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Russia European (Northern) / St. Petersburg

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Route: - St. Petersburg - Russian Capitals RR - Trans-Siberian RR
Code:SPB-001
Duration:see options
Date:upon request
Discounts:%37 (2 people);
%40 (3 people);
%55 (4 people);
Difficulty:Not applicable
Cost:50 USD
- per person;
- [option 1]



97 USD
- per person;
- [option 2]



169 USD
- per person;
- [option 3]



219 USD
- per person;
- [option 4]



279 USD
- per person;
- [option 5]



Winter canal

For those who like carriage rides

Feature tour  Welcome to St. Petersburg - day tours

 The Saviour on the Blood Cathedral

Welcome to the city of palaces, bridges, and canals hugged with gentle fogs and charming "white" nights. Combine it with colorful history, noble spirit, and architectural grace, and you will quickly see why St. Petersburg is considered among the top most beautiful cities in the world.

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[Option 1] - escort services (city center), 1,5 hour;
St. Petersburg has a plethora of things to do. Museums, theaters, concert halls, exhibitions, restaurants, luxury clubs are at your service. Our local Representative would be glad to make a reservation, guide an excursion or simply meet you for a quick orientation. Please note that the fee includes guide's time only. If the time required to make a reservation, deliveries or excursion exceeds 1.5 hour, additional fees apply.

[Option 2] - city tour, walking, 3 hours;
Our guide will meet you in the city center, and, after a quick introduction, we will melt into the crowd of Nevsky Prospect. It takes about an hour to cover the entire Avenue by feet with short stops at the Church of "Spilled Blood", Kazansky Cathedral, Arts Square and the Palace Square. Our last stop will be the St. Isaac's Cathedral, where (if opened) we will climb to the observation point for a panoramic view of the city.

[Option 3] - city tour by car, 3 hours;
We will pick you up from your hotel (if centrally located), and, after a quick introduction, we will drive through St. Petersburg with short stops at the Smolny district, Aurora Cruiser, Church of "Spilled Blood", Vasilievsky Island, Nevsky Prospect, St. Isaac Cathedral, Arts Square, Theater Square, and the Decembrist's Square. At the end, our driver will take you back to the hotel or drop you off at one of the central museums.

[Option 4] - city by private boat, 1 hour (1 Jun-1 Oct);
Take advantage of St. Petersburg's canals to see why the city is often called the "Northern Venice". We will board the boat at the Anichkov bridge on Fontanka River and begin our journey by passing several old bridges: Chernishov, Egyptian, Leshtukov, Obuchov. Ask your guide about surrounding buildings, particulary the Imperial theater and Anichkov palace. On the Krukov canal, we will pass St. Nicolas church, Mariinsky theater, and the Kiss bridge. The Moika River will bring us to the Yusupov Palace, than through the Blue bridge, to the St. Isaac cathedral followed by the Stroganov Palace. After the Capella bridge, we will enter the Winter canal, pass Pushkin's flat, the Church of "Spilled Blood" and finally to the Anichkov bridge.

[Option 5] - horse drawn carriage, 1 hour (1 Jun-1 Oct);
Make your St. Petersburg visit complete by taking a horse drawn carriage ride right at the heart of the city. The tour starts at the Palace Square, from where we will cross Neva River, make a short circle near Peter and Paul Fortress, Vasilievsky Island, Artillery Museum and finally return to our start point.

Included:

  • Bilingual guide;
  • Transportation as described;

    Not included:

  • Admission tickets;
  • Snacks/Meals;
  • Time/Fees for pick ups outside of the city center perimeter;
  • Travel/Health Insurance;

    Special tour-related note:

  • Most museums in Russia are closed on Mondays.
  • Be prepared for a rainy day during walking tours.

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