St Petersburg 3 Day Visa Free Shore Tour

St Petersburg 3 Day Visa Free Shore Tour
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$352.94
Duration: 3 days
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Description

The group will consist of maximum 15 people and will be organized at set 3-day itinerary.

This type of tour will apply for: ALL CRUISE SHIPS coming to St Petersburg in 2016.

NOTE: Please take a note that this tour DO NOT require the Russian Visa. You disembark with our special border pass to join the Visa FREE tour. But you need to get the paper pass "tour-ticket" from us to be able to join the tour

DAY 1: Arrival to Saint-Petersburg

8:00 passport control, the group's meeting with the guide and the driver of Aventura Travel

9:00 - 10:30 sightseeing tour (including stops by sphinxes near the spit of Vasilevsky Island)

10:30 - 12:30 Hermitage Museum (one of the major museums of the world, an important and grandiose architectural complex which has one of the most important art collections)

12:30-14:00 Lunch in typical Russian restaurant

14:00-15.30 Way to the summer palace of the czars in Pushkin city is 25 km from the city and famous for its palace of Catherine and the magnificent interior: the famous "Amber Room" (a work of art of inestimable value and beauty)

15:30-17:30 Tour of the Catherine Palace

17:30-19:00 Back to the city

19:00 Optinal evening program on a further request

Day 2: St. Petersburg

8:30 passport control, the group's meeting with the guide and the driver of Aventura Travel

9:00 - 10:30 The way to Peterhof (the summer residence of the czars, called the "Russian Versailles"). Peterhof (Petrodvorets) is a jewel of Russian art, a city of parks, palaces and fountains. It is located 29 km to the west of St. Petersburg

10:30-12:00 Peterhof Grand Palace

12:00-13:00 Walking tour trough Peterhof Park

13:00-14:00 Driving back to the city

14:00-15:30 Lunch in typical Russian restaurant

15:30-16:30 The Savior on Spilled Blood (The Church of the Russian styled domes which attracts by its dazzling and colorful facades and interiors)

17.00-18.00 Boat trip by the rivers and canals

18:30 Back on board

19:00 Optional evening program on a further request

Day 3: Saint-Petersburg

10.00 the group's meeting with the guide and the driver of Aventura Travel

10:30-11:30 Visit to St Peter and Paul Fortress and excursion in St Peter and Paul Cathedral(This is the first building of the ancient city of St. Petersburg and there are tombs of the Romanov dynasty in the Cathedral)

12.00 - 14.00 The Yusupov Palace tour The Yusupov Palace is a unique architectural and cultural monument rightfully acclaimed as an "encyclopedia" of St. Petersburg aristocratic interiors.The palace went down in Russian history as the scene of the assassination of Grigory Rasputin, the Siberian peasant who became the spiritual mentor and friend of the family of Emperor Nicholas II at the beginning of the twentieth century. The tragedy played out on the night of 17 December in the living quarters of the young Prince Felix Yusupov. These rooms now house a historical-documentary exhibition.

14.00 – 16.00 The walk trough the main street “Nevsky Prospekt” with interior visit of a main active church of the city “Kazan Cathedral” and the shopping time (or visit to the market)

16.30 On board

The group will consist of maximum 15 people and will be organized at set 3-day itinerary.

This type of tour will apply for: ALL CRUISE SHIPS coming to St Petersburg in 2016.

NOTE: Please take a note that this tour DO NOT require the Russian Visa. You disembark with our special border pass to join the Visa FREE tour. But you need to get the paper pass "tour-ticket" from us to be able to join the tour