This tour offers you an opportunity, in half a day, to explore the most remarkable sites of St. Petersburg with minimal walking. A short drive with a brief introduction to the history of St. Petersburg brings you to the city center, the Spit of Vasilievsky Island. Here, enjoy the magnificent view of the Neva River and the Rostral Columns, which in the old days served as signal towers. This stop will give you a perfect chance to take pictures of the Winter Palace and other buildings of the Hermitage Museum, as well as the Peter and Paul Fortress.
The tour continues with a drive along the Neva River embankments. You’ll drive along the main thoroughfare of the city, Nevsky Prospect, towards one of the main landmarks of St. Petersburg – the Church on Spilled Blood. Back on your coach again, head past St. Isaac’s Cathedral, another place of great beauty and history, after which you’ll take the return drive back to your ship. You'll also have some free time for shopping on this tour.
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Note: No inside visits will be conducted on this tour, there will be photo stops only.