3 Day St. Petersburg Best Shore Excursion


This Three-day Shore tour covers the best St. Petersburg. You will see the most known highlights of the city, learn more about Russian history, see the cradle of St. Petersburg, famous palaces and churches.

You will also have a romantic canal boat ride in the historic part of the city.

Tour includes:


  • City Sightseeing Tour


  • Tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber room and Catherine park


  • Tour of Peterhof Fountain Gardens including amazing Grand cascade


  • Hermitage Museum and the Winter Palace


  • Church on Spilled Blood


  • St. Peter and Paul’s fortress and cathedral


  • St. Isaac’s Cathedral


  • Canal Boat ride in the historic part of the city


  • Tour of opulent Metro Stations


  • Yussupov Palace



The itinerary of the tour:

Day 1

09:00 – Meet at the ship

09:00 – 10:30 – Drive to Peterhof. Tour of Metro ( you will see some opulent stations)

10:30 – 12:00 – Tour of Peterhof fountain park, including the
Grand Cascade

12:00 – 12: 30 – Coffee/tea break

12:30 – 13:30 – Drive to Catherine Palace

13:30 – 16:00 – Tour of Catherine Palace, including the famous
Amber room. A walk in the park

16:00 – 17:00 – Drive back to the ship

Day 2

10:00 – Meeting by the ship

10:30 – 13:00 – Walk on the Palace Square. Tour of the
Hermitage Museum including the Winter Palace
and the highlights of the art collection

13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch at a local cafe

14:00 – 16:00 – Sightseeing tour with the inside visits to
Peter & Paul Fortress and Spilled Blood Church

17:00 – Return to the ship

Day 3

10:00 – Meet at the ship

10:30 – 12:00 – Yussupov Palace Tour

12:15 – 13:00 – Tour of St. Isaac’s Cathedral

13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch at a local restaurant

14:30 – 15:30 – Canal Boat ride

16:00 – Return to the ship






Tour price includes:


  • Pick up and drop off by the ship


  • Professional and personable English speaking guide


  • Experienced driver with a comfortable A/C van


  • All port fees


  • All local taxes


  • Admission fees to the museums shown in the itinerary


  • Photo permissions inside museums


  • Visa Support


  • Individual approach and 24 hours support


Important info:

  • You do not need visa for this tour if you are cruise ship passengers docking in St. Petersburg for less than 72 hours. Red Sun Tours is fully licensed to provide VISA FREE shore excursions in the Russian Federation


  • The itinerary above is just an idea of your St. Petersburg tour. The tour can be customized for you. Please let us know what are your preferences and we will be happy to compose a tour for you


  • Children aged 0-6 are free of charge


  • Discount for older children and teenagers of 7-17 is 10% per person


  • Cost of lunches and gratuities is not included in the tour cost

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