Cruise by ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki, St Petersburg and back to Helsinki. See the sights of these magnificent cities, a Russian Visa is not required for your stay in St Petersburg. The price includes 3 nights onboard the ferry in an A-class outside cabin (sole use of cabin) including breakfasts and buffet dinners, Day 3 a panoramic city tour of St Petersburg and a guided excursion to the Hermitage Art Museum, Day 4 guided excursion to either Catherine´s Palace in Pushkin or to the Peterhof Summer Palace, 1 night at a hotel in St Petersburg with daily breakfast, and Day 4 a departure transfer to the ferry wharf in St Petersburg. So there are no hidden extras!
1 night is spent at your hotel in St Petersburg and 3 nights onboard the ferry.
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Day 1 Stockholm Departure
Make your own way to the ferry terminal in Stockholm for the evening departure to Helsinki on the ferry at approx. 17:30hrs. Accommodation in A Class outside cabin including buffet dinner.
Day 2 Welcome to Helsinki
Breakfast on the ferry then morning arrival in Helsinki at approx.11:30hrs. Time at leisure to wander around the city before your evening departure for St Petersburg at approx.19:00hrs. Accommodation in A Class outside cabin including buffet dinner.
Day 3 Welcome to St. Petersburg: Panoramic City Tour & Hermitage Museum
Breakfast on the ferry then morning arrival in St. Petersburg at approx. 09:00hrs. After disembarking, meet with your guide in the terminal, and enjoy a panoramic city tour featuring the major highlights such as the Admiralty, St. Nicolas Cathedral, Palace Square, Smolny Convent and Peter and Paul Fortress, and a visit to St Isaac's Cathedral. This afternoon, a guided tour to the famous art filled Hermitage Museum, formerly the Tzar´s Winter Palace, where the vast collections are housed in magnificent State Rooms. Then transfer to your hotel for the night.
In the evening an optional ballet, opera, circus or folkloric performance is offered.
Day 4 Imperial Jewels: Choice of Excursions to Catherine's Palace OR Peterhof Palace
Breakfast at the hotel, then choose between a guided excursion to either Catherine´s Palace in Pushkin including the famous Amber Room, OR Peterhof Summer Palace and gardens. Then transfer to the ferry terminal for your evening departure from St. Petersburg to Helsinki at approx.19:00hrs. Accommodation in A Class outside cabin including buffet dinner.
Day 5 Arrival Helsinki
Breakfast on the ferry before your morning arrival into Helsinki at approx. 08:00hrs, disembarkation and end of arrangements.
Departures: Every Tuesday from 04 April to 19 December 2017
Includes: Return transport in ferry with exclusive use of A-class outside cabin (with sole use of cabin) including 3 breakfasts and 3 buffet dinners; Day 3 guided St Petersburg panoramic city tour ; Day 3 guided excursion to Hermitage Museum; Day 4 guided excursion to either Catherine´s Palace in Pushkin and Amber Room OR Peterhof Summer Palace; 1 night at the Hotel Ambassador St Petersburg or similar including daily breakfast; departure transfer to ferry wharf on Day 4.
Excludes: Optional evening excursions, cabin upgrade onboard ferry, meals other than as specified, beverages.
On some tours the programme may be switched due to opening hours. Passengers from the ferry of all nationalities can enjoy St. Petersburg for 72 hours without a Russian visa.
Accommodation in Stockholm or Helsinki can be added to the cruise - please enquire.
The Peterhof Summer Palace is a magnificent ensemble on the Gulf of Finland, built in the 18th century as the summer residence of Russian Tzars with enormous parks and beautiful fountains (please note the fountains at Peterhof only operate from May to August)
The beautiful Catherine´s Palace in Pushkin is one of the former Imperial summer residences with the world-famous Amber Room.
Nordic Travel is 100% Australian owned and operated.
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