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Experience the highlights of Russia when you travel to the great city of St. Petersburg. Founded in 1703, St. Petersburg has developed into a city known for its immaculate architecture, historical landmarks, and unique culture. Our St. Petersburg tours highlight the deep history embedded in this center of Russian culture. Embark on an adventure through Russian famed historical periods, viewing Catherine the Great's palace, in addition to other landmarks associated with Russia's imperial elite. Visit the Hermitage Museum, a world-famous museum showcasing Russian arts and culture. With all its imperial glory and elegant fountains, you will delight in the sights of Peterhof, also known as Russia's Versailles.

Enjoy and discover St. Petersburg in the special full 2-day program. A fluent in English and knowledgeable guide is highly recommended in order to understand fully the richness of the Russian culture. You will visit Peterhof, a capital of the world's most wonderful fountains. As part of a group with...Read more
Duration: 2 days
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This Private program offers a holiday for 2 days visit world famous sights of St. Petersburg. We will introduce you to Russia’s greatest historical and cultural treasure, its "Northern Capital" - the famous "Venice of the North". This tour is designed for groups or independent gu...Read more
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Visit the most famous sights and top attractions during this full-day tour in St. Petersburg, including the St. Isaac's Cathedral and Catherine's Palace and Park. The palace, with its gorgeous halls, chambers and famous Amber Room is really impressive.
Duration: 9 hours
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We invite you to take a 2-days tour of St. Petersburg right from your ship pier. St.Petersburg is a city of great culture and amazing history, a city looking out to the future and a city rooted in the past. Witness some of the world’s most famous art, literature and history, ever created, with a kno...Read more
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This Private program offers a holiday for 3 days visit world famous sights of St. Petersburg. We will introduce you to Russia’s greatest historical and cultural treasure, its "Northern Capital" - the famous "Venice of the North". This tour is designed for groups or independent gu...Read more
Duration: 3 days
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Visit Peterhof, one of Russia's most famous and picturesque tourist attractions, drawing millions of visitors to St. Petersburg every year. Travel to the 'Russian Versailles' to marvel at a Napoleonic ball, learn the history of the many Peterhof's statues and find out what a trick fountain is, and w...Read more
Duration: 9 hours
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Take a full-day tour and see the city's most famous sights - the State Hermitage and Catherine's Palace. See Russia's best gallery of world art, one of the most prominent art museums in the world and definitely the main tourist attraction of St. Petersburg. Proceed to Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo) and unl...Read more
Duration: 8 hours
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Experience a St. Petersburg panoramic drive which takes you to the best of the city´s famous landmarks in the comfort of your private vehicle. Visit State Hermitage museum, one of the largest museums in the world. Its exhibitions include over 3 million exhibits representing Antiquity, Western Europe...Read more
Duration: 8 hours
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A city of palaces and museums, broad avenues and winding canals, St. Petersburg's history has endowed the city with a wealth of architectural and artistic treasures. This tour allows you to see world-famous attractions such as the Hermitage, St. Isaac's Cathedral and other sights that reveal both th...Read more
Duration: 3 hours
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Explore the famous Cathedral, large defensive fortress on Zayachy Island. It is the kernel from which St Petersburg grew into the city it is today. History buffs will love it and everyone will swoon at the panoramic views from atop the fortress walls, at the foot of which lies a sandy riverside beac...Read more
Duration: 4 hours
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Unlock the secrets of the Amber Room in the magnificent baroque-style Palace of Catherine the Great during this tour. The Park surrounding the palace is a wonderful work of Russian gardening art from the 18th and 19th centuries, combining the masterpieces of architecture with nature's beauty.
Duration: 4.5 hours
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Enjoy one of the best St. Petersburg full day tours. This day tour carefully selected by our specialists. You will see the State Hermitage, one of the oldest and largest museums in the world, and the Church on a Spilled Blood, one of the city’s most beautiful and memorable landmarks. Enjoy the sight...Read more
Duration: 7.5 hours
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Enjoy our half-day tour and visit the main architectural ensemble of the Hermitage situated in the centre of St Petersburg - the Winter Palace, the former state residence of the Russian emperors, the buildings of the Small, Old (Great) and New Hermitages and the Hermitage Theatre.
Duration: 3.5 hours
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Visit the brilliant residence of Russian emperors and it’s magnificent fountains park in Peterhof. Expansive gardens with numerous fountains and pavilions, a wonderland of greenery and flowers, sweeping vistas and ornate architectural decorations will be the sole focus of this outing. The summer tri...Read more
Duration: 4 hours
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With so much on offer, it can be hard to find the best places to visit in St. Petersburg. From world renowned tourist hubs like the Hermitage, to the relatively obscure, St. Petersburg simply has so muhttp://petersburgfreetour.com/daily-tours/petersburg-metro-tour/ch to see! You have a chance to fee...Read more
Duration: 4 hours
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Spending few hours on this fashion-savvy shopping tour you'll find plenty of ways to explore St. Petersburg's best shopping experiences.
Duration: 4 hours
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Enjoy one of the most brilliant performances which makes your journey different from anyone else's.
Duration: 3.5 hours
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If you want to travel at your own pace and with no hurry, professional licensed guide for 4 hours is your option! There is nothing quite like having a holiday under your own steam; avoid waiting for the large bus, take a relatively large amount of luggage, simply put it in the boot of a private car ...Read more
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Visit one of St. Petersburg's most famous and popular visitor attractions, the brilliant palace and park ensemble of Peterhof, concieved and created at the will of Peter the Great as a counterpart of Versailles.
Duration: 5 hours
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If you want to travel at your own pace and with no hurry, professional licensed guide for 8 hours is your option! There is nothing quite like having a holiday under your own steam; avoid waiting for the large bus, take a relatively large amount of luggage, simply put it in the boot of a private car ...Read more
Duration: 8 hours
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Discover the best of fabulous Saint Petersburg, Russia's imperial capital, and its famous outskirts Pushkin and Petergof. Our Two full day tour (8 hours a day) gives you the great chance to visit St. Petersburg's most famous and popular visitor attractions, see its fantastic bridges, picturesque can...Read more
Duration: 2 days
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After ships docking in impressive St Petersburg fly to fabulous Moscow to explore a full-day tour of the famous Russian capital with private local guide. Our action-packed shore excursion offers cruise ship passengers an unique opportunity to see historic Kremlin, Red Square, St Basil’s Cathedral an...Read more
Duration: 12 hours
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While in port in St Petersburg, enjoy a full day of sightseeing on this shore excursion with a small group. Visit Peter and Paul Fortress, including the cathedral, as well as St Isaac’s Cathedral and the Church on the Spilled Blood. After lunch, browse for souvenirs, then finally, cruise along the F...Read more
Duration: 9 hours
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While in port, enjoy a St Petersburg shore excursion that’s spread over two full days. Discover the highlights of St Petersburg on the first day, visiting the prestigious Hermitage museum, Peter and Paul Fortress and St Isaac’s Cathedral, and then return to your cruise ship overnight. The following ...Read more
Duration: 7,5 hours
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Leave your cruise ship at the Port of St Petersburg, and explore some of Russia’s finest royal palaces with a private guide! After visiting the town of Pushkin for a tour of Catherine Palace and Tsarkoye Selo Parks, explore the gardens and handsome public rooms of Peterhof, a magnificent Tsarist pal...Read more
Duration: 8 hours
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While in port in St Petersburg, visit the magnificent summer residences of the Russian emperors on a full-day shore excursion with a small group. Discover Catherine Palace and its famous Amber Room, located in Tsarskoye Selo. After an elegant Russian lunch, marvel at the Grand Palace, gardens and am...Read more
Duration: 8 hours
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While in port, enjoy St Petersburg’s most impressive sights on this 6-hour shore excursion with a small group. Drive along the streets and embankments of the city to see beautiful palaces as well as historical squares. Visit Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral, dine on traditional Russian cuisine ...Read more
Duration: 6 hours
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This excursion is a non-visa tour for cruise ship passengers. Within 2 days after your booking we send you the Personal Tour Tickets (Blanket visa) for the presentation to the Immigration service in St Petersburg port of call. Our company is fully authorized to offer Visa-free shore tours to the cr...Read more
Duration: 8 hours
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Enjoy a Comprehensive City Tour of St.Petersburg from the comfort of a comfortalbe vehicle - an excellent introduction to the second largest and most beautiful city in Russia. You will make 5-7 stops to make photos and enjoy a walk along Nevsky prospect.
Duration: 4 hours
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Share this 2-day All-inclusive Tour (8 hours a day) with others and pay less! Our small group shore tour (up to 10 people) allows you to join other travelers in experiencing a wide range of St.Petersburg UNESCO Heritage sites: The Hermitage museum, St Isaak Cathedral, savior-on-blood, Catherine Pala...Read more
Duration: 2 days
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Visit the imperial summer residences, gems in the necklace of St. Petersburg Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo) with its magnificent baroque Catherine Palace and Amber Room.and Pavlovsk where you can wander through the wonderful park, stroll along the Tremble Lime Alley, delight in the romantic Old Woods where...Read more
Duration: 7 hours
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Take the City Tour of Saint-Petersburg - a complete tour of Saint-Petersburg most famous sights from the comfort of a car or mini van and with a knowledgeable and experienced guide. During the comprehensive tour you will see all the main highlights of St.Petersburg and visit the best St Petersburg m...Read more
Duration: 5 hours
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Your evening tour of Saint-Petersburg begins at 5 pm by attending an unforgettable show of the traditional Russian dances and music in a cozy and nicely decorated Concert Hall of the fabulous Nikolaevsky Palace. Adore an incredible display of Russian performing arts and romantic music. Players will ...Read more
Duration: 5 hours
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A full day of sightseeing includes the city overview tour with visits to the Hermitage, the world’s famous art treasury, and the Peter & Paul Fortress, a place where the city got its start along, Saint Isaak Cathedral with it’s massive central gold dome, one of the largest in the world and the f...Read more
Duration: 9 hours
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Behold the Great, beautiful, eternal! a full day of sightseeing including the highlights of Saint-Petersburg and Peterhof – the exquisite summer residence of Russian tsars with the Great Palace and 140 fountains! Enjoy your free time in the city centre or visit the Usupov palace - the place of Raspu...Read more
Duration: 7 hours
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Saint-Petersburg is a museum beneath the open skies. Take the city tour and enjoy visiting to the Hermitage - the second largest museum of the world. After having a lunch in one of the best St. Petersburg restaurant admire Pushkin – the “town of Muses”. Its unique architectural ensemble with the ele...Read more
Duration: 8 hours
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Not enough time and you need to hurry-up to get the best from Saint-Petersburg in several days? Take a unique chance to participate in private combined tour with very informative guide knowledgeable of Russian history. The Hermitage State Museum, speed-ship to the Peterhoff Fontaine Complex with Gra...Read more
Duration: 15 hours
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Enjoy a personalized 2-day tour of St Petersburg when you're in port, with some free time to explore on your own. Join a small-group of travelers for an introduction to the city and its culture including a visit to the Hermitage Museum, housing the world's largest collection of paintings. Embark on ...Read more
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Enjoy a luxurious experience of St. Petersburg during a comprehensive 2-day shore excursion in the remarkable Russian city. With an accomplished guide, discover the most sought-after sights, including the Peterhof Palace and the grand Cathedral, and gain valuable insight into intriguing Russian hist...Read more
Duration: 2 days
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Explore the wonders of Russia's western port city without the hassle of having to secure a visa. Your 2-day St Petersburg shore excursion includes free admission to many of its most notable attractions. Set out via hydrofoil to see Peterhof, a summer palace known for its incredible fountain display....Read more
Duration: 2 days
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Immerse yourself in the spectacular sights of St Petersburg during a 2-day shore excursion to the remarkable Russian city. Marvel at the imperial majesty of Catherine Palace and Peterhof; absorb the sacred ambiance of the Church on the Spilled Blood and Peter and Paul Cathedral; and visit the Hermit...Read more
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2-Day Highlights group tour offers the most famous sights in St. Petersburg, including Catherine palace with Amber room, Peterhof with Fountain park, Peter and Paul Fortress, Boat ride along rivers and canals, Church on the Spilled Blood, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Hermitage, Yusupov palace and sightsee...Read more
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Maximize your time in the remarkable Russian city of St Petersburg on a comprehensive 2-day shore excursion to major attractions and histroical landmarks. Alongside an expert guide, visit the majestic residences of Catherine Palace and Peterhof; browse intriguing exhibits in the Hermitage, Russia’s ...Read more
Duration: 2 days
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Everything a first time visitor could want to do and see in a private tour priced more like a large group tour, much lower than the ship 50 member group bus tours which can't even include some, for example the Yusupov Palace. The Total St Petersburg Private Tour has been planned to allow visitors to...Read more
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Step back in time on a visa-free port-of-call visit to Russia's 'Venice of the North,' with two days of leisurely touring that's ideal for those who like a little down time and a relaxed pace. Experience some of St Petersburg's top sights and attractions, which depending on the time of year make inc...Read more
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Enjoy this comprehensive 2-day shared group tour at a fixed low price, covering all the major highlights of St Petersburg. No Russian Visa required! The tour will take place even if 1 person signs up.
Duration: 2 days
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When you’re in port in St Petersburg, make the most of this sublime city with this 2-day shore excursion, with port pickup and drop-off both days, and overnight on your ship in between. On the first day, take a comprehensive city tour, including a 2-hour visit to the stunning Hermitage art museum. T...Read more
Duration: 2 days
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Feel the beauty of Saint-Petersburg from water! Don't forget to take your camera to make unforgettable breathtaking pictures of Saint-Petersburg, it's canals and bridges. Go under the widest bridge in the world - the Blue Bridge! Admire golden wings of flying lions on the Bank Bridge and give a kiss...Read more
Duration: 12 hours
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Enjoy 2 days with your private tour guide and a professional driver at your own pace covering all the major highlights of St Petersburg! See all the main sights and museums and have enough free time for photo stops, lunch in a traditional Russian style, shopping, exploring some off beaten path etc. ...Read more
Duration: 2 days
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During this one day program you will find out: History of St Petersburg and the Emperor Peter the Great, The House of Romanov, St Petersburg as the cultural capital of Russia and the Soviet Union, St Petersburg - Petrograd - Leningrad, Nowadays life in St Petersburg: transportation, housing, educ...Read more
Duration: 1 days
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This is a 2 Half day private tours including Church on Spilled Blood, The State Hermitage Museum and Peterhof Park. An ideal opportunity to see the wonders of St Petersburg with a guided drive and enjoy the must-see sights of the city.
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Customer Testimonials

I just wanted to write and thank you for arranging our visit to St Petersburg. It was a memorable highlight of my wife's holiday. Our guide Svetlana was very personable, very helpful. Again, my warmest thanks for helping to arrange this for us.

The Best of Two Capitals

We provide a wide variety of exciting, appealing, and enriching shore excursions at prices lower than those of the cruise lines...

How do we do it?

While other companies sell cruises and other forms of travel, we focus exclusively on shore excursions. We utilize this expertise to select the highest quality shore excursions delivered by local experts in the most cost effective manner for our customers. Since we are not a large cruise line catering to thousands of customers per day, our shore excursions allow you to travel in much smaller groups offering a more personalized experience. In fact, for groups of 4 or more, we can usually arrange a private shore excursion for less than the cost of a large cruise line tour. We also offer a large number of unique cruise excursions that cannot be purchased from the cruise line. We encourage you to spend time on this site looking through the wide variety of shore excursions and to call us for personal advice. To help you navigate our web site, you can view shore excursions based on Excursion Size as well as Excursion Type...

Excursion Sizes:

Private Shore Excursions allow you to travel with your party alone and, in many cases, to fully customize your tour. For groups of 4 or more, we can usually arrange a private shore excursion for less than the cost of a large cruise line tour.

Small Group Shore Excursions generally range in size from 2-20 people, providing a more personalized experience than the large excursions offered by the cruise lines.

Standard Shore Excursions typically range from 20-50 people. These tours are similar in size to those of the cruise lines. While these shore excursions are larger in size, our focus on quality remains extremely high.

Excursion Types:

Scenic Shore Excursions provide up close and personal access to some of the most spectacular natural environments on Earth.

Cultural Shore Excursions allow you to experience the customs, heritage, and local flavor of the destinations.

Active Shore Excursions offer a multitude of exciting and adventurous experiences.

Water/Beach Shore Excursions provide unique ways to enjoy the ocean, beach, and sea life.

Cuisine Shore Excursions allow you to sample the local culinary delights.