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St. Petersburg Shore Excursion: One Day Highlights Tour

By: TJ Travel
  • Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned car or minivan
  • Explore the Hermitage before official opening hours
  • Enjoy a packed lunch at Peterhof
St. Petersburg Shore Excursion: One Day Highlights Tour
From US$160.00
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St. Petersburg Shore Excursion: One Day Highlights Tour
From US$160.00

Spend your shore day in St. Petersburg seeing the major sights in and around the city on this full-day guided tour. Visit the Hermitage before opening hours and stroll the gardens at Peterhof. Take guided tours of Catherine Palace and the Church on Spilt Blood. Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned car or minivan and enjoy a packed lunch.

What to Expect

Meet your guide near your ship and embark on a city tour of St. Petersburg. Travel by car and take photo stops at various places, including Nevsky Prospect, the National Library, Kazan Cathedral, the Square of Arts, the Russian Museum, the Ethnographical Museum, Michael’s Castle, Aurora Battleship, the Spit of Basil Island, the Monument of Peter the Great, Admiralty, and more. Learn the history of the places from your guide.

Go on a guided tour of the The Hermitage before the museum’s official opening hours. Travel by car or minivan to Peterhof, where you can stroll through the Fountain Park and admire palaces. Pause to enjoy a packed lunch.

Continue on to Pushkin and take a guided tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room. Return to St. Petersburg and go on a tour of the Church on Spilt Blood. At the end of the tour, return to your ship.

Reviews (24)
1 - 5 of 8 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2018
TJ Travel was terrific.

Our tour guide, Elena, an English teacher, has encyclopediac knowledge of the many sites we visited, including the Hermitage and Summer Palace. We came into St Peterburg aboard the NCL Breakaway a day late due to weather conditions in the Baltic region. TJs handled the...More

Thank L R
Reviewed 7 September 2018
TJ Travel - Exceptional Experience

We had an unbelievable one-day tour of St Petersburg, Russia with TJ Travel and our guide, Tatiana. Once our ship, Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas, came into port Wednesday morning 8-Aug, we found it very easy to go through immigration and locate our TJ...More

Thank DCRover
Reviewed 28 August 2018
TJ Travel is excellent

Amazing day with an amazing guide, unforgettable! We had a group of 15 friends who all had a wonderful time in St. Petersburg -- Thanks TJ Travel. Its service is fantastic and top the line.

Thank PeterZ17
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile
Back in Russia 30 years later

I left Russia in 1988 after I finished my studies in the former Soviet Union. I always wanted to come back, especially to its diamond city, St. Petersburg, which I never had the chance to visit back then. Going in a cruise, I decided not...More

Thank EnrGus
Reviewed 4 November 2017
Fantastic day in St. Petersburg with TJ Travel

What a wonderful day we had, thanks to our guide Victoria. Her perfect English and in-depth knowledge of the city made it unforgettable. The highlight had to be the Hermitage, where we got in before opening time and for an hour or so it was...More

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Jill R
6 August 2018|
Response from EnrGus | Reviewed this property |
No, you only pass by the building but won’t get inside.