St. Petersburg 3-Day Grand Shore Excursion

St. Petersburg 3-Day Grand Shore Excursion
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$385
Duration: 1 day 2 hours
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Description

Explore the best of magnificent St. Petersburg in a small group, allowing for a more personalized and intimate experience with premium service including lunches and a canal boat ride. The 3-day grand tour covers all of the most dazzling must-see sights of St. Petersburg with our dedicated, friendly, hand-picked guides who bring to life the fascinating sights and history of the city. This comprehensive tour is ideal for guests who wish to see everything and more!

The perfect way to explore St. Petersburg. Enjoy seeing four palaces, three churches, and go on a comprehensive 4-hour tour of the Hermitage museum. 

Please note: The itinerary below is a sample. The actual itineraries are adjusted to coordinate with your ship's arrival and departure.
Sequence and timing of sights visited may vary based on days of the week, tourist congestion in the city, and capacity allowances mandated by museums. The content of each program will remain the same EXCEPT in the rare case wherein a specific ship has a shorter time in port than normal. Please contact us for the exact itinerary for your cruise ship.

Day 1 
8:30 a.m. -- Meet at the ship

9:00 a.m. -- City sightseeing drive tour through the historical downtown with photo stops

10:00 a.m. -- Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum (early entry)

12:30 p.m. -- Guided tour of Church on the Spilled Blood

1:30 p.m. -- Traditional Russian lunch at a local restaurant

2:30 p.m. -- Visit to the General Staff Building to see the Impressionist Collection

3:30 p.m. -- Guided tour of Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral

5:00 p.m. -- Onboard or Optional Evening Program

Day2
9:00 a.m. -- Meet at the ship

9:30 a.m. -- Subway ride and tour of the most beautiful Metro stations

10:00 a.m. -- Drive to Peterhof Summer Residence

11:00 a.m. -- Tour of the Peterhof Fountain Park and Upper Gardens

12:30 p.m. -- Traditional Russian lunch at a local restaurant

1:30 p.m. -- Drive to Tsars Village (Pushkin)

2:30 p.m. -- Guided tour of Catherine's Palace incl. Amber Room and a walk through the park

4:00 p.m. -- Drive back to St. Petersburg

5:30 p.m. -- Onboard or Optional Evening Program

Day 3
8:00 a.m. -- Meet at the ship

8:30 a.m. -- Boat ride: scenic tour along rivers and canals

10:00 a.m. -- Guided tour of Yusupov Palace incl. Gregory Rasputin exposition

11:30 a.m. -- Visit to St. Isaac's Cathedral

12:30 p.m. -- Traditional Russian lunch at a local restaurant

1:30 p.m. --  Guided tour of the Faberge Museum

2:30 p.m. -- Shopping experience on Nevsky Prospekt incl. visit to Eliseyev Emporium

5:00 p.m. -- Onboard

Explore the best of magnificent St. Petersburg in a small group, allowing for a more personalized and intimate experience with premium service including lunches and a canal boat ride. The 3-day grand tour covers all of the most dazzling must-see sights of St. Petersburg with our dedicated, friendly, hand-picked guides who bring to life the fascinating sights and history of the city. This comprehensive tour is ideal for guests who wish to see everything and more!