Easy 1-Day Shore Excursion in St Petersburg with Free Time & Shopping

Choose this easy shore excursion with flexible itinerary if you want to explore the city on your own and have a great local experience. This tour includes a full city tour by car/minivan, a boat ride along the rivers and canals and a visit to the Church on the Spilled Blood. You will also have a walking tour in the city center to see many sights which are not included in regular sightseeing programs. Explore the metro of St Petersburg, the farmer’s market, picturesque Russian churches and local cafes. Take you time for shopping and trying local cuisine. Your private guide will be happy to advise you places to see and things to do. Book this private shore excursion to feel free from the traffic jams, busy museums and crowded buses.

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Visa-free arrangments (please, provide the passport data at booking)
    • Professional & friendly guide
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
    • Bottled water and ponchos in case of rain
    • All admission fees per program
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
    • Entry/Admission - Metro Station Pushkinskaya
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
    What's excluded :
    • Meals
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: City Break Tours St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Russia

    Your professional guide will pick you up at the port in the morning

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia

    You will see the best sights and take pictures during an introductory city tour. The route includes the St Peter and Paul Fortress, Kazan Cathedral, the Summer Garden, St Michael's Castle, the Field of Mars, the Zinger House and others. Enjoy a walking tour on Nevsky Prospect and the city center.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Saint Isaac's Square, Isaakiyevskaya Sq., St. Petersburg Russia

    Stop at the square to take pictures of the Cathedral. The bravest ones can climb nearly 300 steps to see St Petersburg from the colonnade of St Isaac's Cathedral.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Metro Station Pushkinskaya, Zagorodny ave., St. Petersburg Russia

    Take a short subway ride to see some of the beautiful metro stations that are often called underground palaces.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

    Later, you will visit the picturesque Church of our Savior on the Spilled Blood, the symbol of Russian art.

    You are free to choose a place to have a lunch break and your friendly guide will advise you where to try traditional Russian borsh soup or bliny (pancakes).

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia

    Enjoy a relaxing boat ride along the canals of St Petersburg and stroll along the Nevsky Prospect visiting local shops on your way.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia

    Walk on the territory of St Peter and Paul Fortress, the first construction in the city.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: St. Petersburg Port, St Petersburg, Russia, 199226

    Return back to the port.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    A representative of our company will be waiting for you right after the passport control with a sign saying CITY BREAK TOURS. Do not forget to take your valid PASSPORT and PRINTED OUT tour ticket (voucher) to the passport control with you.Ports
    • St. Petersburg Passenger Port "Marine Facade"
    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 wheelchair accessible
    • Please, provide the cruise ship name (1), your full name as in the passport (2), date of birth (3), country of citzenship (4) and passport number (5). The tour ticket (substitute for visa) will be sent to you via e-mail
    • Printed out tour ticket and a current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • On Wednesday the Church on the Spilled Blood is closed, you will visit the Cathedral of our Lady of Kazan instead
    • 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-60512P12

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