St Petersburg is truely considered as highlight of any Baltic Sea cruise trip because of its numerous architectual and cuiltural monuments and its rich history.
Star Travel DMC offers you to make a tour of your own using a remarkable basic package and adding the visits from the list of optional tours.
HD City overview tour and free time for shopping and explore the city on your own
Private car/driver from 10 am till 5 pm;
Qualified guide for panoramic city tour;
Pick up and Drop off at sea terminal where cruise ship docks
NOTES FOR RUSSIAN VISA:
Star Travel DMC welcomes and serves guests ashore in St Petersburg without a valid Russian Visa as long as Russian government's special conditions are met and accurately followed. This is only possible if your program is booked at least 30 days in advance and if all of your passport details are submitted by that time. You will only be a;llowed to leave your ship in the company of our driver or guide.
Should you wish to have have the ultimate flexibility to dine out or explore on your own we recommend obtaining valid Russian Visa in advance.
Star Travel DMC offers optionally our best selection of private visits and guided excursions. Picking up any option from the below list you can create an ideal itinerary for memorable trip to St Petersburg. Please pay your special attention to extraordinary experience we offer for each of the visits.
SELECTION OF OPTIONAL PRIVATE TOURS AND VISITS to suit different tastes and interests.
1. THE TOUR OF THE CATHEDRALS AND THE PLEASURE BOAT RIDE
Duration: 4 hrs
Entrance fees: Peter&Pau; Cathedral, Church on Split Blood, St Isaac's Cathedral
Activities: private boat for ride of rivers and canals
Services: private car/minivan with driver; English speaking guide
Peter&Paul Cathedral was built in 1712-1733 as the main cathedral of St Petersburg, new capital of the Russian Empire. It is the symbolic center of Russia because it is the burial place of many of the imperial family.
Church of the Savior on Split Blood was erected on the place where Russian Emperor Alexanfder II was assassinated. Built in 1883-1907, thу church was designed in the spirit of 16th-17th century Russian architeclute, inspired particulary by St Basil Cathedral on Red Square in Moscow.
St Isaac's Cathedral is one of the most beautiful and highest buildings in the city. The interior decorations of the cathedral include paintings, mozaics, multicoloured decorative stones. The most precious materials of its inner ornamentation are lapis-lazuli, jasper, ma;achite, guilded stucco, porphyry and fourteen kind of marble.
Pleasure Boat Tour of rivers and canals in private. A city built over 42 islands, St Petersburg is surrounded by water and interlaced with a complex netwoerk of rivers and canals that seem to bind the city together.