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St Petersburg Shore Excursion: Comfort Visa-Free 2-day Tour

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    Day 1: St Petersburg shore tour - suburban parks and palaces + boat ride

    Stop At: MaxiBaltTours St Petersburg shore excursions and city tours, Morskaya Naberezhnaya, 15, 801, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 199226
    8:30 (time may be amended depending on your ship's docking time) - meet your guide in the area after you pass customs. Please look for MaxiBaltTours sign
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
    Take a walking tour of the royal gardens located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland. The fresh air and over 100 fountains make a walk here peaceful and relaxing. All the fountains are supplied with water naturally by gravity without any pumps, which makes the garden unique considering everything you see there was designed in the 18th century. The view from the lower garden to the Grand Palace is one of the most spectacular views in the city, and the hill decorated with the Grand Cascade with its main fountain of St. Sampson is famous all over the globe.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: CitySightseeing, Pochtamtskaya Ulitsa, 1, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 190000
    What could be more impressive then seeing the beauty of Saint Petersburg from the water? The city is criss-crossed with small rivers and canals, which makes the city look like Venice or Amsterdam. Our comfortable boat will take you along the granite embankments to the main waterway of Saint Petersburg, showing you the familiar highlights like the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Spit of Basil's Island from a different perspective.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kuznechny Market, Kuznechny Lane, 3, St. Petersburg 191002 Russia
    Visit to a Russian food market/grocery store. Shopping
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: MaxiBaltTours St Petersburg shore excursions and city tours, Morskaya Naberezhnaya, 15, 801, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 199226
    ~5:30 back to boat
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: St Petersburg shore tour - city day

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Square, 2, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    ~8:30am - meet at the pier.
    Take a tour of the Art Gallery that is ranked in the top 5 art museums in the world. The collection is so big that only 13% is ever on display at one time. After the revolution most of the interiors lost their original decor, but 5 gala rooms are still able to demonstrate how sumptuously the Romanov Dynasty lived. While on the tour you will see the cream of the collection: Italian Renaissance art, Spanish Golden Age, Flemish art and French Impressionism.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Savior on the Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    The Church of the Resurrection, more commonly known as the Church on Spilt Blood, commemorates the Russian peacemaker Alexander II. Although he abolished serfdom he was hated by the revolutionaries, who formed different terrorist organizations with the aim of killing the ruler. Inside, the church looks fascinating, 7 000 square meters of mosaics cover the walls. They are made of melted glass and this technique looks simply spectacular and dazzling!
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Pass By: Kazan Cathedral, Kazanskaya Sq 2 Metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    main cathedral of St Petersburg

    Stop At: Saint Isaac's Square, Isaakiyevskaya Sq., St. Petersburg Russia
    The fourth largest cathedral in the world is named after the patron saint of Peter the Great. It was designed by a French architect and until the revolution it was the primary Russian Orthodox Cathedral. Richly decorated with precious stones, marble and mosaics, the cathedral is a real masterpiece of 19th century architecture. It took 40 years to build the cathedral and it is now considered to be a world heritage site.
    ~4pm back to boat
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Берег Невской Губы ул., 1А, Sankt-Peterburg, Ленинградская, Russia, 199226

    Traveler pickup is offered
    May pick-up from hotels or Primorskaya metro station (near cruise port)

    Ports
    St Petersburg passenger port
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    2 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 2x Lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Professional guide
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • WiFi on board
    • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
    • Entry/Admission - CitySightseeing
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Savior on the Spilled Blood
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities (recommended) Gratuities to the guide and driver are not included in the tour price. The sum you wish to give to your guide and driver after a well-done tour should be up to the western standards (approximately 15%). It is a good idea to divide gratuity between your guide and driver and give it separately to them: 10% to the guide and 5% to the driver. Please have some cash with you (USD, EUR or RUB) for this reason, but it is always up to you!
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    The tour was Sub contracted to TJ travel - new company was brilliant. Really first class. If I was you, I would book withTJ travel
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    Responded 10 Aug 2019
    Thank you for your review. I am glad that you enjoyed your tour and it's sad that you gave it such a low rating. Yes, many small group joint tours are being conducted by members of Baltic Cruise Association - whoever has more bookings is actually conducting the tour. This time you ended up with our partners - but all the same high quality guides, drivers, buses, ect. We always guarantee our highest tour standards when you book and back it up with our reputation. Alexei - owner of MaxiBaltTours
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    From beginning to end this 2 day Comfort Tour provided by Alexei from MaxiBaltTours was exceptional. Disabled wheelchair user in our party was treated with care, kindness and consideration at all times by our lovely guide Natasha and driver Alexander. Our tour was tailored to
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    Responded 6 Aug 2019
    Dear Grace and Delyce, So good to hear from you! Thank you very much for your wonderful review - it means a lot to us. Glad to know that all our efforts had such a positive results. I will pass your kind words to my guide Natasha and driver Alexander. Please spread the word and of course welcome back any time! Your Russian friend, Alexei
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    The tour guide Dina was excellent, she was very knowledgeable about every place we visited. She went into great detail explaining not only the places we visited but also the history behind the palaces and museums. She even pointed out some of the differences and styles of
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