St Petersburg Shore Excursion: 2-Day Tour, with Faberge Museum

Shore Excursions in Peterhof

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from$257
4.5 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

This small-group, visa-free tour of St Petersburg will cover all major sights including the newly opened, unique Faberge Museum.
Day 1:  8:30 Meet and greet your guide at port terminal (Please note: the start time of the tour is given approximately and can be adjusted depending on your ships' docking time) . City tour includes driving and photo stops in the most beautiful, historical places of St. Petersburg. A highlight is a photo stop near St Isaac’s Cathedral. During the tour, you will drive to Peterhof, see the Upper Gardens and Lower Fountain Park and then have a traditional Russian lunch (included). Next you will be driven to Pushkin for a guided tour of Catherine Palace and the Amber Room. Returning to Petersburg city, you will get to tour the Faberge Museum ( may be arranged at different time due to booking availability and museum days off), and then around 5-6 pm, will be returned to your ship. Day 2: Meet your guide at the ship, and proceed to a guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum, followed by traditional Russian lunch (optional). Your guide will suggest a local cafe. Price is usually $8-$10 pp After lunch, take a guided tour inside the Church of the Spilt Blood, and around 4 pm, you will be returned to the ship Please note: actual tour timing and sequence of sites may be changed depending on days of the week, traffic, etc. Substitutions may apply due to museums days off, official ceremonies, etc.

What’s included

  • Russian visa-free ticket arrangements
  • Entrance fees
  • 3-course lunch (Day 1 only. Lunch on Day 2 is an optional extra)
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups larger than 10)
  • Professional guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Lunch on day-2
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Multi-Day Trip

Itinerary

Day 1:  8:30 Meet and greet your guide at port terminal (Please note: the start time of the tour is given approximately and can be adjusted depending on your ships' docking time) . City tour includes driving and photo stops in the most beautiful, historical places of St. Petersburg. A highlight is a photo stop near St Isaac’s Cathedral. During the tour, you will drive to Peterhof, see the Upper Gardens and Lower Fountain Park and then have a traditional Russian lunch (included). Next you will be driven to Pushkin for a guided tour of Catherine Palace and the Amber Room. Returning to Petersburg city, you will get to tour the Faberge Museum ( may be arranged at different time due to booking availability and museum days off), and then around 5-6 pm, will be returned to your ship.
Day 2: Meet your guide at the ship, and proceed to a guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum, followed by traditional Russian lunch (optional). Your guide will suggest a local cafe. Price is usually $8-$10 pp After lunch, take a guided tour inside the Church of the Spilt Blood, and around 4 pm, you will be returned to the ship Please note: actual tour timing and sequence of sites may be changed depending on days of the week, traffic, etc. Substitutions may apply due to museums days off, official ceremonies, etc.
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