Tours and Tickets by SPB Tours
St. Petersburg Shore Excursion: Small-Group 2-Day Visa-Free Tour Including Boat Ride
It’s easy to explore St. Petersburg while your cruise ship is docked in the city’s port with this 2-day shore excursion. This experience saves you time and money by combining skip-the-line admission tickets to main attractions—including the Hermitage, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and Yusupov and Catherine’s palaces—transportation to and from attractions, a canal boat ride, and authentic Russian lunches each day.
Small-Group 2-Day Visa-Free St Petersburg Highlights Tour
Acquiring a visa for Russia and seeing the highlights of St. Petersburg is not always easy, but this tour allows you to visit, visa-free, for two days from your cruise ship. Make the most of your time with a guide and audio headsets for large groups. Entry fees and a photography pass make visiting and photographing museums hassle-free. Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan around St. Petersburg and to Pushkin. Including a boat ride and lunch.
15 hours 30 minutes
St. Petersburg 3-Day All-Inclusive Tour
Make the most of your three days at port in St. Petersburg on this guided tour through the city’s highlights, with lunch and admission all included. Enjoy pre-booked entry to the Hermitage Museum and Peterhof Grand Palace. Visit Yusupov Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Catherine's Palace, Church on the Spilled Blood, and more.
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Tedjoiner wrote a review Dec 2020
Sudbury, Canada124 contributions64 helpful votes
This was a trouble free way to visit St Petersburg, found the visit to the hermitage was over too quickly and very crowded but that is travel. So pleased with SPB that we used them again in Stockholm and again very very pleased.
Date of experience: May 2020
2 Helpful votes
DianaCC70 wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution3 helpful votes
The Baltic cruise through Celebrity was our dream trip. I booked SPB on a friend's recommendation that was endorsed by my travel agent. I booked 2 St Petersburg tours that from our ship were too expensive to take and SPB's itinerary was more thorough. The booking process and help I received were truly commendable. Sadly we never got to go due to the Covid-19 pandemic. With all I needed to cancel with varying degrees of hassle, SPB was a beacon of excellent customer service from the beginning to the end. They were the first source to refund our money with courtesy and kindness. We will use them again exclusively in any country they operate. Thank you, SPB!!…
Date of experience: March 2020
3 Helpful votes
BoardingPass518864 wrote a review Mar 2020
You could not fault any part, from the pick up, the transport, the locations, the food, the return to the ship, and especially the guides. What more could you need or want.
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Date of experience: June 2019
Crystaly303 wrote a review Mar 2020
Eastlake, Colorado475 contributions90 helpful votes
My family and a few friends booked through SPB to do two tours while we were at port in St. Petersbur. SPB was really easy to work with, and answered questions right away before we even arrived. Both of our tour guides were very nice, spoke English really well, and I thought they were genuinely helpful. St. Petersburg is beautiful, and it was nice not having to worry about scheduling or getting a visa when going with this tour company. We would definitely go with them again.…
Date of experience: July 2019
Paula R wrote a review Feb 2020
Framingham, Massachusetts50 contributions76 helpful votes
We used SPB for every shore excursion on our Baltic cruise. Every tour, especially the two-day tour in St. Petersburg, was very well done. The smaller groups made a huge difference as we were able to have some flexibility in what we wanted to see and how much time we spent at each location. Highly recommend!…
Date of experience: September 2019
3 Helpful votes