St. Petersburg
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  • St. Petersburg: Private Boat Tour

    1. St. Petersburg: Private Boat Tour

    Your trip starts off at Fontanka River Embankment 53 and follows the Mokya River through Winter Channel and into the Neva River. Continue down the Neva River through Kronverk, around Peter and Paul Fortress and back.   On this tour, see the city’s main attractions from the water: Anichkov Bridge, St. Michael’s Castle, Sheremetyev Palace, Field of Mars, A. S. Pushkin’s house, the Artillery Museum, and much more! For the longest part of its history, St. Petersburg has been the capital of the Russian Empire. All the Russian Emperors lived here, and therefore all the biggest architectural ensembles, luxurious palaces, exquisite gardens, parks and monumental cathedrals are all here as well – the city is rightly called marvelous!   There is no better way to see this city than by boat – breathtaking views of the famous bridges will amaze you with their beauty and scale. You won’t miss a single ...

    Great boat, great guide, great service. Took the cruise for a bachelor party& the guys enjoyed it so much we booked a second hour.

  • St. Petersburg: Transfer from City to Pushkin or Peterhof

    2. St. Petersburg: Transfer from City to Pushkin or Peterhof

    Make use of a perfectly roadworthy and licensed vehicle and travel comfortably and safely with a professional English-speaking driver.  After leaving the airport, taxi drivers are the next set of people you will meet in order to get you to your hotel. Taxi drivers don’t merely drive tourists to their hotel, they represent the first interaction people have with the country, offer suggestions on places to see, restaurants to eat at and so much more. You will be picked up by a full-sized SUV with leather interior and comfortably accommodates 3 to 4 adults and up to 8 pieces of luggage. Most of the tariffs are fixed. Absolutely no charges for extra passengers or suitcases. Your professional English-speaking driver will meet you at the arrival gate and make sure you get to where you need to go, starting your stay in St. Petersburg off right.

  • St. Petersburg: 2-Day Visa-Free Group Shore Tour

    3. St. Petersburg: 2-Day Visa-Free Group Shore Tour

    Spend 2 days exploring beautiful St. Petersburg, Russia. Cruise and ferry passengers can easily participate in this tour, all arrangements will be made for them by the tour operator and no visa is required. Enjoy visits to major monuments and sites, including the Hermitage Museum, the Peter and Paul Fortress, and the Cathedral of Our Savior of Spilled Blood. Tour Russia's cultural capital to see famous artworks and revel in the opulence of St. Petersburg's imperial heritage. This 2-day tour includes a half-day visit to Peterhof, where you'll enjoy tours of the Fountain Park, the Catherine Palace, and Amber Room, before roaming the famous gardens. The 2nd day of the tour includes visits to fortresses and palaces as well as a guided tour of the infamous Hermitage Museum. Lunch is provided on both days, as well as comfortable, air-conditioned transportation to and from the port.

    A very busy two days. Our guide, Valeria from Marina Wilson Tours, was very informative and gave us a wonderful experience of St Petersburg. There were only the two of us on the tour so we had the personal attention of our guide and driver. Entry to Catherine's Palace and the Hermitage was very speedy and 'beat the crowds'. Lunches were excellent and in unusual restaurants rather than the usual mass cratering of most tours.

  • St. Petersburg: 4-Hour Cruise Visa-Free Budget Walking Tour

    4. St. Petersburg: 4-Hour Cruise Visa-Free Budget Walking Tour

    This Cruise Walking Tour is affordable, visa-free, and worry-free. You can add-on a round-trip transfer option and save time for sight-seeing. Saint Petersburg is perfect in cruise season — it is never too hot and a guided walk will give you a clear image of the city and exclude you from thousands of other tourists in the museums. The tour will start in the port of Saint Petersburg itself. Your guide will meet you at the arrival area of the port terminal. You will get to the city center by underground which is probably the most beautiful metro system in Europe. At Nevsky Prospect, you'll see Kazan Cathedral, Saint Isaac’s Cathedral (outside visit), Bronze Horseman, Peter and Paul Fortress and its grounds, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood (outside visit), Field of Mars, Eliseevy Merchants’ Shop, the USSR cafe, Kunstkammer, the Academy of Sciences and St. Petersburg State University....

    Olga picked us up at the cruise ship at the agreed time. She was very flexible regarding the itinerary and explained everything in a good way. We appreciated the time which we spent with her.

  • St. Petersburg: Siege of Leningrad Walking Tour

    5. St. Petersburg: Siege of Leningrad Walking Tour

    Feel like a local and learn more about Russian history. See the USSR heritage and the impact war had on Russians. It is a great lesson for children who look for new cultures and in-depth vision. This off-the-beaten-track tour will let you see Russia from a different perspective.  Meet your guide at your accommodation and go to the nearest bus stop to get to the Museum of the Siege for a tour. Continue exploring at the oldest underground stations, which used to be bunkers in WWII. The final destination of the tour is the Eternal Flame at the Victory Square and the Siege Memorial. See the authentic battlefield equipment and ammunition of the past. 

    Anna was fabulous. Very knowledgeable and friendly. Would recommend to all my friends and family!

  • St. Petersburg: Legendary Faberge Museum w/ Private Guide

    6. St. Petersburg: Legendary Faberge Museum w/ Private Guide

    Greet your private guide in your hotel lobby and get prepared to get your ultimate culture fix. Explore Nevsky Prospect, the soul of St. Petersburg and its main draw, pass by Anichkov Garden and Anichkov Bridge and duck into the sumptuous Shuvalov Palace, neoclassical building founded in the late 18th century and home to prominent Fabergé Museum. You’ll admire the lavishly decorated interiors of one of the most striking palaces in St. Petersburg, once home to the noble Shuvalov and Naryshkin families, and take in the elegance of its rooms. You’ll catch a glimpse of the famous White Column Hall, the largest ballroom in the city and find out why it was such a popular gathering spot for the Russian elite in the times of Alexander I. Learn the personal history of renowned jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé and be wowed by more than 4000 exhibits created by him and the fellow master craftspeople of...

    I thoroughly enjoyed the visit to the Faberge Museum and nearby sites on Nevsky Prospekt . My guide Alexandra Vladimirova was extremely knowledgeable & explained the history of the Museum and its many art pieces very well. I would definately recommend this tour to other visitors interested in seeing the evolution of Russian history through the exquisite pieces of art, jewellery, sculptures & paintings over the centuries and the European multi-cultural influence on Russia's cultural history.

  • St. Petersburg: City Center to Pulkovo Airport Transfer

    7. St. Petersburg: City Center to Pulkovo Airport Transfer

    Make use of a perfectly roadworthy and licensed vehicle and travel comfortably and safely with a professional English-speaking driver.  After leaving the airport, taxi drivers are the next set of people you will meet in order to get you to your hotel. Taxi drivers don’t merely drive tourists to their hotel, they represent the first interaction people have with the country, offer suggestions on places to see, restaurants to eat at and so much more. You will be picked up by a full-sized SUV with leather interior and comfortably accommodates 3 to 4 adults and up to 8 pieces of luggage. Most of the tariffs are fixed. Absolutely no charges for extra passengers or suitcases. Your professional English-speaking driver will meet you at the arrival gate and make sure you get to where you need to go, starting your stay in St. Petersburg off right.

    Picked up on time by the owner Nickolay, who made our journey to the airport relaxed and trouble free. We were considering getting a tube train , but not speaking russian would have made it too much hassle if we missed the stop.

  • St. Petersburg 3-Hour Private Hermitage Museum Tour

    8. St. Petersburg 3-Hour Private Hermitage Museum Tour

    The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg ranks among the most famous museums in the world. The whole complex of Winter Palace, Small Hermitage, Old Hermitage, New Hermitage, and the Hermitage Theatre is known as the State Hermitage. Tour this magnificent and lavish setting with a private, 3-hour tour. With your guide, enjoy skip-the-line access to the museum. Then walk through the halls, which include more than 3 million exhibits representing Antiquity, Western Europe, the Middle East, Russia, and many more epochs, countries, and regions. Find out about its beginnings, back in 1764, when Catherine the Great purchased a big collection of Western European paintings.  Learn about the development of art and material culture in the West and the East from prehistoric times to the present day. There are remarkable collections of paintings, prints and sculptures, as well as tapestries, carpets, ...

    Ease of organisation, communication and in-depth knowledge all helped to make this one of the most enjoyable experiences during our stay in St Pete's. Thank you to Ksenia for being punctual, pleasant and patient with all our questions.

  • Catherine Palace and Park by Public Transport with Pickup

    9. Catherine Palace and Park by Public Transport with Pickup

    Your tour starts at the hotel reception. The guide meets you with a sign of the local supplier, or one with your name on it. With a guide, you take a train to Tsarskoye Selo — the town where Catherine Palace is located. Alternatively, you can travel by metro and bus. From the station to the palace you can take a bus or walk (it's about 15 minutes).  When you get to the complex, together with the guide you will go through the park area and then into the palace itself. The tour includes the famous Amber Room so you will have a chance to enjoy the interiors and decorations of imperial Russia at its fullest.  When the Catherine Palace tour ends you can take a walk in the parks (if the weather conditions are appropriate) or go back to the city by bus or train. The guide accompanies you to the metro station and makes sure you get back to the hotel or any other end point you prefer. The price...

    Irina was really nice and informative. We did not take the public transport but she drove us there so we were able to save time and got enough to visit Catherine palace and other places around St. Petersburg while she was driving.

  • St. Petersburg: Faberge Museum Skip-the-Line Private Tour

    10. St. Petersburg: Faberge Museum Skip-the-Line Private Tour

    Skip the entrance line and take a private guided tour of St. Petersburg’s Faberge Museum, a private museum holding the largest collection of Faberge artifacts in the world. Discover the famous Imperial eggs, given to the Russian royal family as Easter presents, and more. Enjoy a 2-hour tour inside the museum and explore its collection, including a permanent exhibition of Faberge items, including the Imperial Easter eggs, silverware, Russian icons and other applied art. Enhance your visit to the museum with a choice of optional extras, such as a canal cruise, a traditional Russian lunch, or a folk show ticket. The tour is available for cruise passengers as a visa-free tour, and an option including hotel pickup is available.

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What people are saying about St. Petersburg

It was so nice to be met with a big smile from Ellen our driver . She was waiting for us at arrival hall . A clean and comfortable drive to our hotel , 35 minutes in rush hour traffic, Ellen was calm and careful . I would definitely recommend this service . Anne

Pick up went perfect. Our driver was waiting with our full name so we didn't have to worry. She spoke pefect English and during our journey give us invaluable advice for our stay including small phrases we could use. Excellent, a credit to your business.

Picked up on time by the owner Nickolay, who made our journey to the airport relaxed and trouble free. We were considering getting a tube train , but not speaking russian would have made it too much hassle if we missed the stop.

To truly enjoy the artwork displayed at The Hermitage Museum we highly recommend a tour with a private guide. Our highly knowledgeable guide did her job superb. We would book her anytime for any other tour.

Very knowledgeable guide and the tour was at our pace. Very enjoyable day.