3-Day Shore Excursion in St Petersburg with a Night Boat Tour

This tour has a moderate itinerary that includes visiting the most popular attractions of St Petersburg with a professional guide. On the 1st day evening, you will be taken for a night excursion and a boat cruise to see the famous drawbridges and see the city by night.

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  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
    • Visa-free tour tickets (please, provide the passport data at booking)
    • Professional & friendly guide speaking your language of choice
    • Port pickup and drop-off, transportation by air-conditioned car/minivan
    • Bottled water and ponchos in case of rain
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - The General Staff Building
    • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
    • Entry/Admission - Palace Bridge
    • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
    • Entry/Admission - Pavlovsk State Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
    • Entry/Admission - St. Petersburg Metro
    • Entry/Admission - Grand Peterhof Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
    What's excluded :
    • Meals
    • Entry/Admission - Nevsky Prospekt

  • Day 1: Hermitage and Higlights of St Petersburg

    Stop At: Rostral Columns, Birzhebaya Sq., St. Petersburg 199034 Russia
    9:00 - meeting with the guide in the port terminal

    9:00-10:30 - city tour with picture stops to see the Spit of Vasilievsky Island, at the sphinxes, the University Embankment, the Neva River and much more
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    10:30-11:00 - visit the most picturesque church of St Petersburg commemorating the life and deeds of Alexander II.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St Isaac_s Square, 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
    11:15-11:45 - visit the biggest Orthodox cathedral in Russia in neoclassic style
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
    12:00-13:00 - time for lunch
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    13:15-15:15 - explore the buildings of the museum complex of the Hermitage, starting with the Winter Palace
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The General Staff Building, Dvortsovaya Sq., 6-10 Metro Kanal Griboyedova, Nevskiy Prospekt, Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    15:30-17:00 - visit the General Staff Building. The works of impressionists are exhibited there: Van Gogh, Matisse, Picasso, Cezanne and others.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia
    17:15-18:15 - take a boat cruise along the rivers and canals of the city enjoying the great views
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
    18:45 - return back to the port terminal
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Palace Bridge, Bolshaya Neva River Emb., St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
    23:30 - meeting with the guide for your midnight boat cruise

    23:30-00:45 - city tour to see the evening illumination of the main streets

    1:00-2:30 - night river cruise to see the ceremony of the drawbridge opening. You will see Palace Bridge, Troitsky Bridge, the Palace Embankment, the walls of St Peters and Paul Cathedral and much more.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
    3:00 - return back to the cruise ship
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Catherine Palace, Pavlosvk and Faberge Museum

    Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
    10:00-11:00 - transfer to Tsarskoye Selo

    11:00-12:30 - visit Catherine Palace, the favorite summer estate of Catherine the Great. You will see the magnificent Mirror Hall and the Amber Room. Walk in the park before taking a pause for lunch.

    12:30-13:30 - lunch in a local restaurant

    13:30-14:00 - transfer to Pavlovsk
    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pavlovsk State Museum, Sadovaya St 20, Pavlovsk, St. Petersburg 196621 Russia
    14:00-16:00 - explore the summer estate of Russian Emperor Paul I and his wife Maria. You will be amazed by the sophisticated decoration of the interiors. Take a short walk in the park before returning to the city.

    16:00-17:00 - transfer to the city center
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Faberge Museum, Fontanka River Embankment 21 Shuvalov Palace, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia
    17:00-18:00 - discover the precious collection of Faberge Eggs, each of those is a true masterpiece (with an audio guide).
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
    18:30 - return to the cruise port.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Half-day trip to Peterhof

    Stop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg Russia
    9:00-10:00 - transfer to Peterhof with a subway tour
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Grand Peterhof Palace, Razvodnaya St., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516 Russia
    10:00-11:00 - visit the summer estate of Peter the Great that keeps an original interior of the early 18th century - the Oak Study
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
    11:00-12:30 - stroll the Lower and the Upper Parks of Peterhof. You will see the cascades, the fountains, pavilions, and gilded statues.
    12:30-13:30 - return to the city by car
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Palace Square, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    13:30-15:30 - have some leisure time in the city center. You can walk on the main streets of the city, do some shopping and try local food.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
    15:30-16:00 - return to the cruise ship
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please, do not forget to bring with you printed out TOUR TICKETS to present them at the passport control. The guide will be waiting in the port terminal with a sign saying CITY BREAK TOURS.Ports
    • St. Petersburg Passenger Port "Marine Facade"
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 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 wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • 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 City Break Tours LLC

Activity ID: V-60512P121

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