Traveling around Russia, people often stop in St. Petersburg, because it is here that walks along the canals and rivers by boat, yacht or other transport are available. This is a very interesting pastime, so you should go on such an excursion at any time of the year – you will get a lot of emotions.
What is remarkable about walking along the canals and rivers of St. Petersburg?
There are many routes available to tourists that are perfect for traveling. During the walk, people will be able to see the Neva, Fontanka, as well as the Winter Canal and Moika. Immersed in an incredible atmosphere, a person will be able to understand how amazing and attractive Peter is. Those people who visited the Northern capital for the first time should definitely sign up for an excursion along the Neva, because this will allow you to admire:
- Peter and Paul Fortress;
- as well as the Bronze Horseman.
Gradually descending to the Fontanka, as well as the Kryukovy Canal, you can visit the central part of St. Petersburg. It is here that unique architecture and a variety of mystical statues are concentrated. Walking along the canals and rivers of St. Petersburg will be attractive not only for children, but also for adults. If you choose the right route, you can visit those parts of the city, the existence of which many tourists do not even suspect.
Features of the transport used for walking
If you give preference to cooperation with a trusted company, you can get access to a fairly large number of different vessels, which are managed by professionals. The following types of transport are available for tourists and travelers:
- Open type boats.
- Boats, the deck of which is closed.
- Luxurious yachts.
- Motor ships.
If a couple or two friends are planning to go for a walk, then you can choose open or closed yachts. To organize a comfortable vacation for a fairly large company, you should opt for a motor ship. In this case, you can attract an experienced guide who will be able to tell a lot of new and interesting things.
How much will the excursion cost?
The following factors affect the final cost of the excursion:
- A type of vessel used for travel.
- Features of the route (standard, individual).
- The duration of the walk.
- Are additional services required.
It is important to keep in mind that canal walks are seasonal activities. So, you can travel from April to the end of October. But those people who come to St. Petersburg for the first time should choose June-July. After all, it was during this period that there were white nights in St. Petersburg.