Day 4: Arrive St Petersburg Half Day Tour of the City Visit to the Hermitage State Museum
Arrive St Petersburg at 08:00 Hrs in the morning and head directly to the local cafe for breakfast. Half Day tour of St Petersburg. After the breakfast start your Half day city sightseeing tour at 10:00 Hrs from hotel, the tour will last till 14:00 Hrs. During the tour you will take a drive along the "Great Perspective" world famous today as Nevsky Prospect lined with marble palaces of Russian royalty and aristocracy, with most fashionable boutiques and art salons arranged in old settings of the 18th century, trading rows and arcades, with impressive classical and Renaissance cathedrals. You have an excellent picture opportunity with a stunning panorama along the Nevas embankments; by the city's Rostral Columns you will have a view of the 5 buildings of the State Hermitage Museum, the Admiralty and St.Isaacs Cathedral.
You visit the most splendid architectural masterpieces of St.Petesburg Fine Arts Square with the Russian Museum, the magnificent Church of Resurrection on Spilled Blood, Field of Mars, the Alexanderinsky Drama Theater, Smolny Cathedral, Senate & Synod classical buildings, the Bronze Horseman and much more. Enjoy the beauty of the third largest square in the world the Palace Square with the Winter Palace and the Alexander Column. The half day city tour ends here.
Later at 13:00 Hrs you will be given free time for lunch on your own.
Tour to Pushkin town and visit of Catherine's Palace. At 15:00 Hrs you will start the tour to Pushkin town and visit of Catherines palace. If any proof is needed for the extravagance of Russia's Imperial rulers, then it can be found in the fact that, in less than two centuries, the Romanov Tsars established not one but two suburban estates - at Tsarskoe Selo and Peterhof that, in terms of grandeur and excess, outstrip even Versailles. Built for Empress Elizabeth by Bartolomeo Rastrelli, the architect of St. Petersburg's Winter Palace.