St. Petersburg Travel and City Excursions

Our 25 Best St. Petersburg Day Tours of 2021

Join our expert, informative and, most importantly, fun guides on a wide selection of day tours in Russia’s cultural capital - St. Petersburg! Visit the Winter Palace - the Hermitage, Doestoevky’s apartment, take a military tour or a romantic boat excursion along St. Petersburg’s many canals. See Peterhof with its magical fountains and the nearby town of Pushkin. Surround yourself in Russian culture Please click on the day tour details to learn more or contact us for more information about our St. Petersburg tours using the form at the side of the page.  You can also schedule a call with one of our Russian travel specialists to learn more.

3 hours

Our St. Petersburg walking 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...

  • Schedule
    Daily 09:00 - 20:00
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Walking tours
    Transportation is not included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$21 From/Per person

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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 andon through some of the islands...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 09:00 - 18:00
    Wednesday not available
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Walking tours
    Transportation is not included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$55 From/Per person

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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 and on through some of the islands...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 09:00 - 20:00
    Wednesday not available
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Walking tours
    Transportation is not included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$55 From/Per person

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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...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
    Wednesday not available
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Walking tours
    Transportation is not included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$39 From/Per person

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1 hour

One of the finest architectural monuments of the XIX century, the former principal cathedral of the Russian capital has the capacity to accommodate 10,000 people. The cathedral is graced with 112 solid granite columns weighing...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday not available
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Walking tours
    Transportation is not included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$39 From/Per person

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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’s islands, the...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 09:00 - 20:00
    Wednesday not available
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Tours by car
    Transportation by private car/minivan is included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$96 From/Per person

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6 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’s islands and...

  • Schedule
    Monday not available
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 09:00 - 19:00
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Tours by car
    Transportation by private car/minivan is included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$116 From/Per person

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4 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...

  • Schedule
    Monday not available
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Walking tours
    Transportation is not included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$66 From/Per person

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3 hours

The Michailovsky Palace where the Russian Museum 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...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday not available
    Thursday 13:00 - 20:00
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Walking tours
    Transportation is not included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$49 From/Per person

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2,5 hour

This is 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...

  • Schedule
    Daily 11:00 - 16:00
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Walking tours
    Transportation is not included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$92 From/Per person

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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 site where Tsar Alexander...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday not available
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Walking tours
    Transportation is not included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$39 From/Per person

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2 hours

The largest monastery in Russia, Alexander Nevsky Lavra was built near the location where Grand Prince Alexander won his victory over the Swedes and the Teutonic Knights in 1240. Alexander is also buried inside the Lavra....

  • Schedule
    Monday, Thursday not available
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11:00 - 16:00
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Walking tours
    Transportation is not included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$33 From/Per person

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4 hours

Built in the late XVIII and early XIX centuries, Pavlovsk’s 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....

  • Schedule
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 09:00 - 18:00
    Friday not available
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Tours by car
    Transportation by private car/minivan is included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$85 From/Per person

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5 hours

The Palace and Park of Tsarskoye Selo is a former country residence of the Russian Tsars. It is a fascinating monument of the world’s architectural and gardening arts of the XVIII-XIX centuries. Its 3 parks occupy an...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 09:00 - 18:00
    Tuesday not available
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Tours by car
    Transportation by private car/minivan is included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$139 From/Per person

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7 hours

Pavlosk was built in the late XVIII and early XIX centuries, the palace and park were 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....

  • Schedule
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 09:00 - 18:00
    Tuesday, Friday not available
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Tours by car
    Transportation by private car/minivan is included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$189 From/Per person

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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...

  • Schedule
    Monday not available
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 09:30 - 18:30
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Tours by car
    Transportation by private car/minivan is included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$139 From/Per person

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Day trip

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...

  • Schedule
    Daily 08:00 - 20:00
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Tours by car
    Transportation by private car/minivan is included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$110 From/Per person

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1 hour

St. Petersburg is a city of canals and viewing it from the water is an unforgettable experience. During your one hour trip, you will sail from Pevchesky bridge along the Moika river, into the Fontanka and Griboedova canal....

  • Schedule
    Daily 10:00 - 20:00
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Walking tours
    Transportation is not included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$59 From/Per person

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4 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,...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Tuesday not available
    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11:00 - 17:00
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Tours by car
    Transportation by private car/minivan is included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$119 From/Per person

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3 hours

Learn more about the life and times of Dostoevsky on this most engaging excursion. Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky's literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social and spiritual context of 19th-century...

  • Schedule
    Monday not available
    Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11:00 - 18:00
    Wednesday 13:00 - 20:00
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Walking tours
    Transportation is not included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$42 From/Per person

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4 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...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Thursday not available
    Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11:00 - 18:00
    Wednesday 13:00 - 20:00
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Tours by car
    Transportation by private car/minivan is included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$98 From/Per person

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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...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
    Tuesday, Wednesday not available
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Tours by car
    Transportation by private car/minivan is included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$75 From/Per person

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3,5 hour

This 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, Vladimir Lenin. The first museum you are going...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
    Wednesday, Thursday not available
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Tours by car
    Transportation by private car/minivan is included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$93 From/Per person

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3 hours

St Petersburg is a city of magnificent cathedrals and beautiful churches. During this tour you will get the chance to visit the St. Petersburg´s Orthodox Cathedrals that played an important role not only in the history...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
    Wednesday not available
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Tours by car
    Transportation by private car/minivan is included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$60 From/Per person

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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...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
    Wednesday 10:00 - 20:00
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Tours by car
    Transportation by private car/minivan is included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$67 From/Per person

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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....

  • Schedule
    Monday, Saturday not available
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Tours by car
    Transportation by private car/minivan is included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$79 From/Per person

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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 will learn about Pushkin's life and see many of his personal belongings. Alexander...

  • Schedule
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday not available
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Walking tours
    Transportation is not included
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$47 From/Per person

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Express to Russia is the leader in travel to St. Petersburg Russia. The above individual St. Petersburg Russia city excursions can be arranged with a private translator/guide and driver. St. Petersburg is an amazingly beautiful city and there is so much to see. The best way to get to know Russia’s Northern Capital is by first taking a city tour and then choosing a number of other excursions that suit your taste. Whether you are interested in Russian history, art, music, literature or St. Petersburg’s magnificent monuments, we have just the right excursion to fit your needs.

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