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Small-Group Walking Tour of St. Petersburg

From USD 23.00
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service
Small-Group Walking Tour of St. Petersburg
From USD 23.00
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Small-Group Walking Tour of St. Petersburg
From USD 23.00
There’s so much to see and do in St. Petersburg, it’s wise to get your bearings with the help of a local guide. Explore this magnificent city on foot during this completely customizable half-day walking tour. Save the touristy spots for when you’re on your own, and take advantage of having an insider to take you off the beaten track to discover the real St. Petersburg.
What to Expect
Meet the guide 15 minutes before 10:30am inside Julia Child Bistro. Enjoy this 4-hrour walking tour, conducted in English by a professional local guide. Participants are encouraged to offer themes or ideas for the walk, and the guide will incorporate that into his/her own plan, making it unique.
The tour will most likely* include: the writer Dostoyevsky and his Crime and Punishment, the active St Nicholas church, 18 century canals, bridges and backstreets of the historical Kolomna, the Mariinsky Theatre (without going inside) and the addresses of associated celebrities, the island of New Holland, the English Embankment, the Senate square and the Bronze Horseman, and much more, possibly a detour to the Troitsky cathedral and market, or even a visit to Vasilievsky Island with its many delights. Variations upon request are possible. Discuss the plan with the guide when you meet.
A stop for a coffee or snack can be made upon request, or you can request to be dropped off at a restaurant at the end of tour. Also possible to include a ride by public transport - a useful practical skill to learn in this city. Ask our guide where to go out for a traditional shot of vodka or where to buy a Soviet army hat, or anything else you want to do/see in St Petersburg but wouldn’t know who else to ask.
Reviews (111)
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile
Highlight of our trip

We managed to sneak in to the last tour of the season. Nobody else had booked so we were lucky enough to have our wonderful guide Zhenya for effectively a private tour. We had great fun hearing about St Petersburg and visiting the ‘nooks and...More

Thank DiNada
Reviewed 14 October 2018
Fabulous Introduction to St. Petersburg and Russia

As other reviewers have noted, we were lucky to have taken the original walking tour. Peter is excellent. Extremely knowledgeable about history, culture, politics and the sciences and is passionate about the exciting city where he is a long time resident and more than happy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andrewsquigley2014
Reviewed 8 September 2018
Must do

Very informative. We were the only ones for the tour. Had every opportunity the ask questions etc. Have seen a lot because of the small group.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bram v
Reviewed 22 August 2018
Peter is an excelent guide. We definitely recommend his tours

We arrived on a rainy day, august 12 2018 and he was waiting for us. My wife and I were lucky to be the only ones in the tour, so we had him all to ourselves. He adjusted his tour according to our preferences and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank adriangrune
Reviewed 11 July 2018
A great local experience

We were a group,of 6. Through our cruise, we did the major sites, but we wanted to get to the back streets and local life. We have 2 tours. One with Anastasia and one with Eugene. Both were thoroughly knowledgeable and interesting. We walked and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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