Tours in St Petersburg, considered to be the cultural capital of Russia, present you with an opportunity to admire grandiose architecture, and immerse yourself in Russian history.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM ST PETERSBURG
Treat yourself with a visit to the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and choose between a one-day or a two-day skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Main Museum Complex and the General Staff Building.
ST PETERSBURG PRIVATE TOUR: PETERHOF PALACE AND FOUNTAINS BY HYDROFOIL WITH SKIP-THE-LINE TICKETS
Visit St. Petersburg’s most gorgeous and awesome Imperial residence.
The Grand Palace and park complex of Peterhof with its one-of-a-kind cluster of wellsprings is considered to be a standout amongst the most beautiful parks on the planet. In Summer no trip to St Petersburg is complete without a voyage through Peterhof which used to be the Summer residence of the Russian Imperial family. This marvellous palace and its expansive gardens are sure to impress you from the first sight. Come see with your own eyes!
PRIVATE TOUR: HOT AIR BALLOON FLIGHT OVER PUSHKIN AND PAVLOVSK
Leave the hustle and bustle of St Petersburg behind and take to the skies above its surrounding areas in a hot air balloon.
Enjoy a bird’s eye view of this charming and beautiful region!
The “Nothern Venice” wind will take you for a 1-hour (approx.) flight above this wonderful landscape. See magnificent palaces and manor houses, beautiful gardens and rivers, scenic lakes and forests. Take incredible photos from 100-300 metres high! On landing, enjoy a Champagne breakfast and get your personal flight certificate! Share your emotions with your flight instructor and your friends!
EQUESTRIAN COMPLEX TOUR WITH HORSE RIDING AND LIGHT BRUNCH
Love horses? Escape from the city hustle and bustle into horse’s heaven! Tour the high-end stables and the wonderful facility, learn how they live, eat, play and exercise. Practice your horseback riding skills, enjoy a 20 minute ride in a horse-drawn carriage and end the tour with hot Russian tea served with pies at a local restaurant.
ST PETERSBURG WALKING TOUR
Learn of St. Petersburg’s history and see sides to the city many visitors miss on this 2-hour walking tour. Follow your guide though the streets of St. Petersburg and gain insight into the events which shaped the city we see today. Learn of Russia’s Orthodox religion at the 19th-century Kazan Cathedral, and take in top attractions: Gostiny Dvor, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Palace Square, and the 18th-century Stroganov Palace.
ST PETERSBURG IMPERIAL RESIDENCES: CATHERINE PALACE AND PETERHOF GARDENS TOUR
Imperial Residences tour is specially designed for those who have limited time in Saint Petersburg and need to maximise their time. You will visit two “must see” suburban attractions of Saint Petersburg in one day: Catherine Palace with its world famous Amber room, and spectacular Peterhof gardens. Both places were once the first Summer Imperial residences.
ST PETERSBURG ANGRY BIRDS FAMILY ACTIVITY PARK
Travelling with kids? Let them have fun! Spend a fantastic day with Angry Birds enjoying numerous activities, games, fun tasks and so much more! Are you a mother who wants to do some shopping? Let the kids play, while you roam numerous fashion stores, including designers, in the same building!
VODKA TASTING AND EVENING CANAL CRUISE IN ST PETERSBURG
Done with museums? Unwind and relax with vodka-tasting and then take it easy on a private canal boat tour that will ensure a perfect ending to the day. If you feel like it, you can do some bar-hopping afterwards or just have an evening stroll around the streets of St Petersburg.
RUSSIAN FAIRY-TALE HOUSE IN ST PETERSBURG
Are you travelling with kids? Do you want to make the trip unforgettable and unique for them? Visit The Russian Fairy-Tale House with a private interactive theatre performance to make them feel as in a real fairy-tale! The age doesn’t matter! You’ll find different performances that will be interest both the little ones (from 1 y.o.) and older ones (up to 12 y.o.). Tour includes private guide, (who interprets) and a private driver.
NOVGOROD SMALL GROUP TOUR: FROM ST PETERSBURG
Spend a full day seeing the historical and architectural monuments of Novgorod, Russia’s oldest city, located a 3-hour drive from St Petersburg. View forests and medieval churches that surround the old capital, and visit monasteries such as St George’s Cathedral and the frescoes of St Sophia’s. On this small-group tour, enjoy transport aboard a comfortable coach as your expert guide tells you about Russia’s fascinating past.
PRIVATE TOUR: RUSSIAN COOKING CLASS IN ST PETERSBURG
Learn how to cook Russian food fit for a tsar on a private 2-hour cooking class in St Petersburg. Book the class for a time that suits you and discover the secrets behind classic Russian creations like ‘bliny,’ ‘borsch’ and beef stroganoff. Hear about rich culinary history from a professional local chef and savour the dishes with a glass of cranberry ‘mors’ – like Russians do!
COMMUNIST WALKING TOUR IN ST PETERSBURG
Step back in time to Leningrad, communist-era St Petersburg, and explore the city on an evening tour, seeing intriguing sites from its communist past. The 2-hour tour takes in attractions like the former KGB (secret police) facility (known as The Big House), a Soviet-era café, the Field of Mars and a restored battleship. Hear tales of the two key rulers, Lenin and Stalin, an insight into life in St Petersburg between 1917 and 1991.
PRIVATE TOUR: PETERHOF PALACE IN ST PETERSBURG
Explore Peterhof, St Petersburg’s breathtaking Tsarist palace, on a 6-hour walking tour with a private guide!
Often considered Russia’s answer to the Palace of Versailles, the ornate palace complex is home to more than 140 fountains as well as extensive gardens and a collection of palatial buildings. Visit highlights like the Grand Cascade in the Lower Park, Grand Palace and Monplaisir villa, and learn all about the site’s rich history. The tour operates with a flexible itinerary and can be tailored to your interests.
ST PETERSBURG MYTHS AND LEGENDS WALKING TOUR
Hear stories of revenge, romance and Imperial aristocracy on a 2-hour evening walking tour of St Petersburg! Focusing on the eccentric St Peterburgians of bygone days.
The commentary on this fascinating legends tour is rich with mystery and humour, just like the city itself. Learn about the exploits of Catherine the Great and her secretive son – Tsar Paul I, and see Mikhailovsky Castle (St Michael’s Castle) along with lesser-celebrated gems like the diminutive Chizhyk-Pyzhik Monument.
ST PETERSBURG METRO TOUR
Discover St Petersburg’s underground art scene on a 1.5-hour tour of its palatial-looking metro stations! Led by a local guide who is passionate about the city’s art and history, the tour includes visits to the must-see stations around town: Avtovo, Ploshchad Vosstaniya, Admiralteyskaya, Kirovskiy Zavod. See bas-relief carvings, learn about Soviet Union history and visit one of the world’s deepest underground stations.
PRIVATE TOUR: PETER AND PAUL FORTRESS IN ST PETERSBURG
Visit Peter and Paul Fortress in St Petersburg with a private guide and learn about its rich history on a 3-hour walking tour! The sprawling site is fascinating to explore, with its old prison buildings and Baroque cathedral. Visit Trubetskoy Bastion, a prison-turned-museum and marvel at the interior of Peter and Paul Cathedral, where Tsar Peter the Great is buried.
GRAND TOUR OF ST PETERSBURG
The Grand Tour of St Petersburg gives you the opportunity to take in as much as possible of the city in a day’s sightseeing – a complete tour of St Petersburg’s most famous sites from the comfort of a car or mini van and with a knowledgeable and experienced guide.
The tour is an excellent introduction to St Petersburg, the second largest and most beautiful city in Russia. St Petersburg has accumulated all the grandeur of the Russian Imperial Court and became one of the largest centres of culture and science. Numbers are limited to six people, ensuring personalised attention from your guide.
NEVA RIVER SIGHTSEEING CRUISE IN ST PETERSBURG
Explore enchanting St Petersburg by boat on a 2-hour small-group sightseeing cruise along the Neva River.
After a short walk down Nevsky Prospect, the city’s most prominent address, hop on board your luxury boat and admire sights that line St Petersburg’s romantic waterways. See the Peter and Paul Fortress that was built by Russian Tsar Peter the Great, and see cultural city highlights like Mariinsky Theatre. Pass under charming bridges and compare examples of architecture on New Holland Island. Numbers are limited to six on this cruise, ensuring you’ll enjoy personalised attention from your guide.
ST PETERSBURG UNDERGROUND AND METRO STATIONS WALKING TOUR
Join us on this 3-hour walking tour to explore one of the deepest metros in the world and see the beautiful stations, take a ride and watch people living their life, with this local experience in St Petersburg.
PRIVATE ST PETERSBURG TOUR WITH BOAT TRIP
This full-day tour offers an unforgettable introduction to St Petersburg history. It will be interesting for first time, and experienced visitors to this marvelous city. The tour includes a very popular canal and Neva River trip and inside visits of the most renowned sights of the city: the Hermitage Museum including the Winter Palace, Church on Spilled Blood, Metro and more. The programme also includes a Russian style lunch.
DOWNTOWN ST PETERSBURG SEGWAY TOUR
Young or Old, enjoy the fun of riding a Segway in the cultural capital of Russia! No experience required! No driver’s license required! See more, do more, have fun and make new friends on this small group tour which runs daily! Limited availability so hurry up and book your spots!
SMALL GROUP WALKING TOUR OF ST PETERSBURG
Join this 4-hour walking tour in the city of St Petersburg and enjoy learning about the life beyond all the gilded palaces, cathedrals and other touristy spots. Learn about the city and explore its fabric by strolling its historical neighbourhoods, visiting markets, active churches, backyards of residential buildings. Discuss cultural peculiarities, visit addresses of famous residents, writers, politicians, and scientists.
SKIP-THE-LINE PRIME TOUR OF ST PETERSBURG
See the best of northern Russia’s top attractions with your guide and small group on this tour of St Petersburg. Ideally, the tour is for travellers short on time.
You’ll travel to attractions in an air-conditioned vehicle. The tour includes a number of additional options and is audio-guided for certain attractions. We start off from Peter & Paul Fortress, up to St. Isaac’s Square via Vassilevsky Island. Immerse yourself in the culture and architecture of the city as you travel along Nevsky Avenue to the heart of St Petersburg – Palace Square. Enter the Hermitage Museum to see artwork by Rembrandt, Da Vinci, Rafael, Michelangelo and others. Tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off and complimentary bottled water.
CANAL CRUISE AND PRIVATE WALKING TOUR OF ST PETERSBURG
With more than 400 bridges Saint Petersburg is also known as the Venice of the North. Your tour guide will accompany you during this 3.5-hour private tour (1-hour boat ride and 2.5-hour walking tour) while telling you many exciting stories and facts about the city. The tour will take you along the paths of St. Petersburg’s most iconic sights!
PRIVATE HALF DAY TOUR OF ST PETERSBURG WITH FABERGE MUSEUM
Explore the most notable places in Saint-Petersburg with a private local guide for 4-hours. Get a rare glimpse into the history of Saint-Petersburg from its founding in 1703 all the way to modern times. Learn about the culture and the people of the city that has become the cradle of Russian civilisation. Receive a basic understanding of the city and its people.
This private half day tour includes entrance fees, an audio guide, hotel pickup and drop-off.
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