1,5-day Shore Excursion in St Petersburg for Norwegian Getaway

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Tour description

This private shore excursion is specially designed for the cruise passengers that arrive by Norwegian Getaway at 6:00 pm on July 6th, August 2th, August 12th. You will have an evening city tour and a boat ride on the first day. On the second day, visit the Lower Park of Peterhof, the Hermitage Museum and the Spilled Blood Church. (If you have 2 full days in St Petersburg, you can choose one of our 2-day shore excursions).

ItineraryDay 1: Evening City Tour and Boat CruisePass By: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District7:30 pm - meeting with the guide in the cruise terminal7:30-8:30 pm - a panoramic city tour. You will see the embankments of the Neva River, the Spit of Basil's Island, St Peter & Paul's Fortress, and other sights.Stop At: RIver Fontanka Embankment, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District8:30-9:30 pm - romantic boat cruise on the rivers and canals of St Petersburg (by public boat, a private boat is provided for parties of 8 and more travelers)Duration: 1 hourStop At: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District9:30-10:30 pm - ride along the main avenue of the city, Nevsky Prospect and see Palace Square, Square of Arts, the facade of the Russian Museum, and other magnificent sights.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Saint Isaac's Square, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District10:30-11:00 pm - take a picture stop at St Isaac's Square and see the magnificent St Isaac's Cathedral in the lights of the evening illumination11:30 - pm - return back to the shipDuration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: The Hermitage, Peterhof Lower Park, the Spilled Blood ChurchStop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District8:30 am - meeting with the guide 8:30-10:00 am - 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 minutesStop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Peterhof, Petrodvortsovy District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District10:00-12:00 am - 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. 12:00-2:00 pm - return to the city center, time for lunchDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Savior on the Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District2:00-2:30 pm - visit the picturesque Church of the Resurrection of Christ decorated with mosaics inside and outside Duration: 30 minutesStop At: The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District2:45-4:45 pm - discover the halls of the biggest Russian museum. Visit the Winter Palace, the former residence of the Russian Tsars and the museum galleries where the works of the Old Masters are exhibited 5:30 pm - return to the portDuration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What's included

  • Visa-free tour tickets (please, provide the passport data at booking)
  • Professional & friendly guide speaking your language of choice
  • Port pickup and drop-off, transportation by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • Headsets for the groups of 7+ persons
  • Bottled water and juice
  • Welcome gifts, ponchos in case of rain
  • Entry/Admission - RIver Fontanka Embankment
  • Entry/Admission - St. Petersburg Metro
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - Savior on the Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum

What's not included

  • Meals

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1: Evening City Tour and Boat Cruise Pass By: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 7:30 pm - meeting with the guide in the cruise terminal 7:30-8:30 pm - a panoramic city tour. You will see the embankments of the Neva River, the Spit of Basil's Island, St Peter & Paul's Fortress, and other sights. Stop At: RIver Fontanka Embankment, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 8:30-9:30 pm - romantic boat cruise on the rivers and canals of St Petersburg (by public boat, a private boat is provided for parties of 8 and more travelers) Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 9:30-10:30 pm - ride along the main avenue of the city, Nevsky Prospect and see Palace Square, Square of Arts, the facade of the Russian Museum, and other magnificent sights. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Saint Isaac's Square, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 10:30-11:00 pm - take a picture stop at St Isaac's Square and see the magnificent St Isaac's Cathedral in the lights of the evening illumination 11:30 - pm - return back to the ship Duration: 30 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Day 2: The Hermitage, Peterhof Lower Park, the Spilled Blood Church Stop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 8:30 am - meeting with the guide 8:30-10:00 am - 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, Peterhof, Petrodvortsovy District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 10:00-12:00 am - 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. 12:00-2:00 pm - return to the city center, time for lunch Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Savior on the Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 2:00-2:30 pm - visit the picturesque Church of the Resurrection of Christ decorated with mosaics inside and outside Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 2:45-4:45 pm - discover the halls of the biggest Russian museum. Visit the Winter Palace, the former residence of the Russian Tsars and the museum galleries where the works of the Old Masters are exhibited 5:30 pm - return to the port Duration: 2 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.