Panoramic Tours

You will get the first impressions of St. Petersburg on a City Tour or a Boat Trip:

City Tour (by Car / Van / Coach)

Kazan Cathedral

During this motorised City Tour you will visit Nevsky Prospekt, the main street of St. Petersburg, the magnificent ensembles of the city, such as the Palace Square with the Hermitage and the Square of Arts, St Isaac's Square and the Senate Quare, the Admiralty, the Peter and Paul Fortress and the first harbour on the Basil Island, admire the most beautiful cathedrals and churches of the city, including the Church of the Resurrection (also called the Church on Spilled Blood) Kazan Cathedral, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Smolny Cathedral and St. Nicholas' Naval Cathedral.


You will see the most beautiful palaces and monuments of the city, such as the Winter Palace, the Mariinsky Palace and Michael Castle, the Bronze Horseman and the monument to Catherine the Great. You will also be able to get on the decks of the legendary cruiser Aurora (during opening times) and enjoy the beauty of the Neva River, the main river in St. Petersburg, the numerous rivers and canals, as well as the many bridges of "The Venice of the North" to be amazed of. Check out more photos of St. Petersburg city views here.

The City Tour (by Car / Van / Coach) takes about 4 hours. The tour is also available as multiple city walks. It might also be booked in combination with interior visits of the Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Church of the Resurrection, or other excursions.

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Boat Trip

The boat trip is a short sightseeing tour, in which the city is shown from the water. PanoramaHowever, the sight that you will see during the Boat tour only partly overlap with those to be seen on the City Tour. The boat trip provides a unique perspective on the city and offers an unforgettable experience of St. Petersburg as this is the only way to get to know its entire charm of "The Venice of the North", with its numerous granite quays of its rivers and canals and countless bridges, each having its own character. The boat makes a loop which can comprise of, for example, the Neva River, the Fontanka River, the Kryukov Canal, the Moyka River and the Winter Canal. This way the boat will come under the Nevsky Prospekt, the main street of St. Petersburg, and the romantic Kiss Bridge over the Moyka River after passing by the spot where Kryukov Canal and Griboyedov Canal come together at the water crossing from which seven bridges can be seen at the same moment of time.

SpitzeThe guided Boat Trip takes about 1-2 hours to complete and can be booked during daytime or in the "White Night". For Boat Trips during the night, for example, to witness the opening of the bridges over the Neva River, a special price will be applied; the route and duration of this tour can also vary. During day times, interior visits of the Peter and Paul FortressSt. Isaac's CathedralChurch of the Resurrection, or other excursions can be booked in combination with a Boat Trip.

The short description of the Tours of the Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral and Church of the Resurrection can be found here.
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