1-Day Visa-Free GROUP Tour in St Petersburg with Hermitage and Peterhof

Duration: 9 hours
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg

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  • 9 hours
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Enjoy the perfect 1-day shore excursion for the first visit to St. Petersburg. You will discover the major highlights in a company of a professional and friendly guide in a small group (max. 16 travelers). This full-day program covers the most remarkable places such as the Lower Park of Peterhof, the Hermitage Museum, the Church on Spilled Blood and other sites. No need to worry about the visa, this shore excursion is visa-free. Traditional 3-course lunch in a local restaurant is included.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: City Break Tours St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Russia

8:45-9:00 - Meeting with the guide right in the port terminal (the exact time depend on your cruise arrival). The guide will be holding a City Break Tours sign.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Metro Station Pushkinskaya, Zagorodny ave., St. Petersburg Russia

9:00-10:30 - transfer to Peterhof.
While you are driving to Peterhof, you will have an opportunity to see the most beautiful metro stations of St Petersburg, that resemble underground palaces.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia

10:30-12:00 - Explore the Lower and the Upper Parks of Peterhof with a professional guide. You will see the famous Grand Cascade, Samson Fountain, Chess Mountain, beautiful statues, small palaces and more.

12:15-13:15 - Have a traditional Russian 3-course lunch in a local restaurant (included).

13:15-14:15 - Transfer back to St Petersburg.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

14:30-16:30 - Discover the halls of the biggest Russian art museum - The Hermitage. Your guide will lead you through the spectacular staterooms of the Winter Palace and magnificent museum galleries. You will see the works of such artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Titian, Velasques, and Rubens.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

17:00-17:30 - Have a guided tour to the Church of our Savior on the Spilled Blood, the symbol of Russian art, which was built in honor of Alexander II, the Russian Emperor.
*On Wednesdays, the Church on the Spilled Blood is closed, you will have a boat ride along the canals instead.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226

17:30-18:00 - Return to the port terminal.

Duration: 30 minutes

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Visa-free tour tickets that allow disembarkation in St Petersburg
  • 3-course Traditional Russian Lunch
  • All admission tickets per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • Professional & friendly guide speaking English
  • Port pickup and drop-off, transport by air-conditioned minibus
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
  • A bottle of water per person
  • Entry/Admission - Metro Station Pushkinskaya
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - St. Petersburg Port
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

  • Not specified
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The minimum age of participant is 5 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Passport name, number, date of birth, country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • The starting time and return to the port will be adjusted to the cruise arrival and departure time.
  • On Wednesdays, the Church on the Spilled Blood is closed, you will have a boat tour along rivers and canals instead.
  • Not wheelchair accessible. Not allowed for people with any mobility restrictions including those who use walkers. Please, book a private tour in this case.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • The starting and the ending time will be adjusted to the cruise ship schedule
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Please, do not forget to bring with you printed out TOUR TICKETS to present them at the passport control. The guide will be waiting in the port terminal with a sign saying CITY BREAK TOURS.


  • St Petersburg Passenger Port Marine Façade

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


9 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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