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Shore Excursion: Three Day Highlights Tour

By: TJ Travel
  • 3-day shore excursion to the cultural and historical highlights of St Petersburg
  • Admire the regal resplendence of Peterhof Palace
  • Marvel at the ecclesiastical elegance of the Church on Spilled Blood
Shore Excursion: Three Day Highlights Tour
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Shore Excursion: Three Day Highlights Tour
US$ 385.00
Discover the regal residences and arresting landmarks of St Petersburg on a comprehensive 3-day shore excursion led by a professional guide. Gain an insiders perspective of the remarkable Russian city as you visit monuments like Peterhof, the Church on Spilled Blood and the Faberge Museum. Take a relaxed cruise along St Petersburg’s canals; marvel at the impressive statues in metro stations; and browse the enriching exhibits of the Hermitage, Russia’s largest museum.
What to Expect
Day 1

8.30 - 9.00 am meeting at the ship (please, note the time of the beginning of the tour will be adjusted depending on your ship arrival time)

9am-12 pm City tour with a boat ride, Farmers’ Market visits. Guided tour of Peter and Paul fortress Sightseeing tour includes driving and photo stops in the most beautiful, historical places in St Petersburg

12.30-1.30 pm Typical Russian lunch (included)

1.30-2.30 pm Drive to Pushkin

2.30-4.30 pm Guided tour of Catherine palace with the Amber room

4.30-5.30 pm Drive back to the city with a metro visit on the way

5.30 pm return to the ship or evening optional program (theatre/folk show)

Day 2

8.30am Meeting at the ship

8.30-10.00am Drive to Petergof with a metro visit

10.00-11.00pm Guided tour of the Grand Palace

11.00-12.30pm Stroll along the Fountain Park.

12.30-1.30 pm Drive back to the city

1.30-2.30 pm Typical Russian lunch (included)

2.45-3.15 pm Guided tour of the Church on the Spilt Blood

3.30-4.30 pm Guided tour of the Faberge Museum 

5.30 pm Return to the ship or evening optional program (theatre/folk show)

Day 3

9.00 am Meeting at the ship

10.00-12.30pm Guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum (early admission, before the official working hours)

12.30-1.30 pm Typical Russian lunch (included)

2.00-3.00 pm Guided tour of the General Staff Building. Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art collection

3.00-4.00 pm Guided tour of Yusupov Palace

4-4.30 pm Guided tour of St Isaac’s Cathedral

5.00 pm Return to the ship

Please note:

  • The timing and the sequence of museum visits are given approximate and depend on the days of the week
  • The sequence of the tour can be changed by your guide because of the traffic and museums' days-off
  • In order to minimize the flow of tourists inside the museum, the Hermitage authorities reserve the right to adjust the entrance time slot
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Reviews (28)

1 - 5 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago
Fabulous Tour

I would recommend TJ Travel to anyone looking for a great tour of St. Petersburg. The pick up and drop off at our cruise ship were exactly as they advertised. Our tour guide Elizabeth was so wonderful and seemed to love her job. We only...More

Thank nt1210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TJ Travel - Alexandra was outstanding

We were fortunate to have Alexandra as our guide for 3 days: 27-29th August. Alex has perfect English, a passion and knowledge of St.Petersburg that is truly amazing and a personality that captures your attention, imagination and understanding of such amazing history.

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent Tour

We recently did a 3 day tour with TJ - St Petersburg & Moscow Highlights. Only 10 of us for 2 days and then 6 the last day. Our guide in St Petersburg was Victoria who was an excellent guide. Someone from the office accompanied...More

Thank cruiserNZ
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Had a fantastic time! Everything went smoothly, even when our 2nd day landed on Navy Day and the city was full of people, they worked around it by rearranging a few places. The amount of places we went to and the things we saw was...More

1  Thank Pdftrip
Reviewed 13 August 2018
Best decision we made for St. Petersburg

We booked TJ Tours on the advice of a friend. It was the best thing we did. We spent a little more and got a private tour with our group of 6 adults. It was a great way to avoid crowds both at the sites...More

Thank timandjeanne
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