1 Day Tasting Tour of St. Petersburg (Visas Included)

Price: $170.00
Ages 4 and under are free.
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Scenic, Cultural, Cuisine
Shore Excursion Duration 5 Hours
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Snacks, Beverages (food and beverages described in tour details)
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable weather appropriate clothing, with layers that may be removed, walking shoes, and sunglasses. Ladies should not wear high-heeled shoes.
Restrictions Guests must be able to walk over paved, cobblestone and uneven surfaces. This tour takes place in historical areas and can not accommodate wheelchairs, partly-motorized vehicles or walkers.

Sink your teeth into sweet and savory traditional Russian cuisine like blini and salmon caviar, admire the Eliseyev Emporium's ornate interior, and more when you book this guided food and city sightseeing tour in St. Petersburg. Your excursion gives you a chance to enjoy a relaxing experience with an expert local guide who will take you to seven tasty stops including the Eliseyev Emporium and Teremok to sample traditional Russian food, such as savory dumplings known as Siberian pelmeni and sweet local pancakes known as bliny. The cost of your visas and your food and beverage samples of traditional Russian delights like Leningrad crumpets and Soviet cacao are also included in your tour for your convenience. With the chance to whet your palate with vodka and visit the famed Vasileostrovsky street food market to sample global delights on your own, this scenic excursion is perfect for foodies and culture enthusiasts alike!

Kick off your tasty city sightseeing and culinary excursion by meeting up with your guide to indulge in the local foods and beverages of St. Petersburg. You'll make your way to the popular fast food chain of Teremok to indulge in blini, a tasty yet traditional dish of local pancakes that resemble crepes. This famous fast food chain began in the late 1990s with the concept of serving traditional home cooked Russian cuisine as fast food and offers other tasty dishes like a buckwheat dish known as kasha and a dish known as borscht, which is a beet soup served with a side of cabbage.

Continue your tasty tour by following your guide to the atmosphere place to enjoy traditional Siberian pelmeni. These savory dumplings are traditionally boiled in salted water or even chicken or meat broth and are often filled with mushrooms or meat. Next, you'll head to a mid-century local dining spot to indulge Leningrad crumpets and Soviet cacao. Take Insta-worthy photos of these sweet treats before sinking your teeth into the sweet doughy delights of the Leningrad crumpets and whetting your palate with the delicious chocolaty beverage.

Next, follow your guide down Nevsky Prospekt to experience the grand retail and entertainment complex of the Eliseyev Emporium to admire its ornate Art Nouveau interiors. This grand complex features a famed food hall that was built by the Ellisseef Brothers in the early 20th century. Here, you'll get to sample vodka before heading to the famed Vasileostrovsky street food market. Conclude your tour by exploring delicious food from around the globe at the popular street food market on your own before heading back to your port for the perfect end to your excursion.

From delighting in traditional Russian home cooked meals served as fast food to delighting in the street foods of the Vasileostrovsky, this tasty tour offers much to see and explore. Sign up for this savory and sweet city sightseeing tour today to experience the tastier side of St. Petersburg!