Best of St. Petersburg (Visas Included)

Price: $205.00
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Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Active, Cultural, Scenic, Walking
Shore Excursion Duration 5 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Bliny, borscht, and plenty of pickles.
Recommended Dress Comfortable, casual seasonal clothing and comfortable walking shoes. Sunglasses and sunscreen are suggested. Ladies should not wear high-heeled shoes.
Restrictions Please let us know in advance the name of your cruise ship, your passport number and expiry date, date of birth, citizenship, and your full name as it appears on your passport.

The excitement begins as you meet up with a local guide to explore the must-see sights of St. Petersburg, as well as a few secret spots along the way. Start in the renowned Palace Square and soak in the outstanding architecture of the Winter Palace as well as the Hermitage, the second largest art museum in the world. A walk down Nevsky Prospekt, the city's main thoroughfare, will amaze you with its Stroganov Palace, the 19th century Kazan Cathedral, and the elaborate Church of the Saviour on the Spilled Blood. While here, take a break for a delicious lunch in a popular cafe serving traditional Russian cuisine including plenty of borscht, bliny and pickles.

Of course no visit to Russia would be complete without experiencing the Metro! Step into the grand Vitebsky Railway Station, the first-ever railway station in the city, to get an idea of how the locals travel about in grand style. We will then take you to an old local market where you'll learn all about local food and snacks and how locals go about their daily shopping. After the market discovery your tour comes to an end. you can then return to your ship full of memorable moments of the charming city of St. Petersburg!

Throughout the tour your guide will share important details and fascinating facts about the area and let you know what local life is like. You will even find out why it is unlucky to walk on the left side of the road! If you only have 1 day to spend in St. Petersburg, experience it with a local. Sign up for this 5 hour small tour today.