"Northern Venice" Boat Tour in Saint Petersburg
Cruises and boat tours

"Northern Venice" Boat Tour in Saint Petersburg

Free cancellation
Language: English , Russian
Availability: Everyday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
Do this because
  • Be amazed by St. Petersburg´s most significant monuments and sights
  • Enjoy the boat tour on the city's must-see rivers and canals
  • Learn about what you're seeing when you add the professional historical audioguide
What to expect

St. Petersburg is famous for its architecture, museums, and monuments and a boat tour is the best way to see all of it´s beauty in a unique way. Discover the city on the most popular river route that follows 5 different canals. You will see most of the city's significant buildings and sights, which were built to be viewed from the water. Soak in their architectural splendor and be amazed by one of the most magnificent cities in Europe. Parade facades, grandiose architectural ensembles, the unique shape of Saint-Petersburg skyline with recognizable strings of spires and domes, a variety of engineering and design concepts embodied in the bridges - all of this and more you can expect to see during this boat trip.

Let the views will take your breath away: You will see notable palaces, cathedrals and noble mansions, the man-made island of New Holland, the building of Mariinsky Theatre, the renovated Chinezelli circus, the granite walls of the Peter and Paul's Fortress. Particularly fabulous from the water is the ingenious ensemble of the Spit of Basil's Island, the peculiar patterns of the Summer Garden fence, and the mysterious St. Michael's Castle.

On this water cruise around "Northern Venice", you'll have a chance to listen to professional historical audioguide comment. It’s no doubt that after this trip, the beautiful city of St. Petersburg will have a permanent place in your heart.

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What's included
  • Boat tour
  • Warm covers for outdoor seating
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Audioguide (can be added at check-out)
Reduced price
  • Students (with valid ID): reduced
  • Children (0 to 15 years): reduced

St. Petersburg Boats, 53 Fontanka river embankment, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Meeting point:

The pier is located at Fontanka 53, near the Lomonosov Bridge.

What to remember
  • If you want an English or Russian audioguide, please select at check-out
  • Indoor and outdoor seating is available
  • Warm covers to keep you comfortable in windy weather
  • Toilet facilities on board
  • Some boats have mini bar, otherwise, you are welcome to bring your own food and drinks
  • Smoking is prohibited on the boat
  • Please don´t bring oversize luggage on the boat tour
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  • Daily tours between May 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020
  • Tours start at 11.00 am, 1.00 pm, 3.00 pm, 5.00 pm, 7.00 pm and 9 pm
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Saint-Petersburg Boats
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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