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St Petersburg passenger port is ready to host more cruise ships during 2018-2019 season. Local tour operators like MaxiBaltTours are preparing a wide range of St Petersburg visa-free shore excursions for cruise visitors. St Petersburg shore tours will be offered as small group or private. They will also range from 1-day to 2-day and 3-day. All tours are Russian visa-free - guests will be issued visa-free tour tickets which will act like blanket visas.

During 2018-2019 St Petersburg will be hosting 16 cruise companies and 35 cruise liners.

Following cruise companies will be visiting St Petersburg more often:

  • AIDA - 5 cruise ships, 71 visits
  • Holland America (HAL) - 4 cruise ships, 22 visits
  • Princess Cruises - 3 cruise ships, 34 visits
  • Royal Caribbean (RCL) - 3 cruise ships, 37 visits
  • MSC - 3 cruise ships, 23 visits
  • Silversea - 2 cruise ships, 20 visits
  • Regent - 2 cruise ships, 19 visits

The following cruise liners will be visiting St Petersburg most often:

  • Norwegian Breakaway (NCL) - 32 visits
  • Costa Magica (Costa) - 32 visits
  • Regal Princess - 24 visits
  • Oceania Marina - 23 visits
  • AIDAmar - 22 visits
  • AIDAdiva - 21 visits
  • Serenade of the Seas - 17 visits
  • Celebrity Silhouette - 17 visits
  • Seven Seas Explorer - 17 visits
  • Silver Spirit - 16 visits
  • Brilliance of the Seas - 14 visits
  • AIDAcara - 13 visits
  • Azamara Journey - 12 visits
  • AIDAbella - 12 visits
  • MSC Preziosa - 10 visits

MaxiBaltTours has prepared a set of private and group St Petersburg shore excursions for ALL cruise ship visits to St Petersburg. All our shore tours are completely Russian visa-free.

Go to FIND YOUR SHORE TOUR NOW to book your St Petersburg shore excursion!

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Russian Folk Show

Russian Folk Show

When you are in St. Petersburg, ballet is one of the things you can't miss! This is where the Russian Composer Peter Tchaikovsky wrote Swan Lake, one of the most beautiful and dramatic ballets of all times. Ballet here is always accompanied by an orchestra and you can be guaranteed that you will see a high quality performance.

Duration: 2 hours
Russian Ballet

Russian Ballet

If you are looking for a great way to relax after a day of sightseeing and want to get to know the Russian culture and mind, then this show is definitely for you. You will see Russian & Cossack dancing, listen to famous national instruments while beautiful voices sing of the joyful traditions in the Russian countryside. Feel yourself Russian!

Duration: 2-3 hours
Canal Tour

Canal Tour

What can be more impressive than seeing the beauty of St. Petersburg leisurely from the water? The city is criss-crossed with small rivers and canals which make the city look like Venice or Amsterdam. Our comfortable boat will take you past the granite embankments along the main waterways of St. Petersburg.

Duration: 1 hour