«City Tour Saint Petersburg» is one of the projects of «Baltic Travel Company», an influential Russian tour operator, which welcomes guests from all over the world. City Tour is the first sightseeing excursion on the red double-deckers in our city. The project was launched in 2008 with an active support of the government. The creators were inspired by the experience of the leading European cities: London, Paris, Rome, etc.
Nowadays a journey on a red double-decker bus is one of the most popular means to learn more about the city. It helps to plan your day and to visit the main sights at a very short time. The route goes through the most significant places in Saint Petersburg. Together with the ticket, a bus driver gives you headphones for the audio excursion and a map, which will help you to orientate in the stops.
City Tour buses belong to the company «Volvo». Half of them are protected from the rain and the others are suitable for the sunny and warm weather. From the top of the second floor, you can make fantastic photos and enjoy the beautiful city.
Each bus is equipped with an audio guide on 11 languages. The text of classic excursion was composed by professional city historians and translated by the qualified interpreters. The voice of russian version is Nikolai Burov, the director of St. Isaac’s Cathedral. In 2012 the track with our rap-excursion was added, which is the first in the world! It is an original story about Saint Petersburg in an unusual music adaptation. The author is DJ Rowman.
During the summer period City Tour launches In summer City Tour launches a boat tour on the rivers and channels. Just as the bus excursion it has «hop on/hop off» format and allows you to look at the city from one more side.
City Tour cares about making our service convenient and hopes that the acquaintance with the city will leave only positive emotions.