2-Day Small Group Shore Excursion with Faberge: Best of St Petersburg

Book this small-group shore excursion in St Petersburg for your 2-day cruise ship. You will see the most important highlights of the city including the Hermitage Museum, the Faberge Museum, the Church on the Spilled Blood, the Lower Park of Peterhof, Catherine's Palace, and much more. A sightseeing canal cruise is also a part of the program. On both days, you will be served delicious 3-course lunches.
The group size is limited to 16 people. The shore excursion is VISA-FREE for cruise ship passengers and includes all local taxes and fees.

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Lunch
    • All admission tickets SKIP-THE-LINE
    • Bottled drinking water
    • Headsets starting from party of 7
    • Professional guide speaking English
    • Visa-free permits and port taxes
    • Port pickup and transportation by Mercedes minibus
    • Entry/Admission - St. Petersburg Port
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Nevsky Prospekt
    • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
    • Entry/Admission - Vosstaniya Square Metro Station
    • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
    • Entry/Admission - Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve
    • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral

  • Day 1: St Petersburg Highlights and Faberge Museum

    Stop At: St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
    8:45-9:00 am. Collection time for the group in the port terminal.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Rostral Columns, Birzhebaya Sq., St. Petersburg 199034 Russia
    Start the shore excursion with a city tour and picture stops at the most remarkable places.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St Isaac_s Square, 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
    You will have a picture stop at St Isaac's Cathedral.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    You will have a tour of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, the iconic symbol of Russian style in architecture.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    Enjoy a tour of the highlights of the Hermitage Museum. You will see the interiors of the Winter Palace, the collection of the Old Masters, and much more during your 1,5-2 h tour.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
    In the afternoon, you will have 3-course lunch at one of the local restaurants (included).
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Faberge Museum, Fontanka River Embankment 21 Shuvalov Palace, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia
    You will visit the Faberge Museum to see the unique collection of the Easter Eggs of Faberge and other masterpieces of jewelry craft.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia
    Take a romantic and relaxing boat ride on the rivers and canals of St Petersburg in the afternoon.

    Return to the cruise by 6:30 pm.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: The Gems of the Suburbs

    Stop At: Vosstaniya Square Metro Station, Vosstaniya Square, St. Petersburg 191036 Russia
    8:30 am. Meet your guide in the port and explore the famous Russian metro and its most beautiful stations on the way to Peterhof.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
    Discover the beauty of endless water jets and the abundance of sculptures during a guided walk in the Lower Park of Peterhof.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve, Sadovaya St., 7, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
    Drive to Tsarskoye Selo (45 minutes).
    3-course lunch in a local restaurant (included)
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
    Visit Catherine Palace, a great example of Russian Baroque style and the favorite summer palace of Catherine the Great.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
    Return to the port and board your cruise ship.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The guide will be waiting for you in the port after the customs control. Ports
    • St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The starting time of the shore excursion is 2 hours after the cruise docking time.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Every guest must provide his passport data to issue the visa-free permits. They will be sent to your email after the booking is made.
    • Traffic jams, museum availability, public holidays, etc. can influence the order and the timing of the sightseeing.
    • Vegetarian meals are available, please advise.
    • Children under 5 years old are not permitted on this tour.
    • You may have an audio guide or a live guide in the Faberge Museum depending on the group size.
    • Catherine's Palace might not be available on certain dates. It will be replaced with another museum.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Shore Excursions St Petersburg

Activity ID: V-236289P74

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