7:30am -8:30am Meeting by your ship ( depending on the ship arrival time). Orientation driving city tour.
9:00am-10:30am Driving to Peterhof (Russian Versailles) with visit of the most beautiful metro stations on the way there.
10:30am-12:30 am Watching the ceremony of the fountains opening in Petergof Lower Park ; guided tour of upper garden and lower park.
12:30pm -1:30pm Driving to Pushkin city( Tsar Village).
1:30pm-2:30pm Russian Cuisine lunch with tasting of 3 kinds of vodka.
2:45pm-4:30pm Guided tour of Catherine Palace with Amber Room; short walk in the park.
4:30pm- 6:00 pm Driving back to the ship.
9:00am Meeting by your ship with your guide.
9:00am-10:00 am Visit to a local farmer's market . Souvenir shopping.
10:00am-12:30pm Early admission and guided tour of The Hermitage Museum: beautiful Gala Rooms and masterpieces of European collection ( no impressionists department visit).
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch ( either Russian pies with different fillings or dumplings with meat or pancakes).
1:30pm-2pm The Church of our Saviour on the Spilt Blood inside guided excursion.
2:00pm-4:00pm Strolling along Nevsky Prospect and nearby : secret courtyards, Eliseev Brothers' Emporium, Russian Porcelain shop, Kazan cathedral and much more.
4:30pm Driving back to the port along the Neva River embankments.