Grand Tour of St Petersburg

Duration: 3 to 8 hours
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Experience the best of St Petersburg and learn about the city’s incredible history on this 3-hour sightseeing tour. With an expert guide, admire the historical highlights of Russia’s most beautiful city, from the glorious Winter Palace and stately Nevsky Prospect to its graceful canals and bridges, all from the comfort of a minivan or car. Upgrade to add a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress, St Isaac’s Cathedral, the Hermitage or all three, along with lunch, after your tour.

Numbers are limited to six for a more personalized experience.

Select your tour option when you book. Then, begin your experience with a pickup from your St Petersburg hotel. Hop inside your air-conditioned vehicle, and set off on your tour of Russia’s most magnificent city.

Walking Tour of Nevsky Prospect (2 hours):

Enjoy a guided 2-hour walking tour of Nevsky prospect, which is the main artery of Saint-Petersburg, named after Alexander Nevsky, a prominent warlord and legendary figure in Russian history. The Avenue hosts a plethora of historic and cultural attractions, as well as shopping and entertainment venues. Follow the guide to the Nevsky most popular sights.

Grand Tour (3 hours):

Enjoy a 3-hour tour of St Petersburg’s best-known landmarks. See the Winter Palace, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, the Peter and Paul Fortress and more; drive along the Nevsky Prospect, and trace some of the city’s elegant waterways. On route, hear tales from your guide about St Petersburg’s founding and the figures and events that have shaped the city’s fortunes through the centuries.

Grand Tour + Peter and Paul Fortress Upgrade:
After your Grand Tour, visit the imperious Peter and Paul Fortress, St Petersburg’s original island citadel, established by Peter the Great in 1703. Enjoy a guided tour of the main buildings, such as the Peter and Paul Cathedral, the burial place of several Russian Tsars, including the ill-fated Nicholas II and his family, murdered in 1917. 
 Grand Tour + St Isaac's Cathedral Upgrade:
Follow your Grand Tour with a visit to magnificent St Isaac’s Cathedral, the biggest Russian Orthodox church in St Petersburg. Admire the stunning exterior, and step inside with a knowledgeable guide to ogle its fresco-coated dome, mosaics, artworks and more.

Grand Tour + Hermitage Museum Upgrade:
With your Grand Tour over, explore the world-famous Hermitage, St Petersburg’s star attraction. Walk through the echoing art galleries to admire many of the masterpieces as your expert guide shares their secrets and stories. 

Grand Tour + Peter and Paul Fortress, St Isaac's Cathedral, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Lunch and Hermitage Museum Upgrade:
Start with the Grand Tour and then devote the rest of the day to four of St Petersburg’s iconic sites. Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress, St Isaac’s Cathedral and the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood, and after an included lunch, enjoy a 2-hour guided visit to the legendary Hermitage Museum.

Inclusions
  • Hotel pick up (drop off only for "Tour only" and "Tour and Fortress"
  • Transportation by air conditioned comfortable vehicle
  • Assistance of a professional local guide
  • Lunch (for all inclusive tour only)
  • Bottled water

Exclusions
  • Optional gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Before entering the Hermitage Museum, everyone must queue to cross the metal-detector
  • Passengers arriving at St Petersburg Port are subject to a EUR100 surcharge due to local port and border taxes
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all travelers


Departure Time

10:00 AM

Voucher info

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

Duration

3 to 8 hours

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

User's Reviews

Matt S

15 May, 2018

One of the best tours we've done. It was a private car. Guide was awesome and loved her job. We will for sure be back and they will be the first company we call. Thank you so much.

Maria L

30 Mar, 2018

The tour guide Yulia was amazing, very knowledgable. excellent English.
private tour by car. Highly recommend.

Christian33

26 Mar, 2018

We booked our tour of St Petersburg, Savior on Blood, Isaac Cathedral and the Hermitage museum with Andromeda tours on La Vacanza Travel and did have an incredible experience. Our guide Yulia spoke perfect English and was able to answer all of our questions. Her knowledge of the city and objects of art in the Hermitage was fantastic. We got to see the most interesting and famous sites within the city in just one day! We were lucky to be in a private group with the lowest price available on the website. It was our first stop in Russia, and it was a great experience. The route was well planned so that we visited as many places as possible. Our tour went for 8 hours and was a great introduction to the city. Would recommend this tour to everyone who want to get to know the city in one day and enjoy their trip.

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