Light 2-Day Shore Excursion in St Petersburg with Canal Cruise

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

Overview

Choose this private tour of St Petersburg to have a simple sightseeing program that allows spending time in the city walking, shopping and discovering the local life. You will visit such landmarks as the Hermitage, the Lower Park of Peterhof and the Church on the Spilled Blood. In the afternoon, take a scenic canal cruise to see the city from the water. Enjoy the easy pace of the tour and local attractions not included in the regular tour programs.

Itinerary

Day 1: Highlights of St Petersburg + the Hermitage

Stop At: Monument Historical Center of St. Petersburg (UNESCO), Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Petersburg Russia
9:00 - meet your private guide in the cruise terminal

9:00-11:00 - have a panoramic city tour with picture stops
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kazan Cathedral, Kazanskaya Sq., 2 Metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
Visit the Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, the principal church of St Petersburg built in 1811
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St. Nicholas Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Nikolskaya sq., 1/3, St. Petersburg 190125 Russia
Visit the Naval Cathedral of St Nicolas that is one of the most important religious centers in the city
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
11:00-12:00 - Walk on the territory of the Fortress, the citadel of St Petersburg and learn the history of the city from your professional guide
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Palace Square, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
12:15-13:15 - take a grab to eat in a local cafe/restaurant and walk across Palace Square to reach your next tour sight
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
13:15-15:30 - discover the halls of the biggest Russian museum during your private tour. Visit the Winter Palace, the former residence of the Russian Tsars and the museum galleries where the works of the Old Masters are exhibited.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia
16:00-17:00 - take 1-hour sightseeing canal cruise that will show you the city from the water. Admire the embankments of the Neva River, the Moika, the Fontanka and the canals.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
17:00-18:00 - return to the cruise ship
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: The Fountains of Peterhof + free time

Stop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg Russia
9:00 - meeting with the guide

9:00-10:30 - a trip to the city of Peterhof with a short subway excursion. You will see the most famous metro stations that resemble underground palaces
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
10:30-12:30 - explore the Lower and the Upper Park of Peterhof. You will see the Grand Cascades, the Marine Canal, the Chess Hill Cascade, the Golden Mountain Cascade, the joke fountains and much more.

12:30-13:30 - return to the city center
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Saint Isaac's Square, Isaakiyevskaya Sq., St. Petersburg Russia
13:30-14:00 - take a picture stop at St Isaac's Square, enjoy the views of St Isaac's Cathedral, the Monument to Nicolas I, the Blue Bridge, the Mariinsky Palace, the Lion Palace, and other important sights.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
14:00-14:30 - visit the picturesque Church of the Resurrection of Christ decorated with mosaics
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
14:30-15:30 - free time in the city center. Take a walking tour on the main streets, grab a bite to eat in a local café or do some shopping.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
15:30-16:00 - return to the cruise ship.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Visa-free tour tickets (please, provide the passport data at booking)
  • Port pickup and drop-off, transportation by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Professional & friendly guide speaking the language of your choice
  • Bottled water
  • Ponchos in case of rain
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
  • Entry/Admission - St. Petersburg Metro
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof

Exclusions
  • Meals
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 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
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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 Façade


Voucher info

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

Duration

2 days

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

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