St Petersburg by Train 4 Days

Train from Helsinki to St Petersburg's highlights
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Travel to St. Petersburg by super fast Allegro train from Helsinki. The tour includes the return train Helsinki / St Petersburg, transfers in St Petersburg , a panoramic city tour of St Petersburg,  3 guided excursions to  Peterhof Summer Palace and Park,  the Hermitage Museum and Yusupov Palace, and 3 nights accommodation in St Petersburg.

Day 1  Monday Helsinki to  St. Petersburg
Make your own way to the Helsinki Railway station. Departure from Helsinki to St. Petersburg in the morning by Allegro train. On arrival in St. Petersburg in the afternoon, transfer to your hotel with a panoramic city tour on the way, featuring major city highlights including the Admiralty, St Isaac's Cathedral, St Nicholas Cathedral, Palace Square and Smolny Convent.

Day 2 Tuesday For Art-lovers: The Hermitage
Breakfast at the hotel then enjoy a comprehensive tour of the beautiful Hermitage Museum, formerly the Tsar's winter residence, and see the treasures of the Old Masters and State Rooms of the Winter Palace. In the evening an optional ballet, circus or folkloric performance is offered. 

Day 3 Wednesday Palatial Splendours of Peterhof Palace
Breakfast at the hotel then an excursion to magnificent Peterhof Palace, a stunning palace ensemble on the Gulf of Finland. The Palace was built in the 18th century as the summer residence of the Russian Tsars. Enjoy the enormous park with and the palace before returning to the hotel (please note the fountains at Peterhof operate only from May to the end of August). In the evening an optional ballet, circus or folkloric performance is again offered. 

Day 4 Thursday: Yuspov Palace and Departure
Breakfast at the hotel then visit  the splendid and luxurious Yusupov Palace, where one of the most dramatic episodes of Russian history took place – the murder of Grigory Rasputin. Then transfer to the railway station for your departure from St. Petersburg at approximately 15:30hrs by Allegro train bound for Helsinki. On arrival in Helsinki at at around 19:00hrs, your tour arrangements end.

Departures: every Monday all year

Accommodation in Helsinki can be added - please enquire. 

Includes: Return 2nd Class Allegro train Helsinki - St Petersburg; transfers station/ hotel in St Petersburg;  3 nights at the 4 star Ambassador Hotel or similar including breakfast and registration fee and VAT at hotel; panoramic city tour of St Petersburg; 3 guided excursions to  Peterhof Summer Palace and Park, the Hermitage Museum and Yusupov Palace with entrance fees included. For the included excursions you are accompanied by a local, English-speaking guide.

Excludes: Russian Visa,  Optional evening programme 

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Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 1296.00
Single AUD$ 1560.00

Includes: Return 2nd Class Allegro train Helsinki - St Petersburg; transfers station/ hotel in St Petersburg;  3 nights at the 4 star Ambassador Hotel or similar including breakfast and registration fee and VAT at hotel; panoramic city tour of St Petersburg; 3 guided excursions to  Peterhof Summer Palace and Park, the Hermitage Museum and Yusupov Palace with entrance fees included.

*The price will vary according to your dates of travel- please enquire.

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