1 day all inclusive group tour -$ 160 USD p.p.
We offer options of group shore excursions of St. Petersburg designed for you to enjoy the most of St Petersburg without big stress for your travel budget.
These are all inclusive tours which cover the most interesting and famous sights of St. Petersburg and its surroundings. The programs have been created taking into consideration the recommendations of our earlier guest to make your visit to St. Petersburg the highlight of your Baltic cruise.
Please note that these are group tours. They are not suitable for any individuals who are slow walkers, who have any walking or mobility restrictions. The average distance required for walking on each day is not less than two miles. If you wish to have more privacy and flexibility please take a look at our 2 day private tour samples and prices.
DURATION 10,5 HOURS. THIS TOUR IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR PEOPLE WITH LIMITED WALKING ABILITY AND FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN
8:00 Your private fully licensed guide and professional driver of comfortable, air conditioned vehicle will greet you at passport immigration control next to your ship.
You will be taken for a CITY TOUR which includes such prominent sights as: Nevsky Prospect (the main boulevard of St. Petersburg), Anichkov Bridge and Anichkov Palace, the Fontanka and Moika Rivers, Kazan Cathedral, Admiralty, Winter Palace, Palace Square, General Headquarters Arch, Senate Square with the Bronze Horseman (monument to Peter the Great), Palace Bridge, monument to Nicholas the First, University Embankment with its historical buildings including: Kunstkammer, Academy of Sciences, and St. Petersburg State University, Menshikov Palace, and the Academy of Fine Arts. Along with way You'll become acquainted with the history of St. Petersburg and the Romanov family. You will see and take pictures of the marvelous panoramic sights along the banks of the Neva River and the most famous and beautiful sights of the city center.
HERMITAGE EXCURSION (except Monday) - Includes the 4 buildings of this ensemble the Winter Palace, the small Hermitage, the New Hermitage, and the Old Hermitage. Observe the magnificent interiors of the buildings, State Halls, and the most important masterpieces of the Western European artists.
Then set off for a JOURNEY TO PUSHKIN (TZARSKOE SELO) (except Tuesday) - another of St. Petersburg's suburbs within an hour drive from the city center. You will visit former Tsars' summer residence - Catherine's Palace including the famous Amber Room - the 8th "wonder" of the World and Catherine's Park with its many beautiful pavilions, sculptures and ponds.
12:30-13:30 Lunch at the Russian Restaurant (optional)
PETERHOF - Former summer residence of Russian emperors. You will tour the Upper Garden which resembles Versailles in its planning and, of course, the Lower Park with its incomparable Fountains. You'll be astonished by the Great Cascade with its gold-embossed sculptures glistening amidst springs of crystal clear water! Your guide will show you many beautiful fountains along with pavilions and sculptures that bear historical significance. Return to the city by Hydrofoil (if weather permits, otherwise by our van)
YUSUPOV PALACE TOUR (only on Mondays) - This Palace was the site of the murder of Gregory Rasputin. Your guide will tell you that most mystical and tragic story: a very dramatic moment of Russian history.
Enjoy the tour of SAVIOR ON THE SPILT BLOOD CATHEDRAL(except Wednesday), which amazes visitors with its mighty size, multicolored "onion" domes, magnitude of its decor. The interior has the largest surface in the world covered with mosaics created to depict religious subjects.
18:30 Return to the ship
* Please note, that in case of weather conditions not permitting the hydrofoil ride, we use our van instead.
Your guide may change the sequence of sightseeing depending on museum crowds, museum days closed, traffic or other unforeseen circumstances. Please do not be concerned. You will see all the sights mentioned in your itinerary.
If you wish to book this tour please contact us with: the size of your party, name of your cruise ship, date you arrive in St.Petersburg.