St.Petersburg shore excursion: Visa-free two-day essential small group tour with Fabergé Museum
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St.Petersburg shore excursion: Visa-free two-day essential small group tour with Fabergé Museum

Availability: Daily (but subject to availability)
Duration: up to 48 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See all of St Petersburg's essential sites in two days with an expert guide
  • Admire the imperial Easter eggs created for the Tsars at the Fabergé Museum
  • Visit the Hermitage museum, Peterhof, St Isaac's Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress and more
What to expect

This small group city tour shore excursion in Saint Petersburg lets you see the city's highlights including the Faberge Museum, which opened only a few years ago. The program could change depending on your ship's arrival and departure time, weekdays when the tour takes place, etc.:

Day 1:

  • 8:15am - 8:30am: Meet your guide and driver by the ship.
  • 8:30am - 10.00am: Start City tour with a photo stop at St. Isaac's cathedral, Bronze Horseman, Admiralty, Sphinx at the Academy of Fine Arts
  • 10.00am - 11.00am: Drive to Imperial Residence of Peterhof
  • 11.00am - 1.00pm: Explore the wonderful gardens and fountains of Peterhof
  • 1.00pm - 2.00pm: Drive back to St Petersburg
  • 2.00pm - 3.00pm: Lunch in a local restaurant/cafe (included)
  • 3:15pm - 4:15pm: Tour of the Faberge Museum
  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm: Boat ride along the rivers and canals
  • 5:30pm - 6.00pm: Return back to the ship

Day 2:

  • 8.15am - 8:30am: Meet your guide and driver by the ship.
  • 8:30 - 10.00 Continue of the city tour. A visit to a Russian food market and Metro
  • 10.00am- 12.00pm: Tour of the splendid Hermitage Museum
  • 12:15pm-12:45pm: Guided tour of Church on the Spilled Blood
  • 1.00pm - 2.00pm: Lunch in a local restaurant/cafe (included)
  • 2.00pm - 2:30pm: Walking along the Nevsky prospect
  • 2:45pm - 3:45pm: Guided tour of Peter & Paul Cathedral and Fortress
  • 4.00pm - 4:30pm: Return to the ship

Worry-free Shore Excursion: We ensure your timely return to the St Petersburg port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded.

Note: This is a general tour program and that it will be adjusted according to the days of the week and cruise ship's arrival/departure time. Tour order might vary, but inclusions will stay the same.

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What's included
  • VISA-FREE paperwork (for cruise ship passengers)
  • Admissions to all museums as per itinerary
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • 2 lunches (*if relevant option is booked)
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • A bottle of water daily
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges, local taxes
What's not included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • 2 Lunches (*if relevant option is not booked)
  • The meeting point for your tour is either at your ship's terminal 90 minutes after the ship docks or in the hall of your hotel; please specify when booking
What to remember
  • The tour is available for cruise ship passengers, as well as for hotel guests. Cruise ship passengers do not need apply for visa - all visa-paperwork is included in the tour price
  • Infants are free of charge. Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for children five years-old and under
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking (vegetarian/gluten-free etc), otherwise you will be served the same meal as the rest of the group
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Infant meals not included
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for participants with limited walking ability
  • Your group will not exceed 14 travelers
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately. In case of rain you will be provided with ponchos
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  • Tour operates from 23 April to 7 October
  • Your tour starts 90 minutes after ship docks (or if other time is specified by your tour operator)
  • The tour availability depends on the sea port's schedule
  • Please CHECK your emails - we send the important information there, including tour tickets for cruise ship passengers and the time when the tour begins
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 21 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 15 days before, you can still receive a 70 % refund. If you cancel up to 10 days before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.

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