2-day Comfortable Shore Excursion - St Petersburg With Tsarskoye Selo & Pavlovsk - Saint Petersburg

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  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Departure Time :
    9:00-9:30 am. The exact starting time depends on the cruise ship docking time and will be stated on the tour ticket.
  • Departure Details :
    St Petersburg cruise port terminal
  • Return Details :
    Port drop off on both days
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


Have a comfortable 2-day private shore excursion of St Petersburg with an expert guide. On the first day, you will explore the historical center and learn about the creation of the city, its history, and modern life. Visit the Hermitage Museum, including 4 buildings of the complex with skip-the-line priority access. You will have a chance to explore the Venice of the North from the water during a sightseeing boat trip. On the second day, you will head out of the city to discover the favorite summer residence of Catherine the Great - Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin). The last attraction to visit is Pavlovsk, an elegant family residence of the royal family executed in a sophisticated style. You will also have a relaxing walk in the Pavlovsk Park far from the hustle and bustle of the city before returning to the cruise ship.

Know More about this tour

After meeting your private guide and driver in the port terminal right after the passport control, head to the heart of the city to explore the most attractive sights of St Petersburg. Here is the list of activities scheduled for your two-day shore excursion:

Day 1 (7 hours)

  • Meeting in the port 
  • City tour with photo stops. You will see the Spit of Basil's Island, St Peter & Paul Fortress, Nevsky prospect, Kazan Cathedral, Zinger House and other sights.
  • Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum including the Winter Palace. You will see the gala rooms of the tsars and vast collections of European art.
  • Time for lunch in a local caf/restaurant (not included)
  • Inside visit to the Church on the Spilled Blood decorated with 7000 square meters of mosaics
  • Relaxing boat cruise along the Neva River and canals to feel the atmosphere of Venice of the North
  • Back to the cruise ship

Day 2 (7 hours)

  • Meeting in the port
  • Drive to the city of Pushkin through the historical part of St Petersburg
  • Guided tour to Catherines Palace including the Amber Room, the 8th wonder of the world
  • Walk in the Catherines Park
  • Time for lunch in a local caf/restaurant (not included)
  • Short ride to the city of Pavlovsk
  • Guided tour of Pavlovsk Palace, full of authentic royal family belongings, a unique collection of sculpture and furniture
  • Walk in the Park of Pavlovsk, the biggest landscape park in Europe
  • Return to St Petersburg
  • Shopping on Nevsky Prospect
  • Back to the ship
The order of the sightseeing may change depending on traffic and museum opening hours. 
Please note, at the time of booking each cruise ship passenger is required to provide his passport data in order to obtain the tour ticket, which allows entering Russia visa-free. The tour ticket (substitute for visa) will be sent to you via e-mail.


  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Visa-free arrangments (please, provide the passport data at booking)
  • Unlimited bottled water and juice
  • 3-course traditional Russian lunches on both days
  • All admission tickets as per itinerary
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Welcome gifts


  • Not specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Not wheelchair accessible

Please, provide the cruise ship name (1), your full name as in the passport (2), date of birth (3), country of citzenship (4) and passport number (5). The tour ticket (substitute for visa) will be sent to you via e-mail. 

Due to the port regulations, any bookings later than 5 days before the cruise ship arrival will not be treated.

Printed out tour ticket and a current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Children must be accompanied by an adult