Skip-the-Line Tour of Winter Palace (Hermitage) & Catherine's Palace

Skip-the-Line Tour of Winter Palace (Hermitage) & Catherine's Palace

Discover two essential sights of St Petersburg just in one day! You will see the spectacular winter and summer residences of the Russian Tsars accompanied by a professional private guide. Feel the atmosphere of the Russian Empire walking through the gala halls of the Winter Palace and the Golden Enfilade of Catherine's Palace. During the tour, you will see both fabulous interiors and masterpieces of many famous European artists. Do not miss your chance to see the best of the city and its vicinity in one day.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: City Break Tours St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Russia

10:00- Meet your guide in the hotel lobby.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia

10:00-11:30 - Transfer to Pushkin with short metro ride to see the most stunning stations (if time permits).
11:30-13:00 - Excursion to Pushkin (the Tsars’ Village), a magnificent summer residence of the Russian tsars and tsarinas, the favorite palace of Catherine the Great. You will dive into the atmosphere of the 18th century walking the strict lines of the French garden and wondering through the golden enfilade of the palace. The gem of Catherine Palace's is the legendary Amber Room also recognized as the 8th wonder of the world.

13:20-14:20 - Take a break for lunch if needed. (not included)

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

14:30-15:15- Return to St. Petersburg

15:30-17:30- Visit the Hermitage, the largest museum of Saint Petersburg and all Russia, also one of the richest in the world. It is definitely worth visiting with a professional guide who will not let you get lost in more than 1050 rooms. During this private tour of the Hermitage Museum, you are going to see works of such great masters as Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Caravaggio, El Greco, Velasquez, Rubens, and Rembrandt.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Saint Petersburg, St Petersburg, Russia

17:30-18:00 -Drop off at the hotel.

Duration: 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be accompanied by adults"
"Please, advise if you need a booster seat in the car/minivan"
"Due to high demand booking beforehand is highly recommended"
"The exact starting time may vary and will be confirmed after the booking is made"
"Please, note that picture taking is not allowed in the Amber Room"
"Infant seats available"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"

Start Time: 10:00 AM
Duration: 8 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup is available for any hotel within the city limits. Please, provide the hotel name/address at booking. The guide will be waiting for you in the hotel lobby with a sign CITY BREAK TOURS.

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional, friendly guide
  • Pickup and drop-off at any hotel in St Petersburg
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Bottled water
  • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

Not Included

  • Meals


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