- Guide on board
- Duration 1 hour 20 minutes
- Excursion languages – English
- Regularity Daily
- Free return 3 hours before the tour
- The price is lower than on the pier
Overnight excursion in English through rivers and canals of Saint Petersburg under the drawn bridges. Overall duration of the route – 1 hour 20 minutes. The route starts at “Anichkov bridge” quay, the cruiser passes through Fontanka river, Moyka river, enters Neva river through Winter canal, passes beneath the drawn bridges and sails back through Fontanka river to the point of departure.
The route is taken by single-deck cruisers. It’s best to keep warm clothes with you in case it gets chilly during the night.
Overnight excursion with a professional English speaking guide.
The cruiser sails through Fontanka river, Moyka river, enters Neva river through Winter canal to watch the incredible drawn bridges show and sails back to the quay of departure.
Through Fontanka river to Neva river
Comfortable cruiser will sail to Big Neva river through Fontanka river, past Ciniselli Circus, St. Michael’s Castle, the tiniest monument of Tschischik-Pyschik, Summer Garden and Summer palace of Peter the Great. From the deck of the cruiser you can clearly see the streets of the city at night, domes of the cathedrals, small churches.
The beauty of Moyka river and the charm of Winter canal
The most picturesque part of Moyka river is surrounded by parks. On your way you will see Summer Garden, St. Michael’s Castle, Mikhailov’s palace in the depths of Mikhailov’s park, on the left you’ll see one of the signature landmarks of Saint Petersburg – The Church on the Spilled Blood.
From Moyka river the cruiser will take you to Winter canal, a place with a special atmosphere, where the fragments of the last Winter palace of Peter the Great and the atmosphere of that era have remained intact.
Grand Neva river and the drawn bridges show
Having escaped the solemn waters of Fontanka river, the cruiser will take you to the aquatorium of grand Neva river. You’ll gaze at the stunning views of embankments overnight, Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange and Rostral Columns, Winter palace and Peter and Paul fortress, the cruiser will take you to the famous Aurora cruiser, where it will take a turn and sail down the stream towards the movable feast on Neva river, drawn bridges.
Bridges are drawn starting from the port side, so the cruiser will take you through Neva river past the Palace bridge. It will be the first drawn bridge to be seen, with its classic double-wing construction, then Trinity bridge with it’s single-wing construction will be drawn as well. With the bridges having drawn, the cruiser will cross them once again.
It’s thought by many that the wish made beneath a drawn bridge will definitely come true! After all the passengers have made their wishes, the cruiser will take you back to the point of departure on Fontanka river.
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