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Shore Excursion: 2-Day St. Petersburg City Tour

By: TJ Travel
  • See the highlights of St. Petersburg in two days while your ship is docked
  • Hear informative guide commentary about the city and its landmarks
  • Early morning access to the popular Hermitage lets you avoid crowds
Shore Excursion: 2-Day St. Petersburg City Tour
From US$210.00
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Shore Excursion: 2-Day St. Petersburg City Tour
From US$210.00
Spend two days exploring St. Petersburg on a guided tour when your ship pulls into port. With a guide handling navigation and transportation, visit landmarks such as the Peter and Paul Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Peterhof, and the Catherine Palace and Park, hearing in-depth commentary about each place along the way. You’ll also get early access to the popular Hermitage, meaning you won’t have to deal with the pesky crowds.
What to Expect
When your cruise ship pulls into St. Petersburg's port, disembark and meet your guide. On the first day, you’ll head to Peterhof for a tour of the Upper Gardens and the Lower Fountain Park, where you’ll hear about the history of this impressive landmark.

Spend the afternoon in Pushkin exploring Catherine Palace and Park. Return to St. Petersburg for a subway station and farmers market visit, which gives you a window into the life of locals. Return to the ship or opt for an evening program of a folk show and boat trip.

On the second day, enjoy convenient pickup and head directly to the Hermitage Museum, where you’ll enjoy the privilege of early-morning admission. Move on to the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood before stopping for lunch (at your expense), and then take off for a boat ride on the city's canals. In the late afternoon, take a walking tour with your guide along Nevsky Prospect, where you can take in the ambiance of the city and do some shopping at Gostiny Dvor and the Eliseyev Emporium food hall.

End the day with included transportation back to the cruise port.
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Reviewed yesterday

this was an amazing tour , TJ members are very professional. our guide was fluent in English and have excellent knowledge on all the places that we had visited. Children were very happy with the tour

Thank Koraim M
Reviewed 4 days ago
I Made a Huge Mistake and TJ Travel Fixed It

Prior to our trip to St. Petersburg on the Regal Princess, I was planning a shore itinerary when I learned that the required travel visa for American citizens is $370 per visa, per person. However, Russia does have tour guide visas which allow you to...More

1  Thank kimoarmitage
Reviewed 4 days ago
St. Petersburg in a nutshell

This tour although exhausting was absolutely wonderful. T.J.Yours were very professional and we felt looked after but not herded throughout. Our guide was excellent as was our driver. Our guide Aina had outstanding knowledge and her english was perfect. The Mercedes minibus was comfortable with...More

Thank JackieB20172017
Reviewed 4 days ago

TJ Travel meet and exceeded our expectations on the St. Petersburg Tour They were punctual, show us several of the Highlights of the City and taught us many interesting things. They kept a party of 8 busy and interested in all the places we visited...More

Thank msotoj
Reviewed 5 days ago
St. Petersburg's best sites in 2 days!

We booked with TJ Travel and it was worth every penny. They were in frequent contact via email so I had all my questions answered easily! The Mercedes van was very comfortable and there were only 12 or 14 people on the tour ...plenty of...More

Thank jolie2012
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5 July 2018|
Response from JackieB20172017 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, We got back to the ship at about 18.30 so I would say that you would be cutting things a bit fine, however our guide did ask us before we set out on the first morning if any one has an evening commitment so maybe... More
30 June 2018|
Response from jangirlGoldCoast | Reviewed this property |
This tour was quite well paced for able bodied people with lots of walking and stairs also. Not sure that this would be of use for you but I am sure that there would be tours at a more leisurely pace with not so many sights... More
25 June 2018|
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Response from jeanniebean2016 |
You will return to your ship approximately 5pm giving you time to get changed and have a bite to eat before your coach picks you up to.drive to the ballet. I would recommend you make all your booking through TJ Travel they... More