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Classic St. Petersburg City Tour

This classic St. Petersburg city tour by car and boat will take you to the most impressive palaces, embankments, squares and streets. Combined with short walks at the most famous highlights and a walk on Nevsky prospect. The classic St. Petersburg city tour will show you not only the beautiful facades, you will see cozy nooks such as neat little courtyards and visit the most famous shops. The traditional river and canal boat tour along the waterways of the “Venice of the North” or “Russian Amsterdam” is another must-do thing when in St. Petersburg. After this Petersburg city tour you will be able to say that you’ve seen our city inside and out.

  • Tour duration: 5 hours
  • Tour type: public. It’s a mini-group Petersburg shore excursion everyone can sign up.
  • Group size: 16 persons max (on average groups are around 8-10 persons). Minimal number of people for the tour to take place: 2 persons.
  • Activity level: moderate. The tour can be adjusted for physically challenged customers
  • Transportation: a private air-conditioned vehicle of the necessary size.
  • Tour guide: an English-speaking tour guide.
  • Inside visits: no.
  • Also included in the price: river and canal boat tour, blanket visa (= cruise passenger visa = tour tickets)

Price: 67 USD per person.

St. Petersburg City Tour

9:00 – meet your guide at the port terminal or at the hotel lobby


9:00-12:30 – St. Petersburg city tour by car

You will see such famous sights as the Spit of Vassilievsky Island with Rostral Columns, Peter and Paul Fortress, stunning Church on the Blood (=Resurrection Cathedral) and the icon of St. Petersburg skyline – St. Isaac’s, the Admiralty, Palace Square and Square of Fine Arts. You will have a walk along the main avenue of the City – Nevsky Prospect


As everyday life is inseparable and keeps going on no matter wat, our St. Petersburg city tour includes both formal and informal monuments. You will see the well-known Bronze Horseman, Monuments to Catherine the Great and Nicholas 1, Alexander Column alongside such “minor” monuments as a monument to a cat, a photographer, a street cleaner, a policeman, etc


12:30 – River and canal boat tour (privately for your group – separate boat)

Your impression of St. Petersburg will not be full without a river and canal boat tour. It is a treat to our customers and an opportunity to see the city from a different angle – from water


14:00 – return on board the ship or to your hotel

Evening Activities



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