Enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Saint Petersburg and visit the city’s major monuments. See Peter and Paul Fortress, stroll and shop on Nevsky Prospekt, and marvel at this magnificent city from the water on the “Rivers and Canals” boat tour.
What to Expect
See the main sights of Saint Petersburg with the option of making stops at monuments of particular interest to you. On this full-day tour you’ll visit the Peter and Paul Fortress, the citadel where the city got its start. See Saint Isaac’s Cathedral with its massive gold dome, which is one of the largest in the world.
You’ll also enjoy lunch at a popular Saint Petersburg restaurant and browse for souvenirs and gifts as you bargain with local vendors at stops during your excursion. Head off on a guided walk along Nevsky Prospekt and discover the gorgeous Church on Spilled Blood, which is the 2nd-largest mosaic museum in the world.
To top off this overview of Saint Petersburg, you’ll see the city from the water on the Rivers and Canals Boat Tour. One of the best ways to see the sights of the Venise du Nord is by boat. More than 70 rivers and canals wind their way through the city, with around 400 bridges crossing these waterways.
- Lunch at a popular restaurant
- Round-trip transportation by air-conditioned car or mini-van
- Entrance fees to museums
- Visa-free arrangements
- Assistance of a guide speaking your language
- Pier pick-up and drop off
Saint Petersburg Port pier
Know Before You Go
MariaRose Private Tours are offered in English, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish. No extra payment is required. Please specify your preference when booking.
With our private shore tours, we provide everything you need to satisfy Russian entry requirements. You will not need to purchase a separate Russian tourist visa.
After you make your tour booking we will contact you via e-mail to ask for additional information for each person in your private party:
• Full name as it appears in the passport
• Passport number
• Passport expiration date
• Date of birth
We need this information to make all the necessary arrangements with Port customs and to send you the tour ticket which you should present at the Saint Petersburg port of call when disembarking from the cruise ship.
Shore tours cancellations and changes are free of charge if you notify us 7 days ahead of your scheduled tour departure.