With so much to see and do, a visit to St Petersburg can be a challenge for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility. This shore excursion is designed to maximize access and limit walking distances, with a relaxed pace and transport by comfortable air-conditioned minivan. Over two days, enjoy visits to the Hermitage Museum, Catherine’s Palace, and Peterhof, as well as a scenic sightseeing cruise around St Petersburg’s canals.
Comprehensive tour of St Petersburg for first-time visitors
Delicious Russian-style lunch at a local restaurant
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
BLANKET VISA will be provided separately from the tour voucher. Please make sure to print it out before you set off (each passenger MUST receive and print a blanket visa (tour ticket) from local operator to pass the customs during disembarkation)
Visa-free tour available only for cruise passengers
Please provide the following information for the blanket visa (tour ticket): 1. Your full names as shown on your passports 2. D.O.B(s) 3. Citizenship(s) 4. Passport number(s) 5. Dates of the trip
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
No special dress code
To clear the customs in St. Petersburg port you should have: 1. Valid passport 2. Printed blanket visa provided by local operator
Your blanket visa requires you to be accompanied with a guide at all times
Minimum age is 7 years
The timing and sequence of the museum visits are given approximately and depend on the days of the week.
The sequence of the tour can be changed by your guide because of the traffic and museums' days-off.
In order to minimize the flow of tourists inside the museum, the Hermitage authorities reserve the right to adjust the entrance time slot.
The van is not wheelchair accessible, you will need to take a few steps. If you are travelling on a mobility scooter, please consider private options.
The tour is specifically designed to avoid long walking distances. However, please be aware that it includes some walking in the Peterhof garden (1.5 h), Catherine palace (1.5 h) and the Hermitage museum (2 h). A wheelchair can be provided upon availability for free.
This tour is available from several ships: Norwegian Getaway/Breakaway, Regal Princess, Zuiderdam, Celebrity Silhouette. Passengers of other ships may join upon request (subject to availability).
Infant seats available
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers