Things to do in St. Petersburg

Few places on the globe stir up interest quite like the mysterious cities of Russia. St Petersburg has become a top vacation spot for people all over the globe who want to unveil the mystery of this great city. There is no shortage of things to do in St Petersburg. Picture yourself walking among the ancient buildings and vibrant palaces in this city of beauty, mystery, and romance. Expedia.com is your inside guide to all the best attractions in St Petersburg.

City Center Walking Tour
Charming waterside walkways, dreamy canal footpaths, and elegant streets make St. Petersburg the perfect city to explore on foot. Stroll down the Nevsky Prospect, pass by buildings steeped in history, and capture the breathtaking panorama from the dome of magnificent... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$32.80
per adult

City Tour & State Hermitage Museum
This half-day guided tour of St. Petersburg takes you to some of the city's major highlights. Explore the landmarks of the UNESCO-listed city center by private car before checking out the incredible State Hermitage Museumone of the world's largest and... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$120.27
per adult

Illuminated Tour by Night
As the sun goes down, St. Petersburg comes to life with an explosion of color and activity. Take a tour of the city center and get a unique perspective of the city's landmarks. View floodlit monuments, magical palaces, twinkling bridges,... Read More

Categories: Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$120.27
per adult

Novgorod Day Trip
Enjoy a fascinating day out of St. Petersburg with a trip to one of Russia's most ancient cities, Novgorod. View significant monuments, including the 11th-century St. Sophia Cathedral and the Old Marketplace. Indulge in a traditional Russian lunch in the... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

11 hours

Free cancellation

$240.53
per adult

Panoramic City Highlights Tour
Enjoy panoramic views of world-famous monuments like the State Hermitage Museum and the Winter Palace on a tour of St. Petersburg accompanied by a knowledgeable guide. Drive past ornate palaces, golden spires, and leafy parks. This tour offers a great... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$87.47
per adult

Peter & Paul Fortress & Panoramic City Tour
Explore the expansive Peter and Paul Fortress, once used as a political prison. Throughout the tour your guide narrates the city's history and points out architectural masterpieces, including the Russian Museum, the Church of the Savior on Blood, Smolny Cathedral,... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$97.31
per adult

Private Grand Tour of St. Petersburg
Enjoy a full-day private guided tour of St. Petersburg that takes you on an insightful journey through the city's highlights. Explore the center, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and view the fascinating State Hermitage Museum. Your day is complete... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$177.12
per adult

Private Imperial Palaces Tour: Pavlovsk & Catherine Palaces
Journey back in time as you walk in the footsteps of prominent tsars at 2 of the country's most impressive palaces. Start in the town of Pushkin and explore the beautiful former home of Catherine the Great before venturing to... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$207.73
per adult

Private Pavlovsk Palace & Park Tour
Take some time to visit the beautiful Pavlovsk Palace, perhaps the most resplendent of the Russian imperial family's residences, once the home of Emperor Paul I. Step back in time to a period of fascinating history and opulent living. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$142.13
per adult

Private Peterhof Palace & Gardens Tour
Spend a day exploring the magnificent Peterhof estate. With a dreamy seafront setting, grandiose palace, and beautifully manicured gardens boasting over 140 fountains, Peterhof is widely recognized as being the most spectacular imperial palace in St. Petersburg. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$153.07
per adult

Private Tour of Catherine Palace
Head to Tsarskoe Selo (also known as Pushkin) and step inside the magnificent, baroque Catherine Palace, former home of Catherine the Great. Wander through ornately decorated ballrooms and feel history spring to life as your expert guide unlocks the secrets... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$153.07
per adult

Russian Folk Show & Buffet Dinner
Revel in the history and spirit of Russia during an enchanting evening of traditional dancing and dining. The Nikolaevsky Palace restaurant is the perfect setting for a traditional Russian folklore show titled "Feel Yourself Russian. " Read More

$60.13
per adult

Small-Group St. Petersburg Discovery Tour by Urban Adventures
Explore historic St. Petersburg, also referred to as the "Venice of the North", and its many facets with the help of an expert local guide on this walking tour. Discover the best of this Russian city through its spectacular architecture,... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$49.00
per adult

Small-Group St. Petersburg Like a Local Tour by Urban Adventures
Explore the eclectic, locals-only side of Russia's cultural capital with an expertly guided walking tour of St. Petersburg's history through lesser-known sightsfrom the homes of controversial historical figures like Rasputin and Lenin to a Soviet-themed bar and homage to The... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$59.00
per adult

St. Isaac's Cathedral & Panoramic City Tour
Venture inside St. Petersburg's largest cathedral. This austere exterior gives little away. The inside is richly adorned with magnificent reliefs, ornate sculptures, and marble columns. Follow this guided visit with a city tour where you can enjoy panoramic views of... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$98.40
per adult

St. Petersburg River & Canal Cruise
Drift along waterways and see St. Petersburg from a different angle on a leisurely boat cruise. Pass under some of the city's 400 bridges and admire the 18th-century palaces, amazing cathedrals, and churches as well as many architectural landmarks that... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$45.92
per adult

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