This fun, very popular, small-group shore excursion was created to include more interaction with the city and culture and features including time for lunch and a visit to the Food Market, exploring and dining on your own, all the most requested inside visits: Hermitage/Winter Palace, St Isaac Cathedral, Church on Spilled Blood, Catherine Palace/Amber Room, Imperial Park, Peterhof Fountain Park, Metro, canal and Neva River cruise, and more. Your guide will introduce you to locals for sharing thoughts and experiences, limited to a maximum of 15 group members.
• 17 hours
Beat the crowds and lines at St Petersburg’s Hermitage Museum with this 3-hour tour inside one of the world’s greatest art galleries. With an expert guide, enjoy skip-the-line entry, and between May and September, gain early admission so you can start your tour before the crowds. Enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to six people.
• 3 hours
See the best examples of underground Soviet-era architecture on a 1.5-hour walking tour of Moscow’s metro stations! With an expert guide at your side, visit five of Moscow’s must-see stations, including iconic Mayakovskaya, and learn all about Stalin’s visions for the former Soviet Union. Hear about the Metro-2, a secret line said to have been used by the government and KGB, and see grandiose architecture, mosaics, sculptures and more!
• 1.5 hours
See the sights of Helsinki from the water on a 1.5-hour sightseeing cruise! Relax inside in the lower saloon or out on deck, and admire the beautiful islands that make up Helsinki archipelago. Cruise past top city attractions like the UNESCO-listed Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress and hear about Helsinki’s 16th-century history from the onboard commentary. Free WiFi is available on-board for your comfort.
• 1.5 hours
See the stand-out sights of Moscow’s Red Square, Nikolskaya Street and Alexandrovsky Garden on a 2-hour small-group walking tour! While listening to captivating commentary about the Russian capital, scout out some of Moscow’s top attractions to learn about their history and take photos. See St Basil’s Cathedral, the Kremlin, Lenin’s Tomb and the Bolshoi Theatre alongside other lesser-known but equally laudable landmarks.Numbers are limited to 10 on this small-group tour ensuring personalized attention from a guide.
• 2 hours
This small-group (max 16 people) visa-free St Petersburg Cruise Excursion will give you an opportunity to see all highlights of St. Petersburg.
• 2 days
Discover hidden remnants of the Soviet communist regime on this 2-hour historical tour of Moscow, capital of the Soviet Empire for more than 70 years. With an informative local guide, you’ll learn all about the history of the Soviet Union, from the 1917 Great Socialist Revolution to Perestroika, and see important landmarks of the Soviet era, such as the former KGB headquarters and Revolution Square.Numbers are limited to 20 on this small-group walking tour, ensuring you’ll enjoy personalized attention from your guide.
• 2 hours
Explore St. Petersburg with an English-speaking guide, on this two-day tour. Visit Peter and Paul's Fortress, St. Issac Cathedral, Church of our Saviour on the Spilled Blood, the Hermitage Museum and more. Ride on the canal, enjoy traditional Russian lunches and immerse yourself in this beautiful city on this small-group shore excursion for ships in port for 2 days.
• 2 days
Peterhof is perhaps St Petersburg's most famous and spectacular Imperial estate. The Grand Palace, filled with fascinating and elaborate interiors, sits on top of a high seashore ridge overlooking the vast Lower Park. The palace at Peterhof sits amidst an enormous park, adorned with fountains, statues and pavilions. Numbers are limited to 6 people on this small-group tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.
• 5 hours
While in port, enjoy a St Petersburg shore excursion that’s spread over two full days. Discover the highlights of St Petersburg on the first day, visiting the prestigious Hermitage museum, Peter and Paul Fortress and the Church on Spilled Blood, and then return to your cruise ship overnight. The following day, visit the nearby town of Pushkin for a tour of Catherine Palace. Continue to the tsarist palace of Peterhof and then finally ride on the metro to discover St Petersburg’s palatial metro stations.Numbers are limited to 16 on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention from a guide.
• 16 hours