One day in Saint Petersburg with Private Guide


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Activity Level



Youth and Family, Shore Excursion, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



Spanish (fluent), English (fluent)

A personalised tour of Saint Petersburg's highlights for cruise passengers

See as much of Saint Petersburg as you want in just one day. Saint Petersburg's Highlights tours are customised to what you want to see, come rain or shine. The Hermitage museum, Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Isaac's Cathedral, Church of Saviour on the Spilt Blood, Peterhof, Pushkin/Tsarskoye Selo are just some of the great sites we can see and visit.

The tour is flexible. In the itinerary you can see the list of sights to choose from.
I am a professional Saint Petersburg Tourist Guide and you can be sure that you'll discover all about Saint Petersburg past and present in an interesting and memorable way.

It is a VISA-FREE shore excursion!
Please, book the tour no later than 2 weeks before the arrival.


10. 00 meeting with a guide.
1. The Hermitage museum - the best museum of Russia. (3 hours)
2. Peter and Paul Fortress- the birthplace of the city. Peter and Paul Cathedral is a burial place of Royal Family (1 hour)
3. St Isaac's Cathedral -the city's main church of the 19th century and the largest cathedral in Russia. (1 hour)
4. Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood- symbol of the city, contains over 7500 square meters of mosaics, more than any other church in the world. (1 hour)
5. Peterhof with Grand Palace and park with fountains ( Russian Versailles) (4 hours)
6. Tsarskoye Selo with Catherine Palace and Amber Room (4 hours)
7. Grand Maket of Russia-interactive model of regions of the Russian Federation (1 hour)
8. River boat tour (1 hour)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at the cruise ship terminal (outside customs) with a sign with your name.

End location: I'll drive you back to the terminal an hour before the departure.

Duration: 8 hours


Rental car/minivan

What’s Included

Full guiding service in English or Spanish.
Private Transportation (car/minivan)
Tour ticket for your visa-free disembarkation
Bottle of water per person

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3000 Russian Rubles - Museum tickets and Lunch in the cafe / restaurant (USD 15-25), but it also can be paid by credit card (except American Express)

What’s Extra

Museum entrance fees
Food and Shopping costs


I am not a driver guide but I can arrange transportation upon request.

A Recent Review of this tour

This was my second tour with Irina and as I knew going into it, she did not disappoint. What separates Irina from any other guide you will encounter is not only her sincere love and passion for this city and absolute knowledge of Saint Petersburg and the Russian way of life, but her charisma and personality that you can not help but adore. She is an outstanding guide and you can tell she is just a wonderful human being in general. A++ HIGHLY RECOMMEND for any excursion in SPB.
Richie Hemings

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