Vasilievsky Island Walk
Availability: Currently this tour is available by private booking only. Inquire at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duration: 4 hours.
Cost: 10200 roubles*. This covers up to eight people (1275 rubles for for each extra person).
*Russian ruble collapsed again on April 9, 2018, making it difficult to predict its behaviour (and its value) for the dates later in the season. We reserve the right to amend our prices in accordance with the fluctuating exchange rate. Hopefully this stops soon and returns to normal. Please contact us by email for up-to-date price information. As a guideline, a 4-hr private tour costs an equivalent of 160 USD.
Explore the hidden treasure of Vasilievsky Island, the oldest existing residential area of St Petersburg, and home to its historical institutions such as Academy of Arts, the University of St Petersburg, the Exchange, the Kunstkammer. Check out the charming little St Andrew’s market and St Andrew’s church; stroll the pedestrian street between the 6th and 7th Lines, learn about the German legacy of the island and the city. Visit the magnificent Optina Church, and stroll along the Lt Schmidt Embankment for the best riverfront views in St Petersburg. All this and more* without a single other tourist in sight.
*Exact route may vary depending on your interests and other logistical considerations. Confirm with us when booking by email.