This tour covers all the most important St.-Petersburg sights and 2 satellite towns (Peterhof and Pushkin town). The tour is intensive and you must be ready to see a lot.
We have carefully chosen for you museums, churches, palaces and parks. During this tour you will learn about Russian history, art and culture; have a guided tour of the famous Hermitage Museum; visit the magnificent Peterhof fountain park and enjoy scenic cruise along rivers and canals.
Please notice: Each of the sites included in the tour description will be visited sometime during the day. Tour sequence may vary depending on overcrowding at venues, museums’ closing days and traffic conditions. The itinerary above is a sample only. If your ship is in port for less time, adjustments will be made. Timing will be adjusted depending on your ship’s departure time! You will never miss your ship touring with Us.
Please note the visit to the Hermitage does not include the collection of impressionists and post-impressionists which moved to the new General Staff building. You can request it additionally when booking a private tour. The extra fee of $10US/person will apply. The visit takes 1,5 hour including standing in line to get into this museum.
Comfortable a/c Van and experienced driver for 2 days
Professional and licensed guide (English, German, Spanish, Italian, French)
Entrance tickets to the museums as per itinerary
Photo-video permits inside museums
Blanket visa for cruise passengers
All local Taxes
All port fees
1 bottle of still water (0.5L) per person per day
Special radio-guide equipment for the groups bigger than 6.
Gratuity ( recommended 10% to the guide and 5% to the driver of a total tour cost p/person given separately) .
9:00 Passing the passport control and meeting your guide and driver
9:00 – 13:00 City tour + + Tour of Peter and Paul’s Fortress (including Peter&Paul’s Cathedral) + Visit inside to the St.-Isaac’s Cathedral + time for souvenir shopping
13:00 – 14:00 lunch (included)
14:30 – 16:30 Hermitage tour
17:00 – 18:00 canal boat ride
18:30 – 19:00 tour of the Church on Spilled blood ( special later opening)
19:30 back on board
9:00 meet at the ship
9:00 – 10:00 drive to the town of Pushkin
10:30 – 12:00 Tour of Catherine’s palace in Pushkin (including the visit to the Amber room).
12:00 – 13:00 time for lunch
13:00 – 14:00 drive to Peterhof
14:00 – 15:30 tour of Peterhof fountain Park and upper Gardens
15:30 – 16:30 drive back to St.- Petersburg
17:00 back on board
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