Guaranteed Departure 2-Day Small Group Shore Tour
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Guaranteed Departure 2-Day Small Group Shore Tour is a unique tour for cruise travelers who are looking for visa-free shore excursions. Stay in St Petersburg, Russia with a travel guide for two or three days and get the best of it. The tour has affordable price and small group departures. Once you book a tour it is guaranteed to happen and the group you will be part of is not bigger than 8 PAX. You will also have visa-free support! The tour starts from St Petersburg Port and Red Sun Tours is a licensed travel agency to meet you at the Marina Facade port terminal.
Peterhof Palace and Fountains
This tour combines all the St Petersburg tourist attractions. Your guide will meet you at the port terminal and together you will drive to Peterhof Fountains in a mini van. In Peterhof you will see the Grand Cascade and the statue of Samson covered in gold. There are hundreds of fountains to see. Some of them are hidden and it takes some time to discover them which makes the tour a true adventure. You will also see the Peterhof Palace (no visit inside) which adds to the landscape a resemblance with Versailles. Peterhof Fountains are top-10 St Petersburg Russia attractions listed in TripAdvisor.
Catherine Palace and Amber Room
When the Peterhof tour ends you will drive to the Catherine Palace, the summer residence of the Russian royal family – the Romanovs. It is the finest example of Russian Baroque. The palace is flooded with decorations and shines with gold. You will also see the Amber Room There which was fully restored after the WWII.
The first day ends with a walk in the Catherine Park among gorgeous statues and endless mazes of trees.
The second day starts with a metro ride. St Petersburg metro is one of the most beautiful in the world. Some stations are covered with glass and marble, others with steel statues and mosaics.
St Isaac’s Cathedral
You will visit St Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral where the Romanovs are buried. St Isaac’s Cathedral and Our Savior on Blood Church are probably the most beautiful cathedrals in the world. You will visit them and have a tour inside.
One of the biggest museums in the world – The Hermitage Museum is waiting for you on this tour as well. It stores a vast collection of European art including Leonardo Da Vinci and Titian. Every traveler coming to St Petersburg visits the Hermitage Museum. Enjoy the museum on the skip-the-line tour with a professional Red Sun Tours guide.
This Guaranteed Departure 2-Day Small Group Shore Tour represents the best of St Petersburg tourism. Don’t miss a chance to get your tour in advance and enjoy every moment of it during your stay there.
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This tour includes
- Port pickup
- Peterhof Fountains admission
- Catherine Palace admission
- Peter and Paul Cathedral admission
- St Isaac’s Cathedral admission
- Our Savior on Blood Church admission
- Hermitage Museum admission
The itinerary of the tour
9.00 – Meeting at the ship.
09.00 — 10.00 – City sightseeing tour
10.00 — 11.00 — Drive to Peterhof.
11.00 — 12. 30 —Tour of the Peterhof Fountain Park and Upper Gardens, including photo opportunities of the breathtaking Grand Cascade and exterior of the Grand Palace.
12.30 — 13.00 – Coffee/Tea break
13.00 — 14.00 — Drive to the Catherine’s Palace
14.00 — 16.00 — A visit to Catherine’s Palace, including the famous Amber room. A walk in the park.
16.00 — 17.00 – Drive back to the ship
19.00 – optional evening activities
9.00 — Meeting by the ship.
09.00 – 09.30 – Subway ride. You will see 2-3 opulent metro stations.
9.45 — 10.45 — A visit to St. Peter&Paul Fortress and Cathedral.
11.00 — 13.00 — A walk on the Palace Square. Tour of the Hermitage Museum including the Winter Palace.
13.00 — 13.30 – Coffee/tea break
13.30 — 16.00 – Sightseeing tour with the inside visits to St. Isaac’s Cathedral and Spilled Blood Church.
16.30 — return to the ship
Tour price includes
- Pick up and drop off at the ship
- All transfers according to the itinerary
- A/C comfortable vehicle
- Professional guide ( Art Historian)
- Rich sightseeing tours
- Admissions to the museums shown in the itinerary
- Photo permission in the museums
- Visa coverage
- Bottled water
PLEASE NOTE: According to the Russian Federation Law, all cruise ship passengers, staying in Russia for up to 72 hrs, do not need a Russian visa if they book the tour with us. We will legally provide you with an officially authorized document (Tour Ticket or Blanket Visa) which is considered a Russian visa equivalent.