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St. Petersburg 2-Day Grand Shore Excursion Tour

Highlights
  • Complete 2-day St. Petersburg shore excursion with time-saving visa-waiver
  • See the city on a panoramic tour and beat lines with early Hermitage access
  • Ride a hydrofoil to the Peterhof and visit the Catherine and Yusupov palaces
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St. Petersburg 2-Day Grand Shore Excursion Tour
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Standard tour 8:30amMost Popular
A 19-hr tour that is ideal for guests who wish to see as much as possible. The order of sights is adjusted in accordance with the days of the week. Make the most of your 2-day visit!
US$285.00
Standard tour 9:30am
A 19-hr tour that is ideal for guests who wish to see as much as possible. The order of sights is adjusted in accordance with the days of the week. Make the most of your 2-day visit!
US$285.00
Standard tour 10:00
A 19-hr tour that is ideal for guests who wish to see as much as possible. The order of sights is adjusted in accordance with the days of the week. Make the most of your 2-day visit!
US$285.00
Overview
Seeing St. Petersburg independently on a cruise stop means covering a vast amount of ground and history. This 2-day visa-free tour does the work for you with two daylong itineraries that leave you to concentrate on the sights as a guide provides historical commentary. Plus, it features benefits such as early access to the Hermitage Museum, tours of the Catherine and Yusupov palaces, lunches, and included canal, hydrofoil, and subway rides. Cruise passengers generally require a visa for independent travel so this tour saves the hassle with its visa waiver.
What to Expect
The itinerary below is a sample: Your actual schedule will depend on your ship’s arrival and departure times. Sightseeing order and timings may vary according to the day, tourist volumes, and museum capacities. The itinerary content will remain the same unless your specific ship has a shorter time in port than usual.

Day One: St. Petersburg
Meet your guide after visa-free immigration clearance and enjoy a panoramic city drive, viewing highlights including Vasilyevsky Island, St. Nicholas Cathedral, and the Bronze Horseman.

Next, visit the Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral, and ride a hydrofoil to Peterhof Palace to explore its Lower Fountain Park and Upper Gardens. Then, after a boxed lunch featuring Stolle’s pies, visit Catherine Palace in Tsarskoe Selo, seeing its Amber Room and gardens before returning to your ship.

Day Two: St. Petersburg
Greet your guide as on Day One and ride St. Petersburg’s metro to see its most beautiful stations. Then, take a boat ride along the city’s canals before enjoying an early-access tour to the Hermitage. After a traditional Russian lunch, explore the Church on the Blood, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, and Yusupov Palace with its Rasputin exhibition, before ending with a port drop-off.
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Grand Tour

Alla is a professional tour company that is worth the money spent as you get a great tour with massive amounts of local and intimate knowledge of wherever you are in the city or environs. Elena was brilliant and so personable and knowledgeable, the driver...More

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AllaUshakova, Owner at Alla Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Michael A, Thank you so very much for your 5 star review and generous recommendation – they are sincerely appreciated! I am delighted that you enjoyed a memorable 2 day Grand tour with us in St. Petersburg under the guidance of our incomparable Elena....More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Must See 2 day Tour

We did this tour after being recommended about Alla tours by two other people on different occasions. We are so glad we did it was one of the best tours we have done.The itinerary was far superior to our cruise ship one, there was so...More

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AllaUshakova, Owner at Alla Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear familyfriends30, Thank you very much for your gracious endorsement and 5 star review of your 2 day Must See tour with us in St. Petersburg during your recent Baltic cruise. I am thrilled to read that you found your tour with us “one of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
St Petersburg Grand Tour with Alla Tours

We did the Alla Tours St Petersburg Grand Tour while on Celebrity Eclipse in August . This tour met and exceeded our expectations. The process of booking the tour was very easy and the communication and information from Alla Tours was excellent . We participated...More

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AllaUshakova, Owner at Alla Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kiwifreespirits, I am thrilled that our 2 day Grand Tour “exceeded (y)our expectations” under the guidance of our lovely Alexandra! It is so rewarding to read that your visit with us was the highlight of your month in Europe.Thank you so very much for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alla Tours 2 day Grand Tour St Petersburg

We have just returned from a Baltic Cruise with P & O. We did our research and found that perhaps Alla Tours was a good option. We were not disappointed. After all the hype about visas etc. the Alla Tours excursion could not have been...More

Thank Martin L
AllaUshakova, Owner at Alla Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Martin L, I am very pleased that you enjoyed a wonderful 2 day Grand tour in St. Petersburg with your guide, our lovely Veronica! Thank you so very much for your 5 star review and generous recommendation - I truly appreciate your effort in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing 2 day tour

This was simply the best tour I have ever been on, and this was largely due to the excellent tour guide Elenna. What she doesn't know about St Petersburg and Russian history is just not worth knowing. The booking was so simple with regular messages...More

Thank fleet_girl
AllaUshakova, Owner at Alla Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear fleet_girl, Thank you so very much for your 5 star review and generous recommendation – they are sincerely appreciated! I am delighted that you enjoyed an “amazing” 2 day Grand tour with us in St. Petersburg under the guidance of our incomparable Elena. It...More

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hambo61
18 August 2018|
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Response from Michael P | Reviewed this property |
I’m not aware of the answer but some of the stops on the 2 day grand tour would be difficult for a wheel chair bound person
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russellhart2018
2 August 2018|
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Response from Annie S | Reviewed this property |
There were 12 of us on a new mini bus that seated 16.
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Grannylynne53
21 July 2018|
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Response from datravel2016 |
never was here
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