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Private tour: Hermitage Museum, Traditional Russian Dinner with Vodka, Folk Show evening performance (7 hours)

Visit one of the best museums in the world, led by a private guide! Then get a taste of traditional Russian cuisine and continue with an exciting evening experience - traditional Russian Folk Show! During this tour you will have chance to admire the outstanding art masterpieces at the State Hermitage Museum - one of the world’s greatest art galleries. During this private tour, our expert guide will share details with you that you won't find in the guidebooks. You will also experience the authentic Russian restaurant to devour a 3-course traditional Russian dinner with the Vodka shot. A Russian national show could be a perfect end to your exciting day in St Petersburg. Relax and enjoy the colourful performance!

Start your tour with meeting your professional art-historian guide near The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, being the biggest museum in the World (together with the Louvre in Paris, they are in competition for the World's "No 1" in terms of exhibition space, number of items and collections etc). The buildings that the Hermitage occupies are brilliant examples of European architecture. The walls of these buildings have also seen a great number of important historical events - from Peter the Great to Nicolay II. Every visitor can feel the force of Russian history here. Its collections, of which only a small part is on permanent display, comprise over three million items, including the largest collection of paintings in the world. The collections occupy a large complex of six historic buildings along Palace Embankment, including the Winter Palace, a former residence of Russian emperors. See the works by Da Vinci, Rafael, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Picasso, El Greco and many other Old Masters, as well as other collections of sculptures, prints, paintings and archaeological finds, from 3,000 B.C. to our time.


Next, walk with your guide to a nearby located traditional Russian restaurant, famous for the best traditions of national cuisine, the highest quality of serving, tasty food and delightful atmosphere, to devour a 3-course traditional Russian dinner with the Vodka shot. Here you say goodbye to your guide and proceed to enjoy your dinner.

After the tasty dinner enjoy an exciting evening experience - see Russian National Folk Show. Experience the unforgettable evening by visiting the show that has heralded a new era in Russian entertainment, internationally rated as one of the most popular and busiest Russian dance shows. For many years the show remains a symbol of a highly professional and, at the same time, an extremely sincere and heartfelt example of art, that harmoniously unites the immediacy of folk dances and rigour of academic manners, humour and high pathos, all generations and types of dances. During the dynamic, colourful and exuberant show, you will hear tuneful songs – romantic, and full of life, watch sparkling dances of different provinces of Russia. The program is a unique series of choreographic works, well known and loved around the world. The program includes: classical performance of folk songs from different regions of Russia, dances in traditional costumes and accompanied by a string quartet, lyrical romances, Russian Orthodox hymns, Cossack songs and dances, traditional dances from the Ural Mountains and Siberia and many more. A Russian national show could be a perfect end to your exciting day in St Petersburg. Relax and enjoy the colourful performance! A delicious buffet is served for you during the interval.

Itinerary:

14.10 pm – Meeting your guide at the Hermitage Museum

14.30 pm – Hermitage (private guided walking tour) 

17.00 pm – Dinner

18.00 pm – Drop-off to the Folk Show venue by private car

19.00 pm – Folk Show performance (duration approx. 2 hrs)

Type: Private Tour
Duration: 7 hours
Departure time: 02:00 PM

Important info

Price includes
  • Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request (additional charge may apply)
  • Entrance fee to Hermitage Museum with skip-the-line entrance
  • 3-course traditional Russian dinner with the Vodka shot at the restaurant 
  • Private transfer between the restaurant and the folk show venue (Comfortable car/minivan with A/C)
  • Folk show tickets
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Not included
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities to guide/driver (optional)
Additional info
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements after the booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • The timings in the itinerary are approximate and can be altered based on entrance time available to a particular sight
Departure and Return

Departure point: meet your guide at the main entrance to the Hermitage Museum (Winter Palace). It is located at Palace Square, the gates with the golden Two-headed eagle (Russian Coat of Arms).

Departure time: 14:00 pm (to be confirmed by the local operator at the time of booking)

Sights included in program

Saint Petersburg : Hermitage Museum
The Hermitage Museum is the world culture encyclopaedia written in Russian. It is a unique museum that combines a beautiful art collection with the memory of Russian national history. This is a museum of culture, a museum of art, a museum of Russian history, and also the museum of Russian architecture. The whole Hermitage is where the heritages of different nations were collected and displayed. It is one of the largest and oldest museums in the w... Read more
1/7th of the World : Russian Food
Russian Food is a collection of the different cooking traditions of the Russian people.  Read more

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Our flexible payment options allow you to pay 20% of a deposit first and the remaining 80% in 14 days prior to your tour date - payment can be done both online or over the phone. This gives you the peace of mind knowing your spaces are booked on the tours and that you do not miss out on making the most of your time in Russia.

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In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the best tour guides only. Multilingual and well travelled, each possesses deep insight into the diverse attractions and cultural patterns throughout the region. With us guides undergo a rigorous selection process, achieving outstanding knowledge of local culture and language. Rest assured that the best tour guides only will be working on the tours to give you excellent opportunity to explore the best of the sights during both short and long-term stay in Russia.

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