Cruise excursion to Oreshek fortress
In the far thirteenth century near Saint Petersburg on Oreshek island there was built an ancient Russian fortress, which received a name of "Oreshek" Due to its favourable location for trade and military routes, the fortress has always been a desirable object for Swedes who have attacked it several times. The secrets and legends that are kept in the legendary fortress you can learn from Oreshek tour.
All the tourists who plan their trips are certainly wondering, how to get to the Oreshek fortress. You should take into consideration that the island can be reached only by water means of transport, that's why hydrofoil is the fastest and the most comfortable tour option.
Thanks to record speed of the fast motorboat it takes you only an hour to reach the island. The hydrofoil excursion will not only reveal the history of the fortress creation and life but allow you to enjoy the magnificent view of Saint Petersburg and its surroundings.
The price of the excursion includes:
- Motorboat excursion tour;
- Entrance ticket to Oreshek fortress;
- Walking tour in Oreshek fortress;
- Onboard catering
The excursion takes place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 am
It is advisable to come 15 minutes before the beginning of the excursion.
Place of departure
Departure: Saint-Petersburg, Universitetskaya embankment, 3, in front of the Kunstkammer