kirkham - Answered a Question by MCKEEGAN (21 Jun 08 16:11)

Did you join a group for the tour, or were you just two.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Adlrich - Answered a Question by MCKEEGAN (05 Jun 08 13:14)

Suggest you research this on the internet - lots of suggestions on ports of call section on site called cruise critic.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Williams - Answered a Question by MCKEEGAN (05 Jun 08 18:11)

All bar St Petersburg can be visited independently if you do not want to go on an organised tour - there are shuttle buses from the ship but as Aldrich suggests you need to do your own research to prioritse what you do. Oslo is charming and you can walk into town, see the palace and come back via the waterfront and tour Akershus Castle, which is right next to the ship.The changing of the guards at both Copenhagen and Stockholm is good, as is the Vasa museum at the latter. Tallinn is a little gem just to walk around from the shuttle bus and St Petersburg is just mind blowing but do book tours either through the shio or privately. Also decide how energetic you want to be as nine hour days touring do not suit everybody. Options include a panoramic tour of the main sights, a canal trip, a trip to the superb churches, to the Hermitage museum and to the royal palaces a few miles outside. You cannot do it justice in two days so choose what yoy want and what to leave out ... until next time.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Bowker - Answered a Question by MCKEEGAN (06 Jun 08 09:02)

Save a lot of money in St Petersburg by organising your own trip. We did last year and it was well worthwhile. we were recommended to Alla Tours. Contact Alla Ushakova at She and all her staff speak perfect English. Ask for Angelika as a guide. She was lovely. They organise your visa etc. They have a choice of options tourwise. You can make up a party or as we did just two of us. Other passengers were amazed at how much we'd seen. You are met within feet through customs and really looked after. We were also given a 3 hour DVD of St Pete at the end of our trip.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report

Daily Top 10 Deals

  • EXCLUSIVE RATES! No Fly Paris, Amsterdam & Belgium

    MSC Cruises- Magnifica - 08 Oct 2018 - 7nts

    Southampton : Paris (Le Havre) : Zeebrugge (Belgium) : Amsterdam : Hamburg : Southampton

    Now from 455pp Was 713pp

    • Ex-UK Cruising for Just £65pp per day
    • All Meals & Entertainment on Board
    • All Inclusive Drinks Rates Also Available

    View All 2018 MSC Cruises From Southampton

  • EXCLUSIVE! World's Biggest Ship from Barcelona to Rome

    Royal Caribbean - Symphony of the Seas - 10 Jun 2018 - 4nts

    Barcelona : Palma de Mallorca : Marseille : Florence/Pisa (La Spezia) : Rome (Civitavecchia)

    Now from £619pp

    • Includes Return Flights & Transfers from London
    • Regional Flights Available from Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow or Cardiff*

    View all Symphony of the Seas Sailings >

  • No Fly British Isles & Scottish Highlands

    MSC Cruises - MSC Magnifica - 03 September 2018 - 10nts

    Southampton : Paris (Le Havre) : South Queensferry : Invergordon : Newcastle : Amsterdam : Hamburg : Southampton

    Now from £769pp

    • FREE Coach Transfers to Southampton from 20 Regional Pick Up Points 
    • All Inclusive Restaurant & Drinks Package 
    • Available April 18 -  Oct 18

    View Our Top 10 MSC Cruise Deals >>

Show More Deals