Half-Day Private Shore Excursion Tour for Cruise Passengers


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
You must be able to climb up stairs to the colonnade.

Maximum travelers: 6



Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

The best city-tour for amazing photos

That tour will allow you to make amazing photos of the best and the most beautiful places in Saint-Petersburg. During that tour you will visit famous and the most beautiful places in Saint-Petersburg. We will start with a city tour and I'll show you best placces to take great pictures.
We will visit with you the place our city started from - Peter and Paul Fortress and a cathedral inside the fortress - a burial place of all Russian tzars starting from Peter the Great.
We will visit the most famous cathedrals not only in St Petersburg but in Russia - St Isaak Cathedral and Savior on the Spilled Blood Church - a unique place where all walls inside are covered with 7000 sq. meters of mosaics. If the weather will allow us, we can go up to a colonnade of St Isaak Cathedral, over 40 meters above the city!
So as I'll pre-book all tickets you will not need to waste time in long lines!


10am pick up from the port.
City-tour with few stops for you to take pictures.
Visit to Peter and Paul fortress and its Cathedral, visit to Saver on the Spilled Blood Church and to Saint Isaak Cathedral and its colonnade.
3pm return to the port.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at our city port with a sign with your name.

End location: After the tour we will come back to the port.

Duration: 5 hours


There will be a comfortable car with a/c for your service.

What’s Included

Other: The price of the tour includes port fees and visa support, car and guiding services.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 Rubles - You may need some cash for souvenirs.

What’s Extra

Other: You will need a camera to take pictures and maybe an umbrella in a case of rain.


No restrictions

A Recent Review of this tour

Olga was the perfect guide. We got a lot of information about other things outside the tour, and the tour was conducted very professionally. She has a lot of knowledge of the Hermitage which was dearly appreciated.
Martin Raubenheimer

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