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2-Day Group Shore Excursion in St Petersburg with Faberge Museum & Boat Cruise

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    What to Expect

    Day 1: The Suburbs of St Petersburg & a Canal Cruise

    Stop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg Russia
    Day 1 (10 hours)

    8:30-9:00 am - Meeting at the port terminal (the exact time depends on the cruise ship docking time)

    9:00-10:00 am – Panoramic city ride with picture stops and a short subway ride to see the most remarkable stations
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
    10:00 - 11:00 am - Transfer to the city of Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo)

    11:00 - 12:45 am - Excursion to Catherine's Palace with the Amber Room & Park

    12:45 - 1:45 pm - Traditional Russian 3-course lunch (included for groups 10+ participants)
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
    1:45 - 2:30 pm - Transfer to the city of Peterhof

    2:30 - 4:00 pm - Guided tour of the Lower Park of Peterhof (park only). You will enjoy the views of the Grand Cascade and its fountains, gilded decoration and water jets.

    4:00-5:00 pm - Return back to St Petersburg
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia
    5:00 - 6:00 pm - Sightseeing boat ride on the rivers and canals of St Petersburg

    6:30 pm - Return back to the cruise ship

    Optional: You can order an evening activity for an extra charge: Russian ballet, traditional folk show, classical music concert, night boat cruise, visit to the Vodka Museum and other activities. Please let us know your wishes at the time of booking.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: City Tour - The Hermitage - Faberge Museum

    Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg Russia
    Day 2 (8 hours)

    8:30 am - Meeting at the port terminal

    8:30-10:30 - City Tour with picture stops at the Kazan Cathedral, the Zinger House and other landmarks
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Savior on the Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    10:30 - 11:00 am - Excursion to the Church on the Spilled Blood
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Square, 2, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    11:15 -1:15 pm- Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum including the Winter Palace (skip the line entry)

    1:30 - 2:30 pm - Traditional Russian 3-course lunch (included for groups of 10+ participants only)
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Faberge Museum, Fontanka River Emb., 21, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia
    2:30 - 3:30 pm - Guided visit to the Faberge Museum to see the largest collection of Faberge Eggs (with an audio guide or live guide depending on the group size)
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Museum Complex The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Isaakiyevskaya Sq., 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
    3:45 - 4:15 pm - Excursion to St Isaac's Cathedral

    4:30-4:45 pm - Return back to the cruise ship

    The actual starting and ending time will be adjusted to the cruise ship's schedule. The order of the sightseeing may change depending on days of the week, museum availability, and traffic.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    A representative of our company will be waiting for you right after the passport control with a sign saying CITY BREAK TOURS. Do not forget to take your valid PASSPORT and PRINTED OUT tour ticket to the passport control with you.

    St. Petersburg
    2 days
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Visa-free arrangements (please, provide the passport data at booking)
    • All admission fees per program SKIP-THE-LINE
    • 3-course traditional Russian lunches on both days (ONLY for groups of 10+)
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups of 7+)
    • Professional & friendly English guide
    • Port pickup and drop-off each day
    • Bottled water
    • Transport by air-conditioned minibus
    • Raincoats in case of rain
    • Entry/Admission - St. Petersburg Metro
    • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
    • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
    • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
    • Entry/Admission - Savior on the Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum Complex The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Lunches for groups of less than 10 travelers
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please note that a high amount of walking is involved. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
    • Not wheelchair accessible. Not allowed for people with any mobility restrictions including those who use walkers. Please, book a private tour in this case.
    • Please, provide the cruise ship name (1), your full name as in the passport (2), date of birth (3), country of citizenship (4), passport number (5). The tour ticket (substitute for visa) will be sent to you.
    • Printed out tour ticket and a current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Due to the port formalities, any booking less than 5 days from the cruise arrival will not be treated
    • Minimum age of participant is 7 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • You will have an audio guide in the Faberge Museum or a live guide depending on your group size
    • The tour is only available for the cruise ships that are docked in St Petersburg for 2 days
    • No refunds are provided in case of the cruise delay or cancelation
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • On some dates, tickets to Catherine's Palace might not be available due to the high demand and closing days of the museum. The group will visit the Grand Palace of Pavlovsk instead. No refunds are provided.
    • The order of the sightseeing may be changed due to the days of the week, traffic and museums'availability.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed yesterday

    This tour was fantastic and easily one of the highlights of our trip. It was professional and organized. but yet our tour guide, Ahha (Anna) still managed to add personal touches, allowing a stop at a hockey store for my sister to get a souvenir...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank eileencrane
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    We decided to book our own tour rather than book through the cruise line on a Baltic cruise. We are so glad we did as our guide Anna was fantastic! She had an extensive knowledge of Russian history and all the destinations on the tour....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank julia r
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Absolutely the only way to see everything in two days! The tour was terrific! Our tour guide, Alina Popova, was amazing...a delight to be with and so very knowledgeable. We enjoyed all the highlights including the Hermitage, Peterhoff, the boat ride, the Faberge Museum (which...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank DelightfulMemories
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We were absolutely 100% satisfied with this tour. Our guide, Anna, was beyond amazing and thorough! We were on a Baltic cruise and everyone told us we should be careful about taking a non-cruise tour of St. Petersburg due to us needing a Visa to...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Calronka
    citybreaktours, Guest Relations Manager at City Break Tours St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Dear Calronka, thanks a million for such wonderful words! We are happy that the tour was successful and you enjoyed the trip. We always do our best to organize real smooth itineraries for the tours. It was our pleasure to have you as a guest...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Our tour around St Petersburg with Elena was fab! She was extremely knowledgable and passionate about the history of Russia and really made our trip come to life. Reliable service, with comfortable minivan and always on time.Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Russia...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Josh H
    citybreaktours, Guest Relations Manager at City Break Tours St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Hi Josh, thank you for the review. It is our pleasure to know that the tour was a success and you loved the city. Next time you should come for a longer time to see more, we will be happy to see you in our...More

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    14 August 2019|
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    Response from HowardPH | Reviewed this property |
    We visited in May 2019. City Break Tours were excellent, maneuvering our small group to avoid the large Chinese group invasion. My advice is to visit in shoulder season April-May or October-November, as the sights are... More
    30 July 2019|
    Response from BonnnieTravel |
    I do not know, I was picked up from a cruise ship
    30 July 2019|
    Response from citybreaktours | Property representative |
    Hello, thank you for contacting us. Unfortunately, this tour is only for cruise passengers. Please contact us to know more details about the tours that we provide for hotel guests. Wish you a wonderful day, City Break Tours... More
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