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Shore excursion - 2 day visa free private tour of main St Petersburg highlights. provided by ARTeFACTUM - Tours

Shore excursion - 2 day visa free private tour of main St Petersburg highlights.

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Day 1. 8.30 meeting by your ship (it can take some time to pass the passport control, guides are waiting as long as needed) City tour with the visit to St Nicholas Naval Cathedral or Kazan Cathedral (active Russian Orthodox Church) subway trip (short, just for fun, St Petersburg subway is deep and ornate) - optional, up to you Drive to Pushkin Catherine Palace with Amber Room Lunch Drive to Peterhof Tour of the fountain park Return to the ship by 18.00 Day 2. 9.00 meeting by your ship drive to the downtown canal tour Peter and Paul Fortress Savior on the Blood Church Lunch The Hermitage (main complex - highlights of the collection and state rooms of the Winter Palace) Return to the ship by 16.30-17.00 Museums are closed on different days of the week and the sights can be rearranged in different order to match their schedule.
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8 stops
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Important Information
2 days
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • professional guide
  • blanket visa
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • headsets to hear your guide well in museums and parks (from 6 pax)
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Entry/Admission - Peterhof State Museum Preserve
  • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Travelers in wheelchairs need to be able to walk several steps. Someone in the group should be able to help with the wheelchair.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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CNguyen wrote a review Dec 2019
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We had a very nice visit of St Petersburg and vicinity. Thanks to our wonderful tour guide Irina. Wish that we have more time to explore this great city.
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from irinaspb, Owner at Shore excursion - 2 day visa free private tour of main St Petersburg highlights.
Responded 11 Dec 2019
Thank you very much for your kind words!
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By: ARTeFACTUM - Tours
Wonderful St Petersburg
We were with our amazing tour guide Irina for 4 days during which she took us around St P visiting all the highligh
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Brilliant tour of the Hermitage
Irina conducted a private,1/2-day Hermitage highlights tour for two of us. He knowledge of the history of the build
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Paolo N
Fantastic -- best guide for an art/history tour
Spent two days with Irina on a tour of all the St. Petersburg highlights. It was a fantastic visit and we fell in
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Tours of St Petersburg Russia
Irena Polevaya Rocks!!! She is without a doubt the most incredible tour guide we have ever used. We have been to 30
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Trish A
3 day tour of St. Petersburg
We had a tour for 3 days with Irina of the hermitage, multiple palaces and gardens and cathedrals, city tours in an
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Irina C
Multiple Private Tours
Irina was our personal tour guide for four days through St. Petersburg, city tour, hermitage, and two palaces outsi
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Maria C
Beautiful Hermitage-museum
Such a wonderful experience with a very knowledgeable and kind tour guide! A must do for Saint Petersburg!
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Aleksandra Y
Wonderful two days
We booked three tours with Irina: a city tour, tour of the hermitage, and a tour of Catherine’s palace. Over two
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Rosie B
A magical time in St. Petersburg.
Our family (4 boys) enjoyed our 4 day trip to St.P. We visited so many beautiful places. Irina brought the history
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Amazing St. Petersburg in 3 days
We had 3 consecutive full day tours of St. Petersburg from our cruise ship. There were 2 of us and had roughly pre-
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Bill S
St. Petersburg 1st class
We spent two very full, very enjoyable days with Irina Polevaya and her driver. We booked her well in advance based
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Carol R
Irina Polevaya
Had two half-day tours with Irina in St. Petersburg. So much information was shared. So many questions were answe
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Very Enjoyable 2-Day Tour
Our group of eight (four adults and four teenagers) spent two days touring St. Petersburg with Irina. Prior to the
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Great way to see St Petersburg’s sites
As this was our first time in Russia we were very happy to let Irina sort out all the visa and tour details for us.
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Sam K
Irna St. Petersburg tour
Irina did a great job of taking us around St. Petersburg. she was very knowledgeable and will not disappoint.
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Key Details
  • Memorial Sign Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island, Catherine Palace and Park, and 5 more
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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