"STUNNING ST. PETERSBURG!" Top 5 Page for this destination Saint Petersburg by balhannah
Saint Petersburg Travel Guide: 3,519 reviews and 7,466 photos
We have already been to the Ports of Stockholm and Helsinki, now, we have arrived at St. Petersburg at 7am, and will not be departing until midnight!
Great, as I believe there is a lot to see here!
I had booked a group tour with SPU TOURS, so all we had to do, was get off the Ship and find our guide.
This was easy, there she was, holding a notice with our name on it.
We were taken to a 4wd vehicle and introduced to the driver, and then were on our way for a 12hour tour of St. Petersburg.
Where are the other people I asked?
None, she replied, just the two of you!
So, we saw St. Petersburg, really on a private tour, how lucky were we!
Our guide was a young lovely lady who could speak good english.
DID I ENJOY ST. PETERSBURG?......I LOVED IT!
So, perhaps you would like to join me on our tour of St. Petersburg.
My husband and I where more than happy with what we saw!
.............Did you enjoy the tour, maybe want to go for yourself?
If you can, allow about 4 days to see a lot, lot more!
We returned to the ship to enjoy a Russian Folklore show put on for entertainment, this was excellent!
At midnight, we were sailing again, having the next day at sea, and then going to RIGA, Latvia for sightseeing.
- Pros:Beautiful architecture everywhere
- Cons:Traffic is terrible! Tours very expensive!
- In a nutshell:Need a week and not a 12hour day!
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