Shore Excursion: Three Day Highlights Tour

Shore Excursion: Three Day Highlights Tour
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$385
Duration: 23 hours
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Description

This group tour is the best way to explore St. Petersburg for a three day stay. It is limited to 12 people only which makes this tour more personal and cosy. Our guides will show you our city through the eyes of the locals and you will visit most famous spots and museums of the city such as Hermitage Museum (early admission), Fountain Park the Grand Palace in Peterhof, Catherine Palace with Amber Room, Faberge Museum, St. Peter & Paul Cathedral and Church on Spilt Blood as well as St. Isaaс’s Cathedral and Yusupov Palace. You won't only see tourist sights, but also have a wonderful local experience by taking a boat ride along rivers and canals, see the inside of St. Petersburg metro - one of the most beautiful in the world and also have delicious lunches in local restaurants.

Day 1

8.30 - 9.00 am meeting at the ship (please, note the time of the beginning of the tour will be adjusted depending on your ship arrival time)

9am-12 pm City tour with a boat ride, Farmers’ Market visits. Guided tour of Peter and Paul fortress Sightseeing tour includes driving and photo stops in the most beautiful, historical places in St Petersburg

12.30-1.30 pm Typical Russian lunch (included)

1.30-2.30 pm Drive to Pushkin

2.30-4.30 pm Guided tour of Catherine palace with the Amber room

4.30-5.30 pm Drive back to the city with a metro visit on the way

5.30 pm return to the ship or evening optional program (theatre/folk show)

Day 2

8.30am Meeting at the ship

8.30-10.00am Drive to Petergof with a metro visit

10.00-11.00pm Guided tour of the Grand Palace

11.00-12.30pm Stroll along the Fountain Park.

12.30-1.30 pm Drive back to the city

1.30-2.30 pm Typical Russian lunch (included)

2.45-3.15 pm Guided tour of the Church on the Spilt Blood

3.30-4.30 pm Guided tour of the Faberge Museum 

5.30 pm Return to the ship or evening optional program (theatre/folk show)

Day 3

9.00 am Meeting at the ship

10.00-12.30pm Guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum (early admission, before the official working hours)

12.30-1.30 pm Typical Russian lunch (included)

2.00-3.00 pm Guided tour of the General Staff Building. Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art collection

3.00-4.00 pm Guided tour of Yusupov Palace

4-4.30 pm Guided tour of St Isaac’s Cathedral

5.00 pm Return to the ship


Please note:

  • The timing and the sequence of museum visits are given approximate 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

This group tour is the best way to explore St. Petersburg for a three day stay. It is limited to 12 people only which makes this tour more personal and cosy. Our guides will show you our city through the eyes of the locals and you will visit most famous spots and museums of the city such as Hermitage Museum (early admission), Fountain Park the Grand Palace in Peterhof, Catherine Palace with Amber Room, Faberge Museum, St. Peter & Paul Cathedral and Church on Spilt Blood as well as St. Isaaс’s Cathedral and Yusupov Palace. You won't only see tourist sights, but also have a wonderful local experience by taking a boat ride along rivers and canals, see the inside of St. Petersburg metro - one of the most beautiful in the world and also have delicious lunches in local restaurants.