I had no idea what to expect. Olga, our guide, provides the expertise and energy to assure the best experience I have ever had in a tour.
Meet your guide at your ship and set out on a city sightseeing tour in an air-conditioned vehicle. Stop to take photos at the local farmers’ market, Grand Choral Synagogue, Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral.
Pause for lunch at a local cafe before setting out on a guided tour of the Faberge Museum. Explore Yusupov Palace and visit St. Isaac’s Cathedral before returning to your ship.
On the second day, take a ride to Peterhof and gain special early entry to the Peterhof Grand Palace. Walk in the Lower Fountain Park and Upper Gardens. After a local lunch, continue to Pushkin (Tsars' Village) and visit Catherine's Palace and the Amber Room.
Depart from your ship on the third day and enjoy special before-hours entry to the Hermitage Museum. Visit the Church on the Spilled Blood before breaking for lunch. See the Impressionist exhibit at the General Staff building. Take a boat ride through St. Petersburg’s canals before returning to the ship.
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Irina was an amazing guide. SPB was waiting for us at the cruise terminal on July 5th when we departed the ship and proceeded through Russian immigration. Everything they had said would happen with immigration did happen and the whole process was very smooth. We...More
We took a 3-day St. Petersburg deluxe tour with SPB tours while on an Oceania Baltic cruise in June 2018. It was so wonderful. They have nice smallish passenger vans (about 20 people max). Our tour guide was Svetlana and the driver Vlad. They were...More
My family and I thoroughly enjoyed experiencing & enjoying the beauty and history of St. Petersburg. Our Guide was timely in meeting us and continued keeping our day filled with wonderful sights and experiences. The small size of our group was also much more comfortable...More
My husband, I and two friends signed up for the 3-day tour with high hopes and a little trepidation. The cruise line (Oceania) sent ominous warnings about not having the proper visas, etc. Balderdash! Everything went seamlessly. We followed the directions on the website and...More