St. Petersburg Half-Day City Tour Including Walking Tour to Peter and Paul Fortress

St. Petersburg, Russia

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3 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English and 4 more


St. Petersburg, Russia’s second city, boasts a plethora of must-see landmarks. Orient yourself and see the city’s architectural highlights on this private walking tour, ideal for first-time visitors. Tick off Nevsky Prospekt, one of Russia’s most famous streets, St. Petersburg Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), and the iconic Peter and Paul Fortress, a 300-year-old citadel home to royal tombs and museums. Hotel pickup and drop-off and admission tickets are included.
  • Private walking tour of St. Petersburg highlights including entrance to the Peter and Paul Fortress
  • A great way for first-time visitors to orient themselves
  • Visit St. Petersburg Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad) and Nevsky Prospekt
  • Discover the royal tombs, former jails, and historic museums of the Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off are included

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • car / minivan
  • Professional tour guide
  • Entrance to the museums Fortress of St. Peter and St. Paul
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost)


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Departure & Return

Departure Point

Palace Square, 6

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
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What To Expect

Your half-day sightseeing tour begins with hotel pickup at, when you’ll board a climate-controlled vehicle destined for St. Petersburg’s top attractions.
Stop first at St. Petersburg's principal street, Nevsky Prospekt, to admire the grandeur of the Admiralty and the Alexander Nevsky Monastery. See, too, St. Petersburg Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad) and the majestic St. Isaac’s Cathedral. You’ll have around 15 minutes to stop and take photographs at each major sight.
The tour culminates with a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress, an iconic citadel built to prevent St. Petersburg from attack. Gaze at the magnificent Peter and Paul Cathedral, wander along the sandy shores of the Neva River, see tombs belonging to Russian monarchs, and see the former prison cells that incarcerated Feodor Dostoevsky, Leon Trotsky and Maxim Gorky.
Your tour concludes with hotel drop-off.
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Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Maria G
, Sep 2017

Our guide was excellent and he made us love St Petersburg right away. No more to say.


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