Home Cruise shore excursions St. Petersburg & Russia 3 Days Private Tour of St. Petersburg and its suburbs

A Private Three Days Visa Free Shore Tour of St.Petersburg - 1st Option

This tour is suitable for the tourists arriving with the cruise lines COSTA CRUCERO / MSC / NCL / IBERO CRUCEROS / ROYAL CARIBBEAN / CELEBRITY CRUISES / HOLLAND AMERICA LINE / AZAMARA.

3 day shore tour of St. Petersburg includes visits to all of the popular and most important St.Petersburg sights and trips to most famous suburbian parks and palaces - Tsarskoye Selo, Peterhof, Pavlovsk.

Day 1
08:00 Passport control (tour-tickets.) Meeting with guides.
08:00 – 10:00 Saint Petersburg Panoramic Highlight city tour.
10:00 – 12:00 Tour to Pushkin. Visit to the Catherine Palace with Amber Room. Park walk is included afterwards.
12:00 – 13:00 Tour to Pavlovsk.
13:00 – 15:00 Back to Saint Petersburg. Excursion to St. Isaak Cathedral or to the Church of Spilled Blood.
15:00 – 16:00 Free time for lunch.
17:30 – 18:30 Boat ride.
18:30 – 20:00 Free time for shopping and walks. Return to the ship.
Optional - folk-show, ballet, concerts.

Day 2
09.00 – 11.00 Visit to Shuvalovka Russian village along with visit to an open-air museum of ancient architecture and Russian traditions.
11.00 – 11.30 Transfer to Peterhof Palace
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch at Peterhof(not included)
14.00 – 16.00 Parks and fountains of Peterhof. Peterhof Grand Palace visit.
16.00 – 16.30 Transfer to Saint Petersburg by hydrofoil.
16.30 – 18.00 Trip to the Yusupov palace.
18.00 – 19.00 Free time. Return to the ship
Optional - Russian folk show, ballet, theatres

Day 3
09:00 – 11:00 Tour of the Peter-and-Paul Fortress
11:30 – 14:30 Tour of the the Hermitage museum
14:30 – 15:00 The Metro tour
15:00 – 17:00 Free time for walking and shopping
17:00 Return to the ship
  • 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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