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River Boat Trip in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is nicknamed the ‘Venice of the North,’ making a cruise along its waterways a must-do. Soak in the city’s riverside splendors on a 3-hour cruise, passing sights like the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Mariinsky Theatre, plus cathedrals, palaces, and more. Choose a daytime cruise on the River Neva and main canals, a midnight cruise to see St. Petersburg’s illuminated drawbridges open, or a jazz dinner cruise on the Neva. Hotel pickup included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$105.00 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Midnight St Petersburg Cruise: Drawbridges and Canals

Cruise along St Petersburg’s illuminated canals and Neva River at midnight and see the city’s glittering drawbridges raise on this 1.5-hour boat trip. Settle onto a comfortable sightseeing boat and glide along the romantic canals as you listen to the fascinating onboard commentary and watch the reflections of St Petersburg’s landmarks twinkling on the water. Enjoy stellar views of Peter and Paul Fortress, the Spit of Basil Island, Mikhailovsky Castle and more, and sail under the glittering Trinity Bridge — a camera-worthy moment if ever there was one.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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One-Day Essential Tour of St Petersburg with Hermitage & Canal Cruise

The must-see sights of St. Petersburg are covered in one day on this tour with a private guide who provides an overview of the city's history and character. You'll explore the historical city center, its main streets, and squares, plus visit the State Hermitage Museum, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Isaac's Cathedral, and the Neva River, where you'll take a boat cruise along the canals.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Vodka Tasting and Evening Canal Cruise in St Petersburg

Combine an evening tour of St Petersburg's Vodka Museum with a scenic cruise on the city's rivers and canals. Enjoy a visit to the small museum where you'll learn the difference between Russian and Polish vodka, how vodka is distilled and the proper way to drink it. Then have an opportunity to sample three distinct vodkas paired with traditional Russian snacks. Next embark on a leisurely boat ride along St Petersburg's Neva River―as well as a trio of other waterways―taking in the illuminated city from an entire new view.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Evening Canal Cruise in St. Petersburg

Slow down in style after a day’s sightseeing in St. Petersburg with a leisurely 2-hour private evening canal cruise experience, including hotel pickup and drop-off. Admire the stately palaces, churches and bridges from your own private canal boat as it navigates the River Neva and other waterways. Pass landmarks like the Peter and Paul Fortress and Vasilyevsky Island, and enjoy live onboard commentary. Upgrade to include a glass of Champagne for added sparkle.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$20.00 USD
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Canal Cruise and Private Walking Tour of St. Petersburg

Explore St. Petersburg by land and water on a private 3.5-hour canal cruise and walking tour. With a personal guide, join a public boat to see the ‘Venice of the North’ from its waterways. Pass bridges and landmarks like the Winter Palace and Peter and Paul Fortress as you learn about their history. Then, take a private walking tour around central St. Petersburg, admiring St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church on the Spilled Blood, and more.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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St Petersburg Boat Trip Through Rivers and Canals

Join an art historian on a water-based tour of the 'Venice of the North' and see a whole new side of St Petersburg. Set out on a comfortable boat along the city's canals and beneath its bridges, learning about the local sights as you go. Meander past palaces and stately mansions while listening to fascinating stories about local history and architecture. You'll also have an opportunity to walk some of St P's streets with your guide, enjoying an entirely different perspective.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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1 Hour Private Boat Ride along Rivers and Canals

View St Petersburg from a whole new perspective with an evening cruise along the city's waterways. Sail beneath bridges and past stunning palaces where members of Russia's imperial family once lived Marvel at St Peter and Paul Fortress―birthplace of St Petersburg―and meander past the Hermitage complex, home to the largest collection of paintings on the planet. Savor unique views of this 'Venice of the North' and see for yourself exactly how it earned its nickname, all the while learning about its fascinating history from your own personal guide.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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  • Duration: 1 hour
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Faberge Museum & Canal Cruise

See some rare Faberge Eggs, artworks prized by the Russian Tsars, at the Faberge Museum. The museum is in a palace, and also displays thousands of other artworks, so you can learn all about Russian history and culture through its art. Following the informative museum visit, enjoy a change of pace on a relaxing canal cruise. It’ll take you past some of St Petersburg’s most beautiful buildings. This tour is a great introduction to the city.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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$73.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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St. Petersburg Boat Tour

Get a glimpse of old-world St. Petersburg on this scenic boat tour, which takes you along the city’s 65 rivers and canals to locations only accessible by water. Led by an art historian guide, the river cruise includes enriching background on the palaces, bridges, and mansions you’ll pass. Upgrade to combine your boat trip with a St. Petersburg city tour.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
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  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
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Saint Petersburg River and Canal Boat Cruise

Hop on a boat to see St. Petersburg from the water, and discover the romantic network of canals that meander around the city. As you cruise, you’ll listen to commentary to learn about St. Petersburg, a city that was built around the waters of the Neva River. Round-trip hotel transport is available with this experience from your St. Petersburg hotel.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
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  • Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
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Church On Spilled Blood & Canal Cruise

Make the most of your time in St. Petersburg on this two-for-one, half-day tour. Meet your guide directly at your hotel in the morning, and set off on a boat tour of the city. Enjoy a relaxing way to sightsee, and spot some of St. Petersburg’s most scenic vistas from the water’s edge. Next, visit the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood: a world-famous Orthodox church, thanks to its onion domes and vibrant exterior and interior mosaics.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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2-Day Tour of St Petersburg with Summer Palaces and Canal Cruise

With two days to explore St Petersburg, this private tour offers a comprehensive introduction to Russia’s second-largest city. Explore the UNESCO-listed historic center, visit the State Hermitage Museum, and set sail on a sunset sightseeing cruise along the Neva River. On the second day, enjoy skip-the-line entrance to Peterhof Palace and Gardens, then follow in the footsteps of Catherine I at the magnificent Summer Palace.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Northern Venice - Day Boat Tour

Explore the city of St. Petersburg through its most popular river route that follows 5 different rivers and canals. See most of the city's significant monuments and buildings in all of their architectural splendor, which were built to be viewed from the water. Get to see all the main attractions of the city from a new perspective and learn about what you're seeing with the expert commentary of your guide. Trip duration is 75 minutes.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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Raising Drawbridges Night Boat Tour

On this atmospheric evening cruise along the Neva, you’ll see the city’s drawbridges raised and be able to pass under them on your comfortable boat. The night lights of St Petersburg are a beautiful sight, and on this cruise you can sit back and relax while you take in the view. See many of the city’s most important and beautiful buildings along the way.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Imperial Saint-Petersburg Daytime Boat Cruise

St. Petersburg was built from scratch to serve as a capital of the Russian Empire. In 300 years it turned into one of the most unique architectural landscapes in the world. Sail down the canals into the beautiful Neva river to see it all! Trip duration is 60 minutes.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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  • Duration: 1 hour
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Evening Shore Excursion: St Petersburg Private Theater Tour and Russian Classical Ballet Evening Performance

When you’re in port in St Petersburg, immerse yourself in a world of Russian ballet with this private 6-hour theater and evening ballet performance shore excursion. With a private guide, enjoy a panoramic tour of St Petersburg’s famous theaters. Learn how the city saw the premieres of ballets such as ‘Swan Lake,’ and see the Hermitage Ballet, Mariinsky, Mikhailovsky and Alexandrinsky theaters as you discover their history. Afterward, be swept away by an evening performance of a great, classical ballet such as  ‘Sleeping Beauty’ at any of the four theaters.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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2-day Private Tour of St Petersburg with Evening Canal Cruise

Seeing St. Petersburg in two days on your cruise ship stop can be tricky, but you can see all the highlights on this private tour. Travel by private air-conditioned minivan and skip the lines at museums, churches, and the Hermitage with a guide. Walk down Nevsky Prospect and take a boat ride in the evening along St. Petersburg’s canals and rivers.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Folkloric Show & Canal Cruise

Have fun tonight with your family, friends or fellow travelers. During this tour you will have an opportunity to see an authentic folk concert followed by relaxing boat trip.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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$118.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Evening River and Canal Cruise Visas Included

Great cruise seeing all the fantastic lights of the major buildings of St. Petersburg, definitely a MUST for anyone visiting the city
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Vladivostok Overview Tour by Transport with a Visit to Submarine Museum or an Observatory - at your Choice

Situated in the eastern part of Russia, Vladivostok is one of the most picturesque and attractive cities in Russia. Today it is a fabulous modern city that draws attention of travelers from all over the world by its unique nature, lovely sceneries, loose military-historical monuments and unique shade of sea romance. You can watch the sun set over the frozen Golden Horn Bay, climb the city's beautifully layered volcanic hills, and view architecture from different eras, from old wooden homes to shiny new office buildings. Vladivostok is a very special city.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Vladivostok Sightseeing Tour by Car with Visiting Submarine Museum and Observatory

Situated in the eastern part of Russia, Vladivostok is one of the most picturesque and attractive cities in Russia. Today it is a fabulous modern city that draws attention of travelers from all over the world by its unique nature, lovely sceneries, loose military-historical monuments and unique shade of sea romance. You can watch the sun set over the frozen Golden Horn Bay, climb the city's beautifully layered volcanic hills, and view architecture from different eras, from old wooden homes to shiny new office buildings. Vladivostok is a very special city. Founded on the junction of land and sea, Europe and Asia, it is strikingly different from most Russian cities. First of all, it is notable for unique geographical location and specific relief. It's no wonder that Vladivostok is called a solid observation platform: it is the breathtaking panoramas opening from the height of the hills that constitute the main attraction of the Primorsky Krai's capital.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Imperial Russian Waterways - St Petersburg to Moscow - Imperial River Cruises

Our St. Petersburg - Moscow river cruise is a trip to Russia that you have dreamt of all your life. It is our most popular destination with first time and experienced travelers alike.In addition to the several days of exploration and sightseeing the magnificent imperial Russian cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, your itinerary will include picturesque and ancient Volga River cities of the "Golden Ring" and mysterious Kizhi Island. Learn More: http://www.imperialrivercruises.com
  • Duration: 12 days
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  • Duration: 12 days
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St Petersburg Channels and River Boat Tour

Channel and Riverboat 1,5 hour tour is a classic water ride in St Petersburg with a licensed live guide, exciting views from the Neva river and channels all over the city. The tour is in English
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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$40.00 USD
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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