1. Lonely Planet Experience: Private St Petersburg Evening Tour
Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this Lonely Planet Experience. Meet your friendly guide at the information booth in Palace Square. Nestled in the heart of the city, the square hosts St Petersburg’s most important celebrations and is the perfect place to experience the city as a local. The first part of the tour is dedicated to the city’s stunning metro system. Head down underground and get a better understanding of the system’s secrets and stories thanks to your guide’s expert knowledge. Learn about why the metro here is so significant and stands for so much more than just a transport system. Next, arrive at the city’s oldest railway station, which is one of the most beautiful stations in Russia. Continue the tour to a nearby cafe, which you won’t find in any tourist books. Surrounded by locals, immerse yourself in the charming atmosphere of the cafe and imagine what life is like in the city. Listen to your guide share information about St Petersburg’s culture, lifestyle, and traditions as you enjoy a glass of Russia’s most beloved tipple, vodka.