So, you’ve arrived in St Petersburg, Russia. You’ve had a fantastic cruise, and you’ve got an amazing tour booked. Here are some St Petersburg disembarkation tips to let you get the most out of your time in the city, and help you transfer easily between cruise ship and tour operator.
The vast majority of cruise ship passengers can visit visa-free. In order to qualify, you will need to be staying in the city for 72 hours or less, your accommodation must be on board your cruise ship, and you must be booked onto an organised tour.
Shopping in St. Petersburg, Russia is an exciting experience for the locals and for tourists. The reason is because there are stores that are in place that are very unique compared to stores in the United States and other places around the world. For instance, there are many jewelry stores in the city center that sell silver, gold, and the coveted amber that is found in Russia.