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Private 2-Day Shore Excursion in St Petersburg Off The Beaten Track

Choose this tour if you have already been to St Petersburg or want to escape crowded places and do something special. During this private shore excursion, you will see the museums and palaces of the city that are not usually included in standard touristic routes. Enjoy the collection of impressionists in the General Staff Building, discover local culture during a guided tour of the State Russian Museum, and marvel a unique collection of Faberge Eggs in the Faberge Museum. On the second day, head out of the city to visit the summer residence of Pavlovsk, a family nest of Paul I. You will have a guided excursion to the Pavlovsk Palace as well as a walk in the park, which is the largest landscape park in Europe. Once back to St Petersburg, visit Dostoyevsky Memorial Museum or take a sightseeing boat tour (your choice).
A great option for the second time travelers!

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Visa-free arrangements (please, provide the passport data at booking)
    • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
    • Professional & friendly guide
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
    • Bottled water
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
    • Entry/Admission - The General Staff Building
    • Entry/Admission - State Russian Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Pavlovsk State Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Dostoevsky Museum
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Meals

  • Day 1: General Staff Building, Russian Museum, Faberge Museum (8 hours)

    Stop At: City Break Tours St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Russia
    09.00 - Meet your guide in the port terminal in the morning.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Palace Embankment, St. Petersburg Russia
    09.30-10.30 - City Tour of St Petersburg. You will see Nevsky Prospect, Kazan Cathedral, Alexander Nevsky Lavra, Smolny Cathedral, the building of Mariinky Theatre (former Kirov theatre), St Nicolas Cathedral and other sights.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The General Staff Building, Dvortsovaya Sq., 6-10 Metro Kanal Griboyedova, Nevskiy Prospekt, Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    10.50-12.20 - Excursion to the General Staff Building, see the collection of impressionists on display, works of Van Gogh, Cézanne, Gauguin, Matisse, and others.

    12.30-13.30 - Time for lunch (own expense).
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: State Russian Museum, Inzhenernaya St., 4 Metro: Gostiny Dvor, Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia
    14.00-15.30 - Visit the State Russian Museum to see the best pieces of Russian fine art: from first Russian icons to the avant-garde of the previous century. The collections include not only paintings, but also folk art masterpieces, decorative art, and applied art, with artwork by famous Russian masters.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Faberge Museum, Fontanka River Embankment 21 Shuvalov Palace, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia
    15.40-16.30 - Tour to the Faberge Museum (with an audioguide), see the fabulous collection, including the largest collection of Faberge Eggs to be found anywhere in the world. The best jewelers of the time worked 15 to 17 hours a day for a whole year to create a single egg.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Passenger Port St. Petersburg "Marine Facade", St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
    16.30-17.00 - Return to the cruise ship.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Pavlovsk Palace, Dostoevsky Museum, Free time (8 hours)

    Stop At: Pavlovsk State Museum, Sadovaya St 20, Pavlovsk, St. Petersburg 196621 Russia
    09.00 - Meeting in the port.
    09.00-10.00- transfer to the city of Pavlovsk.

    10.00-12.00 -Tour of the Park and Palace of Pavlovsk. The Palace will surprise you with the atmosphere of elegance and abundance of genuine authentic family belongings saved during World War II. Having finished the excursion of the palace, enjoy a walk in the magnificent park of Pavlovsk.

    12.00-13.00- return to St Petersburg
    13.00-14.00 - time for lunch (own expense).

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Dostoevsky Museum, Kuznechny Ln., 5/2 Metro Vladimirskaya, St. Petersburg 191002 Russia
    14.00-15.00 - Visit to Dostoyevsky Memorial Museum, the former apartment of the famous Russian writer, the author of the famous ‘Crime and Punishment’. In this small cozy museum you will find many of his personal belongings and will learn about his life and his creations. You can choose a sightseeing boat tour instead, if you prefer.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
    15.00-16.00 - Free time in the city center, shopping (1-1,5 hour).
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Passenger Port St. Petersburg "Marine Facade", St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
    16.30 - Return to the cruise ship.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please, do not forget to bring with you printed out TOUR TICKETS to present them at the passport control. The guide will be waiting in the port terminal with a sign saying CITY BREAK TOURS.Ports
    • St. Petersburg Passenger Port Marine Facade
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please, provide the cruise ship name (1), your full name as in the passport (2), date of birth (3), country of citzenship (4) and passport number (5). The tour ticket (substitute for visa) will be sent to you via e-mail.
    • Printed out tour ticket and a current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by City Break Tours LLC

Activity ID: V-60512P13

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