SAINT-PETERSBURG BEFORE PETER

Private
2 hrs
Group size up to 7 persons
Full refund for cancellations up to 48 hours
You can get the full amount back when paying online
English, Deutsch, Русский язык
Children allowed, up to 10 years old free

At the beginning of the 19th century, when Tzar Peter the Great started to found the city of Petersburg, there were already about 40 islands in the mouth of the Neva River and they still exist today. At the time, it was not an actual research topic for Soviet historiography, as it did not fit with the legend of the founding of Saint-Petersburg in the middle of the swamps. Through researching unique documents I discovered this story and I would like to share it with you
The tour includes:
— a walk around the places where the city on the Neva began,
— a story about the first settlement in the Neva Delta — the Swedish-German trading town of Nyen,
— First Winter Palace of Peter the Great (spoiler: part of it is underground),
— climb up the bell tower of the oldest church in the city and descend into the catacombs,
— at the top we end with a tea party with a glass of sparkling wine and enjoy the magnificent view of Nevsky Prospect

This is
individual
excursion
Only your group
Only you, your friends or family will be on the tour. Time on this excursion is time spent with loved ones.
Personal guide
Always at your disposal, your guide will tailor your program and suggest places of interest for children, where to eat and what to see.
Economical
The cost of an individual excursion is comparable to the cost of a group excursion if you are going with someone else.
1200 ₽
per person
Full refund for cancellations up to 48 hours
No prepayment is required, pay directly to guide
Online Booking
Tour program

By the beginning of the 18th century, when Peter the Great started with the foundation of the city there were about 40 islands in the delta of the Neva River which were already populated.
The tour includes:
- a walk around the places where the city on the Neva began,
- a story about the first settlement in the Neva delta - the Swedish trading city of Nyen,
- First Winter Palace of Peter (spoiler: part of it is underground),
- climbing up the bell tower of the oldest church in the city and descend into its catacombs,
- upstairs we finish with a tea party with a glass of sparkling wine and admire the magnificent view of Nevsky Prospekt

Price
Ticket
Offer for group of 2-4 persons
from March, 20
1200 ₽
per person
Offer for group of 5-10 persons
from May, 25
1000 ₽
per person
For any payment method you must book a ticket through the booking form below and receive confirmation by e-mail and (or) SMS.
What is included in activity

guide services,
unique historical material
unique place
tea at the belltower (we can also serve a glass of schampagne, let us know in advance)

What is not included

alcoholic drinks at the tower on demand

Activity schedule

Monday, Wednesday, Friday (18.00-20.00), Sunday 13.00-15.00

What places will you see

Old Hermitage
1st Winter Palace of Peter the Great
Moyka embankment - 1st settlement in the city
1st Luthern church in the city, its bell-tower and catacombs

Activity book period
You can book tour up to 3 hours in advance.
Languages in what activity is performed
English, Немецкий, Russian
Directions to meet your guide

1st Winter Bridge, St Petersburg, 191186

How long your tour will be
2 hrs
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1200 ₽
per person
Full refund for cancellations up to 48 hours
No prepayment is required, pay directly to guide
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