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A Private Peterhoff and Pushkin Tour, 7 hrs cruise shore tours in St. Petersburg

This one-day St Petersburg Cultural Tour is a wonderful opportunity for cruise passengers who stay in this Russian capital just for one day to explore most amazing and significant places in St.Petersburg like Pushkin and Peterhoff. We offer you this exciting escorted shore tour in St.Petersburg at moderate price and providing our best tour guides.

Tour Programme:

Tour to the state museum "Catherine's Palace" located in the town Pushkin in 25 km from St.Petersburg (former "Tsarskoye Selo" - "The Royal Village"). The palace is the most beautiful summer place of the Russian tsars of the Romanovs' house, where you can see the famous "Amber Room".
Lunch (not included in the price)
Tour to the museum-reserve Peterhof — is an excursion to the museum of 150 fountains. The biggest fountain in Peterhof is Samson Fountain, it shoots a 18-metre-high vertical jet of water. All the fountains in Peterhof operate without use of pumps, the architects of this museum used natural pressure of water collected into the system of canals and ponds.
Tour to the museum Peterhof (Petrodvoretz) gives an opportunity to see not only fountains of so-called Lower Gardens ("Nizhnii Sad") and the museum "Grand Palace". On the territory of the Peterhof museum-reserve there are more than 15 different museums, representing the atmosphere of life of Russian tsars of Romanovs' dynasty. Return to your cruise ship.

Add info: Cruise passengers is the only category of tourists visiting Russia which are allowed to stay in the territory of the Russian Federation without visa. To be able to use this option special documentation for the border should be applied. According to the Russian law regarding the non-visa cruise passengers the proper documentation is: * A valid passport, * A photo copy of your passport * A proof of your participation in an escorted tour program arranged by a licensed and authorized operator. Items # 1-2 you shall provide yourself, and item # 3 shall be provided by your Tour company. When booking our tours we will provide you with a personalized excursions ticket that will allow you to enjoy and explore St.Petersburg without visa (this will be sent to you after having your tour booked and prepaid).

  • English Speaking Guide
  • Inside visits to Museums
  • Transport

Peterhoff Great Palace Museum is closed on Monday and every last Tuesday for inside visits. Pushkin Museum is closed on Tuesday and every last Monday of the month for inside visits. The parks are open daily.

According the Russian law cruise ship passengers can actually visit Russia on visa-waiver scheme providing that the stop in the port of call doesn't exceed 72 hours and tourists stay overnight on board of the cruise ship. Cruise passengers may disembark from the ship without a tourist visa if they participate on tours organised by cruise company or a Russian authorised tour operator.

On passing the border you have to show our personalised excursions ticket, so-called tour-ticket, which we will send you by mail when your booking is confirmed.

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