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  • Languages Offered: English and 11 more
Day 1
Meet at the Terminal
9:00am - 12:30pm
City tour with a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress + Cathedral
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Time for lunch
2:00pm - 4:30pm
The guided tour of the The Hermitage Museum
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Canal tour
Back to the ship or join our Optional evening program
Day 2
Meet at the Terminal
9:00am - 12:00pm
Tour of the Catherine's Palace + Amber room
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Drive to Peterhof
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Tour of the Peterhof Gardens (no inside visits), time for lunch in one of the coffee shops in the park
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Back to St. Petersburg with a Metro tour on the way
Back to the ship
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When your cruise ship docks in St Petersburg, explore the city and surrounding sights over two days on a private shore excursion that does not require Russian travel visas. With a private guide, take a city tour on Day 1 to see attractions like Peter and Paul Fortress, and visit the Hermitage Museum. On Day 2, visit Catherine Palace and Peterhof Gardens.
  • St Petersburg private shore excursion over two days
  • Check out top attractions like Peter and Paul Cathedral and Fortress and the Hermitage Museum
  • Visit Catherine Palace and Peterhof Gardens
  • Enjoy personalized attention from a private guide
  • Entrance fees included
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Reviewed 25 June 2018
Best way to experience St. Petersburg!

Masha was an excellent guide. Not only she will provide you with all the historic and cultural insights but she will make you feel and understand all about St. Petersburg. We loved it and we definitely recommend it!

Thank salma s
Reviewed 22 June 2018
Great for people in wheelchairs!

We were on a P&O cruise in May (2018), which included an overnight in St. Petersburg. Although some of the ship-organised excursions ARE accessible, I've been on some of those before (on a previous cruise) and you don't get to see a lot. Because of...More

Thank R0bW84
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile
Natalia - excellent guide

We booked with maxi Balt because we knew SPB is very busy with lots of tourists and multiple cruise ships. No question this is only way to see the sights and enjoy them. No time was spent in line on our full but enjoyable 2...More

Thank karenradlett
Reviewed 10 June 2018
Excellent, does not rate this company high enough.

Our tour was on the 1st and 2nd of June 2018. After we cleared Russian immigration at the cruise terminal we were met by Alexi who introduced us to our guide Metri, and driver Tony. ( Sorry if I spelt your names wrong guys). We...More

1  Thank Derrick W
Reviewed 9 June 2018
Over the Top in St. Pertersburg

The expertise possessed by MaxiBalt is outstanding. We were a party of six seniors with some having limited walking abilities. Compared to the cruise lines prices, the private tour was affordable. Instead of waiting in lines, we were promptly admitted into the sites enabling us...More

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