3-Day Private Shore Excursion of St Petersburg - All-inclusive Visa-free Tour

Duration: 3 days
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg
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  • 3 days
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Choose this carefully planned private shore excursion if you are lucky to stay St Petersburg for 3 days. Discover this beautiful city at a comfortable pace with no rush and enjoy all the perks of professional services and visa-free traveling. This tour is packed with the most popular attractions of Venice of the North which is impossible to miss and also include some free time for walking and shopping in the city center. You will visit the following attractions: the Hermitage Museum, St Peter & Paul Fortress and Cathedral, the Spilled Blood Church and St Isaac's Cathedral, the Parks and the Grand Palace of Peterhof, Catherine's Palace and Faberge Museum. Also, enjoy a romantic boat ride on the rivers and canals and taste traditional Russian lunches in local restaurants. Get the full impression of St Petersburg with this three-day private visa-free tour.

Itinerary

Day 1: Highlights of the City Center + Catherine Palace (8 hours):

Stop At: City Break Tours St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Russia
Meeting with your guide at the port terminal.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
Panoramic city tour with picture stops at the most remarkable spots. You will see the Spit of Basil Island, St Peter & Paul Fortress, Summer Garden, St Michal’s Castle, Nevsky Prospect, Zinger House, Kazan Cathedral and much more.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Peter and Paul Cathedral, Sobornaya Sq., 1 Petropavlovskaya Fortress, St. Petersburg 197046 Russia
You will visit St Peter & Paul Cathedral, the burial place of the Russian Emperors from Peter the Great to the last tsar - Nicolas II. Your guide will give you an overview of the life and deeds of each Emperor and their role in Russian and World's history.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
Walk on the territory of St Peter and Paul Fortress.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
Guided visit of the Church on the Spilled Blood, the symbol of St Petersburg in Russian style.

Traditional Russian lunch (included) + transfer to Tsarskoye Selo (the Tzars' Village).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
Tour of Catherine’s Palace - see the luxurious interiors in baroque style and the famous Amber Room.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
Return to the cruise ship.
Duration: 30 minutes

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

Day 2: Palace & Park of Peterhof + Canal cruise (8 hours):

Stop At: Metro Station Pushkinskaya, Zagorodny ave., St. Petersburg Russia
Meeting in the port.

Ride to Peterhof with a short subway tour.

See some of the most beautiful metro stations that are often called underground palaces.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Grand Peterhof Palace, Razvodnaya St., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516 Russia
You will have a guided excursion to the Grand Palace (Petrodvorets), where throughout two centuries worked the prominent Russian and West European architects.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
Walking in the park of Peterhof, you will make sure that one can never get bored in this place, where statues, small palaces, pavilions and joke fountains are hidden.

Traditional Russian lunch (included), return to St Petersburg.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia
Sightseeing boat cruise on the rivers and canals.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
Return back to the port terminal.
Duration: 30 minutes

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

Day 3: Hermitage + Faberge Museum (8 hours):

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
The first excursion of the day is to the Hermitage Museum, a symbol of St Petersburg and a unique museum by the quantity and diversity of the presented art objects. The guide will lead you through the spectacular state rooms of the Winter Palace, the former residence of Russian Tsars. You are going to see works from great masters such as Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Caravaggio, El Greco, Velasquez, Rubens and Rembrandt.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Faberge Museum, Fontanka River Embankment 21 Shuvalov Palace, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia
Discover the unique collection of the best jewelry works of the last centuries. You will see the Easter Eggs of Faberge decorated with enamels and precious stones.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St Isaac_s Square, 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
Tour of St Isaac’s Cathedral - the biggest Orthodox cathedral in Russia with capacity of 14 000 people.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
Return back to the port terminal.
Duration: 30 minutes

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

Inclusions
  • 3x Lunch
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Visa-free arrangements (please, provide the passport data at booking)
  • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off, transportation by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Bottled water and ponchos in case of rain
  • 3 course traditional Russian lunch (all days)
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Entry/Admission - Metro Station Pushkinskaya
  • Entry/Admission - Grand Peterhof Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

Exclusions
  • 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
  • Please, provide the cruise ship name (1), your full name as in the passport (2), date of birth (3), country of citzenship (4) and passport number (5). The tour ticket (substitute for visa) will be sent to you via e-mail.
  • Printed out tour ticket and a current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Infant meals are not included
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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.

Ports

  • St. Petersburg Passenger Port "Marine Facade"


Voucher info

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

Duration

3 days

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

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