Duration

2,5 hours (duration of the boat trip - 45 minutes)

Excursion type

Bus and boat

Place of the beginning and the end of an excursion

Nevsky Ave., 35 (Gostiny Dvor), parking of buses opposite to the Perinny Ranks art center

Time of the beginning of an excursion, frequency

You can order this excursion from April 2018. Navigation season is closed now

What’s included in the price

Transport service, guide service, boat trip with guide

Language

English/Russian

The sightseeing tour round St. Petersburg gives an excellent opportunity to learn many interesting facts about the history of the Northern Capital and to see grand St. Petersburg in its beauty just in several hours. The due conclusion of such a trip will be a boat trip along rivers and canals of the city.

Sightseeing tour

It is no wonder that you begin to discover St. Petersburg with the Nevsky Prospect. This is the main street of the city. Here, it is always crowded and cheerful. Just imagine: every day up to two million people go down the Nevsky Prospect, and domestic and foreign tourists make up an important part of this figure.

Then you will continue the tour on Isaac’s Square which is famous of the cognominal cathedral and its colonnade, on Senate Square which is guarded by The Bronze Horseman (literally «copper horseman»). During the excursion you will find out that the horseman is made from bronze not copper. Its «copper» name comes from the poem by Aleksander Pushkin.

Amazing stories

During the tour, you will unveil many secrets of St. Petersburg. The tragic back story and grandiose decoration of The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, a visit to the marvelous Field of Mars, magnificent views from the Palace Embankment - this kaleidoscope of emotions is just breathtaking. You will discover the Northern city the other way round and you will remember it forever.

Gorgeous views from an unusual perspective

You cannot forget the splendid panoramas of Neva, Fontanka, Moika rivers that you will see during this tour. You will never forget the charming Chizhik-Pyzhik. Winter Canal, Spit of Vasilyevsky (Basil) Island, The Peter and Paul Fortress, The Mikhailovsky Castle, the Scheremetyev and Yusupov Palaces, a boat trip under drawbridges along rivers and canals of the Northern Venice - You will remember these emotions forever.