1. St Petersburg: 2-Day Tour for Cruise Ship Passengers
Day 1 Start your 2-day excursion with a sightseeing tour driving towards Peterhof. Stop along the way and see the best panoramic views of St Petersburg. When at Peterhof explore the lower garden which is decorated with numerous fountains. Have lunch at a local restaurant, then return to the city and see the jewels of the Fabergé Museum. Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress and cathedral, the birthplace of St. Petersburg. On the way back to your ship you will visit the St. Petersburg underground, which is beautifully decorated with marble. Day 2 Begin your day with a sightseeing tour. After the tour enjoy a boat ride to see the most breathtaking views on the Neva River, pass the former royal palaces and famous drawbridges. Visit the largest museum in the country, the Hermitage. During the tour you will admire the reception halls, the "Hanging" Garden, collections of Italian, Dutch and Flemish paintings as well as applied arts. Have lunch at a nice cafe before visiting the Church on the Spilled Blood, which is famous for its mosaics covering its walls inside and outside. At the end of our tour you will have a stroll along the Nevsky Prospect. Visit St. Isaac's Cathedral, the second largest in the country. Your tour will end after a short drive back to your ship.