2-Day St Petersburg PRIVATE Shore Excursion: ALL INCLUSIVE Visa-Free

Duration: 2 days
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg
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  • 2 days
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Non-Cancellable

Overview

Devote your attention to the six most famous cultural heritage sites of Russia during a two-day tour of St. Petersburg. Leave the city for the baroque Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo. Inspect the interiors after hearing about the kings who lived here and view the Amber Room and Gardens exhibition. Then explore the palace and parks of Peterhof Manor, including the world-famous fountains of the Grand Cascade. Explore the magnificent Hermitage, the monumental St. Isaac's Cathedral, the majestic Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and the impregnable Peter and Paul Fortress. All included in the price.

Itinerary

Day 1: Peterhof - Pushkin

Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
Your private 8-hour tour begins with a pickup from the lobby of your St. Petersburg hotel or from cruise ship terminal. A private guide will accompany you for the full duration of your explorations. Settle inside your private, air-conditioned vehicle and travel 15 miles (24 kilometers) south of the city to the town of Pushkin, also known as Tsarskoye Selo, which means ‘royal village’ in Russian. On arrival, visit the magnificent baroque Catherine Palace, a grand residence presented as a gift to Russia’s Empress Catherine I by her husband, Peter the Great, in 1708. Take photos of the richly decorative architecture and learn about the Romanov dynasty, who resided here, granting audiences and holding lavish gala balls and masquerades. Admire the interior of the famous Amber Room, a stunning chamber covered in more than 180 square feet (55 square meters) of amber panels backed with gold leaf. Hear about the recent reconstruction of this room, once considered the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’ for its outstanding beauty.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve, Sadovaya St., 7, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
After a tour of the palace lasting 3 hours, including the surrounding landscaped gardens of the 18th and 19th centuries, you will be delivered to a restaurant where lunch will be served.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Grand Peterhof Palace, Razvodnaya St., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516 Russia
Take a 3-hour tour of the spectacular imperial estate of Peterhof, a luxurious palace and garden complex located on the shores of the River Neva on the fringes of St. Petersburg. Explore the elaborate interiors of the Grand Palace, a grand residence set on a high ridge overlooking the vast Lower Park.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
Take a stroll through the beautiful gardens in the park, decorated with more than 140 fountains, including the three main cascades, this park is called "Russian Versailles". Admire the Grand Cascade, Samson’s impressive golden statue holding the lion’s jaws, along with designs featuring a chessboard and Chinese dragons. In addition, in the Upper Garden you can see a fountain with the image of Neptune, the god of the sea. Then your tour ends with transport to your hotel or to port terminal.

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Grand Tour

Pass By: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
Nevsky Prospect, the main avenue of St. Petersburg and one of the most famous streets in Russia with beautiful buildings, squares and bridges. Admire the amazing views of city attractions during your trip and listen to fascinating comments about everything you see and want to know.

Stop At: Saint Isaac's Square, Isaakiyevskaya Sq., St. Petersburg Russia
Along with the Palace and Senate squares, St. Isaac’s traditionally belong to the architectural ensemble of the central squares of the city
Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, Dekabristov Square, St. Petersburg Russia
The Bronze Horseman is a monument to Peter I on Senate Square in St. Petersburg. Its discovery took place on August 7 1782. The monument is made of bronze.

Stop At: Memorial Sign Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island, Birzhevaya Square, St. Petersburg 199034 Russia
Spit of Vasilyevsky Island - the eastern tip of Vasilyevsky Island in St. Petersburg; one of the most famous architectural ensembles of the city; An example of the harmony of city architecture with the landscape of the banks of the Neva.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
Guided tour of the Peter and Paul Fortress, the first structure built in St Petersburg by Peter the Great. Learn about its rich and unique history as a military base, a home of government departments, the burial ground of the Russian Imperial family, and a prison that held some of Russia's most prominent political prisoners.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Trinity Bridge, Neva River Emb. joins Suvorovskaya and Troitskaya Sq., St. Petersburg Russia
Drawbridge across the Neva in St. Petersburg. It connects the Petrograd and 1st Admiralty Islands. The third permanent bridge across the Neva, one of the most beautiful bridges in St. Petersburg.

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
World's largest museum of mosaics is indeed a striking architectural and historic monument. Inside mosaics are breathtakingly beautiful.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St Isaac_s Square, 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
St. Isaac's Cathedral is a stunning monument of architecture. Inside more beautiful than outside, the grand cathedral never fails to impress. Constructes to serve to the fame of Russia, it's the 4th largest church on the world.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
Tour the world-renowned Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg with a 3-hour guided visit. Walk the reception halls of the Winter Palace, and tour the art gallery to behold the great masterpieces of Western European art. Then explore the rest at leisure.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • 2x Lunch
  • Port pick-up and drop-off
  • 2-day local guide and driver services
  • A permit for photo/ video at the museums per person
  • All port fees and local taxes
  • Blanket visa
  • Headsets for groups of 10 and more
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Entry/Admission - Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve
  • Entry/Admission - Grand Peterhof Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum

Exclusions
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from Passenger port of St. Petersburg Marine Facade and all hotels in central Saint-Petersburg

Ports

  • St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226


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Duration

2 days

Package is not cancellable.

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