Personal guides in St. Petersburg

PersonalTours Guides

Many of our guests enquire about the expertise, experience, or qualifications of our guides.
We are proud to guarantee high competence of all our guides. We value our customers and make every effort to earn your favourable feedback.

That is why all our guides are real professionals who know and love their city and can make our guests fall in love with it as well. You will not hear any unnecessary facts, but will focus on interesting points, stories, and legends of St. Petersburg.

Ordering our guides, you’ll get

Четко спланированную культурную программу Посещение музеев без очередей даже в сезон Пунктуальность и учтивость гида и водителя Оптимальный маршрут посещения достоприме-чательностей Удобные для Вас способы оплаты Качественное транспортное обслуживание (немецкие автомобили)
Well-planned cultural itinerary Visits to museums without queues even in the “high” season Accuracy and courtliness of guides and drivers The most efficient itinerary of sights visiting Convenient for you methods of payment High-quality transportation (German cars)

Our guides

Гид Николай Павлов

Nikolay Pavlov
Guide and interpreter

Assessment ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Nikolay is a professional guide. He is polite, communicative and orderly. As Nikolay has traveled a lot, he understands tourists very good and always takes into account their wishes. Extensive experience in working with Russian and English speaking individual tourists. His strong point is themed tours. Nikolay has a lot of positive feedback.
Гид Олеся Макарова

Olesya Makarova
Guide and interpreter

Assessment ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Education – philological (English and German), Specialization “World artistic culture of the 20 century.” Extensive experience in working with VIP guests and individual tourists. Olesya loves art, travel, museums and fine cuisine. The most favorite tour is the Hermitage. Olesya has city accreditation and licenses to all museums of St. Petersburg and suburbs.
Оксана Рубцова

Oxana Rubtcova
Guide and interpreter

Assessment ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Be sure that with Oxana you will have fascinating tours in St. Petersburg, Pushkin, Peterhof and other suburbs of the city. Oxana does tours in English and Italian. It is worth noting that thematic excursions in the Hermitage for children of pre-school age could be arranged in Russian. Oxana graduated from the Faculty of Linguistics of the State Hercen Pedagogical  University. She has experience in working at various events of international level (economic forum, congresses and conferences).
Гид Надежда Иванова

Nadya Ivanova
Guide and interpreter

Assessment ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Nadya is an accredited guide. Nadezhda arrange all excursions taking into account individual wishes of the clients. In 2015 she graduated from the St.Petersburg State University with a master’s degree in Slavonic Philology. Besides guide work, Nadezhda is interpreter and in translator (English and Serbian languages). Her interests are the history of Russia, the history of Western European and Russian paintings, literary places of St. Petersburg.
Гид Мария Аввакумова

Maria Avvakumova
Guide and interpreter

Assessment ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Maria is not only a professional guide with more than 10 years of experience, but also a specialist of intercultural communication. She lived and worked in Latin America for 2 years. She is sure that people love travel for the opportunity to learn and live a new one, further using this knowledge and experience in their lives. History and Art are integral companions of this knowledge. With Maria you can investigate rich multi-stage history and culture of Russia and other countries which had left an inerasable and beautiful mark in St. Petersburg. it is worth noting that Maria does it in an intelligible and dynamic form
Гид Ольга Щербатых

Olga Scherbatyh
Guide and interpreter

Assessment ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Graduated from St.Petersburg State University, Philology Department.

Olga has accompanied a large number of high-ranking delegations, worked with famous Russian, American, French and German astronauts. Among the eminent guests are the descendants of Feldmarshal Kutuzov, who came from different parts of Europe to visit St. Petersburg and bow unto their Great Ancestor. Olga gets on perfectly with children. She knows how to make tours for children interesting, fascinating and not tedious.

Our guides authored various unorthodox tours and routes

All our guides are constantly improving their qualifications and competence. Many of them authored unique tours and devised new routes. Furthermore, St. Petersburg guides have other professional interests.

Our guides who conduct tours in German or in English also teach foreign languages at the university level. Guides who conduct tours in Chinese and other foreign languages often offer their services as professional translators.

We are confident that you will enjoy and remember our customised tours around St. Petersburg and suburbs offered by our guides.

Why choose a guide from Personal Tours

We never press our guests to order themed tours.

Our guides try to  learn out guests’ preferences, desires, and interests well in advance before they start an exciting tour around St. Petersburg.

Our guides thoroughly plan the tour route and contents.

Sometimes our guests wonder why we ask them where they come from? and what they do for a living. It is not idle curiosity.

Only our professional and experienced personal guides can offer you something really interesting and worthwhile based on minimum information.

Thus, medical specialists might want to see the building of the famous Military Medical Academy of St. Petersburg and learn about its history. People who serve(d) in the navy will certainly enjoy a journey to Kronstadt or hearing the detailed story of the Admiralty and the history of the Russian fleet, etc.

Personal guides around St. Petersburg

Personal guides around St. Petersburg are usually unique people. Guiding is not only their work, but also their passion. Our guides will never take you on a formal factual tour around St. Petersburg, but will share what their knowledge of the history, lifestyle, traditions, and interesting facts about the city, and the guests will take in the atmosphere of the city and fall in love with it.

Many of our customers return to St. Petersburg again and again or recommend their friends or relatives to visit the city. And we feel extremely pleased when our loyal customers ask for the same guide they had during their first visit.