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Maximize your time in St. Petersburg and see the sights on a tour that covers two full days. The in-depth sightseeing experience takes in all the must-see St. Petersburg landmarks including Catherine Palace and Park, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Peterhof Grand Palace, and more. You’ll have commentary on each sight you visit, plus ample free time to explore on your own.
Step back to the days of Russia’s 18th-century Tsars on a 4-hour tour of the Catherine Palace in Pushkin, formerly called Tsarskoe Selo. Travel from St Petersburg by air-conditioned vehicle and tour the the blue-and-white baroque palace, sometimes dubbed the Pushkin Palace. Ogle the gold and marble interiors, including the Amber Room, spectacularly coated in amber and mirrors; and admire the gardens. Upgrade to include a visit to the Pavlovsk Palace, one of the most beautiful palaces in St Petersburg. Numbers are limited to nine for a more personalized experience.
Set out from port on a 2-day tour of St Petersburg visa-free and visit all of the city's top attractions. See Peterhof summer palace and its incredible outdoor fountain display; learn the history behind the onion-domed Church of the Spilled Blood; and enjoy a guided tour of the incredible Hermitage. You'll also visit the Fabergé Museum, home to 9 Imperial Easter eggs as well as the largest collection of Fabergé works on the planet. Then, explore the birthplace of St. Petersburg, the 18th-century Peter and Paul Fortress, and embark on a metro tour and boat cruise along the city's rivers and canals. This shore excursion includes round-trip port of call transport and lunch daily.
Step back in time on a visa-free port-of-call visit to Russia's 'Venice of the North,' with two days of leisurely touring that's ideal for those who like a little downtime and a relaxed pace. Experience some of St. Petersburg's top sights and attractions, which depending on the time of year may include a hydrofoil excursion to the stunning Peterhof fountains, the Hermitage―one of the largest museums on the planet―and the onion-domed Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood. Including a boat ride and lunch.
Delight in the imperial majesty of Russia’s architectural treasures on a half-day tour to Catherine Palace and Pavlovsk Palace from St Petersburg. With a knowledgeable guide, travel by luxury vehicle to Catherine Palace, a magnificent 18th-century summer residence of the extravagant Tsars. Delve into the Baroque beauty’s opulent chambers and ornamented halls and then discover Pavlovsk Palace and its beautiful gardens. Enjoy an intimate atmosphere on this small-group tour, limited to only six people.
Take a half-day tour of Peterhof, St Petersburg’s most prominent and elaborate Imperial estate. In a group of no more than six people, you’ll explore the Lower Park, Grand Palace and Upper Garden, each of which are extravagant in their own right. Learn about Peterhof’s history and hear tales of Tsar Peter the Great as you discover the estate’s fountains, gardens and opulence with your guide.
As St. Petersburg former imperial capital, the city and its surroundings are filled with many opulent palaces. Take a tour of the area’s three most popular palaces—Pushkin, Catherine, and Peterhof. Stroll their beautiful gardens, admire the treasure trove of art on their walls, and learn about the wealth of the great emperors of Russia as you listen to commentary about the history of the country.
Embark on a 2-day private guided tour of St Petersburg and immerse yourself in the city's many wonders. This multi-day excursion allows you to delve beneath the surface of some top attractions for a more thorough and rewarding experience. Learn the story behind the onion-domed Church on Spilled Blood, marvel at Peterhof's magnificent fountains, and see the ongoing restoration of Catherine Palace, largely destroyed during WWII. Cruise along the canals of this 'Venice of the North' and explore both the Hermitage and the city's metro stations: artworks in themselves.
Pavlovsk is one of the most romantic imperial residences around Saint-Petersburg. It was a gift from Catherine the Great to her son Paul I to celebrate the birth of his firstborn. Pavlovsk was a family summer residence of Paul I. The palace is designed in a classical style and surrounded by an English-style park with a total area of 1500 acres. The palace interiors are the best preserved in suburbs, there are a lot of original furniture and belongings.
This tour is private and you will have a guide and a driver accompanying you.
Experience the best of St Petersburg and learn about the city’s incredible history on this full-day sightseeing tour. With an expert guide, admire the historical highlights of Russia’s most beautiful city, from the glorious Winter Palace and stately Nevsky Prospect to its graceful canals and bridges, the Peter and Paul Fortress, St Isaac’s Cathedral, and the Hermitage, all from the comfort of a minivan or car. Your tour includes hotel pickup, entry fees, and lunch.
When your ship docks in St. Petersburg's port, enjoy personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this private shore excursion. The tour is fully tailored to your interests, and transportation is provided in a private, air-conditioned, sedan or minibus. Pickup and drop-off at the port; no Russian visa required.
One day trip to Moscow from St Petersburg
5:30 meeting at the sea port of St Petersburg or at the hotel.
5.30-6.00 transfer to St Petersburg railway terminal
06:00 – 10:00 travel by “Sapsan” high speed train to Moscow.
10:00-14:00 Moscow walking tour. Kremlin with 5 Kremlin Cathedrals
Red Square, GUM, Alexander garden with changing of the guards, St.Basil Cathedral from outside- inside upon request, zero kilometers, history center of Moscow, Manezh square Lunch in GUM or any other place upon request
14:00- 18:00 City tour by car/van Bolshoi theater from outside, former KGB, Christ the Saviour Cathedral, Novodevichiy convent, Sparrow Hills, Moscow State University, Victory Park, White House, Stalin’s towers, Moscow City,
19:00 arrival at the railway terminal
19:00 – 23:00 travel back to St Petersburg by “Sapsan”
23:00 Arrival back to St Petersburg. Transfer to the ship or hotel
Delve into Russia’s rich history and Orthodox religion on a private 10-hour trip to Veliky Novgorod from St. Petersburg. One of Russia’s most important historical cities, UNESCO-protected Novogord is filled with well-preserved medieval churches and landmarks. Visit the walled Kremlin, multi-domed St. Sophia Cathedral, fresco-painted churches and more, and see the traditional, nail-less wooden buildings on show at the open-air Wooden Architecture Museum. Private transport, hotel pickup and drop-off, and lunch included.
Designed for those whose ship only docks in St. Petersburg for 1 day, First Impression Tour gives you an opportunity to see and visit the most recognizable sights of the city of rivers and canals. You will definitely be amazed by the splendor and history of Russia’s imperial capital.
St Petersburg is even more magical in the winter months, with its beautiful buildings and royal palaces all dusted with snow. On this tour, experience the city’s winter wonders on a guided city tour, enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride through the royal parks of Yelagin Island, then warm up with a vodka tasting at the Russian Vodka Museum. In the afternoon, escape the cold for a tour of the world-famous Hermitage Museum.
Mini-group (max 6 people) 5-hour overview tour to Catherine Palace and gardens in Pushkin formerly called Tzarskoe Selo.
You will be picked up from the lobby of your hotel (only for central located hotels) between 9 am and 9.30 am. The exact meeting time will be given to you 2 days ahead of the tour. On the way to Pushkin (about 1 hour) your guide will tell you the story about the Catherine place, its design and dramatic history, as well as exciting life stories of its owners. The tour of the magnificent palace (including visit to the Golden Enfilade & Amber room) will be followed by a brief tour of the famous gardens.
Why Travelers Choose This Tour
These tours are given by experienced art and history experts. They not only know Russian history and art in depth but all of them are great guides who speak perfect English (French, German, Spanish) and are very much enthusiastic and passionate about showing the unique palace and sharing their knowledge and passions with you.
The city of Veliky Novgorod—where Prince Rurik declared the Russian state in the eighth century—is full of historic monuments, churches, and cathedrals. On this private guided tour, free yourself from the time constraints of rail travel, with private transfers from St. Petersburg included. Tour the town with an art historian who can help you better understand Russian history.
Visit two former residences of Russia's imperial family in one day on this private tour from St. Petersburg. You'll travel by hydrofoil boat to reach the Lower Park of Peterhof, known for its many fountains, and then continue to Catherine Palace and Park, located in Tsarskoye Selo, part of the town of Pushkin. Learn about the history of Russian tsars as you admire the extravagant architecture of these royal estates.
Visit St. Petersburg and its neighborhoods when your cruise shop docks at the port. The 2-day shore excursion covers all of the Russian city’s must-see sights along with nearby districts such as Pushkin, summer home of the Romanov tsars. You’ll discover the Peter and Paul Fortress and the State Hermitage Museum on a city tour, and visit the Grand Peterhof Palace, which is known as the Russian Versailles.
Dip into one of the world’s greatest city's on this full-day tour of St. Petersburg. With a guide, stop at some of the city’s top landmarks such as the Winter Palace, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress, and the Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood. View magnificent pieces of architecture as your guide explains their history.b Then, complete your experience with a 3-hour guided tour of the renowned Hermitage Museum.
This is truly unique off-beaten track experience.
Enjoy real Russia, visit the (in)famous Ruskeala marble canyon and experience historic steam train between Sortavala and Ruskeala park and back.
We will take early morning high-spead train towards rustic Sortavala. Upon arrival, we will change to Ruskeala Express, scheduled steam train with historic carriages, which will take us to Ruskeala park. Upon arrival we will admire beautiful Ruskeala canyon before getting back to Ruskeala and later St. Petersburg.
Visit two of St. Petersburg’s most notorious prisons on this half-day tour to the Peter and Paul Fortress and Shlisselburg. Take a boat to the island prisons and learn about the dark history of the prisons and their prisoners from your informative guide. Learn about the October coup, the “Red Terror,” the battle with the Swedes, and much more as you explore these fortresses.
Visit the ancient city of Novgorod from St. Petersburg the easy way on this day trip. Visit churches, palaces, monasteries and more, and learn about the history of this culturally important city from your guide. After a full day of sightseeing, enjoy a traditional Russian meal at a local restaurant with a typically Russian atmosphere. Travelers interested in Russian history and culture will enjoy this tour.
Make the benefit of your cruise to St. Petersburg with a visa-free, full-day, private excursion to Moscow. Enjoy the hassle-free tour to Moscow's top highlights with a professional guide to accompany your each step on the way. You will see Red Square with iconic St Basil's and amazing GUM shopping mall, visit the Kremlin grounds while learning about Russian history and culture along the way. This full-day St. Petersburg to Moscow trip includes transport by air or rail, round-trip transfers from the St. Petersburg port and comprehensive sightseeing in a comfy car/van.
Cruise and ferry passengers travel visa-free.