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St. Petersburg 1-Day Visa-Free Shore Excursion

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Enjoy a visa-free shore excursion in St. Petersburg and see some of the most famous monuments. Your guide will take you to see the State Hermitage Museum, Peterhof Park, and the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.


  • Visit the famous and vast State Hermitage Museum
  • Take a tour of the Lower Gardens at Peterhof Palace
  • Enjoy lunch at a typical Russian restaurant


Discover the attractions of St. Petersburg on this full-day visa-free tour during your time in port. After meeting your guide you’ll head out on a city sightseeing tour that begins with a view of the sphinxes near the Spit of Vasilevsky Island. Enjoy special early entrance at the renowned State Hermitage Museum, an important and grandiose architectural complex that is home to one of the most important art collections in the world. After, enjoy a 3-dish lunch in a Russian restaurant. Next on the itinerary is a visit Peterhof Palace, the summer residence of the czars known locally as the Russian Versailles, where you'll enjoy a walking tour through the Lower Gardens.


Transportation by van Professional licensed guide Entrance to the museums (The Hermitage, Peterhof Park, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood) Lunch at a typical Russian restaurant with 3 dishes Tour ticket (a Russian entry permit especially for cruise passengers) Port taxes Bottled water

Important Information

  • The tour does not require a Russian visa. You disembark with a special border pass to join the visa-free tour
  • You must complete all requested fields when booking in order to prepare your visa-free documents
  • This tour is only available for customers whose cruise ship is docked in St. Petersburg for 2 days
  • The itinerary and order of sights may vary depending on museum availability
  • Please do not book any evening program on the first day as the itinerary cannot be guaranteed to be end at 7 PM due to museum operating times, busy traffic in the city, or other delays
  • Dietary restrictions for the lunch menu can only be accommodated if stated when booking
  • If you book the tour for the children under 7 years old, you will need to have a child safety seat according to the child transportation law of the Russian Federation
  • If you do not state the number of child safety seats required when booking, it will be assumed that you will be supplying your own child safety seat

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