Self-Guided Walking Tours to Explore St. Petersburg, Russia

Follow these 15 expert-designed self-guided walking tours to explore St. Petersburg, Russia on foot at your own pace. You can also create your own self-guided walk to visit the city attractions which interest you the most.

How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. Each walk comes with a detailed tour map as well as photos and background information for the featured attractions. The app's navigation functions guide you from one attraction to the next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.


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Nevsky Prospekt Walking Tour

Sightseeing Walk: Nevsky Prospekt Walking Tour

Palace Embankment Walking Tour

Sightseeing Walk: Palace Embankment Walking Tour

St Petersburg Nightlife

Sightseeing Walk: St Petersburg Nightlife

Nevsky Prospekt Shopping

Discovery Walk: Nevsky Prospekt Shopping

North of Nevsky Area Walk

Discovery Walk: North of Nevsky Area Walk

New Holland Island Walk

Discovery Walk: New Holland Island Walk

South of Nevsky Area Walk

Discovery Walk: South of Nevsky Area Walk

Tauride Gardens Walk

Discovery Walk: Tauride Gardens Walk

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in St. Petersburg for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best St. Petersburg has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as St. Petersburg, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.

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