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2018 Stockholm - Helsinki - St. Petersburg - Tallinn-Stockholm

7 days
6 nights

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Dates

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PER PERSON :

Mar 25 - May 31, 2018
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2018
$ 1,300.00 (Bronze Cat.)
$ 1,400.00 (Silver Cat.)
$ 1,640.00 (Gold Cat.)
$ 1,875.00 (Platinum Cat.)

Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2018*
Sep1 - Sep 30, 2018
$ 1,325.00 (Bronze Cat.)
$ 1,435.00 (Silver Cat.)
$ 1,690.00 (Gold Cat.)
$ 1,950.00 (Platinum Cat.)

Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2018*
$ 1,400.00 (Bronze Cat.)
$ 1,550.00 (Silver Cat.)
$ 1,790.00 (Gold Cat.)
$ 2,150.00 (Platinum Cat.)

Jun 15 - Jul 15
2018 WORLD FIFA CUP
Rates on Request

Dates:

Apr 04, 2018 - Apr 10, 2018 
Apr 18, 2018 - Apr 24, 2018 
May 02, 2018 - May 08, 2018 
May 16, 2018 - May 22, 2018 
May 30, 2018 - Jun 05, 2018 
Jun 13, 2018 - Jun 19, 2018 
Jun 27, 2018 - Jul 03, 2018 
Jul 11, 2018 - Jul 17, 2018 
Jul 25, 2018 - Jul 31, 2018 
Aug 08, 2018 - Aug 14, 2018 
Aug 22, 2018 - Aug 28, 2018 
Sep 05, 2018 - Sep 11, 2018 
Sep 19, 2018 - Sep 25, 2018 
Oct 03, 2018 - Oct 09, 2018 
Oct 17, 2018 - Oct 23, 2018 
Oct 31, 2018 - Nov 06, 2018 
Nov 14, 2018 - Nov 20, 2018 
Nov 28, 2018 - Dec 04, 2018 
Dec 12, 2018 - Dec 18, 2018 
Dec 26, 2018 - Jan 01, 2019 

Ships & Cabins:

Hotels:

BRONZE category:
B2 cabin on ferry
3* centrally located hotel

SILVER Category:
Outside A2P cabin on ferry
4* centrally located hotel

GOLD Category:
Commodore cabin on ferry
5* centrally located hotel

PLATINUM Category
Deluxe Cabin on Ferry
Superior Deluxe hotel

Gold and Platinum categories include minibar and one-time sauna addmission on the ship

Included:

4 nights St. Peter Line ferry:
Stockholm - Helsinki
Helsinki - St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg - Tallinn
Tallinn - Stockholm
2 night accommodations in St. Petersburg 
4 breakfasts and 4 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
Tax and service charges
Gold and Platinum categories include minibar and one-time sauna addmission on the ship

INCLUDED SIGHTSEEING:
St. Petersburg City Tour
Visit to Spilled Blood Church
Visit to Peter-and-Paul Fortress
Visit to Faberge Museum
Pushkin with Catherine Palace and Amber Room
Peterhof Lower Park with Fountains
The State Hermitage Museum

Highlights & Experience:

St. Petersburg City Tour
Visit to Spilled Blood Church
Visit to Peter-and-Paul Fortress
Visit to Faberge Museum
Pushkin with Catherine Palace and Amber Room
Peterhof Lower Park with Fountains
The State Hermitage Museum

Optional Services:

3H Walking tour of Old Tallinn $75 per person

Itinerary:

Day 1  : Overnight ferry Stockholm to Helsinki

17:30 Departure from Stockholm

Embark St. Peter Line ferry in Stockholm at 17:30 (5:30pm). Dinner and overnight onboard. (D)

Day 2  : Helsinki

11:30 Arrival in Helsinki
19:00 Departure from Helsinki

Breakfast onboard. Arrive in Helsinki at 11:30am. Spend all day on your own in Helsinki or meet your guide at the ferry terminal and continue on a sightseeing tour of Helsinki and Porvoo (optional). You need to be back at the sea terminal around 17:30 (5:30pm) for boarding. Departure to St. Petersburg at 19:00 (7:00pm). Dinner and overnight onboard (B, D)

Options: 3H Sightseeing tour of Helsinki
Day 3  : All day in St. Petersburg, overnight at the hotel

9:00 Arrival in St. Petersburg

9:00 Arrival in St. Petersburg

 

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, St. Isaac Cathedral, Spilled Blood Church and other remarkable landmarks. The tour includes visits to Spilled Blood Church, Peter-and-Paul Fortress and Faberge Museum.

Peter-and-Paul Fortress was built in 1704 to defend the city from naval attacks, however it never served its primary purpose. Instead, its historical mission turned out to be rather gruesome: thousands of workers died while building the fortress, many political prisoners, including Peter's own son Alexi were kept and tortured in its cells. The tombs of the Romanov family are also in its Cathedral.

The stunning Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood was built on the spot where Emperor Alexander II was assassinated in March 1881. The construction of the church was almost entirely funded by the Imperial family and thousands of private donors. Both the interior and exterior of the church are decorated with incredibly detailed mosaics, designed and created by the most prominent Russian artists of the day 

Famous Faberge Museum at the Shuvalov Palace with the biggest collection of Faberge works including famous Easter eggs.

After a delicious Russian cuisine meal at the local restaurant, you will get to the hotel around 17:00 (5:00 pm). Time to rest or explore on your own. Overnight in St. Petersburg. (B, D)

* total tour time is 7 hours. Start and end times might vary depending on how fast you go through passport control procedure

Day 4  : All day in St. Petersburg

Breakfast at the hotel. Today we drive to Peterhof, through the suburbs and summer houses (dachas) of the local people. In Peterhof, we will visit the Upper and Lower Park with fountains, dominated by a spectacular Grand Cascade. The Grand Cascade with its gilded statues is the centerpiece of the park. Stroll around and learn about the unique pumpless fountain system, enjoy "trick fountains" invented by Peter the Great to entertain his guests, walk along the Gulf of Finland' with its beautiful sea views and St. Petersburg panorama.

Another visit today is to the Hermitage Museum. We will spend several hours in the main building where you will see old European masters including Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael, Michelangelo, Rubens, Titian, and Rembrandt, etc.**

* Peterhof fountains are closed approx. from the end of September to mid-May. We will visit Yusupov Palace with Gregory Raspitin cellars instead. 

Options: evening performance: folk show or ballet
Day 5  : All day St. Petersburg, overnight cruise to Helsinki

19:00 - Departure from St. Petersburg on Saturday

18:00 - Departure from St. Petersburg on Sunday

In the morning we drive to Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo) to visit the famous Catherine Palace with its legendary Amber Room. Designed by the Italian architect Rastrelli, it is one of the top St. Petersburg landmarks. The town itself is a charming suburb named after the greatest Russian poet, Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin. 

Our visa-free cruise to St. Petersburg comes to an end. Some free time before heading back to the ferry terminal. Check-in and boarding atarts at 17:00 (5:00pm). Departure is at 19:00 (7:00 pm). Dinner and overnight onboard (B, D)

Day 6  : Tallinn sighseeing

7:00 Arrive to Helsinki

8:30 Depart from Helsinki

12:30 Arrive in Tallinn

18:30 Depart from Tallinn

From 7:00am to 8:30am there will be a short stop in Helsinki.  Your next stop is Tallinn where you arrive at 12:30pm. Optional Old town tour with guide. Your guide will meet you at the terminal. Explore Tallinn on a guided walking tour of old town - an example of Gothic architecture in the Baltic and Nordic countries. The tour includes Toompea Castle fortifications, the Dome Church (13th century), the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky (19th century), Town Hall Square (15th century), St. Catherine's Passage, where artists of St. Catherine guild present their work, St.Olaf’s Church. Free afternoon. Return to the seaport on time to depart at 18:30 (6:30pm) to Stockholm. Overnight onboard (B, D) 

Options: 3H Walking tour of Old Tallinn $75 per person
Day 7  : Arrival in Stockholm

9:30 Arrive in Stockholm

Arrive in Stockholm at 9:30am. (B)

Notes:

Group Size: max 10 people