One day private tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), Russian (fluent)

VISA FREE. An introduction to the city of St. Petersburg - perfect for cruise ship passengers

One day tour of the most beautiful sights of St. Petersburg. During the tour you will not only visit the famous Hermitage museum but will also see Peter&Paul Fortress, unique fortification construction built by Peter I and the burial place of the Romanovs where all Russian emperors were buried; St. Isaac's Cathedral - one of the highest single dome constructions in the world famous for opulent inner and outer decor; the Savior on the Spilled Blood Church has the largest mosaic icons in the world created in art nouveau style.


09:00 Meet at the pier for city orientation tour
09:45 Tour of the Hermitage museum (early entrance)
13:00 Lunch
14:30 Peter & Paul Fortress, the first stone construction in St. Petersburg, the most severe political prison in Russia
15:00 Church on the Spilled Blood
16:00 St. Isaac's Cathedral
16:30 Back to the ship

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pier

End location: Pier

Duration: 8 hours


Private, air-conditioned vehicle and some walking

What’s Included

Guidance, transportation
Museum tickets, photo permits
Port fees
Visa free arrangements

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 Ruble - R1,000 for soft drinks, snacks

What’s Extra

Boat ride

A Recent Review of this tour

Tatiana was a wonderful guide as she took us through the more important areas of the Hermitage (and yet we could have spent 2 more days there). She was very knowledgeable, and we were very happy to have used her guide services.
Henning Freybe

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