$ 1,350.00 (Bronze cat. - inside cabin & 3* hotel)
$ 1,550.00 (Silver cat. - outside cabin & 4* hotel)
$ 1,700.00 (Gold cat. - commodore cabin & 5* hotel)
$ 1,900.00 (Platinum cat. - deluxe cabin & 5* hotel)
5* centrally located hotel
5* centrally located hotel
Gold and Platinum categories include priority disembarkation, minibar and one-time sauna addmission on the ship
2 nights St. Peter Line ferry:
Helsinki - St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg - Helsinki
2 night accommodations in St. Petersburg
2 breakfasts and 2 dinners onboard
2 breakfsts at the hotel
Russian cuisine dinner at a local restaurant
Transportation by sedan car or minibus
English speaking guide
All admission and entrance fees
Russian folklore show at the Nikolayevsky Palace
Tax and service charges
St. Petersburg City Tour
Visit to Spilled Blood Church
Visit to St. ISaac Cathedral
Pushkin with Catherine Palace and Amber Room
The State Hermitage Museum
The opportunity to visit St. Petersburg visa-free and participate in winter festive activities make is a perfect winter holiday filled with exploring art, architecture and Russian traditions in one of the world's most renowned cultural capitals. Winter is a perfect time to enjoy Venice of the North without crowds.
19:00 - Departure from Helsinki You need to be at the sea terminal around 17:00 (5:00pm) for check-in and boarding. Departure is at 19:00 (7:00pm). Dinner and overnight onboard (B, D)
City Tour - Spilled Blood Church - Lunch - Museum of Russian Vodka
Breakfast onboard. Arrival in St. Petersburg at 9:00 am. Disembark and go through passport control procedure. Your guide will meet you outside the customs.
Your visa-free St. Petersburg tour starts with a city sighgtseeing including the center with Nevsky Prospect, Admiralty Building, Kazan Cathedral, Strelka with Rosstral Columns, Canal Griboyedova, Fontanka, the Palace Square with Winter Palace, Summer Gardens, and other remarkable landmarks. The tour includes a visit to Spilled Blood Church.
After a delicious Russian cuisine lunch at the local restaurant, we will continue to the Museum of Russian vodka that explores the creation, packaging, ritual, and culture of the country’s favorite drink and includes vodka tasting.
A Russian folk show is a perfect end to your exciting day in St Petersburg. Relax and enjoy the colorful performance offered by various dance, music and choir groups of Saint Petersburg.
Overnight in St. Petersburg hotel. (B, L)
Hermitage - St. Isaac Cathedral
We begin our day with the morning tour of the State Hermitage Art Museum, one of Russia’s main treasures. Occupying six stunning buildings along the River Neva, the Hermitage is the second largest art museum in the world (Louve in Paris is the first) founded in 1764 . The museum has a wide range of art on display (over three million pieces!) - from prehistoric collections to modern art.
St. Isaac’s Cathedral is one of the world’s largest Cathedrals and can accommodate an audience of about 10,000 people. It was designed by then unknown architect Auguste de Montferrand and opened in 1858. The Cathedral is beautifully decorated inside with marble of 13 colors, malachite, lapis-lazuli, paintings, mosaics and stained glass made by the most famous Russian artists.
In the evening we will attend a ballet performance in one of the famous St. Petersburg art venues.
Overnight in St. Petersburg hotel (B)
Catherine Palace - Amber Room - Russian Troika Ride
After breakfast we will visit Pushkin (formerly known as Tsarskoye Selo) with the famous Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations
if time and weather permits we will experience real Russian winter adventure in a troika ride.
We then continue to the ferry terminal where you board Princess Anastasia on your way back from St. Petersburg
Dinner and overnight onboard (B, D)
After breakfast disembark in Helsinki or Tallinn (B)