Private 2 Day St. Petersburg with Canal Cruise (Visas Included)
See stunning St. Petersburg city sights from a boat, stroll through the galleries of art masters iconic works at the Hermitage museum, and more on this scenic private tour. Have the wonderful opportunity provided to you for two days to follow your expert private guide and explore iconic sites like the Church on Spilled Blood, the Hermitage Museum, and the Lower Park of Peterhof. Your tour comes with convenient round trip transportation via an air-conditioned vehicle, visa-free arrangements with advance passport data, bottled water, and a chance to skip long lines, making this perfect for culture enthusiasts who want to take their time exploring Russian culture and learning about its history.
Begin your scenic two day adventure by meeting your local, professional and friendly tour guide at your port and boarding a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to enjoy a panoramic drive through St.Petersburg. Get ready to grab your camera as you stop for photo ops along the way to capture some of the city's iconic main streets and sights and enjoy a walking tour of the Fortress. Your tour guide will share the stories of its history, including how it served as the city's citadel that kept enemy forces at bay.
Next, follow your guide to behold the stunning frescos, paintings, and other art masterpieces created by the likes of Rembrandt, Rafael, and Leonardo da Vinci with a visit to the Hermitage Museum, the largest art museum in Russia. Tour the famous residence of Russian tsars known as the Winter Palace before breaking to explore the city's local restaurants for lunch (at your own expense). Continue your scenic tour with a one-hour cruise on the city's canals to catch breathtaking views of the sites from the water before making your way back to the port area and your ship.
On the second day, explore the opulent metro stations that double as underground palaces as you follow your guide through the stations to enjoy a short ride to the city of Peterhof where you will stop to visit its iconic Upper and Lower Parks. Upon arrival at the Parks of Peterhof, enjoy the stunning views of picturesque landscapes, iconic statues, and beautiful fountains and sites like the Chess Hill Cascade and the joke fountains. Marvel at the architectural excellence of the Marine Canal and famed Grand Cascade, which features over six dozen fountains before breaking for coffee and making your way to the historic site of Russian emperor Alexander II's assassination site at the Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood. Admire its ornate architecture before enjoying free time for a little retail therapy or enjoying local restaurants for the perfect end to your excursion.
With two days to explore iconic city sights in St. Petersburg, this is an exciting tour you won't want to miss. Book this scenic and private excursion today for an unforgettable experience in St. Petersburg.
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.