St Petersburg excursions

Thematic private tour in St. Petersburg, Russia: Heavenly patrons of St Petersburg

From 28€

Schedule: daily 08:00 am — 19:00 pm;
Duration: 4 hours
Inclusions: Local guide (English/French| Italian/Spanish), transport & Hotel pickup and drop-off
No hidden fees – price includes all taxes.
Optional: Cruise Port pickup and drop-off
Cancellation: free of charge 2 days prior to your tour.
Prices valid from 15.04.2018 to 25.10.2018


Thematic private tour in St. Petersburg will allow you to merge into the atmosphere of religious history of Russia and learn a lot of interesting things. Throughout its history, Saint Petersburg was not only the ground point of social life, but also spiritual. The Orthodox faith played a huge role in the overall fate of St. Petersburg.

There were several collapses that swept Saint Petersburg:

  • Flooding
  • Fires
  • Enemies
  • Hunger

The residents of St. Petersburg found help of Russian saints at such moments. And each time the misfortune was thrown back, and people were given strength to withstand the most serious trials. The fascinating private tour in St. Petersburg will help you to learn more about the Russian saints from orthodox church. You will see the temples of the city that were built in honor of its heavenly patrons. There were a lot of heavenly patrons in Saint Petersburg.

What will we visit on this private tour:

Excursion about the Orthodox life of St. Petersburg is an exciting private tour to the temples of the city, built in honor of its heavenly patrons. We will see:

  1. The chapel of Xenia of Saint Petersburg,
  2. Trinity Cathedral of the Alexander Nevsky Lavra,
  3. St Joan Monastery.

Who are the saint patrons spoken of at the private tour in St. Petersburg?

  1. One of the most famous Russian saints in St. Petersburg is considered to be the Blessed Saint Xenia of Petersburg
    Her life path is a heavy burden of a holy fool in Russia. The private tour in St. Petersburg will give you a chance to learn interesting stories from the life of Russian saints.
    People from all over Russia go to the chapel praying to the saint for help and salvation. During a private tour in St. Petersburg you will see the chapel with your own eyes.
  2. Another Russian saint of St. Petersburg is the Grand Duke Alexander Nevsky
    It is in his honor was named the main avenue of the city.
  3. Another future Russian saint from orthodox church was born in 19th century in St. Petersburg, whose name is St John of Kronstadt.
    He had been the senior priest of St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Kronstadt for 35 years.

This private tour in St. Petersburg is a unique opportunity not only to learn the religious history of Russia, but also to bow to the Russian saints of the orthodox church, praying for the salvation of your soul. HolaRussia will be pleased to be your guide in this private tour in St. Petersburg, Russia.