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St. Petersburg Shore Excursion: Small-Group 2-Day Visa-Free Tour Including Boat Ride

By: SPB Tours
  • Book ahead to guarantee your spot on this St. Petersburg tour
  • No visa needed—take this 2-day tour while your cruise ship is docked 
  • Bypass the long lines at main attractions, including the Hermitage
St. Petersburg Shore Excursion: Small-Group 2-Day Visa-Free Tour Including Boat Ride
From US$295.27
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St. Petersburg Shore Excursion: Small-Group 2-Day Visa-Free Tour Including Boat Ride
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It’s easy to explore St. Petersburg while your cruise ship is docked in the city’s port with this 2-day shore excursion. This experience saves you time and money by combining skip-the-line admission tickets to main attractions—including the Hermitage, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and Yusupov and Catherine’s palaces—transportation to and from attractions, a canal boat ride, and authentic Russian lunches each day.
What to Expect
This St. Petersburg tour takes off when your cruise ship docks at the St. Petersburg Cruise Port. Please note that crowding at the port can affect the actual departure time of this tour. Your bus will depart once all passengers are present.
Some of the main highlights of this 2-day guided tour include the Hermitage, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Peter and Paul Fortress, Yusupov Palace, and Catherine’s Palace and Park. You’ll get admission tickets and skip-the-line access.
Don’t worry about navigation, as the tour includes round-trip transportation from your cruise ship to the sights. On the way, your guide will tell you historical facts and other interesting information about St. Petersburg. Each day, enjoy a traditional Russian lunch in between activities.
Reviews (372)
1 - 5 of 221 reviews
Reviewed 17 November 2018
All top highlights included - wonderful experience!

Having read reviews of several companies we decided to book our two day excursion in St Petersburg with SPB and we were not disappointed Our guide was Daria N (Dasha) and the driver Konstantin. The whole experience was fantastic - Dasha was extremely knowledgable and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Mobile30340440589
Reviewed 7 November 2018
Top St Petersburg highlights in two days

St Petersburg was our favorite cruise port and the SPB tour we booked was much more affordable than what the cruise ship offered. It also was a 16 person group in a short bus so we could get around much faster than the large bus...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank TWJSLC
Reviewed 5 November 2018
Wonderful tour of St Petersburg with SPB

On 18 and 19 September 2018 we took the 2 day deluxe tour of St Petersburg. Our guide was Daria N and driver was Konstantin. They were top notch. Daria (Dasha) made our tour so enjoyable. She was knowledgeable, humorous, patient and looked after us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Johey50
Reviewed 17 October 2018
Wonderful Guides and small groups!

We went on several SPB Tours while on a Baltic Cruise. I highly recommend them. The groups are small - much easier to get around. They have excellent and knowledgeable guides who know the area extremely well.We enjoyed all our SPB tours and they were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Ducky527
Reviewed 16 October 2018
Superb excursion

Everything about this tour was fantastic!!! The tour guide was great and the attractions we went to were nothing short of spectacular!!

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Michael R
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9 November 2018|
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Response from TrailBlazer743530 | Reviewed this property |
We got back to the ship at 5 pm
16 August 2018|
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Response from NorbertD99 | Reviewed this property |
We had 2 great lunches at traditional restaurants. We paid for the meals ourselves. We also asked the driver and guide to join us and paid for their meals as well. It was a nice way to get to talk to them in a casual setting.
2 August 2018|
Response from M3063SMdavidf | Reviewed this property |
They pick you up from your hotel. Contact SPB, they have great customer service. No it is not for cruise ship passengers only.