We will be happy to show you all of the must sees of St Petersburg during your short 2 day visit to this majestic city. We only plan private tours with your own guide and driver, no big buses or large groups. Everything is planned around your schedule and preferences.
City:
Saint Petersburg
Duration:
2 days
Type:
Extension
From:
$412
Next date:
Flexible

Overview

Day 1
Trip to Peterhof & Visiting the Hermitage Museum

Welcome to the legendary Venice of the North and the brilliant Northern capital of Russia - St. Petersburg! Today you explore the former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof and visit the legendary Hermitage Museum.

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Day 2
Trip to the Catherine’s Palace & St. Petersburg Sightseeing Tour

Today you explore the brilliant Catherine's Palace located in Pushkin and a wonderful panoramic city tour around the most cherished city gems.

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Price

$412
Deposit $500
Group of 12
$424
Deposit $500
Group of 10
$443
Deposit $500
Group of 8
$475
Deposit $500
Group of 6
$538
Deposit $500
Group of 4
$601
Deposit $500
Group of 3
$728
Deposit $500
Group of 2

What's included

  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • All transfers according to the itinerary with a private driver;
  • Entrance fees to all museums according to the itinerary;
  • Russian port visas;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: meals (some time is reserved for lunch on the go), all personal expenses, tips to guides and drivers.

Itinerary

Day 1: Trip to Peterhof & Visiting the Hermitage Museum

Welcome to the legendary Venice of the North and the brilliant Northern capital of Russia - St. Petersburg! Your guide and driver meet you at the pier and transfer you to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof.

During the tour you visit the famous Bath Cottage and take a walk in the beautiful Lower Park, lavishly adorned with 176 fountains of various forms and styles and numerous gilded statues of ancient gods and heroes.

The highlight of the tour is a unique hydrofoil ride over the Gulf of Finland and the Neva River back to St. Petersburg.

Note: The hydrofoil ride may be replaced with a transfer by car due to unsuitable weather conditions.

Upon arrival you enjoy a guided tour of the legendary Hermitage Museum to see its unique collection of world art, including the masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, El Greco, Francisco Goya and Thomas Gainsborough.

After the tour you return to your ship and have the rest of the day at leisure.

No meals included.

Day 2: Trip to the Catherine’s Palace & St. Petersburg Sightseeing Tour

In the morning your guide and driver pick you up on the pier and take you to Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) to explore the brilliant Catherine's Palace that is a striking example of baroque architecture gifted by Peter the Great to his wife Catherine I.

During the tour you walk through the lavish parks and gardens of this outstanding palace and enjoy its gorgeous interiors, including the replica of the world-renowned Amber Room.

You then return to St. Petersburg and enjoy a wonderful panoramic city tour around the most cherished city gems, including Palace Square, the Mariinsky Theater, Nevsky Prospect, the St. Isaac's Cathedral and many other popular attractions (no entrances included).

After the tour you return to your ship and have the rest of the day at leisure.

No meals included.

  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • All transfers according to the itinerary with a private driver;
  • Entrance fees to all museums according to the itinerary;
  • Russian port visas;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: meals (some time is reserved for lunch on the go), all personal expenses, tips to guides and drivers.

St. Petersburg drawbridges on white nights

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Often called "The Venice of the North", St. Petersburg is the crown jewel of world capitals and a city of canals and palaces.

Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

The Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

The world-famous Hermitage Museum is the home to the largest collection of paintings in the world.

Peterhof, St. Petersburg

Peterhof, St. Petersburg, Russia

Often called "the Russian Versailles", Peterhof Palace and park complex is a luxurious beauty of Imperial Russia.

Catherine's Palace (Tsarskoye Selo), Saint Petersburg

Catherine's Palace (Tsarskoye Selo), Saint Petersburg, Russia

Catherine's Palace aka Tsarskoye Selo is the luxury summer residence of tsars built by Catherine I. 

Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg

Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg, Russia

The Peter and Paul Fortress and its bell-tower symbolize the might and power of Russia.

St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Petersburg

St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Russia

The most iconic golden dome of Russia and a landmark of over 150 years of St. Petersburg history.

Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg

Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Russia

The Savior on Spilled Blood stands out in the St. Petersburg skyline with its 5 unique colorful onion-domes.

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Package type Price
Group of 12
$412
Deposit $500
Group of 10
$424
Deposit $500
Group of 8
$443
Deposit $500
Group of 6
$475
Deposit $500
Group of 4
$538
Deposit $500
Group of 3
$601
Deposit $500
Group of 2
$728
Deposit $500