Russia & Baltics Tours

3 Day Visa Free Shore St. Petersburg Top Tour

ID 1321, Private tour

From $385 ($385 per person)

Please enter number of persons:
Children, 8-15yo
Children, 4-7yo
Children, 0-3yo

Excursion category:

  • Shore excursions
  • Group tours
  • Small group tours
  • Private/Custom Tours

Excursion options:

  • Canal and river cruise
  • Visit local family
  • Lunch
  • Nightlife-Shows / Concerts
  • Boat / Water tours
  • Child friendly tours
  • Masterclass
  • Shopping
  • Spa tours
  • Theme tours
  • Air & Helicopter Tours
3 Days
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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

  • Catherine Palace

    Catherine Palace

  • Amber Room

    Amber Room

  • St.Isaac's Cathedral

    St.Isaac's Cathedral

  • St.Nicholas Cathedral

    St.Nicholas Cathedral

  • Yusupov Palace

    Yusupov Palace

  • Peterhof Parks & Fountains

    Peterhof Parks & Fountains

  • Nevsky Prospect

    Nevsky Prospect

  • Fabergé Museum

    Fabergé Museum

  • Kazan Cathedral

    Kazan Cathedral

  • Summer garden

    Summer garden

This tour is not as relaxed as our “easy” tour ( paced very leisurely); nor is it as active and “strenuous” as  our “maximum” tour (designed for the slightly crazy ☺)

So, What's on Plan:

Day I

9.00- Meet your guide at the ship
9.00-12.00- Sightseeing City Tour with photo stops at the most beautiful and famous sights/squares of the city, a Canal Boat Ride and a visit to Peter and Pauls’ Cathedral in the territory of Peter and Paul's Fortress
12.00-13.00- break for lunch (can be shorter)
13.30-14.30- Visit to Cathedral of Our Savior on Spilled Blood and St. Isaac’s Cathedral
15.00-16.00- Tour of Faberge museum
17.00-Drive back to the ship with a
metro ride (optional)
on the way

Day II

9.00- Meet your guide at the ship
9.00-10.00- Drive to Peterhof
10.00-12.30- Early entrance to Grand Peterhof Summer Palace to avoid the crowds, and prior to the opening hours of the museum.  Tour the palace. Walk the Upper and Lower Fountain Parks of Peterhof
12.30-13.30- break for lunch (can be shorter)
13.30-14.30- Drive South to Tsarskoye Selo (Tsars' Village)
14.30-16.00- Inside visit to the Catherine palace (Amber Room)
17.00- Drive back to the ship


9.00- Meet your guide at the ship
9.50- 12. 30- Early entrance to the Hermitage to avoid the crowds, and prior to the opening hours of the museum.  Tour of the museum.
12.30-13.30-break for lunch (can be shorter)
14.00-15.30- Inside visit of Yusupov Palace
16.30-Drive back to the ship

The price includes:

-Admission fees to all museums in the tour, including specially prearranged “early entrance” to the Hermitage and Grand Peterhof Summer Palace.
-Transport by private comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, metro ( subway ).
-Personal Licensed Expert Guide for the entire duration of the tour - 3 days.
-Private Driver for the entire duration of the tour -3 days.
-Photo and video licenses for all the tour locations.
-A prepaid blanket visa.
-All local taxes and port fees
-Headphones for groups with 8 or more people.
-Timing may vary as you request.

Prices reflect early entrance to skip the lines. If you wish to tour during regular business hours, the cost will be reduced.

Please mind that the order of days may vary on the working days/hours of the museums

If you travel on board of the ship that the company has to be advised with the passport information of each traveler 3 working days before the arrival to organise the Blanket visas!

The price does not include:

-meals and drinks during the tour

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Please, mind that this tour includes some moderate walking on ground of the Peterhof parks and gardens as well as the park of the Catherine Palace. Prepare comfy shoes, wing jackets, umbrellas and sunglasses, as the weather is changable in St. Petersburg.

All Baltic cruise passangers have to advise all the necessary information 5 days prior the visit to St. Petersburg. The information is the following: 1)name of the cruise ship,2)dates of the visit to St. Petersburg, 3)passengers' name (each member) as in passport, 4)date of birth.

Each passenger must provide their passport and the print out blanket visa (tour ticket)  at the Russian Customs.The blanket visa(tour ticket) will be sent out together with the tour comfirmation.

Wheel chair is possible, but there will a heavy sandy part on the grounds of the Peterhof to reach the hydrofoil pier. In case it can be replaced by a transfer by vehicle that will shorten the time of the tour for the wheel-chair at the Peterhof.

All children must be accompanied and fully supervised by an adult.

Refunds are not applicable due to the missed tour (late, non-arrival of the cruise ship)

Land travelers will have to make their own visa arrangements.