St Petersburg Shore Excursion: Comfort Visa-Free 2-day Tour

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

Overview

This small group (max 16 people) tour was especially created for those who want to see St Petersburg in comfortable pace. You will see the most beautiful and significant sites of the city and it's environs without being rushed around. This itinerary will definitely include some time for relaxed walking and shopping. It's perfect for senior travellers as well as families with kids.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Led by a local guide
  • Ideal choice for families
  • All entrance fees included
  • Skip the line

Itinerary

Day 1: St Petersburg shore tour - suburban parks and palaces + boat ride

Stop At: MaxiBaltTours St Petersburg shore excursions and city tours, Morskaya Naberezhnaya, 15, 801, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 199226
8:30 (time may be amended depending on your ship's docking time) - meet your guide in the area after you pass customs. Please look for MaxiBaltTours sign
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
Take a walking tour of the royal gardens located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland. The fresh air and over 100 fountains make a walk here peaceful and relaxing. All the fountains are supplied with water naturally by gravity without any pumps, which makes the garden unique considering everything you see there was designed in the 18th century. The view from the lower garden to the Grand Palace is one of the most spectacular views in the city, and the hill decorated with the Grand Cascade with its main fountain of St. Sampson is famous all over the globe.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: CitySightseeing, Pochtamtskaya Ulitsa, 1, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 190000
What could be more impressive then seeing the beauty of Saint Petersburg from the water? The city is criss-crossed with small rivers and canals, which makes the city look like Venice or Amsterdam. Our comfortable boat will take you along the granite embankments to the main waterway of Saint Petersburg, showing you the familiar highlights like the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Spit of Basil's Island from a different perspective.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kuznechny Market, Kuznechny Lane, 3, St. Petersburg 191002 Russia
Visit to a Russian food market/grocery store. Shopping
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: MaxiBaltTours St Petersburg shore excursions and city tours, Morskaya Naberezhnaya, 15, 801, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 199226
~5:30 back to boat
Duration: 30 minutes

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

Day 2: St Petersburg shore tour - city day

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
~8:30am - meet at the pier.
Take a tour of the Art Gallery that is ranked in the top 5 art museums in the world. The collection is so big that only 13% is ever on display at one time. After the revolution most of the interiors lost their original decor, but 5 gala rooms are still able to demonstrate how sumptuously the Romanov Dynasty lived. While on the tour you will see the cream of the collection: Italian Renaissance art, Spanish Golden Age, Flemish art and French Impressionism.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
The Church of the Resurrection, more commonly known as the Church on Spilt Blood, commemorates the Russian peacemaker Alexander II. Although he abolished serfdom he was hated by the revolutionaries, who formed different terrorist organizations with the aim of killing the ruler. Inside, the church looks fascinating, 7 000 square meters of mosaics cover the walls. They are made of melted glass and this technique looks simply spectacular and dazzling!
Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Kazan Cathedral, Kazanskaya Sq., 2 Metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
main cathedral of St Petersburg

Stop At: Saint Isaac's Square, Isaakiyevskaya Sq., St. Petersburg Russia
The fourth largest cathedral in the world is named after the patron saint of Peter the Great. It was designed by a French architect and until the revolution it was the primary Russian Orthodox Cathedral. Richly decorated with precious stones, marble and mosaics, the cathedral is a real masterpiece of 19th century architecture. It took 40 years to build the cathedral and it is now considered to be a world heritage site.
~4pm back to boat
Duration: 20 minutes

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

Inclusions
  • 2x Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • WiFi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - CitySightseeing
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

Exclusions
  • Gratuities (recommended) Gratuities to the guide and driver are not included in the tour price. The sum you wish to give to your guide and driver after a well-done tour should be up to the western standards (approximately 15%). It is a good idea to divide gratuity between your guide and driver and give it separately to them: 10% to the guide and 5% to the driver. Please have some cash with you (USD, EUR or RUB) for this reason, but it is always up to you!
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
Departure Point

Берег Невской Губы ул., 1А, Sankt-Peterburg, Ленинградская, Russia, 199226

Traveler pickup is offered
May pick-up from hotels or Primorskaya metro station (near cruise port)

Ports
St Petersburg passenger port


Departure Time

8:30 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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

Duration

2 days

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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