St. Petersburg Join-in Tour: Сity Tour + Peterhof and Catherine’s Palace

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Shore excursion for 2 days. 1 day includes a sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg with photo stops and a visit to Faberge museum, as well as a visit to Peterhof and Catherine Palace with the Amber Room. Day 2 includes a visit to Hermitage Museum, Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral and Church of the Spilt Blood.
*The start time of the tour may be adjusted depending on the arrival time of your ship.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Tour of St. Petersburg with a visit to Faberge museum, Peterhof and Pushkin (10.5 hours)

Stop At: University Embankment, Universitetskaya Emb., St. Petersburg 199034 Russia
The architectural ensemble on the University Embankment is rightly recognized as one of the most beautiful in St. Petersburg. On the waterfront, there are magnificent views of the opposite bank of the Neva, the Admiralty, the English Embankment, the dome of St. Isaac's Cathedral, and the landmark monument to Peter the Great, the Bronze Horseman.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Saint Petersburg State University, University Embankment, 7/9, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 199034
Saint Petersburg State University is one of the oldest, largest and leading classical universities and one of the most important centers of science, education and culture in Russia.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palace Bridge, Bolshaya Neva River Emb., St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
Palace Bridge is a drawbridge across the Neva River...
Itinerary

Day 1: Tour of St. Petersburg with a visit to Faberge museum, Peterhof and Pushkin (10.5 hours)

Stop At: University Embankment, Universitetskaya Emb., St. Petersburg 199034 Russia
The architectural ensemble on the University Embankment is rightly recognized as one of the most beautiful in St. Petersburg. On the waterfront, there are magnificent views of the opposite bank of the Neva, the Admiralty, the English Embankment, the dome of St. Isaac's Cathedral, and the landmark monument to Peter the Great, the Bronze Horseman.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Saint Petersburg State University, University Embankment, 7/9, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 199034
Saint Petersburg State University is one of the oldest, largest and leading classical universities and one of the most important centers of science, education and culture in Russia.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palace Bridge, Bolshaya Neva River Emb., St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
Palace Bridge is a drawbridge across the Neva River in St. Petersburg, which connects the central part of the city and Vasilievsky Island.
Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Senate Square, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
Senate Square is one of the oldest architectural centers in St. Petersburg.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. Isaac's Cathedral, St Isaac's Square, 4, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 190000
St. Isaac's Cathedral is dedicated to Peter the Great's favorite saint. It is the largest cathedral in Russia and ranks among the largest cathedrals of the world. It was built between 1818 and 1858, by the French-born architect Auguste Montferrand, to be one of the most impressive landmarks of the Russian Imperial capital. It's not only the impressive structure, but also the collection of the greatest engineering innovations. One hundred and eighty years later the gilded dome of St. Isaac's still dominates the skyline of St. Petersburg.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
Nevsky Prospect is the main street of St. Petersburg, stretching for 4.5 km from the Admiralty to the Alexander Nevsky Lavra.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kazan Cathedral, Kazanskaya Sq., 2 Metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
Kazan Cathedral is one of the main and most beautiful temples in St. Petersburg. The Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God is located on Nevsky Prospect near the metro, in the heart of tourist routes.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Building Of The Admiralty, Admiralteyskiy Drive, 1 metro Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg Russia
One of St. Petersburg's oldest structures, the Admiralty was created by Peter the Great and originally built as a dockyard. The building long housed the Admiralty Board, which was responsible for shipbuilding and later became part of the ministry of the Navy.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ploshchad Iskusstv, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
Arts Square is home to the Russian Museum, the Mikhaylovsky Theater, the Large Concert Hall (Bolshoi Zal) of the St. Petersburg Philarmonic, the Pushkin monument and is not far from the Church of the Savior on Blood.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Menshikov Palace, Universitetskaya Emb., 15 Vasiliostrovskaya Metro Station, St. Petersburg 199034 Russia
Menshikov Palace was the first stone building in the city. Since 1981, it has served as a public museum, a branch of the Hermitage Museum.
Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
This guided tour includes Catherine's palace tour with the world's famous Amber Room and the peaceful gardens with multiple photo opportunities. Catherine's Palace and the surrounding parks were created by Empress Elizabeth and Catherine the Great, which is why Pushkin was formerly known as 'village of the tsar's' (Tsarskoe Selo). The palace, with its famous Amber Room, is an impressive post-WWII reconstruction.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
A relaxing walk in Peterhof Lower Gardens with a scenic view of hundreds of fountains. It's a real engineering masterpiece with no pumps, in a unique location, selected specifically to make this miracle happen. All the force and the power of the fountaing are provided by the force of gravity. A great photo opportunity for keen photographers.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Faberge Museum, Fontanka River Embankment 21 Shuvalov Palace, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia
Explore the magnificent collections of the newly opened Faberge Museum - a unique private collection of Faberge eggs and Jewelry in Russia and in the world. Boasting over 4,000 items beautifully displayed in an unrivaled Shuvalov Palace, this museum will surely be on top of your Favorite's list. The museum also features collection of paintings, statuettes, applied art.
*A visit to this museum will be with a small group (up to 15-18 people) or with an audio guide. (In all other museums will have private tours!)
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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

Day 2: Visit the Hermitage Museum, the Church of the Spilt Blood and the Peter and Paul’s Cathedral (7 hours)

Stop At: Palace Square, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
Palace Square - the concentration of several historical and architectural monuments of federal scale. This is the semicircle of the General Staff building and its Arc de Triomphe, and the construction of the headquarters of the Guards Corps, the famous Alexander Pillar and, of course, the world-famous Winter Palace.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
Hermitage is one of the largest museums of the world. But it is also the magnificent Royal palace with the stunning rooms and unbelievable views. The collection began as the project of Catherine the Great in 1764. Now it’s the temple of art, where you can see the works of Raphael, Titian, Rembrant, de Goya and many other prominent painters from all over the world.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
The main attraction of Peter and Paul Fortress is Trezzini's Peter and Paul Cathedral, built in 1712. Almost all Romanov tsars including Nicholas II, are buried here.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Peter and Paul Cathedral, Sobornaya Sq., 1 Petropavlovskaya Fortress, St. Petersburg 197046 Russia
The main attraction of Peter and Paul Fortress is Trezzini's Peter and Paul Cathedral, built in 1712. Almost all Romanov tsars including Nicholas II, are buried here.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
The symbol of Saint Petersburg - onion domed cathedral that stands out from the neo-classical surroundings of the city-center. The church is decorated with lots of mosaics inside and outside, the domes are covered with colorful enamels. The church was built on the very place where Tsar Alexander II was mortally wounded in 1881.
Duration: 30 minutes

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

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Tour ticket (also called a blanket visa)
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 8+ people)
  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • All Entrance fees as per program
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • All local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Not Included
  • Faberge Museum audioguide cost: 150 RUB/per person
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - St. Isaac's Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - The Building Of The Admiralty
  • Entry/Admission - The Menshikov Palace
  • Gratuities for guide and driver (optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Saint Petersburg State University
  • Entry/Admission - Kazan Cathedral
  • Personal Expens
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Meet your guide and driver by the ship.

Ports

  • Morskoy Vokzal, Ploshchad' Morskoy Slavy, 1, Sankt-Peterburg, Leningrad Oblast, Russia, 199106


8:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.