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A Private Two Days Visa Free Shore Tour of St.Petersburg - 2nd Option

This is mostly an open-air 2-days shore tour that includes a visit to Shuvalovka - an open-air museum of Russian ancient architecture, and a water "meteor" ride from Peterhof to Saint Petersburg. Besides it includes a city tour, a water city tour, visits to fortresses and cathedrals of the city, Yusupov Palace and Peterhof.

Tour Program

Day 1

08.00-09.00 Passport control. Meeting with the guide in the port
09.00 - 10.30 St. Petersburg Panoramic Highlights City Tour
10.30 – 13.30 Hermitage
13.30 – 14.30 Free time for a lunch
15.00 – 16.00 Savior on the Blood Church visit or St Isaak Cathedral

16.00 - 17.00 Peter and Paul Fortress visit
17.00-18.00 Water city tour
18.00 – 19.00 City tour of Saint Petersburg
19.00 – 20.00 Return to the boat
o optional tours for extra charge-folkshow, russian ballet o free time for shopping, walking, restaurants, etc, return to the boat

Day 2

09:00 Meeting with the guides
09:15-10:00 Tour to Open air museum of Russian architecture and traditions Shuvalovka, Russian village
10:00 - 11:30 Master-classes in traditional handicrafts,
Visit to the Museum of Living History «Vikings in Ancient Russia»
12:00 – 13:00 Luch at the restaurant Krapiva in Shuvalovka (not included in the price)
13:00 – 14:00 Transfer to the ex-imperial residence Peterhoff
14:00 – 16:00 Visit to the Great Palace of Peterhoff.
Guided walking along the gardens and fountains of Peterhoff
16:00 – 18:00 Return to the boat

  • English Speaking Guide
  • Inside visits to Museums
  • Transport
  • Tour Tickets

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 personalized excursions ticket, so-called tour-ticket, which we will send you by mail when your booking is confirmed.

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