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2 Day Top-Guided Mini-Group Shore Excursion Introducing The Best of Saint-Petersburg And Its Surroundings

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This friendly, very popular, small group shore excursion was created to introduce the best of St Petersburg in a fun and interactive way. The tour includes all the must sees and features the city culture including  all the most requested inside visits in St Petersburg and its surroundings: Hermitage/Winter Palace, St Isaac Cathedral, Church on Spilled Blood, Peter and Paul Fortress, Catherine Palace/Amber Room, Imperial Park, Peterhof Fountain Park, Metro, canal and Neva River cruise, and more. The tour is limited to a maximum of 15 group members.

Itinerary Details

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Day 1 Splendid St Petersburg

Stop At: Ludmila Tours - Tours in Russia

VISA-FREE Shore Excursions/ Tour in St. Petersburg takes care of the smallest details to make your Russian trip enjoyable and memorable

Duration: 17 hour

Stop At:

8 30 am Your fully licensed guide and professional driver of a comfortable air conditioned vehicle will greet you at passport immigration control next to your ship 9 am your guide and professional driver of a comfortable air conditioned vehicle will greet you in the lobby of your hotel

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St. Petersburg

Start your day with a CITY OVERVIEW TOUR. See the main sights and learn about local life in St. Petersburg on this small-group, guided city tour. Your small-group friendly guide will tell you details and stories to explore the most famous sights of St. Petersburg in fun, informative, and relaxed way.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Neva Embankments

9 00 -Have a 1 hour BOAT RIDE sightseeing to see the main city attractions from the waterside and enjoy its architecture

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress

Be impressed by the monumental structure the oldest fortified fortress of Saint Petersburg

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See palace estates, monuments, beautiful bridges, churches and cathedrals, memorial squares and parks on the marvelous English Embarkment.

Stop At: Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I

Have a look at the symbolic monument of St Petersburg and listen to the story about the founder of the city

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

Enjoy the beauty of SAVIOR ON THE SPILT BLOOD CATHEDRAL, awe-inspiring monument which startles visitors with its mighty size, multicoloured "onion" domes.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Palace Square

You'll see famous sight, where you can take photos of the stunning facades of the Winter Palace

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Visit the HERMITAGE MUSEUM – Includes the 4 buildings of this ensemble: the Winter Palace, the small Hermitage, the New Hermitage, and the Old Hermitage. Enjoy art collections with over three million works of art, the spectacular state and private rooms

Duration: 2 hour

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The biggest cupola cathedral of Russia is a significant sight of the city will capture your memory for either

Duration: 40 minutes

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5:00pm Return to your ship/ centrally located hotel

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt

* After your tour program you may have your choice of returning to the ship or having 3-hour extention to stay in the city center to stroll the majestick streets, do some shopping or simply enjoy a dinner at a good( not so touristy) Russian restaurant or a café.

Duration: 3 hour

Day 2 Imperial Suburbs

Stop At:

8 00 am Your fully licensed guide and professional driver of a comfortable air conditioned vehicle will greet you at passport immigration control next to your ship 9 am your guide and professional driver of a comfortable air conditioned vehicle will greet you in the lobby of your hotel

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Pushkin

Start your day with a overview tour of the suburban city . You will be able to see and take pictures of the most famous and beautiful sights of Tzar's village, get acquainted with the history of the Romanov imperial and family life.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park

Visit splendid Catherine Palace to stroll down its breathtaking golden sweet of rooms. After the guided tour in the stunning palace you will be offered to have a walk in Catherine Park

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Peterhof

Drive to PETERHOF , beloved summer residence of the founder of St Petersburg, Peter the Great

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof

Visit Peterhof Fountain Park accurately referred to as the ‘Russian Versailles” which is included into the list of number one tourist attractions. Stroll through the lower park to be impressed by its gorgeous fountains

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Metro Station Pushkinskaya

Return to St Petersburg and take the Metro (subway system) to see palace like stations

Duration: 30 minutes

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5 00 pm Return to the ship/hotel

Duration: 15 minutes