St Petersburg Visa Free Shore City Tour with Boat Cruise and Yusupov Palace

St Petersburg Visa Free Shore City Tour with Boat Cruise and Yusupov Palace
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$162.5
Duration: 9 hours
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Description

On this 1-day private shore excursion you will get oriented to the magnificent St. Petersburg in just 1 day, from palaces to cathedrals, with photo stops along the way and memorable inside tours. From its ornate, onion-domed cathedrals to its green spaces, the city is an enriching center of Russian culture. Discover architectural wonders like  Peter & Paul Fortress with Cathedral, St Isaac Cathedral, Church on the Spilled Blood and Yusupov Palace. 

Your journey starts with your private licensed tour guide meeting you in the arrival hall of the passengers terminal. The guide will be standing right after passport control holding a sign with your name on it. After warm welcome, you will be taken to your comfortable business class car and the tour will begin. In the car you will discuss your day’s itinerary and may ask your guide any questions you have.

8:40-9:00 Meet your guide and driver in cruise ship terminal (direct pier pick-up)
9:00-13:00 City Tour Sightseeing with driving along Nevsky Prospect. Enjoy a panoramic drive past the main sights of the city and a guided visit to the colorfully decorated Church on the Spilled Blood, admire magnificent views of the Peter and Paul Fortress with Cathedral,  visit St. Isaac’s Cathedral which soaring gold dome tops the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 
13:00-13:50 Lunch Break in a local cafe (self payment)
14:00-15:30 Relax on a public boat cruise  which plies along the waterways of St. Petersburg, the “Venice of the North”. Admire the beautiful canals & the Neva river taking in the most spectacular sights.
15:50-17:30  Discover the major role seldom-visited Yusupov Palace has played in Russia’s history, touring its lavish interior.
18:00 On board the ship

On this 1-day private shore excursion you will get oriented to the magnificent St. Petersburg in just 1 day, from palaces to cathedrals, with photo stops along the way and memorable inside tours. From its ornate, onion-domed cathedrals to its green spaces, the city is an enriching center of Russian culture. Discover architectural wonders like  Peter & Paul Fortress with Cathedral, St Isaac Cathedral, Church on the Spilled Blood and Yusupov Palace.