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Stockholm/Copenhagen
7-night St. Petersburg & the Baltic Cruise
June 29, 2019
Seabourn: Seabourn Ovation
Stockholm/Copenhagen
Vacation Offer ID 1301503
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Exclusive Offer

Choose ONE of the options below.

  • ONE Guided Sightseeing with Private Car and Driver tour (Value - Up to $900 per Couple). Choose from the ports below.
  • ONE Private Car and Driver "At Your Leisure" tour (Value - Up to $900 per Couple). Choose from the ports below.
  • $300 per Couple Shipboard Credit
  • Port Options:
    • Tallinn - Please click here for the tour descriptions.
    • St. Petersburg - Please click here for the tour descriptions.
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The Signature Collection – A Hosted Sailing
Hosted Sailings offer Outstanding Value, Exclusive Amenities and an Experienced Personable Host on board to ensure your cruise is more enjoyable.

Cruise Inclusions

  • 7-night cruise
  • Meals
  • Entertainment
  • Complimentary wines, spirits, champagne, soft drinks and mineral water

Available Add-Ons

Optional roundtrip airfare.
Optional shore excursions.

7-night St. Petersburg & the Baltic Cruise
  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
Stockholm

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Drottingholm Castle tour - 4 Hours


Drottningholm Palace
is on the UNESCO's World Heritage List. It is the best-preserved royal castle built in Sweden during the 1600’s and it is representative of all European architecture that was to follow.

The castle was built by architect Nicodemus Tessin the Elder and was clearly inspired by French architecture and since its construction many royals have left their mark on the palace. Hedvig Eleonora, Lovisa Ulrika and Gustav III left powerful examples of their style, especially in the decor of the reception rooms. Hedvig Eleonora’s state bedchamber was at the heart of their reception rooms in the 1600’s and was created by the country's foremost artists and craftsmen.
There is also a series of rooms that were decorated for Gustav III during the 1700’s which includes the Chinese saloon, a very chic trend at that time.

In 1991 Drottningholm Castle was included on UNESCO's World Heritage list of sites of outstanding universal value to humanity. The Royal family moved into the Drottningholm Palace in 1981 and still today the castle remains the primary residence of the King and Queen. The rooms in the castle's southern section are reserved for the royal couple.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 4 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel, address or Pier (excluding Nynäshamn Pier).
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Drottingholm Castle.
 
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Stockholm City tour – 5 Hours

Sweden’s magnificent capital Stockholm is a city renowned for its characteristic structure, built on 14 islands magnificently bathed by the waters of lake Mälaren. Your tour will introduce you to the most characteristic locations and the most architecturally significant buildings, the first of which is the imposing City Hall, the city's political centre and the location for the annual celebrations that follow the presentation of the Nobel Prizes.

Having admired its imposing exterior that is surrounded by water and topped with three golden crowns, the symbol of the kingdom of Sweden, you will visit the sumptuous Golden Hall whose walls are entirely covered with precious golden mosaics composed of over 19 million tiles.
 
Continuing on your itinerary takes you towards the green island of Djurgården with its numerous historic buildings, monuments, museums, galleries, an exciting theme park and a magnificent open-air museum.
 
While on the island, visit the museum of the Swedish warship ‘Vasa’, once considered one of the world’s largest and the pride of Sweden's mighty navy. The present Vasa Museum is built around the 17th century warship which sank in Stockholm's inner harbor on her maiden voyage in 1628. Its discovery in 1956 and subsequent salvage in 1961 is one of the most important events in marine archaeology. Painstakingly restored to much of its original magnificence, ‘Vasa’ represents an authentic piece of living history.
 
Stockholm's Old Town (Gamla Stan) is located on a small island in the very heart of the city. Within its bounds are a multitude of historical sights, including the Royal Palace, the Parliament, the House of Nobilities, as well as the world's longest established bank, the Bank of Sweden that was founded in 1656.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 5 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel, address or Pier (excluding Nynäshamn Pier).
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: City Hall and Vasa Museum.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Uppsala and Sigtuna tour - 6 Hours


Uppsala is located 72 kilometres north of Stockholm and as early as the 6th century it was a political and religious centre. 
It was from here that the old pagan kings ruled. Legend has it that there was a splendid temple here that was decorated with gold.
The large historical Uppsala Cathedral was consecrated in 1435. Several famous scientists and kings have their chapels here. There is a fine museum in the north tower full of ecclesiastical textiles and gold and silver objects. In one of the cathedral's chapels lie the holy relics of Sweden's patron saint, St. Erik, in a gold Casket.
Uppsala University is the oldest University in Scandinavia. In the 17th and 18th centuries the university became a centre of research, mainly in the field of natural history. Many are the geniuses that have spread Uppsala's reputation worldwide and to date six Uppsala scientists have received the Nobel prize. The Gustavianum museum is housed in Uppsala University's oldest preserved building. Exhibited at the museum are the Augsburg Art Cabinet, discoveries from the Viking period, the history of the University of Uppsala, mummies and much more.
Sigtuna is a town north of Stockholm that sits beside Lake Mälaren, in the lush landscape of Uppland. The area prospered during the Viking Age, leaving a heritage of rune stones, graves and monuments, which to this day still stand in and around the town. Sigtuna is said to be home to the most rune stones in the world. They were erected during the Viking era to commemorate deceased men.
Sigtuna is Swedens first town and was founded in AD 980, as Christianity arrived, uniting Sweden as a single kingdom. With a royal mint and a bishop, Sigtuna was effectively the capital of Sweden until power shifted towards Stockholm and Uppsala in the 13th century. Three historic church ruins, St. Olof, St. Lars and St. Per, from the 12th and 13th century can be found in the medieval centre of Sigtuna. Here, you will also find the brick Church of Maria, which was built in 1247 as a Dominican monastery.
After three fires in the 17th century, Sigtuna was a ghost town for 250 years but was later revived in the 1910s as a nationalist project. The 18th century Town Hall can be found on Sweden's oldest street, Stora Gatan (over a thousand years old). It is allegedly the smallest town hall in Scandinavia and is nowadays used as a museum. At Stora Gatan, you will also find clusters of interesting little shops selling fashion, design and local handicrafts.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 6 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel, address or Pier (excluding Nynäshamn Pier).
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Uppsala Cathedral & Gustavianum Museum.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
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Tallinn

Private Car & Driver

Tallinn - 2019 Private Car & Driver Guided Sightseeing (4 Hour) - Provided by Esperance

Tallinn Guided Sightseeing Option:

Meet your expert local guide for the drive to Tallinn. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the historic center of Tallinn is an exceptionally complete and well-preserved medieval trading city of the Hanseatic League. Departing from the pier, your vehicle will circle around the Old Town, offering magnificent views of the medieval city walls.

Start your guided walking tour in the Upper Town with its watch-towers, graceful spires and winding, cobbled streets. Visit the impressive Russian Orthodox Church, inaugurated in 1900, and the 13th Century Gothic-style Dome Cathedral. You will view the exterior of the Castle which is now the seat of Estonia's parliament. Built on a cliff top the Upper Town provides superb vantage point from which to view the red-gabled roofs and spires of the Lower Town.

Your tour continues in the Lower Town. As soon as you enter through one of the gates of the city wall, you will find yourself in a mysterious and fascinating kingdom of medieval Tallinn with narrow streets, secret courtyards and fairy tale turrets with unusual names like Fat Margaret. Here you can enjoy the highlights of the Gothic architecture - 15 th Century Town Hall, Great Guild House, and one of Europe’s oldest pharmacies and several medieval guild houses (all from outside). You can have some free time at St. Catherine's arts and crafts center before rejoining your vehicle and returning to the pier.

Your tour will conclude at the pier.

Included:

  • Private Luxury Sedan with English-Speaking guide and driver for 4 hours
  • Entrance fees for listed sights
  • Gratuities to guide and driver *
  • Bottled water in the vehicle

Excluded:

  • Cost of meals and refreshments other than bottled water
  • Items of personal nature

*Gratuities have been prepaid. Additional gratuities are at guest’s discretion.

Tallinn - 2019 Private Car & Driver At Your Leisure (4 Hour) - Provided by Esperance

Tallinn At Your Leisure Option:

You decide where to go and what to see.

Included:

  • Private Luxury Sedan with English-Speaking guide and driver for 4 hours
  • Bottled water in the vehicle
  • Gratuities to guide and driver **

Excluded:

  • Cost of meals and refreshments other than bottled water
  • Entrance fees
  • Items of personal nature

*Mileage restrictions may apply.


**Gratuities have been prepaid. Additional gratuities are at guest’s discretion.

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Tallinn: Panoramic Tallinn - 8 hours
Your local English-speaking guide will greet you at the port and take you on a private tour of Tallinn. Start with a visit to the historic Kadriorg Park, home to the stunning Catherine's Palace and surrounding gardens that were commissioned by the Russian Czar Peter I in the early 18th century. Continue on to the Song Festival Grounds, known as the venue for Estonia’s Song Festival that takes place every five years and can hold up to 300,000 spectators and 30,000 performers! Next visit Pirita, a beautiful beachside location where the yachting complex was built for the 1980 Olympic Games.

Driving past ancient walls and tower gateways, see the national blue, black and white flag flying over the Tall Hermann Tower. Walk up Toompea Hill to Palace Square to view the Baroque Toompea Castle, now the residence of the Estonian Parliament, and to visit the Russian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Stroll along medieval cobblestone streets to the scenic viewpoint over the Lower Town rooftops, passing St Mary’s Cathedral, the oldest church in Estonia, as well as the Stenbock House, the residence of the Estonian Prime Minister.

The Great Guild Hall, the Holy Spirit Church, the Town Council’s Apothecary and the Town Hall can also be found in the labyrinth of streets. Make some time for shopping at the Müürivahe Street market, where traditional wool and linen products are sold.

Highlights:
  • See the stunning Catherine's Palace, the Song Festival Grounds ans the beautiful beachside location of Pirita

Tour Duration: 8 hours

Tour can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Low

Inclusions:
•    Luxury car or minivan at your disposal during the tour
•    An expert A&K local guide (8 hours)
•    Entrance fees
•    All taxes

Exclusions:
•    All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
•    Gratuities
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St. Petersburg

Private Car & Driver

St. Petersburg - 2019 Private Car & Driver Guided Sightseeing (8 Hour) - Provided by A&K Russia

St. Petersburg Guided Sightseeing Option:

Meet your expert local guide for the drive to St. Petersburg. Head south out of the city with your expert guide to Tsarskoe Selo ('the Tsar's village'), more commonly known as Pushkin. Peter the Great gave the estate to his wife Catherine, who started to develop the royal country residence, but it was her daughter Empress Elizabeth who was largely responsible for the construction of the beautiful Catherine's Palace.

Set in landscaped parkland, one of the baroque palace’s highlights is the famous Amber Room, a chamber decorated with amber panels backed with gold leaf and mirrors which has been restored to its original glory. There are numerous other architectural delights, such as the Hermitage Pavilion and the neoclassical Alexander Palace, the favorite residence of Tsar Nicholas II.

After time for lunch at leisure at your cost, you will visit St. Isaac's Cathedral, whose gilded dome dominates the city skyline. The cathedral's construction began in 1818 and was not completed until 1858. Sculptures and massive red granite columns ornament the façade, while the interior is even more lavishly decorated with mosaics, icons and columns of malachite and lapis lazuli. Continue to the Church of the Resurrection of Christ (more familiarly known as the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood), a superb example of Russian architecture and decorative art from the end of the 19 th Century.

Your tour will conclude at the pier.

Please Note: Catherine's Palace is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Included:

  • Private Luxury Sedan with English-Speaking guide and driver for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees for listed sights
  • “Day Visa” while you are on the tour
  • Gratuities to guide and driver*
  • Bottled water in the vehicle

Excluded:

  • Cost of meals and refreshments other than bottled water
  • Items of personal nature

*Gratuities have been prepaid. Additional gratuities are at guest’s discretion.

St. Petersburg - 2019 Private Car & Driver At Your Leisure (8 Hour) - Provided by A&K Russia

St. Petersburg At Your Leisure Option:

You decide where to go and what to see.

Included:

  • Private Luxury Sedan with English-Speaking guide and driver for 8 hours
  • “Day Visa” while you are on the tour
  • Bottled water in the vehicle
  • Gratuities to guide and driver **

Excluded:

  • Cost of meals and refreshments other than bottled water
  • Entrance fees
  • Items of personal nature

*Mileage restrictions may apply.


**Gratuities have been prepaid. Additional gratuities are at guest’s discretion.

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

St Petersburg: Art Treasures of the Hermitage Museum - 4 hours
Founded by Peter the Great in order to create Russia’s “Window to Europe” this elegant city is home to some of the world’s finest architecture, palaces and grand estates. As you exit immigration control at St. Petersburg Port, you will receive a warm greeting from your private guide and driver.
 
Begin with a drive through the historical centre of St. Petersburg, where you will see the city’s incredible landmarks; Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island. The impressive Peter & Paul Fortress is one of the highlights of your tour and its Cathedral is the final resting place for many of Russia's Tsars, including Peter the Great himself.
 
Continue to the awe-inspiring Hermitage in the lavishly decorated Winter Palace. Commissioned by Catherine the Great, it houses an astounding 3 million pieces of art. After your tour you will be transferred back to your cruise ship.
 
Highlights:
  • Admire the city’s incredible landmarks; Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island
  • Visit the impressive Peter & Paul Fortress
  • Marvel at the astounding 3 million pieces of art at the awe-inspring Hermitage
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport by Mercedes E-class or similar for 1 and 2 passengers, a 6 seater
  • minibus for 3 and 4 passengers, and a 20 seater minibus for 5 and 6 passengers.
  • Expert local English-speaking guide for stated sightseeing
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
  • 24 hour emergency contact service
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Orientation Tour - 4 hours
Find your bearings in St Petersburg on a half-day drive through the historical city centre, taking in highlights such as Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island. Also visit the fascinating Peter & Paul Fortress, built by Peter the Great in 1703 to provide protection from the Swedes. The Fortress Cathedral is the burial place of most of the Russia's Tsars and Tsarinas from the eighteenth century onwards, including Peter the Great himself.

Afterwards visit St. Isaac's Cathedral, whose gilded dome dominates the city skyline. The cathedral's construction began in 1818 and was not completed until 1858. Sculptures and massive red granite columns ornament the façade, while the interior is even more lavishly decorated with mosaics, icons and columns of malachite and lapis lazuli
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Highlights:
  • The wonderful sights of St Petersburg including Nevsky Prospect, the Winter Palace and Vasilevsky Island
  • Visits to the fascinating Peter and Paul Fortress and the impressive St Isaac’s Cathedral
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport luxury car or minivan
  • Expert local guide for stated sightseeing for 4 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Art Treasures of the Hermitage - 4 hours
Experience one of the most famous museums in the world, the awe-inspiring Hermitage in the lavishly decorated Winter Palace. The Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings and houses 3-million pieces of artwork from the Stone Age to modern times. The main building, and largest part of the museum, is the rococo-style Winter Palace, residence of the Tsars from 1762 to 1917. The museum was commissioned by Catherine the Great and she and her successors built the Hermitage collection, in large part, with purchases from the private collections of the Western European aristocracy and monarchy. By the time Nicholas II ascended the throne in 1894, he was heir to the greatest collection of art in Europe. The whole museum complex was bombarded during the siege of Leningrad in WWII but re-opened to the public in 1945.

Highlights:
  • Explore the Hermitage, one of the world's most famous museums, which houses 3 million pieces of artwork from the Stone Age to modern times
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Not available Mondays)

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light


Inclusions:
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Expert local guide for stated sightseeing for 4 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Excursion to Peterhof - 6 hours
Today's sightseeing takes you out of the city to Peterhof - the great summer estate and artistic gem of Peter the Great, nestled on the shore of the Gulf of Finland (part of the Baltic Sea). After his victory over the Swedes at Poltava in 1709, Peter decided to build a palace "befitting of the very highest of monarchs" and a visit to Versailles in 1717 furthered these ambitions. Over 5000 labourers, serfs and soldiers were employed in the creation of this magnificent estate that was officially opened in 1723. Enjoy an exciting return to St Petersburg later as your journey by hydrofoil.

Highlights:
  • Visit the extravagant Peterhof Grand Palace and Park
Tour Duration: 6 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Not available on Mondays and the last Tuesday of the month)

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Hydrofoil tickets from Peterhof to St. Petersburg
  • Expert local guides for stated sightseeing
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Catherine's Palace in Pushkin - 4 hours
Today's sightseeing with your local guide takes you out of the city to Tsarskoe Selo ('the Tsar's village'), more commonly known as Pushkin. Explore the beautiful Catherine's Palace, whose formal parks stretch to Rastrelli's blue and white Hermitage building. The palace houses a dazzling opulent interior and the world-famous Amber Room, which has been remarkably and meticulously restored to its original glory.

Highlights:
  • Visit the opulent Catherine's Palace and explore the formal parks and magnificent Amber Room
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Closed on Tuesdays and the last Monday of each month)


Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Expert local guides for stated sightseeing
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St. Petersburg - 3 day's itinerary for cruise passengers
This excursion is for cruise passengers whose ship is docked in St. Petersburg for 3 days.

Spend three days in St. Petersburg - a city famous for its world renowned museums, get to know some of the most dramatic and inspiring pages in Russian and world history.

Highlights:
  • Major landmarks of St. Petersburg as an Open-Air Museum
  • The Hermitage
  • Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral
  • Catherine Palace and Amber Room in Pushkin
  • Yusupov Palace
  • Grand Palace and Famous Fountains of the Lower Park in Peterhof
  • The Church on the Spilled Blood
  • St. Isaac’s Cathedral
Tour Duration: 3 Full day tours, each 8 hours long, but can be reduced to half day tours

Tour can operate: These are full day tours, but can be split into halfday tours and may operate then Morning and/or Afternoon 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, but requires then assistance of wheelchair pushers we will arrange for supplement

Physical activity level: Moderate
 
Included: Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees, early admission into the Grand Palace, VIP admission into the Catherine’s Palace, special visit of the Gold Room, VAT


Not included: meals and gratuities, hydrofoil (but recommended)


 
 
 



 

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St. Petersburg - Jewish Heritage Tour
Spend a day touring St. Petersburg and visiting some of its most popular museums on a Jewish Heritage quest; get to know how Jewish community fared in St. Petersburg, how some of its members joined the list of most efficient and eminent managers of Russian economy, public figures in its political history, outstanding contributors into Russian culture, in what ways its life in St. Petersburg and Russia differed from what is common for Spain, Poland and Baltic States.

Highlights:
  • Major landmarks of Kolomna neighborhood
  • Grand Choral Synagogue
  • The Church on the Spilled Blood

    Tour Duration: 7,5 hours

  • Tour can operate: Morning and Afternoon (if reduced to a halfday), not doable as presented during Sabbath and holidays  

    Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

    Physical activity level: Moderate
     

    Included: Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees, VAT

    Not included: meals and gratuities

    Net price: EUR 725-00 for 2 travelers

     



 
St. Petersburg - Romantic Cruise on Rivers and Canals - 1 to 2 hours
St.-Petersburg lies on over 30 islands, amidst rivers, canals and the Gulf of Finland.
During this cruise along rivers and canals, including the majestic Neva, you will pass most of the city’s major sightseeing attractions and take in the breath-taking views in the heart of the historical center of St.-Petersburg.
 
Highlights:
 
Major highlights of St.-Petersburg (outside):
Staff Headquarters, Winter Canal, Basil Island, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Palace embankment, Summer Garden, Mikhailovsky Castle, St. Isaac’s Cathedral and other attractions located in the historical city center

 
Tour Duration: 1 hour tour, but can be arranged for 2 hours or longer
 
Tour can operate: (any time of the day, including the mesmerizing hours the city’s bridges are drawn open) this tour can be arranged with entertainment – refreshment / meal / drink / live music as per the clients’ request
 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, but requires then assistance of wheelchair pushers we will arrange for supplement (unless somebody of the party will definitely assist)
 
Physical activity level: low
 
Included: Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed guide, private boat.
 
Not included: gratuities
 
St. Petersburg - Moscow in a Nutshell on a Day's Visit - Full day
For cruise passengers – if the ship stays in St. Petersburg for 3 days, this tour will begin on the second day of its call to port.

One day tour to Moscow by Sapsan
 
Devoting most of your time in Russia to St. Petersburg you may choose and pick a day and take a chance to visit Moscow - capital of Russia, the famous Kremlin grounds - a unique complex of architectural monuments surrounded by ancient red brick walls crowned with 19 towers, The Armoury Chamber - the treasury of Russian Czars with unique collections of gold and silver items of the 12 - 19th centuries, Russian arms and armor of the 12 - 16th centuries, the state regalia, thrones, carriages and coronation dresses of the 16 - 19th centuries, as well as ambassadorial gifts of the 16 - 19th centuries, walk around along the  famous Red Square and enjoy Moscow metro where some of the stations are decorated like palaces.

Highlights:
Kremlin grounds
Kremlin cathedrals
Pre-booked visit to the Armoury Chamber
Red Square
GUM
Metro
City tour

Tour Duration: 18 hours

Tour can operate: any day except Thursday when the Kremlin is closed.



Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, but requires then assistance of wheelchair pushers we will arrange for supplement (unless somebody of the party will assist)

Physical activity level: intensive
 
Included:

 In St. Petersburg: Private transfers from hotel or ship to train station and back (by AC deluxe minivan and driver, escorted by  English -speaking guide); 
In Moscow: private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed local guide, entrance fees,
tickets to speedy train Sapsan (St.-Petersburg – Moscow – St.-Petersburg) business class or premium class, including meals and beverages, VAT
 
Alternate way of travel between the cities will be air, which we will take care of. Sightseeing agenda can be amended to better meet your clients’ expectations (Diamond Fund or any other museum, whose location will allowing doing it between the trains/flights and with due consideration of the local logistics)
 

Not included: Meals and gratuities





 
St. Petersburg - 2 days' itinerary for cruise passengers
This excursion is for cruise passengers whose ship is docked in St. Petersburg for at least 2 days. 

Spend two days in St. Petersburg - a city famous for its world renowned museums, get to know some of the most dramatic and inspiring pages in Russian and world history.

Highlights:
  • Catherine Palace and Amber Room in Pushkin
  • Major landmarks of St. Petersburg as an Open-Air Museum
  • The Church on the Spilled Blood
  • Grand Palace and Famous Fountains of the Lower Park in Peterhof
  • The Hermitage and Diamond or Gold Room

Tour Duration: 2 Full day tours, each 8 hours long, but can be reduced to half day tours

Tour can operate: These are full day tours, but can be split into half day tours and may operate then Morning and Afternoon 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, but requires then assistance of wheelchair pushers we will arrange for supplement

Physical activity level: Moderate
 
Included: Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees, early admission into the Grand Palace, VIP admission into the Catherine’s Palace, special visit of the Gold Room, hydrofoil  fare one way, VAT

Not included: meals and gratuities


 
 
 
St. Petersburg - City tour + Peter and Paul Fortress + St. Isaac's Cathedral - 8 hours
Overview
Born out of Peter the Great’ solitary vision of a new capital that would rival the splendor and sophistication of grand European cities, St.-Petersburg’s ethereal beauty belies a turbulent, yet mesmerizing past. This itinerary includes visits to some of the most important sites in St.-Petersburg, visits that should not be missed. 
 
Highlights:
  • Major highlights of St.-Petersburg (outside): Summer Garden, Mikhailovsky Castle, Field of Mars, Admiralty, Spit of the Basil Island, Nevsky Avenue, Church on the Spilled Blood
  • Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral
  • St. Isaac’s Cathedral
Tour Duration: 1 full day (8 hours)

Tour can operate: order of the visits may be modified acc. to the dates (taking into account museum’s days off)

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Physical activity level: Moderate
 
Included: 

Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees as per the itinerary, bottled water in the vehicle, port fees, blanket visas, VAT 

Not included: meals and gratuities



 
St. Petersburg - Brief City tour + The Hermitage Museum - 6 hours

Overview
This tour includes the most famous sights of St. Petersburg as well as a visit to the Hermitage Museum which ranks right along with the Louvre, Metropolitan and British museums. It holds one of the largest art collections in the world, including paintings of such great masters as Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Renoir, Manet, Matisse, etc. It is housed in five buildings, one of them - the Winter Palace - was formerly the imperial residence.
 
Highlights:

  • Major highlights of St.-Petersburg (outside): Summer Garden, Mikhailovsky Castle, Field of Mars, Admiralty, Spit of the Basil Island, Nevsky Avenue, Church on the Spilled Blood

Tour Duration: extended half-day tour (6 hours)

Tour can operate: any day of the week except Monday which is a regular day-off

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Physical activity level: Moderate

Included:
Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees as per the itinerary, bottled water in the vehicle, port fees, blanket visas, VAT

Not included: meals and gratuities
 

St. Petersburg - Peterhof and Pushkin - Summer Royal Residences
Overview
This excursion will introduce you into ways of life of Russian Czars, taking you on most exciting tours of the Grand Palace and Lower Park famous for its numerous beautiful fountains in Peterhof and Catherine Palace with its legendary Amber Room
 
Highlights:
Grand Palace of Peter the Great in Peterhof
Upper and Lower Parks (numerous beautiful fountains) in Peterhof and Catherine Palace with Amber Room in Pushkin

Tour Duration: Full Day (8 hours)

Tour can operate: any day of the week except Tuesday and last Monday of each month  

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, partly in the sense the Catherine Palace is fitted with an elevator, Parks of Peterhof are doable in a wheel-chair, while Grand Palace has no elevator and there are 32 steps to climb up and down (services of specially trained wheel-chair pushers will be a benefit)

Physical activity level: Strenuous
 
Included:
Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees as per the itinerary, early admission into the Grand Palace, VIP admission into the Catherine Palace, bottled water in the vehicle, port fees, blanket visas, VAT 

Not included: meals and gratuities
St. Petersburg - Brief City Tour and Russian Museum - 6 hours
St. Petersburg - Brief City tour + Russian Museum

Overview
This tour includes the most famous sights of St. Petersburg as well as a visit to the Russian Museum

Highlights:
Major highlights of St.-Petersburg (outside)
Summer Garden, Mikhailovsky Castle, Field of Mars, Admiralty, Spit of the Basil Island, Nevsky Avenue, Church on the Spilled Blood Russian Museum

Tour Duration:
Extended half-day tour (6 hours)

Tour can operate:
Any day of the week except Tuesday and Morning of Thursday

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Physical activity level: Moderate
 
Included:
Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees as per the itinerary, bottled water in the vehicle, port fees, blanket visas, VAT 

Not included:
meals and gratuities
St. Petersburg City Tour - 7 hours

Highlights:
  •  Peter & Paul Fortress
  • - The Church of Our Saviour on the Spilled Blood
  • - Faberge Museum

St Petersburg is the second largest city of Russia after Moscow, its population is about 4,8 m. people. As European cities go, St Petersburg is a young city. It was founded 300 years ago in 1703 by Peter the Great. 65 rivers and canals, spanned by 360 ridges, crisscross the city, which is located on 42 islands. It is not accidental that St Petersburg, is also called as the Venice of the North. A general sightseeing tour will highlight the most interesting buildings and world famous architectural ensembles of the city and understand its rich background and historical, events. 
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel, address or Pier. Morning only.
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Entrance to Peter & Paul Fortress, The Church of Our Savior on The Spilled Blood, Faberge Museum
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
St. Petersburg - Pushkin - 7 hours
Catherine Palace

Highlights: 
  • Pushkin
  • St. Catherines Palace
  • Catherine Park

Pushkin, a small Russian town, is located 25 km south of St. Petersburg. Historically, the estate was called "Saarskaya Myza". Later, in 1724, when the Russian Empress Catherine I commissioned a palace to be built on the estate with a surrounding park, the estate was renamed, "Tsarskoe Selo" (Royal Village). The unique architectural ensemble of Pushkin is famously evident in elegant palaces and pavilions, landscaped parks and ponds. Many highly-talented Russian architects, like Rastrelli, Rinaldi, Cameron, Zemtsov, Chevakinskiy and Neelov were invited to showcase their work here.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel, address or Pier. In the morning.
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Catherine Palace & Catherine Park
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
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St. Petersburg

Private Car & Driver

St. Petersburg - 2019 Private Car & Driver Guided Sightseeing (8 Hour) - Provided by A&K Russia

St. Petersburg Guided Sightseeing Option:

Meet your expert local guide for the drive to St. Petersburg. Head south out of the city with your expert guide to Tsarskoe Selo ('the Tsar's village'), more commonly known as Pushkin. Peter the Great gave the estate to his wife Catherine, who started to develop the royal country residence, but it was her daughter Empress Elizabeth who was largely responsible for the construction of the beautiful Catherine's Palace.

Set in landscaped parkland, one of the baroque palace’s highlights is the famous Amber Room, a chamber decorated with amber panels backed with gold leaf and mirrors which has been restored to its original glory. There are numerous other architectural delights, such as the Hermitage Pavilion and the neoclassical Alexander Palace, the favorite residence of Tsar Nicholas II.

After time for lunch at leisure at your cost, you will visit St. Isaac's Cathedral, whose gilded dome dominates the city skyline. The cathedral's construction began in 1818 and was not completed until 1858. Sculptures and massive red granite columns ornament the façade, while the interior is even more lavishly decorated with mosaics, icons and columns of malachite and lapis lazuli. Continue to the Church of the Resurrection of Christ (more familiarly known as the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood), a superb example of Russian architecture and decorative art from the end of the 19 th Century.

Your tour will conclude at the pier.

Please Note: Catherine's Palace is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Included:

  • Private Luxury Sedan with English-Speaking guide and driver for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees for listed sights
  • “Day Visa” while you are on the tour
  • Gratuities to guide and driver*
  • Bottled water in the vehicle

Excluded:

  • Cost of meals and refreshments other than bottled water
  • Items of personal nature

*Gratuities have been prepaid. Additional gratuities are at guest’s discretion.

St. Petersburg - 2019 Private Car & Driver At Your Leisure (8 Hour) - Provided by A&K Russia

St. Petersburg At Your Leisure Option:

You decide where to go and what to see.

Included:

  • Private Luxury Sedan with English-Speaking guide and driver for 8 hours
  • “Day Visa” while you are on the tour
  • Bottled water in the vehicle
  • Gratuities to guide and driver **

Excluded:

  • Cost of meals and refreshments other than bottled water
  • Entrance fees
  • Items of personal nature

*Mileage restrictions may apply.


**Gratuities have been prepaid. Additional gratuities are at guest’s discretion.

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

St Petersburg: Art Treasures of the Hermitage Museum - 4 hours
Founded by Peter the Great in order to create Russia’s “Window to Europe” this elegant city is home to some of the world’s finest architecture, palaces and grand estates. As you exit immigration control at St. Petersburg Port, you will receive a warm greeting from your private guide and driver.
 
Begin with a drive through the historical centre of St. Petersburg, where you will see the city’s incredible landmarks; Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island. The impressive Peter & Paul Fortress is one of the highlights of your tour and its Cathedral is the final resting place for many of Russia's Tsars, including Peter the Great himself.
 
Continue to the awe-inspiring Hermitage in the lavishly decorated Winter Palace. Commissioned by Catherine the Great, it houses an astounding 3 million pieces of art. After your tour you will be transferred back to your cruise ship.
 
Highlights:
  • Admire the city’s incredible landmarks; Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island
  • Visit the impressive Peter & Paul Fortress
  • Marvel at the astounding 3 million pieces of art at the awe-inspring Hermitage
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport by Mercedes E-class or similar for 1 and 2 passengers, a 6 seater
  • minibus for 3 and 4 passengers, and a 20 seater minibus for 5 and 6 passengers.
  • Expert local English-speaking guide for stated sightseeing
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
  • 24 hour emergency contact service
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Orientation Tour - 4 hours
Find your bearings in St Petersburg on a half-day drive through the historical city centre, taking in highlights such as Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island. Also visit the fascinating Peter & Paul Fortress, built by Peter the Great in 1703 to provide protection from the Swedes. The Fortress Cathedral is the burial place of most of the Russia's Tsars and Tsarinas from the eighteenth century onwards, including Peter the Great himself.

Afterwards visit St. Isaac's Cathedral, whose gilded dome dominates the city skyline. The cathedral's construction began in 1818 and was not completed until 1858. Sculptures and massive red granite columns ornament the façade, while the interior is even more lavishly decorated with mosaics, icons and columns of malachite and lapis lazuli
.

Highlights:
  • The wonderful sights of St Petersburg including Nevsky Prospect, the Winter Palace and Vasilevsky Island
  • Visits to the fascinating Peter and Paul Fortress and the impressive St Isaac’s Cathedral
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport luxury car or minivan
  • Expert local guide for stated sightseeing for 4 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Art Treasures of the Hermitage - 4 hours
Experience one of the most famous museums in the world, the awe-inspiring Hermitage in the lavishly decorated Winter Palace. The Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings and houses 3-million pieces of artwork from the Stone Age to modern times. The main building, and largest part of the museum, is the rococo-style Winter Palace, residence of the Tsars from 1762 to 1917. The museum was commissioned by Catherine the Great and she and her successors built the Hermitage collection, in large part, with purchases from the private collections of the Western European aristocracy and monarchy. By the time Nicholas II ascended the throne in 1894, he was heir to the greatest collection of art in Europe. The whole museum complex was bombarded during the siege of Leningrad in WWII but re-opened to the public in 1945.

Highlights:
  • Explore the Hermitage, one of the world's most famous museums, which houses 3 million pieces of artwork from the Stone Age to modern times
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Not available Mondays)

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light


Inclusions:
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Expert local guide for stated sightseeing for 4 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Excursion to Peterhof - 6 hours
Today's sightseeing takes you out of the city to Peterhof - the great summer estate and artistic gem of Peter the Great, nestled on the shore of the Gulf of Finland (part of the Baltic Sea). After his victory over the Swedes at Poltava in 1709, Peter decided to build a palace "befitting of the very highest of monarchs" and a visit to Versailles in 1717 furthered these ambitions. Over 5000 labourers, serfs and soldiers were employed in the creation of this magnificent estate that was officially opened in 1723. Enjoy an exciting return to St Petersburg later as your journey by hydrofoil.

Highlights:
  • Visit the extravagant Peterhof Grand Palace and Park
Tour Duration: 6 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Not available on Mondays and the last Tuesday of the month)

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Hydrofoil tickets from Peterhof to St. Petersburg
  • Expert local guides for stated sightseeing
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Catherine's Palace in Pushkin - 4 hours
Today's sightseeing with your local guide takes you out of the city to Tsarskoe Selo ('the Tsar's village'), more commonly known as Pushkin. Explore the beautiful Catherine's Palace, whose formal parks stretch to Rastrelli's blue and white Hermitage building. The palace houses a dazzling opulent interior and the world-famous Amber Room, which has been remarkably and meticulously restored to its original glory.

Highlights:
  • Visit the opulent Catherine's Palace and explore the formal parks and magnificent Amber Room
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Closed on Tuesdays and the last Monday of each month)


Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Expert local guides for stated sightseeing
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St. Petersburg - 3 day's itinerary for cruise passengers
This excursion is for cruise passengers whose ship is docked in St. Petersburg for 3 days.

Spend three days in St. Petersburg - a city famous for its world renowned museums, get to know some of the most dramatic and inspiring pages in Russian and world history.

Highlights:
  • Major landmarks of St. Petersburg as an Open-Air Museum
  • The Hermitage
  • Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral
  • Catherine Palace and Amber Room in Pushkin
  • Yusupov Palace
  • Grand Palace and Famous Fountains of the Lower Park in Peterhof
  • The Church on the Spilled Blood
  • St. Isaac’s Cathedral
Tour Duration: 3 Full day tours, each 8 hours long, but can be reduced to half day tours

Tour can operate: These are full day tours, but can be split into halfday tours and may operate then Morning and/or Afternoon 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, but requires then assistance of wheelchair pushers we will arrange for supplement

Physical activity level: Moderate
 
Included: Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees, early admission into the Grand Palace, VIP admission into the Catherine’s Palace, special visit of the Gold Room, VAT


Not included: meals and gratuities, hydrofoil (but recommended)


 
 
 



 

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St. Petersburg - Jewish Heritage Tour
Spend a day touring St. Petersburg and visiting some of its most popular museums on a Jewish Heritage quest; get to know how Jewish community fared in St. Petersburg, how some of its members joined the list of most efficient and eminent managers of Russian economy, public figures in its political history, outstanding contributors into Russian culture, in what ways its life in St. Petersburg and Russia differed from what is common for Spain, Poland and Baltic States.

Highlights:
  • Major landmarks of Kolomna neighborhood
  • Grand Choral Synagogue
  • The Church on the Spilled Blood

    Tour Duration: 7,5 hours

  • Tour can operate: Morning and Afternoon (if reduced to a halfday), not doable as presented during Sabbath and holidays  

    Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

    Physical activity level: Moderate
     

    Included: Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees, VAT

    Not included: meals and gratuities

    Net price: EUR 725-00 for 2 travelers

     



 
St. Petersburg - Romantic Cruise on Rivers and Canals - 1 to 2 hours
St.-Petersburg lies on over 30 islands, amidst rivers, canals and the Gulf of Finland.
During this cruise along rivers and canals, including the majestic Neva, you will pass most of the city’s major sightseeing attractions and take in the breath-taking views in the heart of the historical center of St.-Petersburg.
 
Highlights:
 
Major highlights of St.-Petersburg (outside):
Staff Headquarters, Winter Canal, Basil Island, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Palace embankment, Summer Garden, Mikhailovsky Castle, St. Isaac’s Cathedral and other attractions located in the historical city center

 
Tour Duration: 1 hour tour, but can be arranged for 2 hours or longer
 
Tour can operate: (any time of the day, including the mesmerizing hours the city’s bridges are drawn open) this tour can be arranged with entertainment – refreshment / meal / drink / live music as per the clients’ request
 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, but requires then assistance of wheelchair pushers we will arrange for supplement (unless somebody of the party will definitely assist)
 
Physical activity level: low
 
Included: Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed guide, private boat.
 
Not included: gratuities
 
St. Petersburg - Moscow in a Nutshell on a Day's Visit - Full day
For cruise passengers – if the ship stays in St. Petersburg for 3 days, this tour will begin on the second day of its call to port.

One day tour to Moscow by Sapsan
 
Devoting most of your time in Russia to St. Petersburg you may choose and pick a day and take a chance to visit Moscow - capital of Russia, the famous Kremlin grounds - a unique complex of architectural monuments surrounded by ancient red brick walls crowned with 19 towers, The Armoury Chamber - the treasury of Russian Czars with unique collections of gold and silver items of the 12 - 19th centuries, Russian arms and armor of the 12 - 16th centuries, the state regalia, thrones, carriages and coronation dresses of the 16 - 19th centuries, as well as ambassadorial gifts of the 16 - 19th centuries, walk around along the  famous Red Square and enjoy Moscow metro where some of the stations are decorated like palaces.

Highlights:
Kremlin grounds
Kremlin cathedrals
Pre-booked visit to the Armoury Chamber
Red Square
GUM
Metro
City tour

Tour Duration: 18 hours

Tour can operate: any day except Thursday when the Kremlin is closed.



Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, but requires then assistance of wheelchair pushers we will arrange for supplement (unless somebody of the party will assist)

Physical activity level: intensive
 
Included:

 In St. Petersburg: Private transfers from hotel or ship to train station and back (by AC deluxe minivan and driver, escorted by  English -speaking guide); 
In Moscow: private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed local guide, entrance fees,
tickets to speedy train Sapsan (St.-Petersburg – Moscow – St.-Petersburg) business class or premium class, including meals and beverages, VAT
 
Alternate way of travel between the cities will be air, which we will take care of. Sightseeing agenda can be amended to better meet your clients’ expectations (Diamond Fund or any other museum, whose location will allowing doing it between the trains/flights and with due consideration of the local logistics)
 

Not included: Meals and gratuities





 
St. Petersburg - 2 days' itinerary for cruise passengers
This excursion is for cruise passengers whose ship is docked in St. Petersburg for at least 2 days. 

Spend two days in St. Petersburg - a city famous for its world renowned museums, get to know some of the most dramatic and inspiring pages in Russian and world history.

Highlights:
  • Catherine Palace and Amber Room in Pushkin
  • Major landmarks of St. Petersburg as an Open-Air Museum
  • The Church on the Spilled Blood
  • Grand Palace and Famous Fountains of the Lower Park in Peterhof
  • The Hermitage and Diamond or Gold Room

Tour Duration: 2 Full day tours, each 8 hours long, but can be reduced to half day tours

Tour can operate: These are full day tours, but can be split into half day tours and may operate then Morning and Afternoon 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, but requires then assistance of wheelchair pushers we will arrange for supplement

Physical activity level: Moderate
 
Included: Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees, early admission into the Grand Palace, VIP admission into the Catherine’s Palace, special visit of the Gold Room, hydrofoil  fare one way, VAT

Not included: meals and gratuities


 
 
 
St. Petersburg - City tour + Peter and Paul Fortress + St. Isaac's Cathedral - 8 hours
Overview
Born out of Peter the Great’ solitary vision of a new capital that would rival the splendor and sophistication of grand European cities, St.-Petersburg’s ethereal beauty belies a turbulent, yet mesmerizing past. This itinerary includes visits to some of the most important sites in St.-Petersburg, visits that should not be missed. 
 
Highlights:
  • Major highlights of St.-Petersburg (outside): Summer Garden, Mikhailovsky Castle, Field of Mars, Admiralty, Spit of the Basil Island, Nevsky Avenue, Church on the Spilled Blood
  • Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral
  • St. Isaac’s Cathedral
Tour Duration: 1 full day (8 hours)

Tour can operate: order of the visits may be modified acc. to the dates (taking into account museum’s days off)

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Physical activity level: Moderate
 
Included: 

Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees as per the itinerary, bottled water in the vehicle, port fees, blanket visas, VAT 

Not included: meals and gratuities



 
St. Petersburg - Brief City tour + The Hermitage Museum - 6 hours

Overview
This tour includes the most famous sights of St. Petersburg as well as a visit to the Hermitage Museum which ranks right along with the Louvre, Metropolitan and British museums. It holds one of the largest art collections in the world, including paintings of such great masters as Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Renoir, Manet, Matisse, etc. It is housed in five buildings, one of them - the Winter Palace - was formerly the imperial residence.
 
Highlights:

  • Major highlights of St.-Petersburg (outside): Summer Garden, Mikhailovsky Castle, Field of Mars, Admiralty, Spit of the Basil Island, Nevsky Avenue, Church on the Spilled Blood

Tour Duration: extended half-day tour (6 hours)

Tour can operate: any day of the week except Monday which is a regular day-off

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Physical activity level: Moderate

Included:
Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees as per the itinerary, bottled water in the vehicle, port fees, blanket visas, VAT

Not included: meals and gratuities
 

St. Petersburg - Peterhof and Pushkin - Summer Royal Residences
Overview
This excursion will introduce you into ways of life of Russian Czars, taking you on most exciting tours of the Grand Palace and Lower Park famous for its numerous beautiful fountains in Peterhof and Catherine Palace with its legendary Amber Room
 
Highlights:
Grand Palace of Peter the Great in Peterhof
Upper and Lower Parks (numerous beautiful fountains) in Peterhof and Catherine Palace with Amber Room in Pushkin

Tour Duration: Full Day (8 hours)

Tour can operate: any day of the week except Tuesday and last Monday of each month  

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, partly in the sense the Catherine Palace is fitted with an elevator, Parks of Peterhof are doable in a wheel-chair, while Grand Palace has no elevator and there are 32 steps to climb up and down (services of specially trained wheel-chair pushers will be a benefit)

Physical activity level: Strenuous
 
Included:
Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees as per the itinerary, early admission into the Grand Palace, VIP admission into the Catherine Palace, bottled water in the vehicle, port fees, blanket visas, VAT 

Not included: meals and gratuities
St. Petersburg - Brief City Tour and Russian Museum - 6 hours
St. Petersburg - Brief City tour + Russian Museum

Overview
This tour includes the most famous sights of St. Petersburg as well as a visit to the Russian Museum

Highlights:
Major highlights of St.-Petersburg (outside)
Summer Garden, Mikhailovsky Castle, Field of Mars, Admiralty, Spit of the Basil Island, Nevsky Avenue, Church on the Spilled Blood Russian Museum

Tour Duration:
Extended half-day tour (6 hours)

Tour can operate:
Any day of the week except Tuesday and Morning of Thursday

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Physical activity level: Moderate
 
Included:
Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees as per the itinerary, bottled water in the vehicle, port fees, blanket visas, VAT 

Not included:
meals and gratuities
St. Petersburg City Tour - 7 hours

Highlights:
  •  Peter & Paul Fortress
  • - The Church of Our Saviour on the Spilled Blood
  • - Faberge Museum

St Petersburg is the second largest city of Russia after Moscow, its population is about 4,8 m. people. As European cities go, St Petersburg is a young city. It was founded 300 years ago in 1703 by Peter the Great. 65 rivers and canals, spanned by 360 ridges, crisscross the city, which is located on 42 islands. It is not accidental that St Petersburg, is also called as the Venice of the North. A general sightseeing tour will highlight the most interesting buildings and world famous architectural ensembles of the city and understand its rich background and historical, events. 
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel, address or Pier. Morning only.
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Entrance to Peter & Paul Fortress, The Church of Our Savior on The Spilled Blood, Faberge Museum
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
St. Petersburg - Pushkin - 7 hours
Catherine Palace

Highlights: 
  • Pushkin
  • St. Catherines Palace
  • Catherine Park

Pushkin, a small Russian town, is located 25 km south of St. Petersburg. Historically, the estate was called "Saarskaya Myza". Later, in 1724, when the Russian Empress Catherine I commissioned a palace to be built on the estate with a surrounding park, the estate was renamed, "Tsarskoe Selo" (Royal Village). The unique architectural ensemble of Pushkin is famously evident in elegant palaces and pavilions, landscaped parks and ponds. Many highly-talented Russian architects, like Rastrelli, Rinaldi, Cameron, Zemtsov, Chevakinskiy and Neelov were invited to showcase their work here.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel, address or Pier. In the morning.
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Catherine Palace & Catherine Park
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
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St. Petersburg

Private Car & Driver

St. Petersburg - 2019 Private Car & Driver Guided Sightseeing (8 Hour) - Provided by A&K Russia

St. Petersburg Guided Sightseeing Option:

Meet your expert local guide for the drive to St. Petersburg. Head south out of the city with your expert guide to Tsarskoe Selo ('the Tsar's village'), more commonly known as Pushkin. Peter the Great gave the estate to his wife Catherine, who started to develop the royal country residence, but it was her daughter Empress Elizabeth who was largely responsible for the construction of the beautiful Catherine's Palace.

Set in landscaped parkland, one of the baroque palace’s highlights is the famous Amber Room, a chamber decorated with amber panels backed with gold leaf and mirrors which has been restored to its original glory. There are numerous other architectural delights, such as the Hermitage Pavilion and the neoclassical Alexander Palace, the favorite residence of Tsar Nicholas II.

After time for lunch at leisure at your cost, you will visit St. Isaac's Cathedral, whose gilded dome dominates the city skyline. The cathedral's construction began in 1818 and was not completed until 1858. Sculptures and massive red granite columns ornament the façade, while the interior is even more lavishly decorated with mosaics, icons and columns of malachite and lapis lazuli. Continue to the Church of the Resurrection of Christ (more familiarly known as the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood), a superb example of Russian architecture and decorative art from the end of the 19 th Century.

Your tour will conclude at the pier.

Please Note: Catherine's Palace is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Included:

  • Private Luxury Sedan with English-Speaking guide and driver for 8 hours
  • Entrance fees for listed sights
  • “Day Visa” while you are on the tour
  • Gratuities to guide and driver*
  • Bottled water in the vehicle

Excluded:

  • Cost of meals and refreshments other than bottled water
  • Items of personal nature

*Gratuities have been prepaid. Additional gratuities are at guest’s discretion.

St. Petersburg - 2019 Private Car & Driver At Your Leisure (8 Hour) - Provided by A&K Russia

St. Petersburg At Your Leisure Option:

You decide where to go and what to see.

Included:

  • Private Luxury Sedan with English-Speaking guide and driver for 8 hours
  • “Day Visa” while you are on the tour
  • Bottled water in the vehicle
  • Gratuities to guide and driver **

Excluded:

  • Cost of meals and refreshments other than bottled water
  • Entrance fees
  • Items of personal nature

*Mileage restrictions may apply.


**Gratuities have been prepaid. Additional gratuities are at guest’s discretion.

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

St Petersburg: Art Treasures of the Hermitage Museum - 4 hours
Founded by Peter the Great in order to create Russia’s “Window to Europe” this elegant city is home to some of the world’s finest architecture, palaces and grand estates. As you exit immigration control at St. Petersburg Port, you will receive a warm greeting from your private guide and driver.
 
Begin with a drive through the historical centre of St. Petersburg, where you will see the city’s incredible landmarks; Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island. The impressive Peter & Paul Fortress is one of the highlights of your tour and its Cathedral is the final resting place for many of Russia's Tsars, including Peter the Great himself.
 
Continue to the awe-inspiring Hermitage in the lavishly decorated Winter Palace. Commissioned by Catherine the Great, it houses an astounding 3 million pieces of art. After your tour you will be transferred back to your cruise ship.
 
Highlights:
  • Admire the city’s incredible landmarks; Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island
  • Visit the impressive Peter & Paul Fortress
  • Marvel at the astounding 3 million pieces of art at the awe-inspring Hermitage
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport by Mercedes E-class or similar for 1 and 2 passengers, a 6 seater
  • minibus for 3 and 4 passengers, and a 20 seater minibus for 5 and 6 passengers.
  • Expert local English-speaking guide for stated sightseeing
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
  • 24 hour emergency contact service
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Orientation Tour - 4 hours
Find your bearings in St Petersburg on a half-day drive through the historical city centre, taking in highlights such as Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island. Also visit the fascinating Peter & Paul Fortress, built by Peter the Great in 1703 to provide protection from the Swedes. The Fortress Cathedral is the burial place of most of the Russia's Tsars and Tsarinas from the eighteenth century onwards, including Peter the Great himself.

Afterwards visit St. Isaac's Cathedral, whose gilded dome dominates the city skyline. The cathedral's construction began in 1818 and was not completed until 1858. Sculptures and massive red granite columns ornament the façade, while the interior is even more lavishly decorated with mosaics, icons and columns of malachite and lapis lazuli
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Highlights:
  • The wonderful sights of St Petersburg including Nevsky Prospect, the Winter Palace and Vasilevsky Island
  • Visits to the fascinating Peter and Paul Fortress and the impressive St Isaac’s Cathedral
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport luxury car or minivan
  • Expert local guide for stated sightseeing for 4 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Art Treasures of the Hermitage - 4 hours
Experience one of the most famous museums in the world, the awe-inspiring Hermitage in the lavishly decorated Winter Palace. The Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings and houses 3-million pieces of artwork from the Stone Age to modern times. The main building, and largest part of the museum, is the rococo-style Winter Palace, residence of the Tsars from 1762 to 1917. The museum was commissioned by Catherine the Great and she and her successors built the Hermitage collection, in large part, with purchases from the private collections of the Western European aristocracy and monarchy. By the time Nicholas II ascended the throne in 1894, he was heir to the greatest collection of art in Europe. The whole museum complex was bombarded during the siege of Leningrad in WWII but re-opened to the public in 1945.

Highlights:
  • Explore the Hermitage, one of the world's most famous museums, which houses 3 million pieces of artwork from the Stone Age to modern times
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Not available Mondays)

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light


Inclusions:
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Expert local guide for stated sightseeing for 4 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Excursion to Peterhof - 6 hours
Today's sightseeing takes you out of the city to Peterhof - the great summer estate and artistic gem of Peter the Great, nestled on the shore of the Gulf of Finland (part of the Baltic Sea). After his victory over the Swedes at Poltava in 1709, Peter decided to build a palace "befitting of the very highest of monarchs" and a visit to Versailles in 1717 furthered these ambitions. Over 5000 labourers, serfs and soldiers were employed in the creation of this magnificent estate that was officially opened in 1723. Enjoy an exciting return to St Petersburg later as your journey by hydrofoil.

Highlights:
  • Visit the extravagant Peterhof Grand Palace and Park
Tour Duration: 6 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Not available on Mondays and the last Tuesday of the month)

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Hydrofoil tickets from Peterhof to St. Petersburg
  • Expert local guides for stated sightseeing
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Catherine's Palace in Pushkin - 4 hours
Today's sightseeing with your local guide takes you out of the city to Tsarskoe Selo ('the Tsar's village'), more commonly known as Pushkin. Explore the beautiful Catherine's Palace, whose formal parks stretch to Rastrelli's blue and white Hermitage building. The palace houses a dazzling opulent interior and the world-famous Amber Room, which has been remarkably and meticulously restored to its original glory.

Highlights:
  • Visit the opulent Catherine's Palace and explore the formal parks and magnificent Amber Room
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Closed on Tuesdays and the last Monday of each month)


Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Expert local guides for stated sightseeing
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St. Petersburg - 3 day's itinerary for cruise passengers
This excursion is for cruise passengers whose ship is docked in St. Petersburg for 3 days.

Spend three days in St. Petersburg - a city famous for its world renowned museums, get to know some of the most dramatic and inspiring pages in Russian and world history.

Highlights:
  • Major landmarks of St. Petersburg as an Open-Air Museum
  • The Hermitage
  • Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral
  • Catherine Palace and Amber Room in Pushkin
  • Yusupov Palace
  • Grand Palace and Famous Fountains of the Lower Park in Peterhof
  • The Church on the Spilled Blood
  • St. Isaac’s Cathedral
Tour Duration: 3 Full day tours, each 8 hours long, but can be reduced to half day tours

Tour can operate: These are full day tours, but can be split into halfday tours and may operate then Morning and/or Afternoon 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, but requires then assistance of wheelchair pushers we will arrange for supplement

Physical activity level: Moderate
 
Included: Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees, early admission into the Grand Palace, VIP admission into the Catherine’s Palace, special visit of the Gold Room, VAT


Not included: meals and gratuities, hydrofoil (but recommended)


 
 
 



 

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St. Petersburg - Jewish Heritage Tour
Spend a day touring St. Petersburg and visiting some of its most popular museums on a Jewish Heritage quest; get to know how Jewish community fared in St. Petersburg, how some of its members joined the list of most efficient and eminent managers of Russian economy, public figures in its political history, outstanding contributors into Russian culture, in what ways its life in St. Petersburg and Russia differed from what is common for Spain, Poland and Baltic States.

Highlights:
  • Major landmarks of Kolomna neighborhood
  • Grand Choral Synagogue
  • The Church on the Spilled Blood

    Tour Duration: 7,5 hours

  • Tour can operate: Morning and Afternoon (if reduced to a halfday), not doable as presented during Sabbath and holidays  

    Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

    Physical activity level: Moderate
     

    Included: Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees, VAT

    Not included: meals and gratuities

    Net price: EUR 725-00 for 2 travelers

     



 
St. Petersburg - Romantic Cruise on Rivers and Canals - 1 to 2 hours
St.-Petersburg lies on over 30 islands, amidst rivers, canals and the Gulf of Finland.
During this cruise along rivers and canals, including the majestic Neva, you will pass most of the city’s major sightseeing attractions and take in the breath-taking views in the heart of the historical center of St.-Petersburg.
 
Highlights:
 
Major highlights of St.-Petersburg (outside):
Staff Headquarters, Winter Canal, Basil Island, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Palace embankment, Summer Garden, Mikhailovsky Castle, St. Isaac’s Cathedral and other attractions located in the historical city center

 
Tour Duration: 1 hour tour, but can be arranged for 2 hours or longer
 
Tour can operate: (any time of the day, including the mesmerizing hours the city’s bridges are drawn open) this tour can be arranged with entertainment – refreshment / meal / drink / live music as per the clients’ request
 
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, but requires then assistance of wheelchair pushers we will arrange for supplement (unless somebody of the party will definitely assist)
 
Physical activity level: low
 
Included: Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed guide, private boat.
 
Not included: gratuities
 
St. Petersburg - Moscow in a Nutshell on a Day's Visit - Full day
For cruise passengers – if the ship stays in St. Petersburg for 3 days, this tour will begin on the second day of its call to port.

One day tour to Moscow by Sapsan
 
Devoting most of your time in Russia to St. Petersburg you may choose and pick a day and take a chance to visit Moscow - capital of Russia, the famous Kremlin grounds - a unique complex of architectural monuments surrounded by ancient red brick walls crowned with 19 towers, The Armoury Chamber - the treasury of Russian Czars with unique collections of gold and silver items of the 12 - 19th centuries, Russian arms and armor of the 12 - 16th centuries, the state regalia, thrones, carriages and coronation dresses of the 16 - 19th centuries, as well as ambassadorial gifts of the 16 - 19th centuries, walk around along the  famous Red Square and enjoy Moscow metro where some of the stations are decorated like palaces.

Highlights:
Kremlin grounds
Kremlin cathedrals
Pre-booked visit to the Armoury Chamber
Red Square
GUM
Metro
City tour

Tour Duration: 18 hours

Tour can operate: any day except Thursday when the Kremlin is closed.



Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, but requires then assistance of wheelchair pushers we will arrange for supplement (unless somebody of the party will assist)

Physical activity level: intensive
 
Included:

 In St. Petersburg: Private transfers from hotel or ship to train station and back (by AC deluxe minivan and driver, escorted by  English -speaking guide); 
In Moscow: private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed local guide, entrance fees,
tickets to speedy train Sapsan (St.-Petersburg – Moscow – St.-Petersburg) business class or premium class, including meals and beverages, VAT
 
Alternate way of travel between the cities will be air, which we will take care of. Sightseeing agenda can be amended to better meet your clients’ expectations (Diamond Fund or any other museum, whose location will allowing doing it between the trains/flights and with due consideration of the local logistics)
 

Not included: Meals and gratuities





 
St. Petersburg - 2 days' itinerary for cruise passengers
This excursion is for cruise passengers whose ship is docked in St. Petersburg for at least 2 days. 

Spend two days in St. Petersburg - a city famous for its world renowned museums, get to know some of the most dramatic and inspiring pages in Russian and world history.

Highlights:
  • Catherine Palace and Amber Room in Pushkin
  • Major landmarks of St. Petersburg as an Open-Air Museum
  • The Church on the Spilled Blood
  • Grand Palace and Famous Fountains of the Lower Park in Peterhof
  • The Hermitage and Diamond or Gold Room

Tour Duration: 2 Full day tours, each 8 hours long, but can be reduced to half day tours

Tour can operate: These are full day tours, but can be split into half day tours and may operate then Morning and Afternoon 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, but requires then assistance of wheelchair pushers we will arrange for supplement

Physical activity level: Moderate
 
Included: Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees, early admission into the Grand Palace, VIP admission into the Catherine’s Palace, special visit of the Gold Room, hydrofoil  fare one way, VAT

Not included: meals and gratuities


 
 
 
St. Petersburg - City tour + Peter and Paul Fortress + St. Isaac's Cathedral - 8 hours
Overview
Born out of Peter the Great’ solitary vision of a new capital that would rival the splendor and sophistication of grand European cities, St.-Petersburg’s ethereal beauty belies a turbulent, yet mesmerizing past. This itinerary includes visits to some of the most important sites in St.-Petersburg, visits that should not be missed. 
 
Highlights:
  • Major highlights of St.-Petersburg (outside): Summer Garden, Mikhailovsky Castle, Field of Mars, Admiralty, Spit of the Basil Island, Nevsky Avenue, Church on the Spilled Blood
  • Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral
  • St. Isaac’s Cathedral
Tour Duration: 1 full day (8 hours)

Tour can operate: order of the visits may be modified acc. to the dates (taking into account museum’s days off)

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Physical activity level: Moderate
 
Included: 

Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees as per the itinerary, bottled water in the vehicle, port fees, blanket visas, VAT 

Not included: meals and gratuities



 
St. Petersburg - Brief City tour + The Hermitage Museum - 6 hours

Overview
This tour includes the most famous sights of St. Petersburg as well as a visit to the Hermitage Museum which ranks right along with the Louvre, Metropolitan and British museums. It holds one of the largest art collections in the world, including paintings of such great masters as Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Renoir, Manet, Matisse, etc. It is housed in five buildings, one of them - the Winter Palace - was formerly the imperial residence.
 
Highlights:

  • Major highlights of St.-Petersburg (outside): Summer Garden, Mikhailovsky Castle, Field of Mars, Admiralty, Spit of the Basil Island, Nevsky Avenue, Church on the Spilled Blood

Tour Duration: extended half-day tour (6 hours)

Tour can operate: any day of the week except Monday which is a regular day-off

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Physical activity level: Moderate

Included:
Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees as per the itinerary, bottled water in the vehicle, port fees, blanket visas, VAT

Not included: meals and gratuities
 

St. Petersburg - Peterhof and Pushkin - Summer Royal Residences
Overview
This excursion will introduce you into ways of life of Russian Czars, taking you on most exciting tours of the Grand Palace and Lower Park famous for its numerous beautiful fountains in Peterhof and Catherine Palace with its legendary Amber Room
 
Highlights:
Grand Palace of Peter the Great in Peterhof
Upper and Lower Parks (numerous beautiful fountains) in Peterhof and Catherine Palace with Amber Room in Pushkin

Tour Duration: Full Day (8 hours)

Tour can operate: any day of the week except Tuesday and last Monday of each month  

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, partly in the sense the Catherine Palace is fitted with an elevator, Parks of Peterhof are doable in a wheel-chair, while Grand Palace has no elevator and there are 32 steps to climb up and down (services of specially trained wheel-chair pushers will be a benefit)

Physical activity level: Strenuous
 
Included:
Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees as per the itinerary, early admission into the Grand Palace, VIP admission into the Catherine Palace, bottled water in the vehicle, port fees, blanket visas, VAT 

Not included: meals and gratuities
St. Petersburg - Brief City Tour and Russian Museum - 6 hours
St. Petersburg - Brief City tour + Russian Museum

Overview
This tour includes the most famous sights of St. Petersburg as well as a visit to the Russian Museum

Highlights:
Major highlights of St.-Petersburg (outside)
Summer Garden, Mikhailovsky Castle, Field of Mars, Admiralty, Spit of the Basil Island, Nevsky Avenue, Church on the Spilled Blood Russian Museum

Tour Duration:
Extended half-day tour (6 hours)

Tour can operate:
Any day of the week except Tuesday and Morning of Thursday

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Physical activity level: Moderate
 
Included:
Private AC deluxe minivan and driver, services of an experienced, licensed English-speaking guide, entrance fees as per the itinerary, bottled water in the vehicle, port fees, blanket visas, VAT 

Not included:
meals and gratuities
St. Petersburg City Tour - 7 hours

Highlights:
  •  Peter & Paul Fortress
  • - The Church of Our Saviour on the Spilled Blood
  • - Faberge Museum

St Petersburg is the second largest city of Russia after Moscow, its population is about 4,8 m. people. As European cities go, St Petersburg is a young city. It was founded 300 years ago in 1703 by Peter the Great. 65 rivers and canals, spanned by 360 ridges, crisscross the city, which is located on 42 islands. It is not accidental that St Petersburg, is also called as the Venice of the North. A general sightseeing tour will highlight the most interesting buildings and world famous architectural ensembles of the city and understand its rich background and historical, events. 
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel, address or Pier. Morning only.
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Entrance to Peter & Paul Fortress, The Church of Our Savior on The Spilled Blood, Faberge Museum
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
St. Petersburg - Pushkin - 7 hours
Catherine Palace

Highlights: 
  • Pushkin
  • St. Catherines Palace
  • Catherine Park

Pushkin, a small Russian town, is located 25 km south of St. Petersburg. Historically, the estate was called "Saarskaya Myza". Later, in 1724, when the Russian Empress Catherine I commissioned a palace to be built on the estate with a surrounding park, the estate was renamed, "Tsarskoe Selo" (Royal Village). The unique architectural ensemble of Pushkin is famously evident in elegant palaces and pavilions, landscaped parks and ponds. Many highly-talented Russian architects, like Rastrelli, Rinaldi, Cameron, Zemtsov, Chevakinskiy and Neelov were invited to showcase their work here.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel, address or Pier. In the morning.
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Catherine Palace & Catherine Park
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
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Helsinki

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Helsinki City tour – 3 Hours


Helsinki was founded in 1550 by the Swedish King Gustav Vasa. As a result of the war of 1808-1809, Sweden was forced to cede Finland to Russia. In 1812 Tsar Alexander declared Helsinki the capital of autonomous Finland. In 1917 the city was to become the capital of the independent Republic of Finland. In safeguarding its historical heritage, Helsinki has again and again been forced to reassess the past. Cultural influences from both East and West have molded the life of the city, which has nevertheless preserved an outlook on life that is inherently Finnish. Over the years the city has spread, and its population multiplied, yet nature is still close at hand - the sea and islands are dominant features of the landscape.

Among the most striking features of the Helsinki architecture are the largish areas built in a uniform style. The city thus has whole blocks and even districts representing Neoclassical, Art Nouveau, National Romantic, functional or modern architecture. The oldest area in Helsinki that has been preserved intact is the Senate Square. Reminiscent of St. Petersburg in its neoclassical style.
In the 1970s Helsinki acquired some important new public buildings - e.g. the Finlandia Hall, the City Theatre, the new National Opera, the official residence of the Finnish President and the Temppeliaukio Church - which are now important landmarks on the Helsinki street scene.
A city tour includes all essential sights in the city center including the Sibelius Park with the Sibelius Monument, an unusual steel monument from 1967, commemorating the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. Pay a visit to Temppeliaukio Church (The Church in the Rock), completed in 1969 and carved out of a solid rock and topped with a copper dome.  Only the dome is visible from the outside. The pantheon-like interior is enhanced by the rugged granite walls and the copper-plated cupola. The excellent acoustics make this a favorite venue for concerts. Please note that inside visits to the Rock Church cannot be guaranteed due to religious services and holidays.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: City center Hotel or address.
Start/End: 3 hours.
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.    
Entrances: Temppeliaukio Rock Church.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces. 
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Suomenlinna Fortress tour – 3 Hours


Built in the second half of the 18th century by Sweden on a group of islands located at the entrance of Helsinki's harbour, this fortress is an especially interesting example of European military architecture of the time. Suomenlinna, until 1918 Viapori (Finnish), or Sveaborg (Swedish), was an inhabited sea fortress built on six islands and which now forms part of the city of Helsinki, the capital of Finland.

Suomenlinna is a UNESCO World Heritage site and popular with tourists and locals. The guided walking tour takes you through the historic Susisaari and Kustaanmiekka areas and provides information on the colourful past of the fortress. The tour introduces, for example, the Great Courtyard and the dry dock, which once was one of the largest in the world.
The tour includes a return ferry service to / from Suomenlina Maritime Fortress, a guided tour with an official Suomenlina guide and an entrance to Suomenlinna Museum. You will meet the guide at Suomenlina Maritime Fortress, after disembarking the ferry. Depending on your accommodation in Helsinki, city transfers to and from the ferry port may need to be considered.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 3 hours.
Start/End: Helsinki Harbour.
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English speaking Soumenlinna Guide. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Suomenlinna Museum.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces. 
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
 
Porvoo Tour – 5 Hours


Porvoo is Finland's second oldest town and the most picturesque one. In other words, a beautiful area full of history. The town of Porvoo was granted town status in the 14th century and is one of the treasures of traditional Finnish architecture.

The original town plan from the Middle Ages, features the low, small houses, picturesque yards and narrow streets and forms a historically unique wooden town environment.
The symbols of Porvoo – the red warehouses on the riverbanks – tell tall tales of seafaring and trading. The guest marina and ferry dock at Jokiranta are humming with life, especially during the summer months.
The bridge at Aleksanterinkatu, completed in autumn 2004, and the newly restored Jokiranta area now encourage locals to take an evening walk and enjoy the latest improvements to the downtown area. Flower beds, fountains, cafés and sundecks have turned the shore into an attractive gathering place. The Market Square is the heart of the city, surrounded by City Hall, the bus station, specialty boutiques and services. The range of products at the marketplace varies by season.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Start/End: City center Hotel, Cruise Pier or address. 
Duration: 5 hours.
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: None.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces. 
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
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At Sea
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Copenhagen

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Copenhagen City tour – 4 Hours


Your introduction to Copenhagen starts with its heart – centuries old buildings surround canals, royal palaces and the spine of Copenhagen which is the pedestrian precinct of “Strøget.” There is an incredible range of architecture within a small area, renaissance, medieval, baroque, Dutch style and the ultra-modern architecture with glass and steel. Your guide will also take you past the world-famous Tivoli Gardens, the inspiration for Walt Disney, before passing Christiansborg Palace, built on the site of the earliest fortifications of the city dating back to 1167, and now the seat of the Danish Parliament.
  • Tivoli Gardens
  • The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • The colorful canal district
  • The National Museum
  • Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament
  • The old Stock Exchange
  • Kongens Nytorv
  • The Royal Theatre, world-famous for its Royal Ballet
  • The colorful harbor district of Nyhavn
  • Amalienborg Palace, winter residence of the Royal Family
  • The Gefion Fountain
  • The Little Mermaid, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale
  • Rosenborg Castle, where the crown jewels are protected by the Royal Guard – entrance included.
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 4 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel, Pier or address. 
Vehicle: 1st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Rosenborg Castle.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Roskilde tour – 5 Hours


Roskilde is an old charming city dating back from the Viking age and is located approximately 1 hour drive outside of Copenhagen.
The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde is the Danish museum for ships, seafaring and boatbuilding culture from ancient and medieval times
The large collection of traditional Nordic wooden boats is berthed at the harbor on Museum Island. Here you will also find the five reconstructions of the Skuldelev ships. This large collection of traditional Nordic wooden boats and Viking ships provide a unique perspective and helps create an image of what the Viking ships looked like a thousand years ago.
Roskilde Cathedral is an architectural masterpiece. 1000 years of Danish history are gathered here under beautifully decorated vaults and in dark crypts. Here 40 kings and queens of Denmark are buried, so you can explore the entire Danish Royal history in one place. The Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage site an is the first Gothic cathedral in Scandinavia to be built in bricks. With its many unique Royal chapels, the Cathedral reflects a part of the changing European architectural history.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 5 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel or address.
Vehicle: 1st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: The Viking Ship Museum & Roskilde Cathedral.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces. 
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purpose.

 
North Zealand Tour – 7 Hours
Set off on an enjoyable narrated tour to Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød. This elegant Dutch Renaissance structure straddles three small islands and has all the trappings of a fairytale castle, but it was gainfully employed as royal residence and setting for important ceremonial events from the 1600s to the 1850s. It now serves as the National Museum of History and is best known for its outstanding collection of portraits, the largest of its kind in Denmark. Your guided tour begins at the Neptune Fountain and visits the rooms of the King's Wing, the Church, and the impressive Knight's Hall, which boasts an intricate carved wooden ceiling.
Take photos of the Royal Family's summer residence Fredensborg Palace during a brief stop on route.
Heading further north through the picturesque countryside of Northern Zealand, you will find the town of Elsinore. Situated in Elsinore, the magnificent structure Kronborg Castle was chosen by William Shakespeare as the setting for his play, Hamlet. It is a suitably dramatic Renaissance castle, built in 1420 and expanded in the 1500s, situated on the narrow sound between Denmark and Sweden. Kronborg Castle is a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site.
 
Continue back towards Copenhagen along the coastal road. Otherwise known as the Danish Rivera, the coastal road provides a lovely view of the sea between Denmark and Sweden, as well taking you through the fashionable and exclusive residential areas on the outskirts of Copenhagen.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel or address.
Vehicle: 1st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Frederiksborg Castle & Kronborg Castle.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purpose.
Malmö and Lund – 7 Hours
Malmö is Sweden’s third-largest city. Here, Scandinavia's tallest building twists its way skyward, gazing down over the vast Öresund bridge – both modern engineering marvels that reflect multicultural Malmö's progressive outlook.
Focusing on the area around Stortorget (the town square) and lively Lilla Torget (the little square) Malmö's Old Town is a gorgeous warren of cobblestone streets, half-timbered houses.
Located about 2.5km northwest of the Old Town, buzzing, bayside Västra Hamnen represents the modern face of Malmö. It's a popular spot to stroll, sip coffee and browse boutiques, but mostly people come to marvel at the Öresund bridge and the Turning Torso
After Malmö we continue to Lund, founded by the Danes around 1000 AD and once the seat of the largest archbishopric in Europe, Lund is the second-oldest city in Sweden. It's also one of its loveliest, surrounded by beech trees and glowing with an impressive architectural legacy. Its magnificent, medieval old town is centered on its strikingly beautiful cathedral. Radiating around it is the country's oldest, most prestigious university (c 1666). Perhaps ironically, the university keeps Lund young, its vibrant, engaged youth driving a lively arts and culinary scene.
 
Basis: Private Tour.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start/End: City center Hotel or address.
Vehicle: 1st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Lund Cathedral (Entrance to the crypt to be paid locally).
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purpose.

 
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Seabourn: Seabourn Ovation

In 2018, Seabourn will introduce Seabourn Ovation, a sister-ship to the already prestigious Seabourn Encore. Seabourn Ovation represents another welcome stage in the evolution of small-ship cruising, which Seabourn pioneered and has consistently expanded and enriched. Both ships will deliver a wealth of new concepts, a fresh vision and a host of illuminating ideas to delight the world's most discerning travelers.

Dining

Some of life's most cherished moments occur around the table, and every meal with Seabourn is another opportunity to celebrate. Seabourn’s award-winning cuisine starts with the finest quality ingredients, infused with authentic regional flavors, prepared á la minute by our skilled chefs and served with pride.

Multiple dining options including The Grill is a unique culinary concept for Chef Keller, exclusive to Seabourn.

The Grill by Thomas Keller

Inspired by the classic American chophouse, The Grill focuses on updated versions of iconic dishes. Guests setting foot inside the elegant dining room will be treated to table-side preparations of Caesar salad and ice cream sundaes as well as a range of other steakhouse favorites like Lobster Thermidor and creamed spinach, presented a la carte. The timeless menu will draw on the freshest products from artisan purveyors. A cocktail program and wine list of domestic and old world labels complement the menu.
Activities
A day on a Seabourn ship offers delightful diversions for activity or relaxation. Greet the sun for an on-deck yoga stretch, or roll over and snooze until later. Run on a sea-view treadmill in the gym, or indulge in a massage at the spa. Attend a fascinating lecture, or lounge on your private veranda as you read the news with PressReader. Try the nine-hole putting course, or test your luck at the Casino. Visit the salon for a facial, take a dip in the pool, or you can even watch a first-run movie in bed (with popcorn).

Daytime Activities

Work out in your ship's well-equipped fitness center, with cardio and resistance equipment. Strengthen your core with complimentary Pilates and yoga classes, or book a private session with a personal trainer. Expand your horizons in our library, at a port lecture or at one of our many inspiring enrichment programs. Enjoy a complimentary Massage MomentSM on deck. Indulge your need for pampering at the spa, or pamper your palate at a food or wine tasting. Many voyages feature our signature Caviar in the SurfSM Beach Party or a Marina DaySM, inviting you to enjoy complimentary watersports right from the back of your ship.

Nighttime Activities

Guests gather in our lounges for pre-dinner cocktails and canapés, sharing the day's adventures with each other. For some, this is their favorite part of the evening. Each night offers something new. Enjoy a sophisticated cabaret one night, or a game of Blackjack in the casino the next. You can dance the night away at The Club or enjoy listening to some piano music at the Observation Bar. Some of our signature events take advantage of the beautiful night sky, including Movies Under the StarsSM, and dancing to live music at an Evening Under the StarsSM. And, before retiring, consider a nightcap at the Sky Bar to celebrate everything you've experience on your fantastic voyage, and all that lies ahead.
Ship Statistics
Year Built
2018
Year Refurbished
Year Entered Present Fleet
2018
Previous Name
Country of Registry
Tonnage (GRT)
40350
Guests (Lowers)
Total Guests
604
Passenger Decks
10
Number of Crew
450
Officers' Nationality
International
Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality
International
Total Rooms
300
Suites
300
Balconies
Ocean/River View
Interior
Accessible
14
Helping you create the perfect day is something Seabourn takes to heart. It's why their lounges and decks are open and inviting, the ambiance relaxed, and the variety of activities plentiful. Work out in the ship's well-equipped fitness center, expand your horizons in the library, indulge your need for pampering at the spa, pamper your palate at a food and wine tasting. In the evenings, the inviting sound of music, laughter, and conversation accompanies the setting of the sun. Gather in the lounges for pre-dinner cocktails and canapés, sharing the day's adventures with fellow travelers. Each night offers something new, whether it's a sophisticated cabaret one night, or a rousing game of Blackjack in the casino the next.
Shipboard Policies
  • Internet Access
    Guests may use their laptop computer or other wireless internet enabled device to connect to the wireless internet service on board.

    Computer terminals are also available at Seabourn Square or in the Computer Center, depending upon the ship. Pricing starts at $.40/minute. Internet Plans are available at a reduced rate and vary in price to accommodate individual needs. Packages are interchangeable between the private computer terminals and your wireless device.

    Satellite internet access is significantly slower than land-based high-speed connections, and subject to occasional interruption or disruption for reasons beyond Seabourn's control. Certain websites and services may be restricted due to limited bandwidth. Internet access onboard the ship is best for email communication or web browsing only. If you have any questions prior to sailing, please contact your Travel Professional or Seabourn Reservations at (866)755-5619.

  • Medical Emergencies
    Onboard medical facilities are equipped to provide care for unexpected illness and accidents. These basic facilities are not intended or designed for ongoing treatment of pre-existing conditions. If you anticipate a need for medical services, your special requirement must be cleared in writing with Seabourn before your booking can be finalized.

  • Pregnancy Policy
    Seabourn ships do not have specialized facilities and/or treatment required for childbirth, prenatal and early infant care. Those facilities may also not be obtainable ashore in ports of call. Accordingly, Seabourn cannot accept a booking or carry any guest who will be 24 completed weeks or more pregnant on the last day of the intended cruise. All pregnant women are required to produce a physician’s letter stating that mother and baby are in good health, fit to travel, and that the pregnancy is not high-risk. The letter must also include the estimated date of delivery (EDD).

  • Smoking Policy
    For the comfort of all guests, most public areas on board are smoke-free. Cigarette smoking is permitted ONLY in the following areas:

    • Observation Bar/Lounge – On the starboard side (except during coffee and tea service hours)
    • Sky Bar – At the bar and starboard side deck area (except during Sky Grill food service on Seabourn Pride, Spirit & Legend)
    • Seabourn Square Terrace and Club Terrace – on the starboard side deck area

    Guests are asked to refrain from smoking pipes and cigars anywhere inside the ship, including in guest suites, on verandas and balconies. Cigar and pipe smoking is permitted ONLY on open decks (Seabourn Pride, Spirit & Legend) and ONLY on the starboard side deck area of Seabourn Square Terrace on Seabourn Odyssey, Sojourn & Quest. If you have any doubts about any area, please consult your onboard staff.

  • Special Dietary Needs - Advance Notice Required
    Guests with special dietary needs are asked to notify Seabourn at the time of booking or, at the latest, six weeks before sailing. Guests are also encouraged to take advantage of My Seabourn, where you may personalize your Seabourn cruise experience, select your dining preferences, and manage your reservations and Seabourn Club information. Every effort will be made to comply with special dietary requests.

    For guests with food intolerances or allergies that are not life-threatening, please contact our Reservations Department at 1-800-929-9391.

    For guests with life-threatening food allergies, Seabourn requires that guests provide detailed information to the Access & Compliance Department by completing a Special Requirements Information form (SRI). Guests should indicate on this form which foods may potentially cause a severe reaction. For additional information please visit the Accessible Cruising section of Seabourn's website.

    Guests with a variety of severe food allergies sail with Seabourn regularly. The galley staff on board is accustomed to, and experienced in, dealing with these types of needs. The galley itself has many different areas of food preparation, which can help reduce the possibility of cross-contamination. It is important to note, however, that meals are prepared in open galleys on board the ships, thus there is always the possibility of some cross-contamination. As such, Seabourn cannot guarantee that a guest will not come in contact with those items. Although the Access & Compliance Department will provide the ship with an advance notice of all food allergies detailed on an SRI submitted to them, it is recommended that guests also contact the Maitre d’ upon boarding to review the details of these special dietary needs.

  • Wheelchair Access & Special Needs
    Seabourn is committed to providing safe, easy, and accessible accommodations for all persons with disabilities, to the extent that is feasible.

    Seabourn does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of disability. However, some needs require adequate time to prepare for a guest's arrival. It is recommended that guests make every effort to contact the Access & Compliance Department and to submit a Special Requirements Information form (SRI) well in advance of the departure date. It is recommended that guests submit an SRI upon booking or a minimum of 45 days prior to departure.

    Guests who are unable to care for their basic needs (e.g. dressing, eating, and attending safety drills) MUST have a capable traveling companion. The medical staff on board is not available for daily care unless an individual is hospitalized in the ship's Medical Center. In limited situations (either on board or ashore), Seabourn may find it necessary to ask the individual to make alternative travel arrangements, such as if an individual with a disability is unable to satisfy certain specified safety and other criteria, even when provided with appropriate auxiliary aids and services.

    WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY ONBOARD
    Seabourn's vessels have specially designed suites for guests who need mobility assistance. If you have not booked one of these accessible suites but instead will be using a standard suite, you need to know about some limitations that adversely impact maneuverability, especially ingress and egress into bathrooms. For example, bathroom dimensions, doorsills, and the height of bathtubs in standard suites are often difficult to negotiate for guests who have limited mobility. Additionally, standard suite doors and hallways may be too narrow for a wheelchair or scooter to maneuver into and out of the suite. Please note: For safety reasons, these mobility devices must be stored and charged in the guests' suites. If you have booked a non-accessible suite, you should know that most suite entry doors measure 23 inches wide.

    Quest, Sojourn and Odyssey:
    The Quest, Sojourn, and Odyssey offer Wheelchair Accessible Suites with features such as wider entry doors, roll-in showers with grab bars, benches/seats, hand-held shower nozzles, and lowered closet and towel rods. If you have booked a Wheelchair Accessible Suite, you should know that Wheelchair accessible suite entry doors measure a minimum of 32 inches wide.

    Accessible suite locations are noted on the Deck Plans for each ship

    PERSONAL MOBILITY EQUIPMENT ONBOARD
    For the safety of all guests and crew and to enhance accessibility, Seabourn strongly recommends that all personal electric mobility equipment meet the following criteria:

    • Width: 23" maximum in order to be accommodated in a standard suite, unless collapsible to a width of 23" or less
    • Weight: 100 lbs. maximum without battery
    • Batteries: Must be Gel or Dry Cell or AGM (Absorbed Glass Mat) only

    Seabourn recognizes that for some people, a larger scooter may be essential. If you believe you need a larger scooter, please contact the Access & Compliance Department to discuss your requirements. For the safety of all guests and crew, scooters and other mobility equipment need to be securely stored and charged in the guest's suite; not in hallways or elevator lobbies. Scooters left in hallways and elevator lobbies could restrict people needing to travel through these areas in an emergency, particularly other guests using mobility aids.

    Seabourn is not able to provide complimentary wheelchair assistance for any purpose other than embarkation, disembarkation, and emergency situations. Seabourn wheelchairs are not available for shore excursions or for use on board. If you will require regular use of a wheelchair, it is recommended that you bring your own wheelchair with you. You may also make advance rental arrangements prior to your sailing and have a wheelchair delivered directly to the ship for use on board and in ports of call.

    Seabourn recommends Special Needs at Sea and CareVacations/CruiseShipAssist as vendors for delivery of mobility devices. Please contact these vendors directly for pricing and availability.

    Special Needs at Sea
    Phone: 800-513-4515 (or locally at 954-585-0575)
    Fax: 800-513-4516
    Email: info@specialneedsatsea.com
    Website: SpecialNeedsAtSea.com

    CareVacations/CruiseShipAssist
    Phone: 877-478-7827 (or locally at 780-986-6404)
    Fax: 800-648-1116
    Email: csa@carevacations.com
    Website: CareVacations.com

    SHORESIDE WHEELCHAIR ASSISTANCE

    Airports and/or Train Stations
    Wheelchair assistance that is requested for airports or train stations must be done directly through the airline or rail station. Seabourn is not able to arrange for wheelchair assistance at airports or train stations.

    Land Tours and/or Shore Excursions
    Because facilities in ports around the world vary significantly, wheelchair accommodations may not be available for some land tours and/or shore excursions. Furthermore, many transportation vehicles around the world do not have wheelchair lifts. It may be necessary for Seabourn to make alternate transportation arrangements such as a sedan vehicle. This requires that a guest who uses a wheelchair be able to transfer from their wheelchair to the front or back seat of a sedan. Due to the limited number of lift-equipped vehicles in foreign locations, guests may incur additional costs for transportation related to airport transfers, shore excursions, and tour/hotel packages. Please note, lift equipped transportation within the United States may be arranged without additional costs. For information on alternative transportation arrangements and associated costs please contact the Access & Compliance Department. Please advise Seabourn as far in advance as possible of any special needs for transfers. This will help to ensure availability of the appropriate vehicle(s) and for Seabourn to provide an estimate of additional associated costs. Guests should be aware that certain third party shore excursion facilities may not be fully accessible to guests with disabilities. Although Seabourn endeavors to make sure these companies comply with legal requirements, they cannot guarantee that all are able to provide facilities that are accessible to individuals with disabilities. For detailed information on accessibility of shore excursions, it is strongly recommend that guests contact the Shore Excursions Department prior to embarkation at 1-800-984-3225 (or locally at 206-626-9187) or visit the Shore Excursions Office on board.

    Please be advised that all pre-arranged mobility equipment rentals must be made by the guest and the third party provider. Consequently, guests assume the entire risk of utilizing these third party services subject only to whatever terms or arrangements are made by the guest or on guest's behalf with the service provider. Refund issues must be dealt with solely between the guest and the service provider. Seabourn recommends contacting one of these companies to confirm your arrangements as soon as possible in order to ensure the availability of your specific requests.

    SERVICE ANIMALS
    Only service animals are permitted on board Seabourn ships. Service animals are defined as those animals that are individually trained to provide assistance to an individual with a disability. Seabourn does not permit guests to bring pets, therapy/companion animals, and other animals that do not meet the definition of service animals. Any questions regarding service animals may be addressed by the Access & Compliance Department.

    Your itinerary may include ports of call that have very specific and strict requirements that need to be met prior to service animals being allowed off the ship. Please be sure you understand these requirements for each port of call. The best places to obtain specific information on required documentation and immunizations for your service animal are the U.S. Department of Agriculture's website, local customs offices in the specific ports, and from your service animal's veterinarian. All documentation and immunization requirements are established by government authorities and not by Seabourn. Should you need assistance in locating this information, please contact the Access & Compliance Department.

    To board the ship, service animals must have current vaccinations. Records confirming the vaccination status should be provided to the Access & Compliance Department prior to your departure. It is also recommended that you carry the immunization records with you in case they are required at any port of call. If you do not have the proper documentation and proof of vaccinations for your service animal, or if there are local quarantine requirements, your service animal will be denied the right to leave the ship. If your service animal is denied the right to leave the ship, the staff on board will work with you to determine what actions may be possible to allow you to visit the port without your service animal. Please note that in your absence, you will need to provide for the care and supervision of your service animal. Except in those circumstances where your service animal has been denied disembarkation, you may not leave your service animal unattended on the vessel or in your suite at any time.

    DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING GUESTS
    To help maximize the cruise experience for guests who are deaf or hard of hearing, Seabourn has made the following items available:

    • With advance notice, suite kits that include a visual and tactile alert for someone knocking at the door, the phone ringing, or an alarm.
    • Suite televisions capable of showing closed captioning (some satellite feeds do not transmit with captioning, so this feature is available only when the signal the ship receives has captioning).
    • Telephones with amplified sound for suites.
    • Assistive Listening Systems with portable receivers (available on Quest, Sojourn and Odyssey only) in the show lounges to assist guests who are hard of hearing during performances.
    • Written safety information and a copy of the lifeboat drill safety speech.

    BLIND OR LOW VISION GUESTS
    To help maximize the cruise experience for guests who are blind or have low vision, Seabourn has made the following items available:

    • Downloadable daily activities, news, and menus for guests with laptops with screen reader programs.
    • With 45 days notice, large print or Braille menus describing the inspired cuisine offered across a myriad of venues, from the elegant Dining Room to the casual dining options.
    • A familiarization tour of the vessel upon arrival.

    OXYGEN DELIVERIES ONBOARD
    Guests requiring continuous or intermittent oxygen for chronic conditions must make their own arrangements prior to travel. Seabourn ships are not equipped to provide guests with these services other than on an emergency basis in the Ship's Medical Center. For security and safety reasons, Seabourn has selected CareVacations/CruiseShipAssist and Special Needs at Sea as the only outside vendors permitted to deliver oxygen supplies to their ships. Oxygen and/or oxygen equipment deliveries will NOT be accepted from any other companies.

    Special Needs at Sea
    Phone: 800-513-4515 (or locally at 954-585-0575)
    Fax: 800-513-4516
    Email: info@specialneedsatsea.com
    Website: SpecialNeedsAtSea.com

    CareVacations/CruiseShipAssist
    Phone: 877-478-7827 (or locally at 780-986-6404)
    Fax: 800-648-1116
    Email: csa@carevacations.com
    Website: CareVacations.com

    Please be advised that all oxygen and oxygen equipment rental arrangements must be made by the guest and the third party provider. Consequently, guests assume the entire risk of utilizing these third party services subject only to whatever terms or arrangements are made by guest or on guest's behalf with the service provider. Refund issues must be dealt with solely between the guest and the service provider. Seabourn recommends contacting one of these companies to confirm arrangements as soon as possible in order to ensure the availability of your specific requests. Guests are also welcome, however, to bring their own oxygen and/or oxygen equipment from home. Please note that Seabourn staff and crew are not permitted to handle oxygen and/or oxygen equipment during the embarkation and disembarkation process. Thus, guests must be able to handle their supplies if they bring their own. Please contact the Access & Compliance Department prior to sailing if you will require oxygen while on your cruise.

    Please Note: In accordance with FAA regulations, airlines have restrictions concerning traveling with oxygen and oxygen containers. It is the traveler’s responsibility to be familiar with and in compliance of the regulations of the airline they are traveling on.

    CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
    Seabourn does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of disability. They seek to the extent feasible to accommodate the needs of all individuals with disabilities, including children. However, due to the sensitivity of caring for any child, with or without a disability, they must first determine what the child's specific needs are so they may properly evaluate and determine the best and safest way to meet these needs. Seabourn encourages families to contact the Access & Compliance Department prior to their cruise, to evaluate and determine what the child's specific needs will be and how best to accommodate those needs.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING ACCESSIBLE CRUISING
    For additional information on the ship's facilities or ability to accommodate guests’ needs that may not be covered in this section, please feel free to contact the Access & Compliance Department at:

    • Phone: 866-530-2193 (or locally at 206-626-9183)
    • TTY: 800-254-8669
    • Email: access@seabourn.com

    For post sailing questions or concerns please contact the Guest Relations Department at:

    • Phone: 800-628-2298 (or locally at 206-626-9181)
    • Email: guestrelations@seabourn.com

    For information regarding the Transportation Security Administration’s Screening Tips for Persons with Disabilities, please visit the Travelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions section of their website at www.tsa.dhs.gov/travelers/airtravel/specialneeds

Public Rooms
  • Bar(s)/Lounge(s)
  • Card Room
  • Casino
  • Internet Café
  • Library
  • Nightclub
  • Show Lounge
Stateroom Amenities
  • Bath Amenities/Toiletries
  • Bath Robes
  • Daily Newspaper
  • Direct Dial Phone
  • DVD Player
  • Exclusive Amenities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Minibar and/or Refrigerator
  • Nightly Turndown Service
  • Private Safe
  • Showers and/or Bath Tubs
  • Spacious Closet(s)
  • Suites
  • Television / Radio
Entertainment
  • Cocktail Hour
  • Educational/Enrichment Programs
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Live Bands
  • Movies Under the Stars®
  • Wine Tasting Seminars
Dining
  • 24-hour Room Service
  • Al Fresco Dining
  • All Beverages Included In Cruise Fare
  • Alternative Specialty Restaurant(s)
  • Casual Dining Venue(s)
  • Dining Style: Flexible Dining Options
  • Dining Style: Formal Nights
  • Dining Style: Open Seating
  • Traditional Assigned Seating
Other Facilities
  • Beauty Salon
  • Boutique(s) (duty-free)
  • Concierge Desk
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Elevators
  • Infirmary / Medical Center
    The ship has a small but modern basic medical facility that is staffed by a doctor and a nurse. This facility is equipped to provide medical care for illness or accidents that may arise during the cruise, but is not intended to provide ongoing medical treatment. Since the ship will either be at sea or in ports where availability of medical facilities and pharmaceutical products may be limited, it is suggested that you bring adequate supplies of prescription medications and other health-related items.
  • Safe Deposit Boxes
  • Self-Service Laundromat
Sports, Health and Fitness
  • Aerobics and/or Cardio Instruction
  • Cardio Equipment
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Weights
  • Full Service Spa
  • Marina
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool(s)
  • Ping Pong
  • Sauna
  • Shuffleboard
  • Steam Room
  • Watersports
  • Weight Machines
  • Whirlpool(s)
  • Yoga and/or Pilates Instruction
Children and Teens
  • Babysitters Available
Thoughtfully designed and tastefully curated, every Seabourn suite is filled with delightful touches prepared in anticipation of your arrival. You are greeted with iced Champagne and fresh fruit, a bar stocked to your preference and a luxurious environment in which to unwind or graciously entertain friends. Throughout your voyage, your personal suite stewardess cheerfully ensures everything remains just as you wish.

Information provided within these pages has been updated as of December 2018. While we do our best to ensure that stateroom descriptions and deckplans appearing in this website are complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. Please reconfirm stateroom accommodations and deck placement prior to booking.

Suite

Grand Wintergarden Suite (GR) Call for Price
Grand Wintergarden Suite
  • Category: GR
  • Deck 8
Wintergarden Suite (WG) Call for Price
Wintergarden Suite
  • Category: WG
  • Deck 8
  • Square Feet: Approximately 989 (85 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 138 (17 sq.m.).
Inside space of 914 sq.ft. (85 sq.m) plus one veranda totaling 183 sq.ft (17 sq.m). Suites 743-744.

Room Amenities:

  • Dining for six
  • Bathtub
  • Guest bath
  • Convertible sofa-bed for one
  • Pantry with wet bar
  • Glass-enclose solarium with tub and day bed
  • Two closets
  • Two flat-screen TVs
  • Complimentary internet/Wi-Fi service
Signature Suite (SS) Call for Price
Signature Suite
  • Category: SS
  • Deck 8
  • Square Feet: Approximately 977 of inside space, plus one veranda of 493 (46 sq.m.)
Inside space of 859 sq. ft. (79.7 sq. m) plus one veranda totaling 493 sq. ft. (45.8 sq. m); Suites 700-701

Room Amenities:

  • Forward-facing windows
  • Dining for four to six
  • Whirlpool bathtub
  • Guest bath
  • Pantry with wet bar
  • Two closets
  • Two flat-screen TVs
  • Complimentary internet/Wi-Fi service
Owner's Suite (OW) Call for Price
Owner's Suite
  • Category: OW
  • Deck 10
  • Deck 9
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 7
  • Square Feet: Approximately between 576 & 609 of inside space, plus one veranda of 142 & 900
Approximately 526 sq. ft. (49 sq.m.) – 593 sq. ft. (55 sq.m.) plus veranda totaling between 133 sq. ft. (12 sq.m.) – 354 sq. ft. (33 sq.m.); Suites 600 & 601 are subject to noise when anchoring.

Room Amenities:

  • Dining for four
  • Separate bedroom
  • Guest bath
  • Two flat-screen TVs
  • Pantry with wet bar
  • Convertible sofa for one
  • Whirlpool bath
  • Complimentary internet/Wi-Fi service
Penthouse Spa Suite (PS) 11,499
Penthouse Spa Suite
  • Category: PS
  • Deck 11
  • Square Feet: Approximately 639 to 677 of inside space, plus one veranda of 167 to 200 (16 to 19 sq.m.)
516 to 538 sq. ft. (48 – 50 sq. m.) of inside space, plus expansive aft-facing private verandas of 172 sq. ft. (16 sq. m.).

Room Amenities:

  • Separate bedroom
  • Glass door to veranda
  • Two flat-screen TVs
  • Fully stocked bar
  • Spacious bathroom with tub and shower
  • Large vanity
Penthouse Suite (PH) Call for Price
Penthouse Suite
  • Category: PH
  • Deck 11
  • Deck 10
Approximately 436 sq. ft (41 sq.m.) plus one veranda totaling 98 sq.ft. (9.1 sq.m.); Suites 912, 914-923, 925

Room Amenities:

  • Separate bedroom
  • Glass door to veranda
  • Two flat-screen TVs
  • Fully stocked bar
  • Spacious bathroom with tub and shower
  • Large vanity
Veranda Suite (V6) Call for Price
Veranda Suite
  • Category: V6
  • Deck 11
  • Deck 10
  • Deck 9
  • Deck 8
  • Square Feet: Approximately 300 (28 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 65 (6 sq.m.)
Approximately 365 sq. ft. (34 sq. m); Suites 812-831

Room Amenities:

  • Comfortable living area
  • Queen-size bed or two twin beds
  • Dining table for two
  • Walk-in closet
  • Interactive flat-screen television
  • Fully stocked bar and refrigerator
  • Makeup vanity
  • Spacious bathroom with separate tub and shower
Veranda Suite (V5) 5,799
Veranda Suite
  • Category: V5
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 6
  • Square Feet: Approximately 300 (28 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 65 (6 sq.m.)
Approximately 365 sq. ft. (34 sq.m.); Suites 618-634, 636-658

Room Amenities:

  • Comfortable living area
  • Queen-size bed or two twin beds
  • Dining table for two
  • Walk-in closet
  • Interactive flat-screen television
  • Fully stocked bar and refrigerator
  • Makeup vanity
  • Spacious bathroom with separate tub and shower
Veranda Suite (V4) 5,299
Veranda Suite
  • Category: V4
  • Deck 9
  • Deck 8
  • Square Feet: Approximately 300 (28 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 65 (6 sq.m.)
Approximately 365 sq. ft. (34 sq. m); Suites 802-811

Room Amenities:

  • Comfortable living area
  • Queen-size bed or two twin beds
  • Dining table for two
  • Walk-in closet
  • Interactive flat-screen television
  • Fully stocked bar and refrigerator
  • Makeup vanity
  • Spacious bathroom with separate tub and shower
Veranda Suite (V3) 4,799
Veranda Suite
  • Category: V3
  • Deck 11
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 6
  • Square Feet: Approximately 300 (28 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 65 (6 sq.m.)
Approximately 365 sq. ft. (34 sq.m.); Suites 602-617

Room Amenities:

  • Comfortable living area
  • Queen-size bed or two twin beds
  • Dining table for two
  • Walk-in closet
  • Interactive flat-screen television
  • Fully stocked bar and refrigerator
  • Makeup vanity
  • Spacious bathroom with separate tub and shower
Veranda Suite (V2) 4,299
Veranda Suite
  • Category: V2
  • Deck 5
  • Square Feet: Approximately 300 (28 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 65 (6 sq.m.)
Approximately 365 sq. ft. (34 sq.m.); Suites 518-533

Room Amenities:

  • Comfortable living area
  • Queen-size bed or two twin beds
  • Dining table for two
  • Walk-in closet
  • Interactive flat-screen television
  • Fully stocked bar and refrigerator
  • Makeup vanity
  • Spacious bathroom with separate tub and shower
  • Veranda railings are part metal and glass from floor to teak rail.
Veranda Suite (V1) 3,799
Veranda Suite
  • Category: V1
  • Deck 9
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 5
  • Square Feet: Approximately 300 (28 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 65 (6 sq.m.)
Approximately 365 sq. ft. (34 sq.m.); Suites 502-517

Room Amenities:

  • Comfortable living area
  • Queen-size bed or two twin beds
  • Dining table for two
  • Walk-in closet
  • Interactive flat-screen television
  • Fully stocked bar and refrigerator
  • Makeup vanity
  • Spacious bathroom with separate tub and shower
  • Veranda railings are part metal and glass from floor to teak rail.
Veranda Suite Guarantee (OB) 3,499
Veranda Suite Guarantee
  • Category: OB
Rates are cruise only, per person, unless otherwise stated, based on double occupancy. Government fees and taxes of $240, transfers, and airfare (unless otherwise stated) additional for all guests. Fuel surcharges may apply. Please ask your travel counselor for details. Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Airfare, transfers, government fees and taxes are additional unless otherwise noted.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Deck 12
Deck 11

Deckplan Key

Stateroom Key

  • Penthouse Spa Suite (PS)
  • Penthouse Suite (PH)
  • Veranda Suite (V6)
  • Veranda Suite (V3)
Deck 10

Deckplan Key

Stateroom Key

  • Owner's Suite (OW)
  • Penthouse Suite (PH)
  • Veranda Suite (V6)
Deck 9

Deckplan Key

Stateroom Key

  • Owner's Suite (OW)
  • Veranda Suite (V6)
  • Veranda Suite (V4)
  • Veranda Suite (V1)
Deck 8

Deckplan Key

Stateroom Key

  • Wintergarden Suite (WG)
  • Signature Suite (SS)
  • Owner's Suite (OW)
  • Veranda Suite (V6)
  • Veranda Suite (V4)
  • Grand Wintergarden Suite (GR)
Deck 7

Deckplan Key

Stateroom Key

  • Owner's Suite (OW)
  • Veranda Suite (V5)
  • Veranda Suite (V3)
  • Veranda Suite (V1)
Deck 6

Deckplan Key

Stateroom Key

  • Veranda Suite (V5)
  • Veranda Suite (V3)
Deck 5

Deckplan Key

Stateroom Key

  • Veranda Suite (V2)
  • Veranda Suite (V1)
Deck 4
Deck 3
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