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Concert of Rusian Classical Music in Grand Prince Vladimir’s Palace (Solemn reception in the unique Romanov dynasty palace)

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1,5-2,5 hours

Duration

For visa free cruise passengers & on-land travelers

Type of the tour

Evening Tour

Tour category

min 1; max unlimited

Group Size

Overview

The event takes place in one the Romanov family’s palaces that is situated just a few steps away from the Winter Palace. Guests will be welcomed with a glass of champagne, receive a little surprise from professional artist and have a short guided tour around The Vladimir Palace.  The highlight of evening is a concert of classical music.  What distinguishes it from others is its  unique  chamber atmosphere ( with maximum 100 guests half of them are usually Russian-speaking) , which let our guests the chance to immerse in an epoch  of musical evenings of the late 19th century.The set list includes masterpieces of Russian and foreign classical music. Virtuosi of the leading St Petersburg theaters will perform famous compositions of Russian composers and those  which  life was  connected with Russia. Each performance is complemented by a short story about the history of the composition performed.

Activity level:
light

Transportation:
Comfortable sedan ( 1-2 people ) ,Mercedes Viano ( 3-4 people ) , Mercedes Sprinter ( 5+ parties)  with a/c ; Wi-Fi ( upon request).

Important

  • This tour is available only for those who booked one of our day tours
  • The palace is situated near The Hermitage Museum so it is very easy to get there and back if  your hotel is centrally located

7pm guests are met  in the lobby of Grand Prince Vladimir Palace

7-7:30pm Glass of sparkling champagne and pleasant piano concert before the main performance will prepare guests for the perfect evening in old traditions of Russian Cultural Capital

7:30- 8pm Guided tour in the palace with English-speaking guide

Enjoy an exclusive tour through the Grand  Vladimir Palace usually closed for common public . Explore the spacious rooms designed in different styles, listen to the history of the palace that survived the revolutionary changes of the epochs and find out more about its inhabitants.

8-9:30pm Concert of Russian Classical Music: the concert programme includes outstanding works and great names. Virtuosi of the Mariinsky and Mikhailovsky Theatre will perform for you compositions by various Russian composers, including Rachmaninov, P.I. Tchaikovsky, I. Strauss and A. Vivaldi. Each performance is complemented by a short story about the composers and the history of the work performed.

$80 per person

  • Welcome glass of champagne/wine
  • 30’ excursion in the palace with an English-speaking guide
  • Concert of Russian classical music
  • The cost of round transfer for cruise passengers
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off for on-land travelers ( if there is need in it )

Activity's Location

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FAQs

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Do I need visa for shore excursions in St Petersburg?
According to the laws of Russian Federation cruise passengers, arriving to SPb for no more than 3 days, do not need visas (stamp in your passport which you get in Russian Embassy in your country) in their passports when accompanied by fully registered tour companies (like us; our register number is РТО 006852). The system is as such if you decide that you wish to have a tour with us we will ask you to provide us with your passport information. We will prepare for you so called tour tickets (visa substitutes) and submit your personal details to the port authorities on the eve of your ship's arrival thus you'll disembark.
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Where do I meet my guide?
You will be met by our guide (holding the plaque with logo of the company) in the lobby of Marine Facade Port (not outside) - just follow the flow of other cruise passenger.
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Where do we finish excursion day?
We will leave you directly near your ship.

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