City Tour with the Peter and Paul Fortress

Lita our guide was fantastic - provided not just the facts but also glimpses of everyday life. She was very happy to answer our questions. We were a small group (6) and she tailored it to suit all. We ended up extending to the Grand Tour which was a great introduction to St Petersburg and vital if you are going to get past the huge crowds we found everywhere. ...Andrew Johnson J., Australia – See more reviews
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What To Expect

Take in the best of Saint-Petersburg, see the city's wonderful architecture, as well as its cultural and historical places. On this tour, you will also get to visit the Peter and Paul Fortress, where the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II, and his family are buried.


Day Tours in Saint Petersburg
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Saint Petersburg
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Hotel pick-up
3 hours
daily at 10:00 AM
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State Hermitage MuseumAlexander Nevsky MonasteryPeter and Paul FortressSt. Isaac's CathedralState Russian MuseumChurch of the Savior of the Spilled BloodSaint Petersburg City Tours & SightseeingCity Tours & Sightseeing


Get the leisure and comfort of a chauffeured car while taking in the sights of Saint-Petersburg. Drive along the "Great Perspective," known today as the Nevsky Prospect, and lined with the marble palaces of Russian royalty and aristocracy. See the most fashionable boutiques and art salons set in the style of the 18th century, various trading rows and arcades, and impressive classical and Renaissance cathedrals. Get an excellent picture opportunity of a stunning panorama along the Neva's embankments. By the city's Rostral Columns you will have a view of the 5 buildings of the State Hermitage Museum, and see the Admiralty and St. Isaac's Cathedral.

Enjoy the beauty of the third largest square in the world - the Palace Square with the Winter Palace and the Alexander Column. Visit the most splendid architectural masterpieces of St. Petersburg - the Fine Arts Square with the Russian Museum, the magnificent Church of Resurrection on Spilled Blood, the Field of Mars, the Alexanderinsky Drama Theater, Smolny Cathedral, the Senate and Synod classical buildings, the Bronze Horseman and much more.

Get to visit the Peter and Paul Fortress, which is the oldest structure in Saint-Petersburg. The Peter and Paul Fortress was erected for fortification purposes, but was used as a political prison. The Peter and Paul Cathedral is a unique sample of Russian 18th-century architecture. It served as a burial-place for Russian emperors for almost two centuries. The last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II, and his family were buried in the cathedral's small St. Catherine Chapel in 1998.


  • Hotel pick-up

  • Transportation by car or mini van

  • Assistance of an English-speaking local guide

  • Entrance fees


  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

Please Note

  • German and French-speaking guides are available upon request, with no extra cost.

  • Requests for Italian and Spanish guides are available with additional charge.

  • Infants up to 2 years old may take the tour free of charge if they have a baby seat with them.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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