Russia & Baltics Tours

"Cheap & Easy" Visa Free Shore Excursion Package 1 Day

ID 1315, Group tour min 7 person max 10 person

From $85 ($85 per person)

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Excursion category:

  • Shore excursions
  • Group tours
  • Small group tours

Excursion options:

  • Canal and river cruise
  • Visit local family
  • Lunch
  • Nightlife-Shows / Concerts
  • Child friendly tours
  • Evening activities
  • Masterclass
  • Shopping
  • Air & Helicopter Tours
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Sights included:

  • Palace Square

    Palace Square

  • The State Hermitage Museum

    The State Hermitage Museum

    * Monday not available
  • Church of the Savior on the Spilt Blood

    Church of the Savior on the Spilt Blood

  • Peter & Paul Fortress

    Peter & Paul Fortress

  • St.Isaac's Cathedral

    St.Isaac's Cathedral

  • St.Nicholas Cathedral

    St.Nicholas Cathedral

  • Nevsky Prospect

    Nevsky Prospect

  • State Russian Museum

    State Russian Museum

  • Mariinsky Theatre

    Mariinsky Theatre

  • Fabergé Museum

    Fabergé Museum

  • Kazan Cathedral

    Kazan Cathedral

  • Summer garden

    Summer garden

WHAT’S ON?

- Learn Russian history from the local expert licensed tour guide, fluently speaking English, while on a Sightseeing City tour. Your personal guide will explain to you the layout of St Petersburg's diverse precincts and provide you with a historical overview that will be useful to you throughout the day.

St. Petersburg metro (subway)
- Experience the local busy everyday life. During this tour, we will take you to some of St. Petersburg's subway stations, strange as that may sound! But St. Petersburg metro stations resemble the state rooms of a royal palace, opulent with marble, chandeliers and sculptures! Spectacular, splendid and over the top ornate!

Spilled Blood Cathedral

- Visit one of the most famous sights in the whole country - the one you may see in all the guidebooks - classically Russian, immensely colourful Cathedral of Our Savior on Spilled Blood. Its marvellous inlaid mosaics interior and bright enamel onion domes will amaze you.

•    State Hermitage
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•    Skip the line and save your time to enter the museums. Al the tickets are prebooked.
•    Visit one of the largest and greatest of the world’s museums – the State Hermitage. This museum
•    houses an amazing collection of historical European artifacts, and is a veritable treasure trove of the
•    Tsars. Arguably, it also holds the greatest collection of European Art in the world from Rembrandt
•    to Leonardo. And you will have the opportunity to see all of its highlights! We guarantee it!

•    Kazan Cathedral

- Discover what is Russian Orthodox Church like, why we celebrate Christmas on the 7th of January, Russian main religion customs and traditions - while visiting the principal church of St.Petersburg - Kazan Cathedral.

Kupez Eliseeys’ Mall

- Visit the most famous food store in the city - Kupez Eliseevs’ Mall- in a magnificent art nouveau building. Piano music, the smell of hot coffee and baking, the beautiful sight of red and black caviar, will give you the sense of Russian bourgeois atmosphere of the 20th century.

Lunch
- Learn of the traditional Russian cuisine and get a chance to try some national dishes, where locals do

YOU’LL WITNESS:

•    Nevsky prospect – main street, well-known for huge palaces, shops.
•    St. Petersburg metro (subway) - the stations resemble the state rooms of a royal palace, opulent with marble, chandeliers and sculptures - spectacular, splendid and over the top ornate!
•    Eliseevs’ Grocery Store – the oldest and most beautiful grocery, opulent in marble statures.
•    The Passage - the oldest ladies shops.
•    The Fine Art’s Square – beautiful classical ensemble of  shining 19th century buildings, headed by the Russian Museum Art.
•    Michael’s garden – shady public garden, created as part of complex of Michael’s palace.
•    Cathedral of Our Savior on Spilled Blood - the only European’s cathedral that is decorated with 7thousand sq meters of mosaics, the one you can see in all the guidebooks - classically Russian, immensely colorful with its marvelous inlaid mosaics interior and bright enamel onion domes will amaze you.
•    Zinger building – northern Art Modern office of sewing machines, presently the Grand Book store.
•    Kazan Cathedral - city’s main cathedral and the major sight for Easter and Christmas ceremonies. Crescent shaped colonnade of 56 columns of rose granite of the Kazan Cathedral is one of major highlights on the Nevsky prospect.
•    Stroganoff palace - birthplace of the dish Beef - Stroganoff.
•    Palace square- the central square, historical spot of Russian events.
•    State Hermitage Museum – Russia’s largest museum, boasting one of the finest museum collections in the world, Russian, European and International!  You will see all the museum's highlights in a relatively short time, including the gorgeous state rooms of the Russian royalty.
•    Winter Palace – main residence of Tsars; a place of intrigue, romance and tragic history.
•    New Hermitage – a royal museum with fascinating line of lucky produced Atlases    
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WHAT’S THE PLAN


9 a.m.	Meet K Joy guide at the Sea Terminal
9.00-9.30 a.m.	Drive to the nearest metro station
9.30-10.15 a.m.	Explore St. Petersburg Metro (one of the most beautiful and world deepest metro system)
10.15-12.00p.m.	Walking Tour of the Nevsky Avenue with the visit to the Yeliseyevs’ Grocery Store
12.00-12.30 p.m.	Tour of the Church on Spilt Blood, a must to see sight  of St. Petersburg, covered with over 7 thousand sq. meters of mosaics
12.30-1.30 p.m.	Lunch break .Your guide will recommend some local cafes to taste Russian National Cuisine)
1.30-2.00 p.m.	Continue the walking along the Nevsky to the Palace Square
2.15-4.45 p.m.	Skip-the-line tour of the Hermitage with Free time included.
04:45-5:15 p.m.	Visit to the Palace embankment to listen to the stories and collect the photos of the Peter &Paul’s Fortress, St. Basil’s Island with Rostral Columns, the Kunstkamera (the very first museum of St. Petersburg, the Admiralty
5:15-6.00 p.m.	Transfer back to the Sea Terminal (en route you will see the Bronze Horseman  and view the St. Isaac’s Cathedral with English Embankment)
 
INCLUDED:
 
• Admission fees to all museums in the tour, including skip-the-line tickets to the Hermitage
• Transfers by comfortable transport from and back to the Sea Terminal
• Personal Licensed Expert Guide for the entire duration of the tour 
•	Metro ride
•	A prepaid blanket visa
•	Photo and video licenses for all the tour locations.
•	All local taxes and port fees
•	Headphones for groups with 5 or more people.

NOT INCLUDED:

•	Lunch and drinks
•	Tips

You would ask then, why it’s so cheap. The reason is that most of the tours include the whole day transport, but here we limited it to the transfers instead - the tours includes the transfer by comfortable vehicle to and back from the downtown. The rest will be by metro (subway) or walking.



 
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