FULL HERMITAGE TOUR

The Hermitage houses over 3 million pieces of art making it impossible to see and admire all of them even in a week. Our guide will lead you through the crowds of tourists along the best route to see the most remarkable artworks and masterpieces from ancient till modern times to make your Hermitage visit most spectacular and truly unforgettable!

Duration: 4 hours
Available: daily 10am - 6pm
100% private tour
Transportation: public or car
Activity level: Moderate

ALL RATES ARE TOTAL PER TOUR

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INCLUDED:
personal guide
hotel pick-up and drop-off
metro tickets
Hermitage full tickets
all taxes
No hidden costs!

AVAILABLE EXTRAS:
Transfers by car

Tour highlights

Hotel pick-up

Hotel Pick-up

Our guide will come to your hotel (lobby area) or any other indicated address to begin the tour from there. If you stay outside the center area, we will take the metro with you (tickets are included).

The Winter Palace State Rooms

The Winter Palace State Rooms

The Hermitage Museum was founded in 1764 by the Empress Catherine II and its main collection is now housed in the Winter Palace, the royal residence of Russian Emperors. Our journey through time starts at the famous Jordan Staircase bringing you to the Enfilade of the State Rooms of Winter Palace. Tremendous, magnificent halls truly reflect the power and glory of the Russian Empire of the 18th – 19th centuries. Within the walls of St.George Hall, Small Throne Rooms, Heraldic Hall, and Military Gallery the history comes alive!

Yusupov historic showrooms

The Winter Palace Private Quarters

While admiring the spectacular Hermitage collection you will get a unique chance to see the lavish interiors of the Romanov family members rooms. The fabulous White Hall, Golden Living Room, Green Dining Room, Raspberry Study, Boudoir and Blue Bedroom will astonish you!

The Masterpieces of the Hermitage

The Masterpieces of the Hermitage

The essence of our tour is to get you acquainted with the rich Hermitage collections and let you see the world-famous masterpieces. You will have a chance to appreciate the marvelous works of Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, El Greco, Titian, Lucas van Leyden, Velazquez, Goya, Anthony van Dyck, Rubens and many others.

The Pavilion Hall

The Pavilion Hall

We are delighted to show you the famous Peacock Clock – the all-time favorite of all tourists – Russian and foreign, children and adults alike! This art piece is truly unique: besides the sophisticated beauty of every little detail and the artwork as a whole, the clock which is over 250 years old is still functioning!

The General Staff Building of the Hermitage

The General Staff Building of the Hermitage

The second half of our tour continues across the Palace Square in the grand General Staff Building constructed by Carlo Rossi in Empire style. We have now time travelled to the 19th and 20th centuries art. The inside of the building only amplifies the time travel impression being very spacious, full of air and light, seamlessly combining original historical looks of the interior and modern architecture featuring a lot of glass and metal.

Impressionists Wing & Modern Art

Impressionists Wing & Modern Art

Enjoy the immortal canvas of Van Gogh, Matisse, Renoir, Gauguin, Monet, Picasso, Kandinsky, Malevich and others! Get impressed by the grace of the sculptures by August Rodin and Edgar Degas! And a cherry on the cake is Faberge Exhibition where one can feast one’s eyes on jewelry pieces created by the renown master himself and other famous artists of Faberge firm. Although you will not see many Faberge eggs there, the exhibition is certainly worth visiting.

Back to your hotel

Hotel drop off

At the end of the tour we will take you back to your hotel or to any other place you would prefer.

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