Visa Free Cruise to St Petersburg from Stockholm 6 days (finish in Tallinn)

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Cruise Stockholm - Helsinki - St. Petersburg - Tallinn
6 days
Mar - Dec
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Cruise by ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki, on to magnificent St Petersburg to see the city's highlights, then to medieval Tallinn. All without needing a Russian visa.

Your tour arrangements include 3 nights onboard the ferry in an A-class outside cabin including breakfasts and buffet dinners, 2 nights in an hotel in St Petersburg with daily breakfast, a panoramic city tour of St Petersburg,  a guided excursion to the Hermitage Art Museum or Yusupov Palace, a 2nd guided excursion to either Catherine's Palace in Pushkin or Peterhof Summer Palace, plus a departure transfer to the ferry wharf in St Petersburg. So there are no hidden extras!

2 nights are spent at your hotel in St Petersburg and 3 nights onboard the ferry.

Day 1 Wednesday - Stockholm: Departure and overnight on ferry
Make your own way to the ferry terminal in Stockholm for the evening departure at approximately 17:30hrs. Overnight in an A Class outside cabin, including a buffet dinner.

Day 2 Thursday - Helsinki: Day at leisure
Arrival into Helsinki at approximately 11:30hrs; disembark and time at leisure. Perhaps visit Senate Square, Uspenskij Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, the New Opera House, the Sibelius Park & Monument, the Church in the Rock and the harbourside fish stalls and markets. Then make your own way back to the ferry wharf for the departure at approximately 19:00hrs. Overnight in an A Class outside cabin, including a buffet dinner.

Day 3 Friday - Welcome to St. Petersburg: Panoramic City Tour 
Breakfast on the ferry then arrival into St. Petersburg at approximately 09:00hrs. Disembark, meet your guide in the terminal and enjoy a panoramic city tour  featuring the city's major highlights - the Admiralty, St. Nicolas Cathedral, Palace Square, St Isaac's Cathedral, Smolny Convent and a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress. At the conclusion of the city tour you will be dropped off at your hotel, where you will stay for 2 nights.

Tonight, an optional ballet, opera, circus or folkloric performance is offered.

Day 4 Saturday - Choice of Excursions: Hermitage Art Museum or Yusupov Palace
After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a guided excursion to either the famous, art-filled Hermitage Museum,  housed in the former Tsar's Winter Palace and with vast collections displayed in the magnificent State Rooms, OR Yusupov Palace, a private palace situated on the banks of the Moika River and once owned by one of the city's wealthiest imperial families; small, yet lavishly decorated, it saw one of the most dramatic episodes in Russian history... the murder of Grigory Rasputin. 2nd overnight at your hotel in St Petersburg.

This evening an optional ballet, opera, circus or folkloric performance is again offered.

Day 5  Sunday - Choice of Excursions: Catherine's Palace or Peterhof Palace, St Petersburg Departure
Breakfast at the hotel is followed by your further choice of a guided excursion to either Catherine's Palace in Pushkin, a spectacular former Imperial summer residence with the extraordinary Amber Room,OR Peterhof Summer Palace, a magnificent ensemble on the Gulf of Finland, built for the Russian Tsars in the 18th Century, with enormous parks and beautiful, gold fountains. (Please note the fountains only operate from May to August).  At the end of your chosen excursion, you will be transferred to the ferry terminal to board the ferry which departs from St. Petersburg at approximately 18:00hrs. Overnight in an A Class outside cabin, including buffet dinner.

Day 6 Monday - St Petersburg-Helsinki-Tallinn  
Breakfast on the ferry then a short stop in Helsinki port before continuing on to Tallinn, arriving at approximately 12:30hrs. After disembarkation, your tour arrangements conclude. 

2019 departures:  27 Mar; 10 Apr;  01, 22 May;  05, 19 Jun;  03, 17, 31 Jul;  14, 28 Aug;  11, 25 Sep;  09, 23 Oct;  06, 20 Nov;  04, 18 Dec

Includes: ferry Stockholm-Helsinki-St Petersburg-Tallinn with exclusive use of  A-class outside cabin; 3 breakfasts and 3 buffet dinners on board; Day 3 guided Panoramic city tour of St Petersburg 2-3hrs; Day 4 guided excursion to either Hermitage Museum 3 hrs or Yusupov Palace 3 hrs; Day 5 guided excursion to either Catherine's Palace in Pushkin 5 hrs or Peterhof Summer Palace 5 hrs; 2 nights at the Hotel Ambassador St Petersburg (or similar) including breakfast; Day 5 departure transfer to the ferry wharf in St Petersburg. 

Excludes: Optional evening excursions, ferry cabin upgrades, meals other than those specified, beverages, transfers in Stockholm, Helsinki or Tallinn. 

The programme may be adjusted due to varations in opening hours of palaces and museums in St Petersburg and minor changes to the ferry timetable. Ferry passengers of all nationalities can enjoy St. Petersburg for 72 hours without a Russian visa.

Nordic Travel is 100% Australian owned and operated

Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 1988.00
Single AUD$ 2901.00

The prices shown here are for Hotel Ambassador low season travel from 01 March 2019 - 15 April 2019 & 14 October - December 2019. Please ask us for prices for shoulder and high season travel.

Includes: ferry Stockholm-Helsinki-St Petersburg-Tallinn with exclusive use of  A-class outside cabin; 3 breakfasts and 3 buffet dinners on board; Day 3 guided Panoramic city tour of St Petersburg 2-3hrs; Day 4 guided excursion to either Hermitage Museum 3 hrs or Yusupov Palace 3 hrs; Day 5 guided excursion to either Catherine's Palace in Pushkin 5 hrs or Peterhof Summer Palace 5 hrs; 2 nights at the Hotel Ambassador St Petersburg (or similar) including breakfast; Day 5 departure transfer to the ferry wharf in St Petersburg. 
 

Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 1988.00
Single AUD$ 2901.00

The prices shown here are for Hotel Dostoevsky low season travel from March - April 2019 & October - December 2019. Please ask us for prices for shoulder and high season travel.

Includes: ferry Stockholm-Helsinki-St Petersburg-Tallinn with exclusive use of  A-class outside cabin; 3 breakfasts and 3 buffet dinners on board; Day 3 guided Panoramic city tour of St Petersburg 2-3hrs; Day 4 guided excursion to either Hermitage Museum 3 hrs or Yusupov Palace 3 hrs; Day 5 guided excursion to either Catherine's Palace in Pushkin 5 hrs or Peterhof Summer Palace 5 hrs; 2 nights at the Hotel Dostoevsky St Petersburg (or similar) including breakfast; Day 5 departure transfer to the ferry wharf in St Petersburg. 

 

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