3 Day Jewish Heritage Tour

On this 3 day tour you will see the key sights of the city and learn more about the life of St. Petersburg Jewish community. You will visit the Grand Choral Synagogue and the Holocaust memorial in Pushkin town and of course admire at the city’s highlights such as the Hermitage, Peterhof, Catherine Palace and Faberge Museum.

Tour itinerary:

Day 1

9:00 – Meet at the ship

9:00 – 10:30 – Travel to Peterhof. Metro ride. Tour of opulent Metro stations

10:30 – 12:00 – Tour of the Peterhof Lower Fountain park and Upper Garden

12:00 – 13:00 – Coffee/tea break

13:00 – 14:00 – Drive to Catherine palace

14:00 – 16:00 – Tour of Catherine palace including the Amber Room and walk in the park

16:00 – 16:30 – Visit to the Holocaust memorial

16:30 – 17:30 – Travel back to the ship

19:00 – Optional evening program

Day 2

09.00 – Meeting at the ship

09:00 – 11:00 – City Sightseeing Tour

11:00 – 13:30 – Walk on the Palace Square. Tour of the Hermitage museum

13:30 – 14:30 – Lunch at a local cafe

14:30 – 15:00 – Tour of the Church on Spilled Blood

15:00 – 16:30  – Driving in the Old Jewish district. Visit to the Grand Choral Synagogue

17:00 – Return to the ship

Day 3

9:00 – Meet at the ship

9:00 – 10:30 – Visit to the Farmer’s market. A walk in the city center

10:30 – 12:00 – Faberge museum tour

12:30 –  13:30 – Lunch at a local restaurant

14:00 – 15:00 – Private Canal Boat ride in the city center

16:00 – Return to the ship

Tour cost 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. You do not need to apply for a Russian visa. We are officially licensed to provide you with a Tour Ticket what will allow you to get off the ship and to have a tour with us. There is no additional charge for visa support

-Bottled water

-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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