This package includes three days of 8-9 hour comfortable tours to the different sights of Saint Petersburg and countryside residences nearby. Forget about getting a visa and waiting in the lines – you won’s need or see them during the next 3 days. All excursions will start and finish at your ship’s terminal and include time for lunch. You will explore the city from a minibus or a car, then from the water (river cruise at the first day and hydrofoil at the third day) and will walk a lot too!

First day:

  • St Peter and Paul Fortress and the Cathedral
  • St Isaac's Cathedral
  • Church of our Savior on the Spilled Blood
  • the Hermitage Museum
  • river cruise along the canals

Second day:

  • Catherine's Palace
  • Amber Room
  • Pavlovsk Palace
  • the Yusupov Palace

Third day:

  • the Grand Palace of Peterhof
  • Peterhof Parks and fountains
  • the Faberge Museum

Be aware of the fact that these tours involve a lot of walking: get comfortable shoes ready and have a good rest! We have done our best to provide the best experience for you so you will be able to skip all the queues.

The itinerary of this 3-day intense shore excursion in St Petersburg:

Day 1 (9 hours):

  • meeting with the guide in the cruise ship terminal
  • tour of St Peter & Paul Fortress and the Cathedral, the burial place of Russian Emperors
  • visiting St Isaac's Cathedral and the Spilled Blood Church
  • traditional Russian 3-course lunch
  • excursion to the Hermitage Museum, including the Winter Palace
  • relaxing canal cruise
  • return back to the cruise ship

Day 2 (9 hours):

  • meeting, trip to the city of Pavlovsk
  • visiting Pavlovsk Palace, the family nest of Paul I
  • tour to Tsarskoye Selo (the Tsars' Village), Catherine's Palace and the Amber Room
  • traditional Russian 3-course lunch
  • transfer back to St Petersburg
  • excursion of the Yusupov Palace, including the exhibition dedicated to the Life and Death of Rasputin
  • return back to the cruise ship

Day 3 (8 hours):

  • meeting, trip to the city of Peterhof
  • visiting the Grand Palace of Peterhof and a walk in the Lower Park to admire the fountains
  • hydrofoil ride to St Petersburg along the Neva River and Finland Gulf
  • traditional Russian 3-course lunch
  • tour of the Faberge Museum (with an audio guide)
  • return back to the cruise ship

Please note, that this tour involves a high amount of walking, it is not recommended for people with any mobility restrictions. The order of the sightseeing may change depending on days of the week, museum availability, and traffic. At the time of booking each cruise ship passenger is required to provide his passport data in order to obtain the tour ticket, which allows entering Russia visa-free. The minimum number of persons per booking is 2.

What's included in this package:

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Visa-free arrangements (please, provide your full names and passport data at booking)
  • Professional & friendly guide speaking English, Spanish, German, Italian, French
  • All entrance fees as per itinerary (skip-the-line tickets)
  • Transport by a private air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Traditional Russian 3-course lunches each day
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 7+)
  • Bottled water and juice
  • Welcome gifts & ponchos in case of rain
  • Price: 785€

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