St. Petersburg
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Our most recommended St. Petersburg Night Tours

  • St. Petersburg: Raising Drawbridges Night Boat Tour

    1. St. Petersburg: Raising Drawbridges Night Boat Tour

    This night trip that travels under raised bridges will let you fully embrace the beautiful views of St. Petersburg by night.  Marvel at architectural ensembles, view the unique shape of the St. Petersburg skyline with a recognizable string of spires and domes and see a variety of bridges. During the cruise, see palaces and noble mansions, notable cathedrals in the city, the hand-made island of New Holland, the building of Mariinsky Theatre, the renovated Chinezelli circus, the granite walls of the Peter and Paul's Fortress and the gold-plated spire of the Peter and Paul's Cathedral. The views you see will take your breath away. Views that are particularly fabulous from the water are the ingenious ensemble of the spit of the Basils Island, the peculiar pattern of the Summer Garden fence, the mysterious St.Michaels Castle, and the square of the seven bridges. Join this tour and enjoy an ...

    Raising bridges is a remarkable event to see, tickets are very easily and quickly provided via the GetYourGuide app. The only suggestion is, given that it is cold at night, it would be good to provide and offer visitors a blanket, for example, before the end of the ride it was very cold for me.

  • St. Petersburg City Pub Crawl

    2. St. Petersburg City Pub Crawl

    Visit 4 of the top bars and clubs in St. Petersburg on a 4-hour pub crawl with an English-speaking expert guide. Experience the real nightlife of St. Petersburg within walking distance of the city's main sights. Enjoy 1 free drink at each bar or club visited, get to know the others in your group and play fun games and contests. On each tour the routes are designed to take you to the most exciting places in the city, where you’ll enjoy parties, concerts or dancing. Head from one bar to the next on foot. Routes are organized so that the walking time between venues is no more than 5-10 minutes.

    Tony the host was very good and friendly. All the activities in 4 different pubs were very different and interesting.

  • St. Petersburg: Magical Neva Cruise at Night in Russian

    3. St. Petersburg: Magical Neva Cruise at Night in Russian

    Shadows of Russian rulers and freethinkers, poets and politicians, glorious commanders and fair ladies will accompany you on this journey. Cruiser will cross the aquatorium of Neva river where you will look upon the imperial sights of the city. After that our cruiser will take you past the symbols of the following era – you will see the legendary herald of the revolution Aurora cruiser and Nakhimov Naval School. You will see the bridges of Saint Petersburg: Palace bridge, Trinity bridge, Liteyniy bridge, Annunciation bridge, will be drawn in front of your own eyes. Throughout the journey our guide will surround you with the atmosphere of antique Saint Petersburg, its legends, mysteries and stories. Overall duration of the journey is 1 hour 30 minutes.

  • Hermitage: Impressionist and Golden Peacock Evening Tour

    4. Hermitage: Impressionist and Golden Peacock Evening Tour

    Never has the Hermitage been so mysterious and so attractive! Venture an evening tour to one of the world-famous museums – the Hermitage including the General Staff Building. This tour is focused on a deeper look at art and includes the history of paintings through Renaissance and Ancient art. It also gives a good perspective on Modern European art with Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso with large halls packed with their masterpieces. There are an extensive exhibitions of Art Nouveau, Impressionists, and a unique Faberge Exhibition. Learn more and enjoy yourself with fewer people as it is a small tour. You will have plenty of time to walk through the corridors and effortlessly enjoy paintings and sculptures.  Book a tour for Wednesdays, to see the Golden Peacock chiming in the Winter Palace. This is a truly exciting experience! Hermitage: Art After Dark Tour is focused more on art detai...

    Anna is highly recommended . Perfect English and ability to present History with the necessary details and context . Thankyou !

  • St. Petersburg: Illuminations Night City Tour

    5. St. Petersburg: Illuminations Night City Tour

    This excursion combines a sightseeing drive to those landmarks of the city which become more fascinating as the night progresses. You will encounter many of the gorgeous palaces and squares of Saint-Petersburg at night. In peak summertime you have the opportunity to enjoy the romantics of the "white nights", observing the opening of the numerous drawbridges. During white nights, when a faint twilight takes the place of night darkness, the streets, squares, and embankments acquire a unique charm. Though the period of white nights is short and comes to an end in July, it doesn't mean that the charm of St. Petersburg's night disappears. This water-dominated city still offers its guests many opportunities to embrace and experience its beauty.

    Our driver is so accommodating and helpful,as my partner was too cold to get out of the car, he was trying to turn the car to help her Get a better view the scenery.

  • Saint Petersburg: Illuminations by Night Private City Tour

    6. Saint Petersburg: Illuminations by Night Private City Tour

    Illuminations tour along the spectacular floodlit monuments. Magical and magnificent by night, a drive through Saint Petersburg and its beautiful illuminated buildings should not be missed by any visitor of the northern capital. This excursion combines a sightseeing drive to those landmarks of the city which are getting most fascinating when the night is getting on - the most gorgeous palaces and squares of Saint Petersburg at night. In summertime you will have the opportunity to enjoy the romantics of the White Nights, observing the opening of the numerous drawbridges. During White Nights, when a faint twilight takes the place of night darkness, the streets, squares and embankments acquire a unique charm. Though the period of White Nights is short and comes to the end in July, it doesn't mean that the charm of St. Petersburg's night disappears. The city dominated by water still offers ...

    We visited places we would not have visited otherwise. Enjoyed chats with guide about many topics. St Petersburg is a beautiful city and our guide shared his love for the city. Full marks to our guide.

  • St Petersburg VIP Night Tour by Limousine

    7. St Petersburg VIP Night Tour by Limousine

    Your Limousine tour will begin with pick-up from your hotel at 23:00. Night illumination makes the city particularly beautiful, so you will see St Petersburg at its best. Discover the embankments and avenues, St. Isaac's Cathedral, and the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. Vasilyevsky Island is another beautiful and popular site at this hour. The city is situated on 42 islands, so there are many bridges. Major bridges are over the river Neva, lighting up at night in sequence (all in all 13 bridges), and this performance is definitely worth seeing! All stops will be made according to your wishes. An English-speaking guide will accompany you without intruding upon your privacy. In the bar you will find wine, sweets and chocolate - all you need for a romantic evening. We will drop you off at your hotel at midnight.

  • Lonely Planet Experiences: Hidden St Petersburg Evening Tour

    8. Lonely Planet Experiences: Hidden St Petersburg Evening Tour

    Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this Lonely Planet Experience. Meet your friendly guide at the information booth in Palace Square. Nestled in the heart of the city, the square hosts St Petersburg’s most important celebrations and is the perfect place to experience the city as a local. The first part of the tour is dedicated to the city’s stunning metro system. Head down underground and get a better understanding of the system’s secrets and stories thanks to your guide’s expert knowledge. Learn about why the metro here is so significant and stands for so much more than just a transport system. Next, arrive at the city’s oldest railway station, which is one of the most beautiful stations in Russia. Continue the tour to a nearby cafe, which you won’t find in any tourist books. Surrounded by locals, immerse yourself in the ch...

    The tour description is outdated and the itinerary has changed which was unfortunate, as I had already done most things on the revised itinerary. I was told that GetYourGuide cannot change the description until 2020.

  • White Nights Tour with Cruise in German

    9. White Nights Tour with Cruise in German

    Enjoy the special experience around the summer solstice: in June there are a few weeks to enjoy the unique experience of the White Nights in St. Petersburg. See how the St. Petersburgers turn the long, bright nights into daylight and the whole city is on its feet until the bascule bridges above the Neva open again. Start the tour through the White Nights with a guided walk through St. Petersburg to the Summer Garden of Peter the Great. On your way pass the picturesque Griboedov Canal and the Church of the Blood. Learn interesting facts about historical St. Petersburg. Enjoy the maritime atmosphere and the spectacular view of the illuminated Peter and Paul Fortress with snacks and drinks near the Neva river. In the evening you will set off with the guide on a cruise through the world's northernmost metropolis before you experience the special moment of the opening of the bascule bridges...

  • St. Petersburg: Exclusive Rooftop Experience

    10. St. Petersburg: Exclusive Rooftop Experience

    Meet your guide at a historical building in St. Petersburg. After a safety briefing, ascend to the rooftop of the building with your guide. The experienced and knowledgeable tour guide will make your stay on the roof not only safe but also interesting. In the glorious skyline of St. Petersburg, you will easily recognize its major architectural gems, including Peter and Paul Fortress, the domes of the Church on the Spilled Blood, the famous St. Isaacs’s Cathedral, the Admiralty, and the Winter Palace. You will also see jaw-dropping views over the River Neva and its famous drawbridges that have become one of the most famous symbols of St. Petersburg. After the guide's commentary about the main monuments of the city, you will have time to take breathtaking pictures. The guide will make sure you take the most amazing photos from the best angles. If you book the night tour option, you will ...

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What people are saying about St. Petersburg

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 119 reviews

Guide was punctual, very attentive, well informed, the driver drove carefully and was attentive. The pick up from the hotel worked without any problems. Unfortunately there are no open jump bridges to be seen in the winter months. Would not be mentioned in the description.

Very good. An interesting excursion, saw the opening of three bridges, the Peter and Paul Fortress, the hare island. There is hot tea. Dress warmly .10/10 I advise everyone.

Our driver is so accommodating and helpful,as my partner was too cold to get out of the car, he was trying to turn the car to help her Get a better view the scenery.

The tour was very good. Pick up on time. A lot of sights were explored, with exit options to take beautiful photos for the memory. Very competent tour guide.

Anna is highly recommended . Perfect English and ability to present History with the necessary details and context . Thankyou !