Information from Viator
This 2-day wheelchair tour is St. Petersburg is an ideal introduction to our city. The tour is fully accessible and includes all the most famous attractions in our city. Your group will be picked up from the cruise terminal and taken around by a special accessible wheelchair van with an electric elevator. Our proffessional guide, experienced in working with wheelchair tours, will know how to make your tour smooth and comfortable and will accommodate your needs and requirements.
On day 1 our meeting time at the port straight behind the passport control is at 9 a.m. You'll need to go ashore, pass the passport control and meet your guide inside the port terminal by that time. On this day you will first head outside the city to Peterhof. Wheelchair accessible routes through Peterhof fountain gardens connect the most famous fountains and cascades. You will see magnificent Grand Cascade, exquisite Lion Cascade, Monplaisir part of the fountain parks and enjoy watching the famous trick fountains. You will have time for lunch or a snack in one of the accessible venues on the grounds of the fountain gardens. After the Peterhof tour you will drive back to St. Petersburg city centre. Your introductory tour to St. Petersburg will include stops for taking pictures and short walks in the most picturesque and famous venues. Inside visit to St. Isaac's Cathedral - Russia's largest church that could take up to 11 tousand people standing - will add to your impression of the artistic and architectural beauty of our city. By 5 p.m. - return on board the ship Day 2Time to visit the "big whale" of this day - the Hermitage museum. To avoid lines and crowds, we'll arrange a special early admission for the group, so that you enter the museum before it opens its doors to walk-in customers at 10:30.Provided the Hermitage ranks among the top world's largest museums, one cannot possibly see all the exhibits. Our guide will choose the best of the best for you. You will see the Winter Palace, Small, Old and New Hermitages, collections of Old Masters as well as Romanov-tsars reception halls and state rooms. Palace Square walk, followed by a stop for lunch/snack/coffee-break in one of the local coffee-shops. Two more thing to explore: Peter and Paul Fortress and Church on the Blood (official name: Resurrection Cathedral)You will see the world's largest mosaic museum and the foudation place of St. Petersburg - the fortress, where all the Russian tsars are buried.By 4:30 p.m. - return on board the cruise ship.
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Bottled water
- Guaranteed to skip the long lines
- All activities
- Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups larger than 6 persons)
- Live commentary on board the boat
- Professional guide
- Port pickup and drop-off
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Guaranteed to skip the lines
What's not included
- Food and drinks