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  1. Russia
  2. St. Petersburg
  3. Winter Palace

Saint Petersburg: One-Day Visa Free Cruise Shore Tour

Product ID: 62789
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Enjoy a visa-free day tour of St. Petersburg from your cruise. See the city's main attractions, including the Hermitage, and tour the Peterhof.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See the top landmarks and monuments of St. Petersburg on a visit-free visit
  • Enjoy a romantic boat trip on the rivers and canals
  • Visit the Hermitage Museum and the Peterhof
Full description
Begin your visa-free tour taking in the sights of St. Petersburg by van. Stop by the Sphinxes at the Spit of Vasilevsky Island before visiting the Fortress of Saints Peter and Paul and the Hermitage Museum. The Hermitage is one of the world’s major museums and a grandiose architectural complex.

Enjoy a tour of the Peterhof, the summer residence of the czars, known as the Russian Versailles. The former royal residence is a jewel of Russian art, and features parks, palaces, and fountains. It is located 29 kilometers west of St. Petersburg.

Afterwards, board a boat for a romantic trip along the rivers and canals of the city. Enjoy some time for shopping before returning to your cruise ship.
  • Licensed guide
  • Entrance to the museums (The Hermitage, Peterhof Park, Fortress of St. Peter and St. Paul)
  • Excursion on rivers and canals
  • Three-course lunch at a typical Russian restaurant (bottled water, tea or coffee included)
  • Tour ticket (a Russian visa for cruise passengers)
  • Port taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Transportation by van

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point is outside the cruise ship terminal meeting zone. The guide will be waiting for the group with a sign that reads, Aventura Travel.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children under 6 years are eligible for free entry
• The group will consist of a maximum 16-18 people on a fixed one-day itinerary
• The tour is available for all cruise ships coming into St. Petersburg
• The tour does not require a Russian visa. You disembark with a special border pass to join the visa-free tour
• At the time of booking, you are required to send the following details about each traveler, so that the documents for your visa-free tour can be prepared: full name, passport number, date of birth, nationality, cruise ship name
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Aventura Travel Russia

Product ID: 62789