Jewish Heritage 2-Day Shore Excursion St. Petersburg, Russia


Transportation: 20-seat Mercedes van or Mercedes Viano (for smaller groups)

Free Wi-Fi on all the vehicles

Meals: not included

Price for private tours in English/French/German/Spanish:

Price per person
US $

Sample itinerary:

First day

8.30»Meeting at the ship
8.30-10.00»Drive around the city (you will see the Academy of arts where such Jewish artists as Levitan and Antokolsky studied, Conservatory based by Anton Rubenstein, Jewish quarters in the Kolomna district around the Synagoue, houses of the Ginsburg and Polyakoff families and many other sights...)
10.00-11.00»Drive to Peterhof (metro ride on the way – optional)
11.00-13.00»Tour of the famous park with fountains
13.00-14.00»Drive to Pushkin
14.00-16.00»Catherine’s palace with the famous Amber Room
16.00-17.00»Drive back to the city
17.00-17.30»Visit to the Grand Choral Synagogue (guided tour)
17.30-18.00»Drive to the ship
Evening program (optional)

Second day

8.00»Meeting at the ship
8.00-09.30»Drive around the city (part II)
9.30(10.00)-12.30»Hermitage Museum (early admission)
13.00-14.00»Visit to ESOD Jewish Community Centre (guided tour)
14.30-15.30»Jewish Heritage exhibition in the Museum of Ethnography
15.30-16.30»Walking tour of Nevsky prospect
16.30-17.00»Back at the ship
Special notes:

NB! This shore excursion is VISA-FREE for all cruise ship passengers. More detailed info you can find here.

NB! The itinerary above is just a sample itinerary. The exact timing will depend on the arrival/departure time of your ship as well as on the week days you are in St. Petersburg.

NB! Price for tours in other languages should be checked with with our manager.

NB! Student/children discounts. Discount for students and children 6-17 y.o. is US $ 20. Students of 18 and older shall carry their ISIC card in order to qualify for the discount. For children under 6 the tour is free.

NB! Our guides who provide these tours are specially trained and knowledgeable in Jewish history and culture.


Jewish Heritage shore excursion is an organic combination of the general St. Petersburg tours and the tours of the most important Jewish sights. Our guides who run this two-day tour are specially trained and knowledgeable in Jewish history and traditions in St. Petersburg and Russia in general.

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