Multi-faceted city tour of Saint-Petersburg + Spilled Blood Church. NEW! Duration - 8 hours.

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Tour Number

Activity Level

217177


Categories

City, Local Experience, Shopping, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Russian (fluent), French (basic), English (fluent)

Panoramic private tour and local life experience. Explore St Petersburg by car, on foot, by boat.


PLEASE NOTE: this tour requires 10 days advance booking for the Cruise ship free-visa travelers .

This tour has been created to give the idea of everyday life in the city. To do what the locals do and to see what we see, walking up and down big avenues and quiet lanes, sitting at a cafe, buying food at a grocery store or farmers market.
The route passes through the central of St-Petersburg and covers the following sights:
- Nevsky prospect
- The Church on the spilled blood (inside visit)
- Kazan Cathedral
- Vassilievsky island (Rostral columns)
- Eliseev grocery store
- Singer house (Central book store)
- Little bridges of Griboedov canal
- Farmers market etc.
- Canal boat
The tour includes time for lunch and shopping.
This is the most complete overview of Saint-Petersburg, to see all the highlights we'll drive, walk and do a canal boat.

Itinerary

10:00 Meet by the ship or at the hotel. City tour by car with optional photo stops.
Rostral columns, Neva river, Palace Square, stop by a Farmer's market, Doughnut cafe preserved since 1958, etc.
13:00 Inside visit to the Spilled blood church.
Walk down the main street - Nevsky prospect. Stop by Kazan Cathedral and Singer house.
14:00 Time for lunch at a local cafe or restaurant.
15:00 Canal boat trip.
16:30 Climb up to the tower of St Isaac Cathedral. See the city from its observation deck.
17:30 Optional vodka tasting - try three different kinds of vodka with its appetizers.
18:00 Return to the ship/hotel.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will pick you up at your hotel, by the ship at the sea port or the address you are staying.

End location: After the tour I will drop you off at the meeting place or in the city center.

Duration: 8 hours

IMPORTANT! Please be informed that Spilled Blood Church is closed for visits on Wednesdays and can be replaced with Peter and Paul Cathedral (burial place of the Romanov family).

Transportation

Modern air-conditioned car.

What’s Included

Other: - Guide service
- Private car (3 hours)
- Public transport (if needed)
- Admission to the Spilled blood church
- Admission to the observation deck of St Issac's cathedral
- Canal boat trip
- Transfer back to the hotel.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 RUB - Lunch.
1000 Roubles ($15) per person is an average lunch cost.

What’s Extra

Other: Meals $10/ 25 per person for a good lunch at a local cafe/restaurant
Vodka tasting $11 per person - 3 different shots and appetizers

For the cruise travelers additional fee will apply:
Tour tickets (visas) and port fees - $25 per person
Transfer back to the port - $25 per group up to 8.

A Recent Review of this tour

We were a group of four from the US, that enjoyed our tour of St Petersburg, Russia. It is a truly beautiful city that is full of rich history. We loved our tour guide Anna! She put us at ease right away, as we were not sure what to expect. Anna showed us the great beauty of St Petersburg, she was very informative, fun and accommodating to our group. Thank you very much Anna!
Bethany Deschenes

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