Full-Day Shore Excursion - St Petersburg Highlights and Vodka Museum

Take this private shore excursions to discover the most important sights of St Petersburg in a company of a professional guide and driver. You will see the main streets, squares and monuments of St Petersburg including a visit to the Hermitage Museum and the Church on the Spilled Blood. In the afternoon, visit the Museum of Russian Vodka where you will learn its history and taste several kinds of vodka with traditional snacks. After this relaxing pause, hop on board to have a sightseeing boat cruise and enjoy marvelous views of the city from the water before returning to the cruise ship.

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Visa-free arrangements (please, provide the passport data at booking)
    • 3-course traditional Russian lunch, including the vodka tasting (only for adults)
    • Professional & friendly guide
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
    • All admission fees per program SKIP-THE-LINE
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - Russian Vodka Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

      Meet your private guide and driver in the port terminal in the morning.

      Duration: 15 minutes

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

      Head to the city center to explore the sights of the city at a comfortable pace. You will drive through the hectic Nevsky prospect, see the Kazan Cathedral, the Zinger House, the Stroganov Palace and other magnificent buildings.

      Duration: 1 hour

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

      Take a photo stop on St Isaac's square and enjoy the views of the biggest Orthodox cathedral in Russia and its gilded dome.

      Duration: 30 minutes

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

      Later, drive along the embankments of the Neva River, enjoy a fantastic panoramic view from the Spit of Basil's Island and walk on the territory of St Peter and Paul Cathedral.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

      You will have an introductory tour of the Hermitage Museum which will make you familiar with the highlights of the museum complex - the gala halls of the Winter Palace, the collection of Italian, Spanish, Flemish art and other important exhibitions.

      Duration: 2 hours

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

      Having finished with the Hermitage, visit the Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood in decorative Russian style.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Russian Vodka Museum, Konnogvardeiskiy Blvd., 4 Metro Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia

      Rest from the sightseeing in the Museum of Vodka, where you will be able to taste different kinds of this drink with Russian-style snacks. Local museum workers will make your stay informative and fun.

      You can have a traditional 3-course lunch in the restaurant of the museum (upon request).

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia

      After visiting the Museum of Vodka, you will have a panoramic boat tour on the rivers and canals of St Petersburg. You will marvel some amazing views from the board and feel the atmosphere of the Venice of the North.

      Duration: 1 hour

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

      Return back to the cruise ship full of fantastic memories and impressions.

      Duration: 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Please do not forget to bring with you printed out TOUR TICKETS to present them at passport control.The guide will be waiting at the port terminal right after passport control with CITY BREAK TOURS sign.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
      • Please, provide the cruise ship name (1), your full name as in the passport (2), date of birth (3), country of citizenship (4), passport number (5) and expiration date (6). 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
      • Due to the port regulations, any booking made less than 5 days before the cruise arrival will not be treated
      • Children must be accompanied by an adult
      • On Wednesday, when the Church on the Spilled Blood is closed, you will visit St Peter & Paul Cathedral instead
      • 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-60512P89

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