Visa free shore excursions. All entrance fees included.
If you have very limited time in the city and wish to see the cream of the crops, this program is for you. Cruise ships usually come early in the morning and early start makes it possible to cover quite a lot of things in one day - city tour with all the major attractions, Peterhof with fountains, which is called Russian Versailles and gems of the world famous Hermitage collection.
Important!!! The HERMITAGE is closed on MONDAY, Spilt Blood Church on Wednesday! If you come in one of these days contact me to adjust the program!
The tour price includes a private vehicle with a professional driver. I'm able to tell you the stories or discuss interesting subjects all time, while the driver is taking care about your safety and comfort- he can pick us up and drop off where it's the most convenient during the tour.
Any tour can be customized for you! Contact me with any ideas about your trip to St. Petersburg. I'll be happy to make a tour specially for you.
8. 00 meeting by the ship (can be adjusted according to your actual arriving)
City tour covering all main sights of the city and a visit to the active Russian Orthodox church
Hydrofoil to Peterhof
Watching the glorious start of fountains with music (once a day at 11. 00)
Stroll in the fountain park
Drive back to the city
Subway trip (couple of the best decorated stations) on the way (optional)
Hermitage museum tour
Visit to the Church of the Spilt Blood,
Time for shopping (optional)or a stroll on Nevsky prospect t.
Back to the ship by 19. 00-19. 30
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port
End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port
Duration: 10 hours
car or mini van
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1 rubles - You can use credit cards in most places
I am not permitted to guide in the Russian language in the museums - only English.
In Russian can be only city tours.
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Excellent tour. Irina was a lovely lady, very knowledgeable and passionate about all aspects of Russian history and art. She spoke excellent English, and answered all our questions. Highly recommended tour and guide.
Ian David Galashan