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St. Petersburg  City walking tour
City excursionWalking excursion

City walking tour

Duration: 3 hours
This short St. Petersburg tour is a great introduction to this marvelous city for visitors who enjoy walking. Our expert guide will take you down the famous Nevsky Prospect, to Palace Square (the Winter Palace) home of the Tsars. At the same time, you will hear interesting stories, legends and about the history associated with these places and the city itself.
St. Petersburg  City tour with transport
City excursionExcursion with transport

City tour with transport

Duration: 3 hours
The tour will take the visitor throughout the historical center of St. Petersburg and includes spectacular views of the Neva river, Canal Griboyedova, Moika canal, the many bridges connecting the city islands and trips to the 2 main islands of Petrogradsky and Vasilevsky. The tour will introduce the visitor to Nevsky Prospect – the city’s famous boulevard, the Winter Palace, other palaces and churches and to the areas of the city formerly inhabited by Dostoyevsky, Rasputin and numerous Russian princes and counts.
St. Petersburg  City walking tour incl. St. Isaacs Cathedral
City excursionWalking excursion

City walking tour incl. St. Isaacs Cathedral

Duration: 4 hours
A great introduction to St. Petersburg for visitors who enjoy walking. Our expert guide will take you down the famous Nevsky Prospect, to Palace Square (the Winter Palace) home of the Tsars. For walks through some of the islands and more. At the same time, you will hear interesting stories, legends and about the history associated with these places and the city itself. You will also visit St. Isaaks Cathedral. One of the finest architectural monuments of the XIX century, the former principal cathedral of the Russian capital has a capacity to accommodate 10,000 people. The cathedral is graced with 112 solid granite columns weighing up to 114 tons each and about 400 relieves and bronze sculptures. The observation platform on the colonnade provides a magnificent view of the city. Any tour to St. Petersburg is not complete without a visit to St. Isaaks.
Museum excursionWalking excursion

St. Isaacs Cathedral walking tour

Duration: 1 hour
One of the finest architectural monuments of the XIX century, the former principal cathedral of the Russian capital has a capacity to accommodate 10,000 people. The cathedral is graced with 112 solid granite columns weighing up to 114 tons each and about 400 relieves and bronze sculptures. The observation platform on the colonnade provides a magnificent view of the city.
St. Petersburg  City tour with transport incl. St. Isaacs Cathedral
City excursionExcursion with transport

City tour with transport incl. St. Isaacs Cathedral

Duration: 3,5 hours
The tour will take the visitor throughout the historical center of St. Petersburg and includes spectacular views of the Neva river, Canal Griboyedova, Moika canal, the many bridges connecting the city islands and trips to the 2 main islands of Petrogradsky and Vasilevsky. The tour will introduce the visitor to Nevsky Prospect – the city’s famous boulevard, the Winter Palace, other palaces and churches and to the areas of the city formerly inhabited by Dostoyevsky, Rasputin and numerous Russian princes and counts. You will also visit St. Isaaks. One of the finest architectural monuments of the XIX century, the former principal cathedral of the Russian capital has a capacity to accommodate 10,000 people. The cathedral is graced with 112 solid granite columns weighing up to 114 tons each and about 400 relieves and bronze sculptures. The observation platform on the colonnade provides a magnificent view of the city.
St. Petersburg  City walking tour incl. Peter and Paul Fortress
City excursionWalking excursion

City walking tour incl. Peter and Paul Fortress

Duration: 4 hours
A great introduction to St. Petersburg for visitors who enjoy walking. Our expert guide will take you down the famous Nevsky Prospect, to Palace Square (the Winter Palace) home of the Tsars. For walks through some of the islands and more. At the same time, you will hear interesting stories, legends and about the history associated with these places and the city itself. You will also visit the Peter and Paul Fortress. The fortress was founded by Peter the Great in 1703. Besides the ancient fortifications, the fortress includes the Peter and Paul Cathedral, built in the early XVIII century. The cathedral includes the burial vault of Peter the Great and other Russian Tsars, the museum of Trubetskoy Bastion prison and the expositions: The History of St. Petersburg, History of the Imperial Mint as well as a printing workshop and the museum of space exploration and missilery. It is also possible to walk along the walls of the fortress and observe the fabulous architecture of the surrounding areas. Any tour to St. Petersburg is not complete without a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress.
St. Petersburg  City tour w/transport incl. Peter & Paul Fortress
City excursionExcursion with transport

City tour w/transport incl. Peter & Paul Fortress

Duration: 3,5 hours
The tour will take the visitor throughout the historical center of St. Petersburg and includes spectacular views of the Neva river, Canal Griboyedova, Moika, the many bridges connecting the city islands, the Old Holland area of the city and trips to the 2 main islands of Petrogradsky and Vasilevsky. The tour will introduce the visitor to Nevsky Prospect – the city’s famous boulevard, the Winter Palace, other palaces and churches and to the areas of the city formerly inhabited by Dostoyevsky, Rasputin and numerous Russian princes and counts. You will then visit the Peter and Paul Fortress. The fortress was founded by Peter the Great in 1703. Besides the ancient fortifications, the fortress includes the Peter and Paul Cathedral, built in the early XVIII century. The cathedral includes the burial vault of Peter the Great and other Russian Tsars, the museum of Trubetskoy Bastion prison and the expositions: The History of St. Petersburg, History of the Imperial Mint as well as a printing workshop and the museum of space exploration and missilery. It is also possible to walk along the walls of the fortress and observe the fabulous architecture of the surrounding areas.
Museum excursionWalking excursion

Peter and Paul Fortress walking tour

Duration: 2 hours
The Peter and Paul Fortress was founded by Peter the Great in 1703. Besides the ancient fortifications, the fortress includes the Peter and Paul Cathedral, built in the early XVIII century. The cathedral includes the burial vault of Peter the Great and other Russian Tsars, the museum of Trubetskoy Bastion prison and the expositions: The History of St. Petersburg, History of the Imperial Mint as well as a printing workshop and the museum of space exploration and missilery. It is also possible to walk along the walls of the fortress and observe the fabulous architecture of the surrounding areas.
St. Petersburg  City tour w/transport incl. Peter & Paul Fortress and St. Isaas Cathedral
City excursionExcursion with transport

City tour w/transport incl. Peter & Paul Fortress and St. Isaaсs Cathedral

Duration: 4 hours
The tour will take the visitor throughout the historical center of St. Petersburg and includes spectacular views of the Neva river, Canal Griboyedova, Moika canal, the many bridges connecting the city islands, the Old Holland area of the city and trips to the 2 main islands of Petrogradsky and Vasilevsky. The tour will introduce the visitor to Nevsky Prospect – the city’s famous boulevard, the Winter Palace, other palaces and churches and to the areas of the city formerly inhabited by Dostoyevsky, Rasputin and numerous Russian princes and counts. You will then visit the Peter and Paul Fortress and St. Isaaks. The Peter and Paul Fortress fortress was founded by Peter the Great in 1703. Besides the ancient fortifications, the fortress includes the Peter and Paul Cathedral, built in the early XVIII century. The cathedral includes the burial vault of Peter the Great and other Russian Tsars, the museum of Trubetskoy Bastion prison and different expositions. Then you will proceed to the St. Isaaks Cathedral. One of the finest architectural monuments of the XIX century, the former principal cathedral of the Russian capital has a capacity to accommodate 10,000 people. The cathedral is graced with 112 solid granite columns weighing up to 114 tons each and about 400 reliefs and bronze sculptures.
St. Petersburg  City tour with transport incl. Hermitage museum
City excursionExcursion with transport

City tour with transport incl. Hermitage museum

Duration: 5 hours
The tour will take the visitor throughout the historical center of St. Petersburg and includes spectacular views of the Neva river, Canal Griboyedova, Moika canal, the many bridges connecting the city islands and trips to the 2 main islands of Petrogradsky and Vasilevsky. The tour will introduce the visitor to Nevsky Prospect – the city’s famous boulevard, the Winter Palace, other palaces and churches and to the areas of the city formerly inhabited by Dostoyevsky, Rasputin and numerous Russian princes and counts.
It is difficult to imagine Saint Petersburg without this great museum, attracting visitors from the entire world. The Hermitage along with the Louver in Paris, the National Gallery in London and the Prado in Madrid ranks as one of the world’s largest and greatest collections of art. The date of its foundation is considered to be 1764, the year when Catherine II purchased 225 paintings from the merchant Gotzkowski. Today, the collection numbers over 3 million items among them the works of art of prehistoric culture, Egyptian art, Antiquities, Scythian gold, great collections of Western European paintings and sculptures (from Picasso to Rembrandt). The museum’s architecture will also impress with its solemnity and elegance – the museum being housed in the former Winter Palace of the Russian Tsars. A trip to the Hermitage will be one of the highlights of your Russia tour.
Museum excursionWalking excursion

Hermitage walking tour

Duration: 3 hours
The Hermitage is one of the greatest museums in the world. The museum consists of five historical buildings including the Winter Palace – the residence of the Russian Tsars. The museum contains over 3 million pieces of art with dates ranging from high antiquity to the present day. Among the Hermitage’s treasures are artworks by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens and a large collection of impressionists and post impressionists including Matisse and Picasso as well as many others.
St. Petersburg  Hermitage tour w/transport
Museum excursionExcursion with transport

Hermitage tour w/transport

Duration: 3 hours
It is difficult to imagine Saint Petersburg without this great museum, attracting visitors from the entire world. The Hermitage along with the Louver in Paris, the National Gallery in London and the Prado in Madrid ranks as one of the world’s largest and greatest collections of art. The date of its foundation is considered to be 1764, the year when Catherine II purchased 225 paintings from the merchant Gotzkowski. Today, the collection numbers over 3 million items among them the works of art of prehistoric culture, Egyptian art, Antiquities, Scythian gold, great collections of Western European paintings and sculptures (from Picasso to Rembrandt). The museum’s architecture will also impress with its solemnity and elegance – the museum being housed in the former Winter Palace of the Russian Tsars
Museum excursionWalking excursion

Russian Museum walking tour

Duration: 2 hours
The Michailovsky Palace where the Russian Muesum is situated was built by the architect K. Rossi at the beginning of the XIX century for Alexander I´s brother Michail. It became a museum of Russian art at the end of XIX century. In its collections there are paintings by Brullov, Ayvazovsky, Repine, Kuingy and many other great masters. The museum also owns collections of sculptures, applied art and numismatics. The museum also has a number of branches: the infamous Michailovsky castle where the emperor Paul I was murdered, the Marble and Stroganov palaces, the Summer palace of Peter I and the Benua´s case.
St. Petersburg  Russian Museum with transport
Museum excursionExcursion with transport

Russian Museum with transport

Duration: 2,5 hour
The Michailovsky Palace where the Russian Muesum is situated was built by the architect K. Rossi at the beginning of the XIX century for Alexander I´s brother Michail. It became a museum of Russian art at the end of XIX century. In its collections there are paintings by Brullov, Ayvazovsky, Repine, Kuingy and many other great masters. The museum also owns collections of sculptures, applied art and numismatics. The museum also has a number of branches: the infamous Michailovsky castle where the emperor Paul I was murdered, the Marble and Stroganov palaces, the Summer palace of Peter I and the Benua´s case.
St. Petersburg  Yusupov Palace walking tour
Museum excursionWalking excursion

Yusupov Palace walking tour

Duration: 1,5 hour
An extremely interesting palace excursion and St. Petersburg tour. The building is notable both for its beauty and for the historical events that have taken place within its walls. During our visit you will admire the elaborate ceremonial rooms, a unique home theater and the cozy basement drawing-rooms, associated with the assassination of Grigory Rasputin.
Museum excursionExcursion with transport

Yusupov Palace tour with transport

Duration: 2,5 hour
The Yusupov palace is really considered to be the jewel among palaces of Saint Petersburg, modest and austere outside, it impresses anyone entering its halls with its beautiful and gorgeous interiors. The Yusupovs are an ancient and richest dynasty of Russia with roots going back to the 10th century AD. They were known for their good taste and rich collection of art. This palace was the one of four palaces belonging to the last Yusupov of Imperial Russia - Felix Usupov. Its walls still retain memories of family happiness and the tragedies that occurred here. The palace is also connected to the collapse of Tsarist Russia. Here in the basement drawing rooms, the favorite of Nikolas II family Grigory Rasputin was assassinated. The composition of wax figures, participants of that night tell the story well. Besides the basement, the tour will take you through the stately halls, the cozy home theater that is often called the small Mariinsky, the palace’s baths and more.
Museum excursionWalking excursion

Cathedral of the Saviour on the Spilled Blood walking tour

Duration: 1 hour
St. Petersburg´s most Russian looking building. The cathedral would seem at home on Moscow´s Red Square with its onion shaped domes and multi colored facade. The cathedral is built on the ground where Tsar Alexander II was assasinated by terrorists. It is notable for its extremely beautiful mosaics and icons.
St. Petersburg  Alexander Nevsky Lavra (Monastery) walking tour
Museum excursionWalking excursion

Alexander Nevsky Lavra (Monastery) walking tour

Duration: 2 hours
The largest monastery in Russia, Alexander Nevsky Lavra was built near the place where Grand Prince Alexander won his victory over the Swedes and the Teutonic Knights in 1240. Alexander is also buried inside the Lavra. Today it is an active monastery and church. Visitors will have a very Russian experience here - it is a very traditional Orthodox Church. The monastery is also notable for its graveyard. In the graveyard, Tshaikovsky, Rimksy Korsakov, Mussorgsky, Glinka, Lomonosov, Dostoevsky and others are buried.
Tours of the surroundingsExcursion with transport

Tour to Pavlovsk, Tsar Pauls stronghold

Duration: 4 hours
Built in the late XVIII and early XIX centuries, the palace and park was used as a summer residence for emperor Paul I and his family. The landscape park, one of the largest in Europe, covers an area of 600 hectares. The museum in the palace displays an excellent collection of portraits by Russian artists and a number of Pavlovsk landscape paintings and drawings. Residential rooms of the Empress Maria Fedorovna are enrapturing with their harmonious beauty and are open the public.
Tours of the surroundingsExcursion with transport

Tour of Pushkin, residence of the last Tsar

Duration: 4 hours
The Palace and Park of Tsarskoye Selo is a former country residence of the Russian emperors. It is a fascinating monument of the world’s architectural and gardening arts of the XVIII-XIX centuries. Its 3 parks occupy an are of 600 hectares on which are located over 100 architectural monuments: from magnificent palaces and grand monuments to intimate pavilions and park sculptures. The center of Tsarskoye Selo is Catherine’s Palace, containing exquisite decorative objects, furniture, Russian and Western-European paintings, unique collections of porcelain, amber, arms and decorative bronze sculptures.
St. Petersburg  Tour to Pushkin & Pavlovsk
Tours of the surroundingsExcursion with transport

Tour to Pushkin & Pavlovsk

Duration: 6 hours
Pavlosk was built in the late XVIII and early XIX centuries, the palace and park was used as a summer residence for emperor Paul I and his family. The landscape park, one of the largest in Europe, covers an area of 600 hectares. The museum in the palace displays an excellent collection of portraits by Russian artists and a number of Pavlovsk landscape paintings and drawings. Residential rooms of the Empress Maria Fedorovna are enrapturing with their harmonious beauty and are open the public. You will then visit Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo). The Palace and Park of Tsarskoye Selo is a former country residence of the Russian emperors. It is a fascinating monument of the world’s architectural and gardening arts of the XVIII-XIX centuries. Its 3 parks occupy an are of 600 hectares on which are located over 100 architectural monuments: from magnificent palaces and grand monuments to intimate pavilions and park sculptures. The center of Tsarskoye Selo is Catherine’s Palace, containing exquisite decorative objects, furniture, Russian and Western-European paintings, unique collections of porcelain, amber, arms and decorative bronze sculptures.
Tours of the surroundingsExcursion with transport

Tour to Peterhof (Petrodvorets)

Duration: 5 hours
Peterhof is a jewel of Russian art – a town of parks, palaces and fountains. In the past, it was used as an exquisite summer residence by the Russian Tsars. Verkhniy Garden and Nizhniy Park, are genuine masterpieces of landscape design. They include over 150 fountains and 4 monumental cascades. Within the park, there are 10 museums: the Grand Palace, Monplaisir, Catherine’s Block, Marli, Hermitage, the church of St. Alexander Nevsky (Gothic Capella), the Benois family museum, the Cottage, the Bath Block including Tafeldecker and Kaffeeschenk Rooms, the Kitchen and the Museum of Collecters. The exposition of the special treasury and the private room of Catherine the Great in the Block under the Armcoat of the Grand Palace are all open to the public. Your trip to Peterhof will definitely be a highlight of your tour to Russia.
St. Petersburg  Tour to Peterhof (Petrodvorets) by hydrofoil
Tours of the surroundingsExcursion with transport

Tour to Peterhof (Petrodvorets) by hydrofoil

Duration: 6 hours
Peterhof is a jewel of Russian art – a town of parks, palaces and fountains. In the past, it was used as an exquisite summer residence by the Russian Tsars. Verkhniy Garden and Nizhniy Park, are genuine masterpieces of landscape design. They include over 150 fountains and 4 monumental cascades. Within the park, there are 10 museums: the Grand Palace, Monplaisir, Catherine’s Block, Marli, Hermitage, the church of St. Alexander Nevsky (Gothic Capella), the Benois family museum, the Cottage, the Bath Block including Tafeldecker and Kaffeeschenk Rooms, the Kitchen and the Museum of Collecters. The exposition of the special treasury and the private room of Catherine the Great in the Block under the Armcoat of the Grand Palace are all open to the public.
St. Petersburg  Day trip to Novgorod - the ancient capital of Russia
Tours of the surroundingsExcursion with transport

Day trip to Novgorod - the ancient capital of Russia

Duration: Day trip
Breakfast at the hotel
At 8.00 AM, our driver will pick you up to depart for Novgorod. Veliky Novgorod is one of Russia’s most ancient cities and was Russia’s first capital. No other Russian city can compete with Novgorod in the variety and age of its medieval monuments. It was founded by the Viking King Rurik in the 9th century who became the first King of Russia and founder of the Rurik Dynasty which ruled the Russian lands until the 16th century. In the 12th century the Novgorod city state controlled most of Europe´s North-East, from today´s Estonia to the Ural Mountains making it one of the largest states in medieval Europe. Novgorod is located in the North-West part of the Russia, about 2-3 hours drive from St. Petersburg.

Arrival in Novgorod. We will stop by the Beresta Palace hotel or Intourist hotel, to visit the restrooms and lobby bar if necessary. You will meet your Novgorod guide at this time.
Visit to Novgorod’s Kremlin. Your first impression of the city will be the Kremlin of Novgorod - the oldest in Russia. The structure dates back to 864. You will have the chance to walk along its ancient walls during your visit. The cathedral of St. Sophia dominates the structure of the Kremlin. Built between 1045 and 1050 under the patronage of Vladimir Yaroslavich, the son of Yaroslav the Wise. It is the best preserved of 11th century churches, probably the oldest structure still in use in Russia and the first one to represent original features of Russian architecture (austere stone walls, five helmet-like cupolas). It is adorned with beautiful frescoes from the 12th century and icons. The dome of the cathedral is made in the form of a huge helmet, to show the defendant power of the city. The tour will also take you to the Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Yaroslav´s Court. This cathedral was built to store an icon, believed to have magical powers.

Lunch at a local restaurant (optional)

In the afternoon, you will head to the Yuriev Monastery, a medieval religious complex built in 1030 along the Volkov River. The Cathedral of St. George will impress you by its size and beauty, as it was initially intended to surpass even St. Sophia’s cathedral in grandeur. You will then visit the open-air museum of wooden structures “Vitoslavisty" which is located close to the monastery. The museum consists of old wooden houses, huts, churches brought from all over the Novgorod region. The museum will give you an idea of how Novgorod’s inhabitants lived in the past.
At around 16:00, you will head back to St. Petersburg.
St. Petersburg  Boat Excursion Along St. Petersburgs Canals with transfer to the pier
City excursionExcursion with transport

Boat Excursion Along St. Petersburgs Canals with transfer to the pier

Duration: 3 hours
St. Petersburg is a city of canals and watching it from water is an unforgettable experience. During your one hour trip you will sail from Pevchesky bridge along Moika river, into Fontanka and Griboedova canal. You will see old mansions and palaces and hear about their former owners: tsars and princes. The tour will take you under over 30 bridges, each of which has a story worth telling. Boat trips take place from May to October only.
City excursionWalking excursion

Boat Excursion Along St. Petersburgs Canals without transfer to the pier

Duration: 1 hour
St. Petersburg is a city of canals and watching it from water is an unforgettable experience. During your one hour trip you will sail from Pevchesky bridge along Moika river, into Fontanka and Griboedova canal. You will see old mansions and palaces and hear about their former owners: tsars and princes. The tour will take you under over 30 bridges, each of which has a story worth telling. Boat trips take place from May to October only.
St. Petersburg  Military walking tour
City excursionWalking excursion

Military walking tour

Duration: 3.5 hour
This excursion will be exciting for those who are interested in the military history of Russia. The tour includes a visit to the Artillery Museum and the Central Naval Museum. There are large displays of weaponry and ammunition, firearms and side-arms, military trophies, standards, battle paintings, decorations, uniforms and other relics from past wars. A large part of the museum is devoted to the Patriotic War of 1812 and the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). Heavy artillery, rockets, military engineering and signal equipment are on display in the large courtyard outside the museum. Russia´s main naval museum will tell you the fascinating story of the development, growth and achievements of the Russian Navy. The museum consists of 800 thousand exhibits, such as fascinating naval memorabilia, armaments, authentic maritime equipment, quality models of historically significant vessels and numerous paintings by marine artists. The pride of the museum is the boat of Peter the Great – Peter was known as the "Grandfather of the Russian Navy".
St. Petersburg  Dostoevskys St. Petersburg w/transport
City excursionExcursion with transport

Dostoevsky’s St. Petersburg w/transport

Duration: 3 hours
Fyodor Dostoevsky, the famous Russian novelist, journalist and short-story writer spent much of his life in Russia’s Northern Capital, even though he was born in Moscow. In his novels, Saint Petersburg is depicted not only as a city of beautiful palaces and mansions, but a city of dark lanes and streets, tenement houses, narrow canals, yard-wells and unsavory characters. If you are interested in Dostoevsky, his novel Crime and Punishment, or any other works of this famous Russian writer, it’s worth exploring some of the sites that inspired Dostoevsky or that have been dedicated to him in memorial. Our guide will show you the places connected to the writer and heroes of his novels. You will pass along Stolyarny lane and Raskolnikov´s house, cross the Kokushkin bridge, go to Sennaya Square (Hay Square) and pay a visit to the Dostoevsky Memorial Apartment. The writer lived here for 4 years with his wife and children. Finally, you will visit Dostoevsky’s grave in Tikhvin Cemetery (Lavra) in St. Petersburg.
St. Petersburg  WWII and the Siege of Leningrad with transport
City excursionExcursion with transport

WWII and the Siege of Leningrad with transport

Duration: 4 hours
The city suffered on an almost unimaginable scale during the time of WWII. The bravery and courage of the citizens of Leningrad, as the city was called during that period, is well-known throughout Russia and the world. If you want to know more about the life of the people during the war and what helped them to survive, this tour is for you. We will visit the Piskarevskoye Cemetery (site of mass common graves of civilians and soldiers), Siege Memorials on Victory Square (including documentary films that will help you feel the atmosphere of those days) and pay a visit to the Museum of the Siege of Leningrad.
St. Petersburg  Soviet Leningrad w/transport
City excursionExcursion with transport

Soviet Leningrad w/transport

Duration: 3,5 hour
The tour will take you to different Soviet era sites in the city. During the period from 1924 until 1991 the city was known as Leningrad, named after the revolutionary leader – Lenin. The first museum you are going to visit is the State Museum of the Political History of Russia. It was the first museum in the country which was engaged in historical and revolutionary issues. By the mid-1920s it had a unique collection of revolutionary banners, an extremely valuable collection of leaflets of different political parties, posters, and objects of that time. The Sergei Kirov Museum is one of the unique monuments of the Stalin epoch. It was the largest museum dedicated to a Communist Party leader in Leningrad. Kirov´s memorial five-room flat is remarkable for its collection of authentic personal belongings and almost entirely intact interior elements. From 1926 to 1934, Kirov headed the Leningrad Communist Party organization. He was Stalin´s closest friend and associate. The Museum includes exhibitions that reflect the social, economic, political, and cultural aspects of Leningrad life in the 1920-1930s. You will also have chance to see typical Soviet sculptures in a nearby park.
St. Petersburg  Cathedrals of St. Petersburg  w/transport
City excursionExcursion with transport

Cathedrals of St. Petersburg w/transport

Duration: 3 hours
St Petersburg is a city of magnificent cathedrals and beautiful churches. During this tour you will have the possibility to visit the St. Petersburg´s Orthodox Cathedrals that played an important role not only in the history of St Petersburg but also in Russia. St. Isaac’s Cathedral is one of the finest architectural monuments of the XIX century, the former principal cathedral of the Russian capital can accommodate 10,000 people. The cathedral is graced with 112 solid granite columns weighing up to 114 tons each and about 400 reliefs and bronze sculptures. St. Nicholas Cathedral is one of the oldest cathedrals in St Petersburg. It is one of a very few cathedrals in the city that was not closed during Soviet times. In 1941, it became the official residence of the Metropolitan of Leningrad and Novgorod - Alexey (Simanskiy), who served in the cathedral from 1941 to 1944 during the 900-day siege of the city. Then you will pay a visit to the Kazan Cathedral, a cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church on Nevsky Prospekt. It is dedicated to Our Lady of Kazan, probably the most venerated icon in Russia. The cathedral was inspired by the Basilica of St. Peter’s in Rome and was intended to be the country’s main Orthodox Church. After the war of 1812 (during which Napoleon was defeated) the church became a monument to Russian victory. Captured enemy banners were put in the cathedral and the famous Russian Field Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov, who won the most important campaign of 1812, was buried inside the church.
St. Petersburg  Revolutionary St. Petersburg w/transport
City excursionExcursion with transport

Revolutionary St. Petersburg w/transport

Duration: 3,5 hour
St. Petersburg is often called the cradle of the Russian Revolution. If you want to know more about the political history of Russia, or just walk the paths of the revolutionary soldiers during the October 1917 Revolution led by Lenin, this tour is for you. The tour includes a visit to the Aurora battleship, Museum of Russian Political History, Finlandsky Train station, Palace Square and Decembrists Square.
St. Petersburg  Military tour w/transport
City excursionExcursion with transport

Military tour w/transport

Duration: 3,5 hour
This excursion will be exciting for those who are interested in the military history of Russia. The tour includes a visit to the Artillery Museum and the Central Naval Museum. There are large displays of weaponry and ammunition, firearms and side-arms, military trophies, standards, battle paintings, decorations, uniforms and other relics from past wars. A large part of the museum is devoted to the Patriotic War of 1812 and the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). Heavy artillery, rockets, military engineering and signal equipment are on display in the large courtyard outside the museum. Russia´s main naval museum will tell you the fascinating story of the development, growth and achievements of the Russian Navy. The museum consists of 800 thousand exhibits, such as fascinating naval memorabilia, armaments, authentic maritime equipment, quality models of historically significant vessels and numerous paintings by marine artists. The pride of the museum is the boat of Peter the Great – Peter was known as the "Grandfather of the Russian Navy".
St. Petersburg  Jewish Heritage of St. Petersburg Tour (with transportation)
City excursionExcursion with transport

Jewish Heritage of St. Petersburg Tour (with transportation)

Duration: 3,5 hours
This tour offers a detailed look into the history and present-day life of the Jewish community in St. Petersburg. You will be taken to the Kolomna district, one of the oldest areas of St. Petersburg and the center of St. Petersburg’s Jewish life in the 19th century. You will visit the Grand Choral Synagogue which was built in Kolomna at the end of the 19th century. The building is richly decorated in the Moorish style, and is the second largest synagogue in Europe. Your guide will take you to famous sights, such as Conservatoire founded by Anton Rubinstein, the outstanding pianist, composer and conductor; The tour includes a drive along the Neva River to see palaces that belonged to the wealthiest representatives of the Jewish Community. At the end of the tour, you will visit the Museum of Ethnography to see the permanent exhibition, ‘History and Culture of the Jewish People of Russia’ . This exhibition is considered the first step to the formation of an independent Jewish museum in St. Petersburg.
St. Petersburg  Private Helicopter tour with transport
City excursionExcursion with transport

Private Helicopter tour with transport

Duration: 3 hours
Take an exciting, private sightseeing flight over the historical center of St. Petersburg and see the city in a totally unique way. Have a bird’s eye view of the Peter and Paul Fortress, Nevsky Prospect, the Neva River, famous canals of the city (Moika, Griboyedova and Fontanka Canals), Petrogradsky and Vasilevsky Islands and of course the great Cathedrals of St. Petersburg.
Flight time is about a half hour.
Our helicopters accommodate 3 passengers maximum.
St. Petersburg  The National Alexander Pushkin Museum tour with transport
Museum excursionExcursion with transport

The National Alexander Pushkin Museum tour with transport

Duration: 3 hours
Learn more about the father of Russian literature, Alexander Pushkin with a visit to his house located on the Moika River Embankment. During your visit you learn the history of Pushkin's life and see many of his personal items.
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian author of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. Born into the Russian nobility in Moscow, Pushkin published his first poem at the age of fifteen, and was widely recognized by the literary establishment by the time of his graduation from the Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum.
While under the strict surveillance of the Tsar's political police and unable to publish, Pushkin wrote his most famous play, the drama "Boris Godunov". His novel in verse, "Eugene Onegin", was serialized between 1825 and 1832.
Notoriously touchy about his honour, Pushkin fought a total of twenty-nine duels, and was fatally wounded in such an encounter with Georges-Charles de Heeckeren d'Anthes. D'Anthes, a French officer serving with the Chevalier Guard Regiment, had been attempting to seduce the poet's wife, Natalya Pushkina. Pushkin's early death at the age of 37 is still regarded as a catastrophe for Russian literature.
St. Petersburg  The National Alexander Pushkin Museum walking tour
Museum excursionWalking excursion

The National Alexander Pushkin Museum walking tour

Duration: 3 hours
Learn more about the father of Russian literature, Alexander Pushkin with a visit to his house located on the Moika River Embankment. During your visit you learn the history of Pushkin's life and see many of his personal items.
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian author of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. Born into the Russian nobility in Moscow, Pushkin published his first poem at the age of fifteen, and was widely recognized by the literary establishment by the time of his graduation from the Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum.
While under the strict surveillance of the Tsar's political police and unable to publish, Pushkin wrote his most famous play, the drama "Boris Godunov". His novel in verse, "Eugene Onegin", was serialized between 1825 and 1832.
Notoriously touchy about his honour, Pushkin fought a total of twenty-nine duels, and was fatally wounded in such an encounter with Georges-Charles de Heeckeren d'Anthes. D'Anthes, a French officer serving with the Chevalier Guard Regiment, had been attempting to seduce the poet's wife, Natalya Pushkina. Pushkin's early death at the age of 37 is still regarded as a catastrophe for Russian literature.
St. Petersburg  Dostoevsky Museum walking tour
Museum excursionWalking excursion

Dostoevsky Museum walking tour

Duration: 3 hours
We are pleased to take you for a walk to the private apartment of perhaps Russia's most famous writer. This apartment was rented by Dostoevsky twice - at the beginning and at the end of his life. Learn more about the life and times of Dostoevsky on this most interesting excursion.
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky's literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social and spiritual context of 19th-century Russia. Although Dostoyevsky began writing in the mid-1840s, his most memorable works – including "Crime and Punishment", "The Idiot" and "The Brothers Karamazov" – are from his later years. Altogether he wrote eleven novels, three novellas, seventeen short novels, and three essays, and has been acknowledged by many literary critics as one of the greatest and most prominent psychologists in world literature. His books have now been translated into more than 170 languages and have sold around 15 million copies. Dostoyevsky has influenced a multitude of writers of varying genres, from Anton Chekhov and James Joyce to Ernest Hemingway, Jean-Paul Sartre and Ayn Rand, among others.
St. Petersburg  Group Helicopter tour with transport
City excursionExcursion with transport

Group Helicopter tour with transport

Duration: 2 hours
Take an exciting, public sightseeing flight over the historical center of St. Petersburg and see the city in a totally unique way. Have a bird’s eye view of the Peter and Paul Fortress, Nevsky Prospect, the Neva River, famous canals of the city (Moika, Griboyedova and Fontanka Canals), Petrogradsky and Vasilevsky Islands and of course the great Cathedrals of St. Petersburg.
Flight time is about 15 minutes.
Helicopters' helipad is next to the Peter and Paul Fortress.
This tour is available from May, 1 till October, 30.
St. Petersburg  Russian Cooking Class. Quick lunch.
City excursionExcursion with transport

Russian Cooking Class. Quick lunch.

Duration: 2 hours
Use your lunch hour efficiently: even during a short break you can explore the secrets of the Russian kitchen. With our chefs, preparing an ordinary lunch turns into real fun: Create a quick yet delicious culinary masterpiece, discover new facts about Russian traditional cuisine and enjoy your ready-made meal – all in one hour. Russian blini, syrniki and vareniki are all waiting to be cooked by you!
St. Petersburg  Russian Cooking Class. Soups
City excursionExcursion with transport

Russian Cooking Class. Soups

Duration: 3 hours
For most Russians, traditional lunch is all about soup. In Russia, there are a great variety of soups to be chosen from: Shchi, Ukha, Solyanka and many more. The tradition of making Shchi, for example, goes back to the 9th century and the recipe has mostly preserved its original form. So join this class and learn to make one of the most popular Russian meals. Choose a lesson about Okroshka cold soup to refresh you on a hot day or treat yourself to a good portion of Shchi or Solyanka to make you feel warm when the St. Petersburg weather turns less attractive.
St. Petersburg  Russian Cooking Class. Traditional Russian dinner
City excursionExcursion with transport

Russian Cooking Class. Traditional Russian dinner

Duration: 4 hours
In this fantastic cooking class you become the chef of such traditional Russian dishes as Pelmeni, Beffstroganoff and Shashlyk. Our expert instructors will show you how to mix and match different ingredients to prepare one of these delicious dishes. We guarantee that you will have an unforgettable experience in a cozy and warm atmosphere. We look forward to seeing you!
St. Petersburg  Evening at an excellent Russian restaurant with transport
City excursionWalking excursion

Evening at an excellent Russian restaurant with transport

Duration:
Spend an evening at an exquisite Russian restaurant while on one of our tours to St. Petersburg. Experience Russian cuisine like you have never had before, prepared for you by some of the best chefs in the city. Sample dishes ranging from hearty home style to exquisite gourmet food popular in pre-Revolutionary times. Sample Russian vodka or select from a good list of international wines and other beverages. Ask your tour manager or Contact us to book a dinner or to find out more.
St. Petersburg  Evening at St. Petersburgs best Georgina restaurant with transport
City excursionWalking excursion

Evening at St. Petersburg’s best Georgina restaurant with transport

Duration:
Take a sensory trip with your taste buds to Russia’s southern neighbor Georgia and enjoy the exotic flavors of this mythic country thought to be the birthplace of vineyards and wine. Try Georgia’s unique blend of European, Middle Eastern and Persian cooking all originating from deep within the Caucasus Mountains. This Georgian restaurant has an authentic atmosphere and some of the best food you have ever tasted! No trip to Russia is complete without a good, Georgian meal. Ask your tour manager or contact us to book a dinner or to find out more.
St. Petersburg  Evening at an excellent Russian restaurant walking
City excursionWalking excursion

Evening at an excellent Russian restaurant walking

Duration:
Spend an evening at an exquisite Russian restaurant while on one of our tours to St. Petersburg. Experience Russian cuisine like you have never had before, prepared for you by some of the best chefs in the city. Sample dishes ranging from hearty home style to exquisite gourmet food popular in pre-Revolutionary times. Sample Russian vodka or select from a good list of international wines and other beverages. Ask your tour manager or Contact us to book a dinner or to find out more.
St. Petersburg  Evening at St. Petersburgs best Georgina restaurant walking
City excursionWalking excursion

Evening at St. Petersburg’s best Georgina restaurant walking

Duration:
Take a sensory trip with your taste buds to Russia’s southern neighbor Georgia and enjoy the exotic flavors of this mythic country thought to be the birthplace of vineyards and wine. Try Georgia’s unique blend of European, Middle Eastern and Persian cooking all originating from deep within the Caucasus Mountains. This Georgian restaurant has an authentic atmosphere and some of the best food you have ever tasted! No trip to Russia is complete without a good, Georgian meal. Ask your tour manager or contact us to book a dinner or to find out more.
St. Petersburg  An evening of exotic food at an Uzbek restaurant with transport
City excursionWalking excursion

An evening of exotic food at an Uzbek restaurant with transport

Duration:
Take a culinary journey to Uzbekistan – Russia’s most exotic neighbor at one of the city’s best Uzbek restaurants. Try the foods of Central Asia prepared with exotic spices, lamb, rice and other regional ingredients while relaxing and dining in the restaurant’s exotic interior. You must try Uzbekistan’s most famous dish plov or one of the many different kabob’s that are offered. Ask your tour manager or contact us to book a dinner or to find out more.
St. Petersburg  An evening of exotic food at an Uzbek restaurant walking
City excursionWalking excursion

An evening of exotic food at an Uzbek restaurant walking

Duration:
Take a culinary journey to Uzbekistan – Russia’s most exotic neighbor at one of the city’s best Uzbek restaurants. Try the foods of Central Asia prepared with exotic spices, lamb, rice and other regional ingredients while relaxing and dining in the restaurant’s exotic interior. You must try Uzbekistan’s most famous dish plov or one of the many different kabob’s that are offered. Ask your tour manager or contact us to book a dinner or to find out more.
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Price per person (USD)
  Duration 1 pax   2 pax   3 pax   4 pax   5 pax   6 pax  
City excursions
City walking tour 3 hours 69 41 29 20 18 16
City tour with transport 3 hours 149 88 71 56 48 42
City walking tour incl. St. Isaacs Cathedral 4 hours 109 70 54 45 40 37
City tour with transport incl. St. Isaacs Cathedral 3,5 hours 179 110 90 74 65 52
City walking tour incl. Peter and Paul Fortress 4 hours 105 67 51 43 38 35
City tour w/transport incl. Peter & Paul Fortress 3,5 hours 178 109 89 73 63 57
City tour w/transport incl. Peter & Paul Fortress and St. Isaaсs Cathedral 4 hours 201 132 113 93 81 80
City tour with transport incl. Hermitage museum 5 hours 238 152 129 104 89 88
Boat Excursion Along St. Petersburgs Canals with transfer to the pier 3 hours 299 185 135 101 83 73
Boat Excursion Along St. Petersburgs Canals without transfer to the pier 1 hour 231 143 95 73 61 54
Military walking tour 3.5 hour 223 147 125 106 94 93
Dostoevsky’s St. Petersburg w/transport 3 hours 338 200 153 123 106 94
WWII and the Siege of Leningrad with transport 4 hours 214 134 110 91 80 72
Soviet Leningrad w/transport 3,5 hour 250 156 126 104 91 85
Cathedrals of St. Petersburg w/transport 3 hours 166 104 85 70 62 56
Revolutionary St. Petersburg w/transport 3,5 hour 227 140 112 92 80 74
Military tour w/transport 3,5 hour 313 200 170 142 125 124
Jewish Heritage of St. Petersburg Tour (with transportation) 3,5 hours 232 141 113 93 80 72
Private Helicopter tour with transport 3 hours 786 524 361 n/a n/a n/a
Group Helicopter tour with transport 2 hours 386 327 290 262 245 240
Russian Cooking Class. Quick lunch. 2 hours 316 176 138 120 99 92
Russian Cooking Class. Soups 3 hours 420 228 172 155 134 127
Russian Cooking Class. Traditional Russian dinner 4 hours 519 281 209 190 164 156
Evening at an excellent Russian restaurant with transport n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Evening at St. Petersburg’s best Georgina restaurant with transport n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Evening at an excellent Russian restaurant walking n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Evening at St. Petersburg’s best Georgina restaurant walking n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
An evening of exotic food at an Uzbek restaurant with transport n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
An evening of exotic food at an Uzbek restaurant walking n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Museum excursions
St. Isaacs Cathedral walking tour 1 hour 67 46 36 32 29 27
Peter and Paul Fortress walking tour 2 hours 63 42 33 29 26 24
Hermitage walking tour 3 hours 103 71 57 50 46 43
Hermitage tour w/transport 3 hours 183 118 98 82 73 67
Russian Museum walking tour 2 hours 94 63 49 43 39 36
Russian Museum with transport 2,5 hour 168 108 88 74 65 59
Yusupov Palace walking tour 1,5 hour 145 86 62 54 50 47
Yusupov Palace tour with transport 2,5 hour 212 124 95 80 71 65
Cathedral of the Saviour on the Spilled Blood walking tour 1 hour 67 48 36 32 29 27
Alexander Nevsky Lavra (Monastery) walking tour 2 hours 64 43 34 29 26 25
The National Alexander Pushkin Museum tour with transport 3 hours 277 163 124 99 84 74
The National Alexander Pushkin Museum walking tour 3 hours 199 117 84 68 58 51
Dostoevsky Museum walking tour 3 hours 260 153 110 88 75 66
Tours of the surroundings
Tour to Pavlovsk, Tsar Pauls stronghold 4 hours 205 128 106 88 77 73
Tour of Pushkin, residence of the last Tsar 4 hours 214 137 114 96 85 83
Tour to Pushkin & Pavlovsk 6 hours 320 207 176 148 131 130
Tour to Peterhof (Petrodvorets) 5 hours 268 172 146 122 108 107
Tour to Peterhof (Petrodvorets) by hydrofoil 6 hours 326 247 210 191 163 146
Day trip to Novgorod - the ancient capital of Russia Day trip 504 261 215 158 156 130
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