Home Cruise shore excursions St. Petersburg & Russia 2 Days Tour of St. Petersburg and its suburbs - 1st Option

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

This cultural St.Petersburg Tour is be the best option for those cruise passengers who stay in the capital city for 2 days. This intensive and impressing St.Petersburg City tour includes visits to the most significant and amazing places of the city - Hermitage Museum, Peterhoff, St.Isaak Catedral and others.

This St Petersburg shore tour is a classical 2-days program that includes visits to all of the major sights of the city and its suburbs. On the first day you will take a ride to the famous tzar residences Tsarskoye Selo and Peterhof. On returning back to the city you will visit one of the city cathedrals and take a boat ride along rivers and channels.

Second day starts with a city tour. After the tour you will visit a famous Hermitage Museum and then Peter and Paul fortress - the place from where the city had started its history. This programme is approximated and recommended as the best one for those who are in St.Petersburg at the first time. It can be changed easily upon your request.

Tour Program

Day 1
08:00 Meeting with the guides
08:00-10:00 Tour to one of ex-imperial russian suburb residences Pushkin (ex-Tsarskoye Selo)
10:00 - 11:30 Catherine Palace visit with the famous Amber room
12:00 – 13:00 Transfer to other ex-imperial residence Peterhoff
13:00 – 14:00 Free time for lunch in Peterhoff
14:00 – 16:00 Guided walking along the gardens and fountains of Peterhoff.
16:00 – 18:00 Visit to St.Isaak Cathedral or Savior on the Blood Church (one to your choice)
18.00 - 19.00 Water city tour
19.00 – 20.00 Return to the boat
or optional tours available at extra charge - folk show, russian ballet o free time for shopping, walking, restaurants, etc, return to the boat

Day 2

09.00 - 10.30 St. Petersburg City Tour
11.00 – 13.30 Hermitage
13.30 – 14.30 Free time for a lunch
15.00 – 16.00 City tour with visit to Peter and Paul Fortress. Free time for shopping and walking
16.00 - 17.00 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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