SAINT PETERSBURG

With its easily recognizable architectural icons and priceless artistic treasures, St. Petersburg is the most well-know and popular Russian destination for tourists from all over the world. Often referred to as Venice of the North, it is indeed one of the greatest cultural, historical and architectural repositories in the world.  St. Petersburg's grandeur created by its wide prospects, splendid palaces and parks, world-class museums and theaters is astonishing. 

Built on a swamp by westward-oriented Peter the Great who envisioned it as a display of imperial Russia’s growing status in the world and refined by his successors, who commissioned European architects to add fabulous cathedrals and palaces to the city’s layout, St Petersburg transpired as the Romanovs’ showcase capital and retained this status through the centuries. Despite its tragic history, the city still has the ambiance of the imperial capital.

St Petersburg's heritage of artistic and cultural treasures is unsurpassed. You can spend months in the Hermitage, exploring everything from ancient mummies to Renoir, while the Russian Museum, housed in four sumptuous palaces, is considered the best collection of Russian art in the world. Top it off with world-class ballet and opera at the Mariinsky Theatre, classical concerts at the Philharmonic Society and famous White Nights music festivals in summer months, and you are about to experience the biggest cultural shock in your life. 

EXCURSIONS FOR FERRY PASSENGERS

Stockholm - Helsinki - St. Petersburg - Helsinki Visa Free Ferry
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Travel by ship and explore Stockholm, Helsinki, and spend two full days in St. Petersburg with a private guide.Russian visa is not required
5 days
4 nights
Apr 04, 2017 - Dec 26, 2017 EVERY TUESDAY
Stockholm - Helsinki - St. Petersburg - Helsinki Visa Free Cruise
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BEST SELLING ITINERARY! Visit Stockholm, Helsinki and spend 3 nights in St. Petersburg
7 days
6 nights
Apr 04, 2017 - Dec 26, 2017 EVERY TUESDAY
Helsinki - Tallinn - Stockholm - Helsinki - St. Petersburg - Helsinki  Visa Free Package
Small group
Spend 4 nights onboard and 2 days in St. Petersburg with a private driver and guide. Explore Tallinn, Stockholm and Helsinki during day stopovers on your own or with a guide. Russian Visa is not required.
6 days
5 nights
Apr 03, 2017 - Dec 25, 2017 EVERY MONDAY
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Helsinki - St. Petersburg - Helsinki Visa Free Package
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Explore St. Petersburg during your visa-free stay with 2 nights onboard M/S Anastasia between Helsinki and St. Petersburg and 3 nights in a centrally located hotel in St. Petersburg. Enjoy our sightseeing program. Visa is not required.
6 days
5 nights
Apr 05, 2017 - Dec 27, 2017 EVERY WEDNESDAY
Helsinki - St. Petersburg - Helsinki Visa Free Cruise
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Explore St. Petersburg sailing between Helsinki and St. Petersburg with 2 nights onboard M/S Anastasia and 3 nights in a centrally located hotel in St. Petersburg. Enjoy a rich sightseeing program with visits to palaces and museums in St. Petersburg. Visa is not required.
4 days
3 nights
Apr 05, 2017 - Dec 27, 2017 EVERY WEDNESDAY
Helsinki-St. Petersburg - Helsinki  Visa Free Tour
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Discover St. Petersburg the easy way by cruising round trip from Helsinki, with a full day in St. Petersburg with private sightseeing. Spend 2 nights onboard M/S Anastasia and 1 full day in St. Petersburg. Russian visa is not required
3 days
2 nights
Apr 08, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017 EVERY SATURDAY

ESCORTED LAND TOURS

EXCURIONS FOR CRUISE PASSENGERS

1 Day Shore Excursion (VISA FREE)
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You won't believe how much you can see in a day on this St. Petersburg shore excursion. Your private guide and driver will meet you at the dock and spend the whole day with you introducing the most famous landmarks of the city. You will even manage to see Catherine Palace in Pushkin and famous Peterhof fountains. All in one day!
ALL YEAR ROUND
2 Day Shore Excursion (VISA FREE)
Independent
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This tour will introduce you to the finest places of architecture, history and culture of St. Petersburg, famous Catherine Palace and Amber Room, Peterhof Park with fountains, world's best art collections at the Hermitage, Yusupov Palace with Rasputin cellars, leisurly stroll in the city.
2 days
1 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND
3 Day Shore Excursion (VISA FREE)
Independent
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With many famous historic and architectural landmarks this tour will surely keep you excited and engrossed in Russian culture and tradition. Our 3-day shore excursion includes world-famous summer palaces, exquisite art collections, Neva river mini-cruise, grand Yusupov Palace and relaxing time in the famous Venice of the North.
3 days
2 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND

PRIVATE TOURS

St. Petersburg - Venice of the North
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6 days
5 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND
St. Petersburg Nugget
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Private tour of St. Petersburg includes city tour with its main attractions, visits to the Hermitage, St. Isaac's Cathedral. Peter-and-Paul Fortress, Peter's Grand Palace and Park with fountains, Catherine Palace and Amber Room.
6 days
5 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND
St. Petersburg Express
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4 days
3 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND

 

 

testimonials
I wish to thank you for all your help in planning our trip from St. Petersburg to Moscow. All went very well. The train ride was uneventful. We did need some assistance from the concierge at our hotel in St. Petersburg in deciphering the signs in the railroad station. We had her write our the words "departure" and "arrival" in Russian, so we would know what track our train would be leaving.