9.00-10.15am – Our guide meets you by the ship. Historical city tour of St. Petersburg, part 1. Within City Tour you will drive along the most popular sights of our beautiful city such as Bronze Horseman, Admiralty, Naval (St. Nicolas) Cathedral, St. Isaac’s Square, Point of Basil Island. At the most beautiful places the guide will supply you with more information and will offer you to make a stop for taking photos.
10.15 – 10.45am – Inside tour of Inside tour of Peter the Great Cabin – the oldest wooden structure of the city that survived. It was built within three days before the foundation of the city. It was the first residence of Peter the Great in St. Petersburg. The Cabin consisted of the study, dining-room and bedroom. On the display in museum you can see belongings of Peter the Great such as his smoking pipe and the armchair that was made by the tsar himself.
11.00 – 11.45am – Inside tour of Peter and Paul’s Fortress with its Cathedral and prison. The Fortress is the place where the city began in 1703. Inside St. Peter and Paul’s Fortress there is a Cathedral with the same name that occupies a special place among the churches of St. Petersburg. This cathedral used to be a burial place for the Russian Tsar Family beginning from the time of Peter the Great. Peter the Great was the first to be buried in the unfinished building of this Cathedral. A tradition to bury the members of the ruling dynasty, widespread throughout the world, was followed in St. Petersburg, too.
12.00 – 12.20pm – A photo stop at Kazan Cathedral.
12.30 – 1.15pm – Church on the Spilt Blood inside tour. Church on the Spilt Blood was created in the best traditions of Russian art of the 14th – 17th centuries and stands out among all St. Petersburg churches by its distinct national appearance. It was made in 1883-1907 on the spot where on March 1st, 1881, the terrorist mortally wounded Alexander II.
1.30 – 2.30pm – Lunch (optional).
2.30 – 3.45pm – Historical city tour of St. Petersburg, part two. Photo stops on Mars Field, at Cruiser Aurora battle ship, Smolny Institute.
4.00 – 5.30pm – Inside tour of Political History Museum. The museum was founded in October, 1919. Its first name was Revolution Museum. Originally it was situated on the second floor of Winter Palace. The museum contains a lot of evidence of political life of Russian society from the end of 18th century to the beginning of the 21st century.
6.00pm – You are back at your ship.
The price per each person is calculated according to the quantity of people in the group.
Group size (number of people). Price per person.
NB Children from the age of seven as well as students get 20USD discount for the tour. Students must have an ISIC card.
The price includes:
• a professional English-speaking guide for 1 day,
• a professional driver with a comfortable air-conditioned car or mini-bus for 1 day,
• tickets to all museums and parks for all people in the party,
• photo passes for all museums,
• blanket visas for all people in the party,
• 1 bottle of water per person per day,
• all local taxes,
• all port fees,
• umbrellas if needed,
• raincoats if needed,
• radio equipment for parties from 6 people and more,
• traditional Russian snacks.
The price does not include:
• The cost of lunches or dinners in restaurants.