCO-listed Peterhof, magnificent and incredible Grand Fontaine Complex, which has been conceived by Russian Tsar Peter the Great as "Russian Versailles". As you travel, see astonishing gardens and fabulous fountains that inspired so many of masterpieces. Hear about St Petersburg's royal history at the incomparably Special Storeroom and unique Emperor's Bath House with birch brooms, constructed especially for His Majesty. Witness the glamour and grandeur of Russian royalty and aristocracy, and gain insights into "royal life" in this immensely luxurious imperial estate.