St Petersburg 2-Day Visa-Free Shore Excursion

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300 USD

A two-day tour for cruise ship passengers to see the Hermitage Museum, opulent palaces, magnificent fortresses, and the splendour of St Petersburg!

Duration: 48 hours
    Available in
  • English,
  • German
Professional guide, Katharina was very informative and knew the whole history and answered all our questions about places we visited.
Itinerary was the same with most of tours outhere.
Transportation was clean, comfortable, and fancy
Driver was cautious and safe.
Lunch was fast with simple menu yet delicious. Price is literally a half from what our cruise company had offered
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Reviewed by Wayne

Highlights

  • See the stunning collection of masterpieces at the Hermitage Museum
  • Admire the opulence of the Amber Room in Catherine Palace
  • Watch the fountain ceremony at Peterhof Palace before roaming the magnificent Gardens
  • Learn the mysterious history of Rasputin at the grand Yusupov Palace
  • Enjoy lunches with your tour group, and convenient transportation to and from your ship

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Description

This tour is for cruise ship passengers only (min. 2 people) and allows you to see the famous sights without needing a visa!

Enjoy guided visits to major monuments and sights, including the Hermitage Museum, Peter and Paul Fortress, and the Church of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood.

Explore Russia's cultural capital, relax on a river and canal cruise, see famous artworks, and experience the opulence of St Petersburg's imperial heritage.

The excursion also includes a half-day visit to Peterhof Palace. Enjoy tours of the fountains, Catherine Palace, and the Amber Room before roaming the magnificent gardens.

Lunch is provided on both days, as well as comfortable, air-conditioned transportation to and from the port.

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What’s included & not included

  • Professional guide
  • Entry tickets
  • Transportation
  • Port fees
  • Lunch
  • Water
  • Gratuities

Meeting point

Morskoy Fasad (Пассажирский порт Санкт-Петербург "Морской фасад", Санкт-Петербург, Россия)

Reviews from travellers (7)

5.0/5

Great Value
Professional guide, Katharina was very informative and knew the whole history and answered all our questions about places we visited.
Itinerary was the same with most of tours outhere.
Transportation was clean, comfortable, and fancy
Driver was cautious and safe.
Lunch was fast with simple menu yet delicious. Price is literally a half from what our cruise company had offered
Outstanding Experience by Marina Wilson Tours
We were a bit hesitant to book a tour of St. Petersburg not through our cruise ship but the positive reviews of Marina Wilson Small Group Tours persuaded us. So glad we did! Booked the two day tour and found only one other couple going with us. Perfect. No problems at all with visas and entrance tickets. Akatrina, our guide, was very professional. She continually told us all about what we were seeing and guided us smoothly around long lines to get the best experience. She obviously knew what we needed and was so pleasant even after long hours with us. We highly recommend taking this small group tour. Marina also made arrangements for us to attend an evening small concert tour at Vladimir Palace that was wonderful. Pickup at pier and after the concert were right on time. These were some of the best tours we have had especially being in a restricted country.
Awesome St Petersburg 2-Day Visa-Free Shore Excursion
I can't recommend this company and especially our guide, Tatia, enough. Both were outstanding. If you get the chance to visit St Petersburg, please reach out to the company and request Tatia. She is absolutely the most informative and knowledgeable guide in the area. Absolutely the best!!!!

Ed

This operator has 46 reviews for other tours

4.9/5

Hassle free way to see the Hermitage on your own
We had been to the Hermitage before, but since our friends went on a guided tour with the same conpany, we opted for the skip-the-line tickets. And boy, were we happy, seeing the humongous line outside the Winter Palace. We were taken in with the guided tour group and then we continued on our own.
A very knowledgeable guide
Olga was extremely professional and posssesed a wealth of knowledge which she was able to impart with us throughout the tour. I couldn't have done the visit so efficiently if i were alone. Because she knew not only about art and architecture, she was also extremely adept at guiding us in the most efficient way by taking us to less crowded area first and being flexible. There was a family with an infant who showed up late, but she handleded it graciously. The only "problem" was the extra time it took to get inside, as there seemed have confusion as to which group gets to go first. To me it was no such big deal, but some people might have become impatient. Overall, I'm very satisfied. Thank you Olga!
Loved the show
Nice folklore show. Great dancers and singers. The only problem is the hall. You should come early and get the first seats of you want to see it all
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300 USD
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