St. Petersburg: Hermitage Highlights Tour

4.8 / 5

65 reviews

St. Petersburg: Hermitage Highlights Tour

From $72.90 per person

Enjoy a fully comprehensive guided tour inside the Winter Palace and the Hermitage museum. Prepare to be amazed at the luxurious staterooms and legendary masterpieces.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 - 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Polish, Greek, Romanian, Portuguese, Finnish, Chinese
Pickup optional
You will be picked up from your hotel in St. Petersburg. Please provide your hotel address.


  • Discover art collections of the Hermitage museum
  • See the original staterooms of the Winter Palace
  • Admire artworks of Western European artists including Raphael, Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Rembrandt
  • Marvel at Loggia of Rafael, Hanging Garden, Peacock Clock and other masterpieces of royal collections
Full description
The largest museum in the country has a lot to offer, from lavishly decorated interiors to well-known paintings and antique statues. You will start your tour with infamous interiors including the Jordan Staircase, St. George Hall, Armorial Hall, Pavillion Hall where you will see the imperial way of life in its glory. Find your inspiration in multiple paintings of the old masters, admire the Hanging Garden of the Small Hermitage, a replica of Vatican’s Raphael Loggias, a sculpture of a Crouching Boy by Michelangelo, works of Leonardo Da Vinci and Rafael. The most unusual item of the Hermitage museum is the Peacock clock designed in the mid 18th century that will mesmerize any visitor. Your professional guide will make art history come alive in the beautiful halls of this royal residence. After the tour you are welcome stay in the museum to explore collections.
  • Admission to the Hermitage Museum
  • Professional tour guide
  • Photo permission
  • Transfer (when transfer option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities
COVID-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must bring their own headphones
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour is for up to 6 people but if you prefer to tour privately, please advise when booking
  • Please note that the Hermitage reserves the right to adjust the entrance time slot and you will get a notification in case of any time changes
  • Please provide the name of your hotel in St.Petersburg when booking
  • Please note that this tour is not available for cruise ship passengers
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 65 reviews

Review summary

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Fantastic experience.

Fantastic experience, a ride in beauty surrounded by precious objects displayed in rich and sumptuous environments. Our guide, Mrs. Anna is very cultured and has certainly given added value to the visit. He illustrated us the environments visited and the objects seen in great detail. Truly a very prepared person who does his job with passion.

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July 14, 2019

Tatiana, the guide, was awesome! She introduced us to remarkable Hermitage collection with great attention to details.

August 18, 2019

Local guide in excellent english showed us the many highlights

August 4, 2019

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