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Saint Petersburg: Private Full-Day Shore Excursion City Tour

Saint Petersburg: Private Full-Day Shore Excursion City Tour

From US$ 214.42 per person

Enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Saint Petersburg and visit the city’s major monuments. See Peter and Paul Fortress, stroll and shop on Nevsky Prospekt, and marvel at this magnificent city from the water on the “Rivers and Canals” boat tour.

About this activity

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Duration 9 hours
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English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish
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  • See the Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Isaac’s Cathedral, and the Church on Spilled Blood
  • Enjoy the “Rivers and Canals” boat tour
  • Explore the shops on Nevsky Prospekt
Full description
See the main sights of Saint Petersburg with the option of making stops at monuments of particular interest to you. On this full-day tour you’ll visit the Peter and Paul Fortress, the citadel where the city got its start. See Saint Isaac’s Cathedral with its massive gold dome, which is one of the largest in the world. You’ll also enjoy lunch at a popular Saint Petersburg restaurant and browse for souvenirs and gifts as you bargain with local vendors at stops during your excursion. Head off on a guided walk along Nevsky Prospekt and discover the gorgeous Church on Spilled Blood, which is the 2nd-largest mosaic museum in the world. To top off this overview of Saint Petersburg, you’ll see the city from the water on the Rivers and Canals Boat Tour. One of the best ways to see the sights of the Venise du Nord is by boat. More than 70 rivers and canals wind their way through the city, with around 400 bridges crossing these waterways.
  • Lunch at a popular restaurant
  • Round-trip transportation by air-conditioned car or mini-van
  • Entrance fees to museums
  • Visa-free arrangements
  • Assistance of a guide speaking your language
  • Pier pick-up and drop off
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • This tour is offered in English, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish. No extra payment is required. Please specify your preference when booking
    • With the private shore tours, everything is provided to satisfy Russian entry requirements. You will not need to purchase a separate Russian tourist visa
    • After you make your tour booking the supplier will contact you via e-mail to ask for additional information for each person in your private party:
    • Full name as it appears in the passport
    • Passport number
    • Passport expiration date
    • Date of birth
    • Nationality
    • Gender
    • This information is required to make all the necessary arrangements with Port customs and to send you the tour ticket which you should present at the Saint Petersburg port of call when disembarking from the cruise ship.
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    We were able to get as much as possible in one day! :-)

    A day full of new inpressions and a nice overview of St. Petersburg, but next time we have to reserve more than one day to get a closer look!

    August 3, 2011

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    Product ID: 12805