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St Petersburg City Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Discover St Petersburg and its attractions with this extensive hop-on, hop-off tour
  • Bus and boat options allow you to plan your own perfect St Petersburg itinerary
  • The 23 stops along the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus and boat route cover all the major attractions
  • Your hop-on, hop-off ticket comes with a validity of 1 or 2 days
  • Audio commentary in 9 languages available in the bus
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 1 or 2 days (as per option chosen)

    Start time

    Hop-On, Hop-Off bus:
    Buses depart between 10:00am and 8:30pm (9:30pm on weekends and holidays), every 20 minutes
    Full loop: 80 minutes

    Hop-On, Hop-Off boat:
    Boats depart between 11:00am and 6:00pm, every 60 minutes
    Full loop: 90 minutes

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus/boat at any of the designated stops

    Ending Point

    You may end the tour at any of the stops

  • Overview & Itinerary


    The St Petersburg City Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour gives you the perfect introduction to St Petersburg. This famous Russian port on the Baltic Sea has connected Russia to the rest of Europe for centuries.

    Your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket will show you the many impressive buildings, statues, parks and canals that give the city its uniqueness. Some of the attractions covered by the hop-on, hop-off tour are the famous St Isaac’s Cathedral, Winter Palace, The Hermitage and several others.

    Your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket comes with three options – a bus tour, a bus and boat tour, and a boat tour. Your hop-on, hop-off ticket comes with a validity of 1 day or 2 days for all the options.

    The Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour shows you around Russia’s imperial capital, St Petersburg. Experience panoramic views of this dazzling metropolis from the top of the bright red double-decker buses, hopping on and off at 19 conveniently located stops around the city.

    Likewise, cruise down the Neva River with your Hop-On, Hop-Off boat ticket and experience the famous sights from an alternative perspective. You can hop off at any one of the 4 waterside stops for sightseeing and hop back on when the next boat arrives.


    The St Petersburg City Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour allows you to plan your own sightseeing. You may hop on and hop off at any of the designated stops and spend as much time sightseeing, shopping or eating before hopping back again when the next bus comes along.

    There are three Hop-On, Hop-Off options that you can choose from:
    • Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket
    • Hop-On, Hop-Off Boat Ticket
    • Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus & Boat Ticket

    Your Hop-On, Hop-Off bus ticket covers 19 stops and its takes the following route:
    Stop 1 - St.Isaacs Cathedral
    Stop 2 - The Admiralty
    Stop 3 - Palace Square
    Stop 4 - Kazan Cathedral
    Stop 5 - Grand Guest Yard
    Stop 6 - Anichkov Palace and Bridge
    Stop 7 - Nevsky Ave. 35/Liteiny Prospect
    Stop 8 - Moscow Railway Terminal
    Stop 9 - Vosstaniya Square
    Stop 10 - Nevsky Ave. 74-80/Liteiny Prospect
    Stop 11 - Eliseyev Brothers’ Emporium
    Stop 12 - Singer House
    Stop 13 - Arts Square
    Stop 14 - Grand Ciniselli Circus
    Stop 15 - Summer Garden
    Stop 16 - Palace Square
    Stop 17 - Palace Embankment
    Stop 18 - Admiral Embankment
    Stop 19 - Bronze Horseman

    You may choose to conclude this tour at any of the stops mentioned above as per your convenience.

    With your Hop-On, Hop-Off boat ticket, cruise down the Neva River and enhance your sightseeing experience as you hop on and off at waterside stops in the city. The stops on the boat route are:
    1. Admiral Embankment
    2. Peter and Paul Fortress
    3. Summer Garden
    4. Liteiny Prospect
    5. Spit of Vasilievsky Island
    5. Spit of Vasilievsky Island
    6. Bronze Horseman

    If you choose Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus and Boat ticket, you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated stops in the bus and boat route. It provides the perfect introduction to the famous Russian port.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Unlimited travel for 1 Day/ 2 Days
    • Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket (as per option selected)
    • Hop-On, Hop-Off Boat Ticket (as per option selected - Operating in Summer Season only)
    • Audio commentary in 9 languages in the bus (English, Russian, German, Italian, Chinese, French, Spanish, Japanese and Korean)


    • Entrances to attractions en-route
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Boat Tours have now stopped running for the duration of the winter period.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Great Experience!!

      Great!!! Would do it again!...

      Mario Bojorquez, United States, 02/Aug/2016
    • Excellent way to see the city

      Best way to see any city for the first time...

      cheryl j small, Australia, 09/Jun/2016

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