3-Day Comfortable Shore Excursion in St Petersburg

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Tour description

Take this private shore excursion to explore St Petersburg and see its main attractions. Meet your guide and driver at the port and head to the city center by a private car/minivan. You will enjoy a complete city tour with multiple picture stops, visit the churches of St Petersburg and The Hermitage. The second day is dedicated to the summer estates of Peterhof and Tsarskoye Selo (Catherine's Palace). On the last day of your stay in the city, visit the Faberge Museum, the Spilled Blood Church and take a canal boat cruise.

ItineraryDay 1: City Tour & the HermitageStop At: Monument Historical Center of St. Petersburg (UNESCO), St. Petersburg, Northwestern District9:00 - meet the guide in the port9:00-11:00 - have a panoramic city tour with picture stopsDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Kazan Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictVisit the Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, the principal church of St Petersburg built in 1811Duration: 15 minutesStop At: St. Nicholas Cathedral in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictVisit the Naval Cathedral of St Nicolas that is one of the most important religious centers in the cityDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost), St. Petersburg, Northwestern District11:00-12:00 - Walk on the territory of the Fortress, the citadel of St Petersburg and learn the history of the city from your professional guideDuration: 1 hourStop At: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District12:00-13:00 - time for lunch on Nevsky ProspectDuration: 1 hourStop At: The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District13:15-16:15 - take a complete tour of the Hermitage Museum and the Winter Palace17:00 - return to the cruise shipDuration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Peterhof Park and Catherine PalaceStop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District9:00 - meeting with the guide9:00-10:30 - a trip to the city of Peterhof with a short subway excursion. You will see the most famous metro stations that resemble underground palacesDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Peterhof, Petrodvortsovy District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District10:30-12:30 - 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.12:30-13:00 - trip to Tsarskoye SeloDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Pushkin, Pushkinsky District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District13:00-14:00 - lunch in a local restaurant14:00-16:00 - tour of Catherine Palace, the Amber Room, and the Park16:00-17:00 - return to the cruise shipDuration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Faberge Museum, Boat Cruise and the Spilled Blood ChurchStop At: Smolny Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District9:00 - meeting in the port9:30-10:00 - take a picture stop and visit the Smolny Cathedral in Russian Baroque StyleDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Savior on the Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District11:00-11:30 - visit the church decorated with magnificent mosaics from inside and outsideDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Faberge Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District12:00-13:00 - visit the famous Faberge museum and marvel the collection of the rare Easter Faberge Eggs (with an audio guide)Duration: 1 hourStop At: Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), St. Petersburg, Northwestern District13:00-14:30 - enjoy some free time in the city center. Walk, shop, taste local food and have funDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District14:30-15:30 - take a sightseeing boat ride on the rivers and canals to enjoy the views of the Venice of the North16:00 - return to the portDuration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Visa-free tour tickets (please, provide the passport data at booking)
  • Port pickup and drop-off each day, transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Welcome gifts
  • Ponchos in case of rain
  • Bottled water and juice
  • Entry/Admission - Kazan Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - St. Nicholas Cathedral in St. Petersburg
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost)
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - St. Petersburg Metro
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Entry/Admission - Savior on the Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What's not included

  • Meals
  • Entry/Admission - Nevsky Prospekt

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1: City Tour & the Hermitage Stop At: Monument Historical Center of St. Petersburg (UNESCO), St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 9:00 - meet the guide in the port 9:00-11:00 - have a panoramic city tour with picture stops Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Kazan Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District Visit the Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, the principal church of St Petersburg built in 1811 Duration: 15 minutes Stop At: St. Nicholas Cathedral in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District Visit the Naval Cathedral of St Nicolas that is one of the most important religious centers in the city Duration: 15 minutes Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost), St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 11:00-12:00 - Walk on the territory of the Fortress, the citadel of St Petersburg and learn the history of the city from your professional guide Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 12:00-13:00 - time for lunch on Nevsky Prospect Duration: 1 hour Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 13:15-16:15 - take a complete tour of the Hermitage Museum and the Winter Palace 17:00 - return to the cruise ship Duration: 3 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Day 2: Peterhof Park and Catherine Palace Stop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 9:00 - meeting with the guide 9:00-10:30 - 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 10:30-12:30 - 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. 12:30-13:00 - trip to Tsarskoye Selo Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Pushkin, Pushkinsky District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 13:00-14:00 - lunch in a local restaurant 14:00-16:00 - tour of Catherine Palace, the Amber Room, and the Park 16:00-17:00 - return to the cruise ship Duration: 2 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Day 3: Faberge Museum, Boat Cruise and the Spilled Blood Church Stop At: Smolny Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 9:00 - meeting in the port 9:30-10:00 - take a picture stop and visit the Smolny Cathedral in Russian Baroque Style Duration: 15 minutes Stop At: Savior on the Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 11:00-11:30 - visit the church decorated with magnificent mosaics from inside and outside Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Faberge Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 12:00-13:00 - visit the famous Faberge museum and marvel the collection of the rare Easter Faberge Eggs (with an audio guide) Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 13:00-14:30 - enjoy some free time in the city center. Walk, shop, taste local food and have fun Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District 14:30-15:30 - take a sightseeing boat ride on the rivers and canals to enjoy the views of the Venice of the North 16:00 - return to the port Duration: 1 hour No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.