1-day Fully Flexible Private Shore Excursion
Perfect private shore excursion for everyone who wants to be flexible and not feel rushed
We welcome you to explore Saint-Petersburg at your own pace, with no rushing, having enough time for photo stops, walking, shopping and enjoying lunch! No Russian Visa required!
See as many highlights as one can possibly cover within a short period of time: Aurora cruiser, the first house of St. Petersburg, Nevsky Prospect, numerous rivers and bridges, Kazan Cathedral, Admiralty, Palace Square and the Hermitage museum, the Bronze Horseman monument to Peter the Great, Palace Bridge, St. Nicholas Cathedral, University Embankment with its historical buildings: Kunstkammer, the Academy of Sciences, and St. Petersburg State University, Menshikov Palace, the Square of Arts with Michael's Palace, the Mosque, the Smolny Convent, the Taurida Palace, the Foundry Prospect with the "Big House" (the KGB headquarters) and many more!
Kazan cathedral was inspired by the Cathedral of St. Peter in Rome. It is one of the city's most majestic structures. It was built from 1801 to 1811 to house the miracle-working Icon of Virgin Mary, called our Lady of Kazan. The construction was completed shortly before the war with Napoleon, thus it became the memorial to Russian victory in this war. The cathedral houses the banners of the defeated regiments as well as the keys to the towns conqured. The grave of Russain greatest field marshal Kutuzov is also located inside.
09:00 - 17:00 (Actual start time might be slightly adjusted to your ship's arrival)
|09:00||Meet your guide and driver by the ship.|
|After checking in, you will be seated in your private comfortable a/c vehicle (depends on the size of the group). After that we will start the tour.|
|Since this is a Fully Flexible option you are welcome to go where you want and your guide will be happy to make suggestions. You are welcome to set your tour pace and enjoy your day. This program offers great walking opportunity for those keen on exploring the real city, or real foodies who like to experince local foods and bars. It's perfect for families with children or people who have walking difficulties and who want to explore the city from the comfort of their private vehicle.|
|Please note, that during high tourist summer season in Saint-Petersburg it is highly advisable to inform us your sightseeing preferences and specific interests because some venues/museums require advance reservation to guarantee your Fast-Track (no waiting) admission, for example: The Hermitage Museum, Catherine's Palace in Tzar's Village (Tsarskoye Selo) or Grand Palace in Peterhof, also Yusupov Palace.|
|Some places, like the churches, can be visited without advance reservations (though still highly recommended because ticket lines can get very long and upsetting).|
|17:00||Return back to the ship.|
Visa-Free paperwork is complimentary and included into your tour package. Don't forget to provide us with your passport details in a timely manner.
When booking, please have the following details ready for each participant:
1) Name as in Passport
2) Passport Number
3) Date of Birth
Visa free is valid for up to 72 hrs
Create your own itinerary:
- Panoramic City Tour
- Kazan Cathedral
- Visa-Free Paperwork
- OPTIONAL: 1 Delicious Russian Lunch
- English-speaking tour guide (other languages available at a surcharge)
- Experienced private driver
- Private A/C vehicle
- 1 Bottle of water pp per day
- Visa-free paperwork
- Radio-headsets for groups 7+
- Welcome gift for adults
- Activity kit for kids
- Port fees & taxes
- Smiles and positive experience
- Meals (lunch) & drinks
- All admissions as per program
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information : ship name, docking time, passport details.
- Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
- No admissions are inlcluded, please contact us to set up a custom program for you
Pick up at the cruise terminal of St-Petersburg