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Shore Excursion: 2-Day St. Petersburg City Explorer including Faberge Museum Visit

By: TJ Travel
  • Enjoy a guided 2-day excursion in and around St. Petersburg
  • Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan
  • Admire the art at the Faberge Museum
Shore Excursion: 2-Day St. Petersburg City Explorer including Faberge Museum Visit
From US$265.00
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Shore Excursion: 2-Day St. Petersburg City Explorer including Faberge Museum Visit
From US$265.00
Explore all the highlights of St. Petersburg hassle-free with a 2-day shore excursion. With admission and visa fees all covered, travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan with a guide to Peterhof, Catherine Palace, the Church of the Spilt Blood, the Faberge Museum, and many other places. Visit the Hermitage Museum before the official opening hours. Take advantage of headsets if your group has more than 10 people.
What to Expect

Set out on your 2-day shore excursion from your ship. Begin with a city tour and stop to take photos at some of St. Petersburg’s historical sights.

Travel by car to Peterhof and enjoy a guided tour of the Upper Gardens and Lower Fountain Park. After an optional lunch, continue by car to Pushkin. Walk with a guide through Catherine Palace and the Amber Room.

Return to St. Petersburg and admire St. Isaac's Cathedral on a guided tour. At the end of the first day, go back to your ship and enjoy an optional evening program.

Begin the second day with a continued excursion around the city. Visit the Summer Gardens of Peter the Great, the Spit of the Basil Island, Michael’s Castle, Admiralty, the State St Petersburg University, Academy of Fine Arts, the Monument of Peter the Great, and The Russian Academy of Sciences Ancient Egyptian Sphinxes.

Stoll on Nevsky Prospect before enjoying a guided tour of the Hermitage Museum before official opening hours. After an optional lunch, explore the Church of the Spilt Blood and the Faberge Museum with your guide.

At the end of the tour, return to the ship.

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1 - 5 of 9 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago
Excellent overall experience

My family of 4 recently travelled to St. Petersburg on June 7 & 8 2018. We normally take the excursions offered by the cruise ship as there is a “ship won’t leave without you” guarantee, however the pricing was so expensive we decided to explore...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great way to see St Petersburg

Given the prohibitive cost of the cruise ship sponsored two day tour of St Petersburg, we did some research and TJ Travel was a very smart choice. It was half the cost of the cruise ship tour and there were only 6 of us in...More

1  Thank MAC65
Reviewed 14 November 2017
Be Confident booking with TJ!

To be honest, we were a bit skeptical because Norwegian Cruise Line had gave stern warnings about needing to book directly with the excursions desk within NCL for Russia due to visa requirements, etc. Don't be afraid! TJ Tours was not only super reliable in...More

6  Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 14 November 2017
Exceptional Tours by TJ Travel

In September, 2017 we were on a Baltic Cruise that had a two-day stopover in St. Petersburg. After researching the local tour companies, we decided to book with TJ Travel. Their itinerary listed all the places we wanted to visit, including a visit to Faberge...More

4  Thank xyz832
Reviewed 13 November 2017
Ask for Alex

I had a small group of family and friends spend two days in St. Petersburg this fall. Our guide Alex was absolutely incredible. I cannot imagine having made the trip without her. She was brilliant, entertaining, and made the trip a highlight. Whether it was...More

1  Thank Matthew T
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