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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
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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)
9:00 am-12:00 pm City tour with a boat ride, farmers’ market visit. 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 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
5:30 pm Return to the ship or evening optional program (theatre/folk show)

Day 2

8:30 am Meeting at the ship
8:30-10:00 am Drive to Petergof with a metro visit
10:00-11:00 am Guided tour of the Grand Palace
11:00 am-12:30 pm Stroll along the Fountain Park
12:30-1:30 pm Drive back to the city
1:30-2:30 pm 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
10:00-12:30 pm Guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum (early admission, before the official working hours)
12:30-1:30 pm 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
4:00-4:30 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
  • Not accessible for people with mobility issues. In case you are travelling with a wheelchair, mobile scooter or a walking frame, please consider taking a private tour
Reviews (29)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2018
Excellent guides. Very accommodating for mobility impaired clients. small group

Had wheelchairs and pushers for us because we could not walk long distances. Very reasonable price for their services. Small group enabled us to get around quickly. This was a good overview of St. Petersburg.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank datravel2016
Reviewed 18 September 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nt1210
Reviewed 5 September 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 4 September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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