2-Day Winter Miracles of St Petersburg City Tour

Duration: 18 hours
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg
from
16277

Check Availability

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

Overview

Get to know the magick beauty of St Petersburg  on our 2-day small group tour. We will drive you around the city’s sights before taking a closer look at some of them. You will visit the Hermitage, the Tsars’ spectacular art collection in the Winter Palace, General Staff Building, Peter and Paul Fortress and  dazzling Cathedrals, with their stunning vibrant interiors and onion domes. You will then go to nearby Catherine Palace in Pushkin then set off to Peterhof, home of Peter the Great’s magnificent summer palace with its world-renowned fountain ensemble and gardens. The boat trip  will complete your seduction of miracle St Petersburg.

On this VIsa Free 2 Day shore excursion you will see all the major highlights of St Petersburg and the nearby suburbs.

1 DAY

Start your day with meeting your a friendly guide at the port terminal at 8 am. (The start time can be adjusted to the arrival time of your ship to St Petersburg). 

8:00 -9:30 Sightseeing CITY TOUR-We will drive you around the city’s sights for your taking a closer look at the Peterand Paul Fortress, Fine Arts Academy, Palace Square and more.

9:30 -10:30 BOAT RIDE - Canal trip will introduce you to St Petersburg as a maritime capital, with its charming rivers and canals and unforgettable embankments.

11:00 -12:00 SPILT BLOOD CHURCH-The church with its stunning vibrant interiors and onion domes will not leave you indifferent.

12:00 -13:00 Lunch (included)

13:00 -15:00 HERMITAGE -Unsurpassed Hermitage Museum collection will show you a host of world-famous works of art, including those by Picasso, Rembrandt and Rubens, presented in the majestic buildings of the Winter Palace, and Small, New and Old Hermitages. You will also see the royal interiors of the former Romanov residence in the Winter Palace.

15:00 -15:30 GENERAL STAFF-Exceptional collection of French Impressionism in the stunning 19th century building.

15:30 -16:30 free time for walking on the city streets, some shopping or havign some rest in one of the local cafeys .

Visit of the FABERGE MUSEUL or YUSUPOV PALACE is available for an extra fee on request.

17:00  Return to the ship

For your optional evening program (available for an extra fee) you will be offered 

Folk Show in Nikolaevsky Palace

Russian Ballet

St Petersburg Circus

Classical musick concert

2 DAY

8:00 -meet your guide.

10:00-12:00 Trip to PETERHOF, including a visit to Upper and Lower Parks. From April to October more than 150 fountains can be seen in and around the Upper and Lower Parks of Peterhof. Filled with gilded statues, billions of water drops and greenery everywhere, the gardens comprise the impression of a miracle! The fountains and park are included on the international UNESCO list as a unique piece of the world's heritage, and after visiting them you'll totally agree with the list's authors.

12:00 -13:00 Time for lunch (not included)

13:00 -14:00 Drive to Pushkin

14:00 -16:00 Visit the CATHERINE PALACE-Visit one of the most precious parts of the palace -the world famouse AMBER ROOM.

17:00 - Return to the ship 

Please note: program timing and the order in which venues are visited may change due to traffic or weather conditions, museum opening days.

Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges, in winter the boat ride is changed to the St.Isaac Cathedral
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • 1 Lunch (tasting Russian fresh made pies)

Exclusions
  • Gratuities (recommended 10% to your guide , 5% driver)
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Departure Point

St Petersburg port or centrlly locaed hotel


Departure Time

8:00 AM

Voucher info

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

Duration

18 hours

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

User's Reviews

No review available.

User's Picture Gallery


Similar Packages