- Guide on board
- Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
- Excursion languages – English
- Regularity Every 1,5 hours
- Free return 3 hours before the tour
- The price is lower than on the pier
Observation hop on/hop off tour in English with a professional English speaking guide. The ticket last till the end of the day.
The cruiser will take you through Fontanka river, Neva river and Kronverskiy strait around Peter and Paul fortress till the point of departure.
There are three quays along the route: Anichkov bridge, Lomonosov’s bridge, Winter canal where you can get off for a walk and then change for the next suitable cruiser.
Let’s imagine how it will happen…
Fontanka river. On the both banks of Fontanka river you’ll palaces of Saint Petersburg aristocracy: Sheremetyev’s palace, which was given as a gift for the reclamation of swampy lands from Peter the Great, as well as Anichkov palace of Russian Royal family, Beloselsky-Belozersky palace, Derzhavin’s museum estate and the commercial apartment buildings of the 19th century, Ciniselli circus and Fabergé museum.
Grand Neva river: From Moyka river cruiser will sail to Winter canal, signature place of Saint Petersburg, where the fragment of the last winter palace of Peter the Great and the unique atmosphere of that era remain preserved. Then you will find yourself in the Grand Neva river aquatorium, from the broadsides of the ship you will gaze upon imperial Saint Petersburg. This is the view at luxurious palaces and estates on the embankment of Neva river.
You will see the Hermitage, the first museum of the city - the Kunstkamera, the Rostral columns on the Spit of Vasilyevsky Island and the main monument of the city - the Bronze Horseman.
Along Kronveskiy strait the cruiser will take you around Hare island, the place of Saint Petersburg foundation. You will see Peter and Paul fortress from all the quarters, its 6 ravelins and bulwarks.
And Fontanka river again
In the end of your journey the cruiser will sail past Summer Garden and Summer palace of Peter the Great, the tiniest and beloved monument of Tschizhik-Pyshik and St. Michael’s Castle of Pavel the First.
You journey will take place in any weather conditions – cruisers have decks and comfortable glazed interior spaces.
Overall duration of the journey is 1 hour 30 minutes.
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