Arrive at a Russian palace for a gala fit for a tsar. Mingle with your fellow travellers as you’re treated to special operatic performances accompanied by a 26-piece orchestra.
Your trip, your adventures. All of our journeys are fully customizable, allowing you the freedom to choose the experiences that speak to you – and change your mind at a moment’s notice.
Tour the grand Catherine Palace
With an exterior gilded in over 200 pounds of gold, the former summer residence of the Russian tsars is a study in opulence. Enjoy VIP access to its lavish halls and incredible Amber Room.
Go behind the scenes at the ballet
See the world’s finest ballet dancers in training during a private tour of the Vaganova Ballet Academy. This unique opportunity allows you to meet with students offstage and watch them rehearse.
Get private access to the Hermitage
Visit the world-renowned museum before it opens to the public. On this private tour, you’ll view masterpieces by Rembrandt, prehistoric art, the Peacock Clock and the Diamond Room.
Guarded by two marble lions at its entry, the Hotel is located within a restored 19th-century palace in the historic Admiralteysky district – just steps from the Hermitage Museum and Mariinsky Theatre.