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Helsinki-St. Petersburg - Helsinki Visa Free Tour

3 days
2 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

PER PERSON IN USD:
based on double occupancy: 

Low Season:
Apr 1 - May 15, 2017
Sep 15 - Dec 31, 2017

High Season:
May 15 - Sep 15, 2017

$550.00 (Bronze Cat. - Low)
$580.00 (Silver Cat. - Low)
$630.00 (Gold Cat. - Low)
$660.00 (Platinum Cat. -Low)
$650.00 (Bronze Cat. - High)
$710.00 (Silver Cat. - High)
$740.00 (Gold Cat. - High)
$800.00 (Platinum Cat. - High)

Dates:

Apr 08, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017 EVERY SATURDAY

Ships & Cabins:

Hotels:

Hotels are not required for this itinerary
inside, outside or deluxe cabins are available on the ferry

 

Included:

2 nights St. Peter Line ferry Helsinki - St. Petersburg - Helsinki 
2 breakfasts and 2 dinners
English speaking guide
Transportation by sedan car or minibus
All admission and entrance fees
Tax and Service Charges

Sightseeing: 
3H city tour
4H visit to Peterhof: Grand Palace and Park with Fountains
* at your request we can include visit to the Hermitage or Catherine Palace in Pushkin instead of Peterhof

Highlights & Experience:

Sightseeing: 
3H city tour
4H visit to Peterhof: Park with Fountains
* at your request we can include visit to the Catherine Palace in Pushkin instead of Peterhof (additional $35 per person)

Itinerary:

This visa free St. Petersburg tour is a fabulous day trip that can be taken from Helsinki by St. Peter Line ferry.  

Spend two nights onboard St. Peterline ferry and one full day in St. Petersburg and explore this legendary city often referred to as Venice of the North. This is a visa-free St. Petersburg tour. Our private tour guide will make sure that you spend your time efficiently and see as much as possible in one short day. The guide will meet you in the morning and drop you off in the evening at the ferry terminal. A private car will be at your disposal throughout the day, all included visits pre-booked with entrance tickets, so that you don't have to wait in lines. 

Day 1  : Saturday - overnight cruise from Helsinki to St. Petersburg

Departure from Helsinki to St. Petersburg in the evening at 18:00 (6:00pm) . Overnight and dinner oboard.

Day 2  : Sunday - all day in St. Petersburg, overnight ferry to Helsinki

Arrive in St. Petersburg at 9:00am. Your guide will meet you at St. Petersburg ferry terminal after you pass immigration and passport control booth. You will start your St. Petersburg visa-free free tour with overview sightseeing by private car driving along the elegant buildings on the Nevsky Prospect, Square of Arts, Winter Palace Square, Bronze Horseman, Strelka, stop at the St. Isaac's Square, Spilled Blood Church, Kazan Cathedral, Admiralty, Rosstral Columns, Fontanka, Canal Griboyedova, Winter Palace, Peter-and-Paul Fortress, Summer Gardens and other remarkable landmarks. Your city tour will include a visit to Spilled Blood Church or Peter and Paul Fortress (depending on the traffic). 

In the afternoon, after a short stop for lunch, transfer to the town of Peterhof, you will pass St. Petersburg residential areas, suburbs and the summer houses (called ‘dachas’) enroute. Tour Peterhof Grand Palace and Upper and Lower Parks with Fountains. You will walk in the Upper and Lower Peterhof Parks, enjoy the spectacular view on the Grand Cascade with its stunning gilded statues and Grand Peterhof Palace (outside view), learn about the intricate fountain system that operates without pumps, enjoy the 'trick fountains' invented by Peter the Great to entertain his guests, stroll along The Gulf of Finland to admire magnificent sea views and St. Petersburg panorama.

* at your request we can include visit to the Hermitage or Catherine Palace in Pushkin instead of Peterhof

You will return to the sea terminal around 16:30 (4:30pm) just in time to board your overnight back to Helsinki. The ferry departs at 18:00 (6:00pm). Dinner and overnight onboard. (B, D)

Day 3  : Monday - morning arrival to Helsinki

After breakfast onboard disembark in Helsinki at 7:00am. (B)

Notes:

Group size: max 10 people

Child discount (up to 12yo) - 25% off