Private 3 Day St Petersburg with Free Time (Visas Included)
Stroll through a historic citadel, see the artworks of Van Gogh and other greats as you wander the corridors of the General Staff Building and more on this scenic three-day St. Petersburg tour. Your visa-free three-day excursion includes entry to all the stops on your itinerary, including the St. Peter and Paul Fortress, the General Staff Building, the Tzars' Village, the Church on Spilled Blood, and the Hermitage Museum. While your tour doesn't cover the cost of lunch, you'll enjoy free time each day to explore the city's cafes and restaurants to dine on Russian cuisine at your own expense and where you would like. With convenient round trip transportation, a relaxing canal cruise, and private guide to take you to visit sites like the Upper and Lower Parks of Peterhof, the underground palaces of St. Petersburg's metro stations, and St. Isaac's Cathedral, this multi-day tour is perfect for culture enthusiasts who want an easy pace to explore one of Russia's most popular cities.
Begin your scenic three-day excursion by meeting up with your private tour guide at your port to hop in your comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle for a panoramic city tour to see St. Petersburg's famous landmarks. Stop to take Insta-worthy pictures along the way before stopping to behold the architectural excellence of the Church on Spilled Blood and St. Petersburg's largest Orthodox Church, St. Isaac's Cathedral. Enjoy a guided tour of the Winter Palace and get to admire the art collections of Leonardo da Vinci and other great artists as you stroll through the Hermitage Museum. Before you wrap up your first day, have some leisure time to sink your teeth into tasty Russian cuisine (at your own expense) as you explore its cafes and local restaurants before heading out to visit the iconic General Staff Building to see the masterful art pieces by Van Gogh, Matisse, and other greats before returning to your port.
Continue with the second day of cultural immersion that takes you to explore the underground palaces of St. Petersburg's metro stations. After touring these ornate metro stations, enjoy a quick subway ride that takes you to Peterhof to explore the famed Upper and Lower Parks of Peterhof Palace. Take in the beauty of its hidden joke fountains, small palaces, and pavilions like the Grand Cascade and Chess Mountain before following your guide to discover the beauty of the Tzars Village known as Tsarskoya Selo. Here, explore the iconic Catherine's Palace and its ornate Amber Room before spending time enjoying Russian cuisine for lunch (at your own expense and choice) before returning to the port and your ship.
Conclude your three day excursion with a scenic boat tour of the city for a different perspective of St. Petersburg's iconic landmarks and enjoy a guided visit of the historic citadel of St. Peter and Paul's Fortress and Cathedral. As one of the city's first construction sites, the fortress and cathedral also served as the final resting place of Russia's tsars, including Nicolas II, Russia's last tsar. Stroll the grounds of the fortress and take in the picturesque views of the cathedral and fortress before stopping to explore the city of St. Petersburg for lunch (at your own expense and choice). Consider dining on delectable Russian cuisine at a local restaurant, indulging in sweets and coffee at Zinger's House cafe, or maybe shopping for souvenirs before wrapping up day three of what may be the most memorable part of your cruise.
Please Note: Vehicles available for this tour accommodate groups of up to 2, 6, 12, or 50 guests maximum. Please take this information into consideration when booking.