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  1. Russia
  2. St. Petersburg
  3. Saint Isaac's Cathedral

St Petersburg: 2-Day Tour for Cruise Ship Passengers

Product ID: 98853
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Depart from your cruise ship and enjoy this 2-day excursion of St. Petersburg. See the highlights of the city including the Hermitage and Catherine Palace.
About this activity
Duration 17.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, Chinese, English, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See the official royal residence and the collection of paintings in the Hermitage museum
  • Enjoy the panoramic city tour with photo stops and a walking tour along Nevsky prospect
  • Have a stroll in the Lower garden of Peterhof and see the "Trick fountains"
  • Admire the interiors of Catherine palace with the world famous Amber Room
  • Explore the inside of the Church on the Spilled blood with its great collection of mosaics
Full description
Day 1 
Start your 2-day excursion with a sightseeing tour driving towards Peterhof. Stop along the way and see the best panoramic views of St Petersburg. When at Peterhof explore the lower garden which is decorated with numerous fountains. 

Have lunch at your own expense and afterwards drive to Catherine Palace which is famous for its Amber Room. On the way back to your ship you will visit the St. Petersburg underground, which is beautifully decorated with marble.

Day 2 
Begin your day with a sightseeing tour. After the tour enjoy a boat ride to see the most breathtaking views on the Neva River, pass the former royal palaces and famous drawbridges.  

Visit the largest museum in the country, the Hermitage. During the tour you will admire the reception halls, the "Hanging" Garden, collections of Italian, Dutch and Flemish paintings as well as applied arts. 

Have a snack at your own expense at a nice cafe before visiting the Church on the Spilled Blood which is famous for its mosaics covering its walls inside and outside. At the end of our tour you will have a stroll along the Nevsky Prospect. Visit St. Isaac's Cathedral, the second largest in the country. Your tour will end after a short drive back to your ship.
  • Admission fees to all museums in the program
  • Guide’s and driver's services (Comfortable car / minivan with air-conditioning)
  • Photo and video permissions at the museums
  • Blanket visa
  • Port fees
  • Local taxes
  • Head sets for 10 people
  • One bottle of water per person per day
What’s Not Included
  • Food or drink
  • Gratuities (recommended 10% of the tour cost for the guide: and 5% of the tour cost for the driver)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

St. Petersburg Cruise Port, the local tour provider will be waiting for you after you clear customs.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that the itinerary can be adjusted depending on the traffic situation and availability of tickets in museums
• Available from limited number of cruise ships staying in St. Petersburg for 2-days
• Guides will require your passport information to issue free blanket visa for you
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 38 reviews
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Organized by

TJ Travel

Product ID: 98853