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Classic Tours

St. Petersburg, Russia
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About Classic Tours
Classic Tours Ltd. is a fully licensed tour operator based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Since 2003 we are offering city tours, excursions and guided museum visits in Saint Petersburg, Moscow and other destinations in Russia. An authorized partner of Saint Petersburg Passenger Port (also known as "Marine Façade"), we provide visa-free shore excursions for cruise passengers. We have many years of experience in organizing individual and group tours that are always value-packed and tailor made to accommodate specific needs and requirements of our clients. Our company is also offering highly popular incentive tours filled with exciting and entertaining events.
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Good price, best guides with all the needed licences, comfortable vehicles, huge experience in handling any uncommon situations.
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Monika M wrote a review Sep 2018
Istanbul, Turkey104 contributions46 helpful votes
Had a great and super informative tour in Hermirage museum with the guide Olga! Highly recommend! She took us to the main landmarks and we skipped queues as we booked in advance with classic tours !
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Date of experience: September 2018
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shana b wrote a review Jul 2018
Boynton Beach, Florida11 contributions7 helpful votes
We visited Saint Petersburg during the World Cup and I was worried that we wouldn't be able to schedule a time to visit The Hermitage with a tour. It was a little tricky to find their office but once we found the Classic Tours office, just as a heads up, you'll have to walk into an office building, and tell the receptionist you are looking for Classic Tours, she will let you through a secured gate into an office looking building. When we got into the Classic Tour office we were asked what days/time we were available for a guided tour at The Hermitage and they contacted us via WhatsApp within a few hours with a scheduled time to meet our tour guide. To our surprise, my husband and I met our tour guide, Svetlana, and thought we'd be in a group but it was just the two of us which made it very personal. Svetlana was very knowledgeable and asked us what we wanted to see and what we were interested in seeing and knew exactly which to go and avoid the massive crowds. The service was great and I enjoyed our very personal tour of The Hermitage with Svetlana and Classic Tours.
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Bordersgeezer wrote a review Jun 2017
Hawick, United Kingdom2,875 contributions319 helpful votes
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This was our first visit to Saint Petersburg and wanted to see everything as smoothly as possible therefore we did this through this company. It saved any hassle of obtaining visas etc and it went very well. Once through Border Control and the unfriendly staff there, we were greeted onto our coach by our guide who was great. You have to bear in mind that if you're doing the two day tour, they are long as there's lots to see and it can mean getting into the coach at about 7.00 am, but well worth it. Plenty of walking but the architecture is stunning
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Date of experience: June 2017
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rixrix8 wrote a review Apr 2017
94 contributions26 helpful votes
There is nothing bad to say about them. Our guided tour with Julia was just amazing, I have never seen such knowledge and passion in what a person does like she has. She has the ability to make you love everything you are seeing. Damian was our driver, just amazing, giving advices, helping us in everything we needed. I would repeat with them without any kind of doubt.
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Date of experience: April 2017
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drjim1941 wrote a review Nov 2016
Asheville, North Carolina118 contributions45 helpful votes
All excursions from cruise ships tend to be too short and barely scratch the surface, but it was nice to tour the city by bus as it was raining that day. We also got to visit a tourist gift shop filled with icons, nested dolls, and other souvineers. Our guide spoke good English and told us a lot about the city. Going through immigration was a little unnerving. The officials were very officious. Virtually no eye contact, no greeting, just examined our passports, stamped them, and waved us on. It was well worth visiting this historic city, and it would be even better to have more time.
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Date of experience: August 2016
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