Despite the fact that it can get (very) cold in St Petersburg, nothing beats the experience of a good free walking tour around the city. But with so many operators to choose from, it can be hard to make an informed decision. We recommend you choose a free walking tour that takes you around the old town, which has the most concentrated collection of stunning monuments and buildings. For a decent free walking tour in the old town of St Petersburg, we recommend checking out Free Tour.com’s two hour free walking tour.
Promising to “explore the ancient winding streets, indulge in the beauty of it’s unique architecture and gain an insight into St. Petersburg’s history”, Free Tour.com’s free walking tour features local tales, secret stories and insights of the best places to check out during your time in the city. Dive into St Petersburg and Russia’s rich history, learn about their traditions and legends, all with local passionate guides. The tour manages to pack in a good number of sites as well, stopping off at St. Isaac Cathedral, Singer House, The Admiralty, Nevsky Prospect, Alexander Column, Winter Palace and Hermitage Museum. Have a look at their website to find out more!