Walking tours

Join walking tours in St. Petersburg with the best local guides to discover this city’s many different sides.

The city of tzars, revolutionaries, artists, writers and musicians, St. Petersburg has many different faces. Imperial opulence, lavish European Art Nouveau, Soviet Avantguard, classical and Baroque architectural monuments are just a few aspects covered by our walking tours.

For the main historical sites join Free Daily Walking Tour, that takes you around the city centre and includes Nevsky prospect, Kazan Cathedral, Church on Spilt Blood, Palace Square, Rossi’s perfect street, monument to Catherine the Great as well as some lesser known off-the-beaten-track spots.

Once you’ve got your bearings in town and visited main attractions, delve deeper and explore non-touristy local neighbourhoods on our Vasilievsky Island and Petrograd Side walking tours. These are ideal opportunities for independent traveler to explore residential areas, discover cheap local eats and farmer’s markets, hip art shops and live music venues, as well as learn more about history and architecture.

An even more intriguing and more in-depth experience is to join our Dostoevsky and Metro and Soviet Avantguard tours.

Last but not least. Not only is our team a bunch of highly trained professional tour guides, but a collective of well-travelled enthusiasts majoring from history to linguistics to music and psychology, eager to share their unique background and knowledge of St. Petersburg with the visitors from all walks of life and all age groups.

Free Daily Walking Tour

This tour is available daily at 10:30 from May 1 until September 30.

Vasilievsky Island Walk

Available on Mondays & Fridays at 15:00 from June 1 until September 30.

Petrograd Side Walk

Available on Tuesdays & Saturdays at 15:00 from June 1 until September 30.

Dostoevsky Walk:
the Master of St. Petersburg

Available on Wednesdays at 15:00 from June 1 until September 30.

Metro and Soviet Avantguard Tour

Available on Thursdays & Sundays at 15:00 from June 1 until September 30.

Timetable and Prices

Tour name Mon Tue We Thu Fri Sat Sun Price, Rub. Period Available now?
* This walk is also available all year round by prior arrangement
Free Daily Walk (English) 10.30 10.30 10.30 10.30 10.30 10.30 10.30 Tips-based May 1 — September 30 Yes
Tour gratis (Español) 11.30 11.30 11.30 A base de propinas 15 de junio — 31 de agosto No
Vasilievsky Island Walk 15.00 15.00 1200/1000 rub. June 1 — September 30* Yes
Petrograd Side Walk 15.00 15.00 1200/1000 rub. June 1 — September 30* Yes
Dostoevsky Walk 15.00 1200/1000 rub. June 1 — September 30* Yes
Metro & Soviet Avantguard Tour 15.00 15.00 1200/1000 rub. June 1 — September 30* Yes