9.00am – Our guide meets you by the ship.
9.00 -10.00am – Visit of the farmers’ market and a metro ride.
10.00am – 12.00pm – City tour of St. Petersburg. Within the City Tour will see such places as Point of the Basil Island, Palace Square with famous Winter Palace, Academy of Fine Arts, Arts Square, Catherine’s Garden, St. Isaac’s Square, Bronze Horseman. At the most beautiful places the guide will supply you with more information and will offer you to make a stop for taking photos. You will also visit one or two of functioning churches of St. Petersburg (e.g. Kazan Cathedral and Naval (St. Nicolas) Cathedral). A drive along the main street of our city – Nevskiy Prospekt.
12.00 – 12.30pm – The coffee break at the Soviet little café, called “Pyshechnayay” with hot coffee and very delicious buns called “pyshki” is included.
12.30 – 1.30pm – A visit of St. Petersburg courtyards and a famous Eliseev shop to admire its illumination and a variety of food it offers.
1.30 – 2.15pm – 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.
3.00 – 5.00pm – Dinner in a Russian Family for small groups up to 7 people/Dinner in a Russian Restaurant for big groups from 8 people. It is a nice opportunity to meet local family, to see where and how the family lives and also to try Russian traditional food. During the meal you can find out about people’s life and compare it to yours.
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,
• Dinner in a family for all people in the party,
• Coffee break at a local cafe for all people in the party,
• all local taxes,
• all port fees,
• umbrellas if needed,
• raincoats if needed,
• radio equipment for parties from 6 people and more,
• traditional Russian snacks.