Fairy Tale Baltics
Fairy Tale Baltics– Finland, Russia –5 days / 4 nights, Helsinki - St. Petersburg - Peterhof - Hermitage - Winter Palace - Folklore - PushkinThe Fairy Tale Baltics, 5-days escorted tour to Finland and Russia. Explore Finland's capital city Helsinki, often called the "Daughter of the Baltic", with many sights and attractions; Suomenlinna, one of the world's largest historical maritime fortresses is a Unesco World Heritage Site. Journey by high-speed Allegro train from Helsinki to historic St. Petersburg. Visit the Hermitage Museum, Peter & Paul Fortress, Pushkin and St. Isaac's Cathedral.
|Operation||July 28 - August 1, 2017|
|Departure||Guaranteed departure 2017:
|Price||from $2,335 per person in double room
from $2,790 single room
|Included||4 nights Helsinki - St. Petersburg
4 nights accommodation in centrally located first class hotels
Rooms with private facilities
Scandinavian breakfast buffet daily
Daily 3-course or buffet dinner
Packed lunch on train Helsinki - St. Petersburg
Allegro Train Helsinki - St. Petersburg
Coach transfers between hotels and railways stations
3-hour city tour of St. Petersburg
Visit to Peter & Paul Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral
Visit to Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace
Pushkin, Catherine's Palace
Hydrofoil from St. Petersburg to Peterhof
Entrance to Lower Parks and Grand Palace
1 hour guided canal tour
Folklore show at Nikolaevsky Palace
Snacks during intermission
Dinner at local restaurant
All entrance fees as per itinerary
Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats etc.
English-speaking tour escort throughout
Luggage assistance at all hotels while with the group
Transfers airport/hotel first & last days of tour*
|Not Included||International airfare & airport taxes
Russian Visa fee
Personal insurance / personal items
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||*Transfers to/from a different airport than the one mentioned in the tour program may incur a supplement.
These tours are organized by our Associate Partners in Copenhagen. In order to offer a greater variety of tour options, the programs allow for participants to join or depart from the tour in various transit locations. We do hope that the possible change of group participants does not cause any inconvenience as it is meant to offer a greater variety of travel experiences to travelers.
Please inquire about our favorable airfares on Icelandair or SAS.
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Day 1 ARRIVAL HELSINKI (D) Transfer from Helsinki Vantaa Airport in connection with your flight arrival. Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel Haven, a first class hotel centrally located. Your tour escort will meet you at 18.50 hrs (before dinner) in the hotel lobby.
Day 2 HELSINKI - ST. PETERSBURG (B, D) Breakfast followed by transfer by coach from hotel to railway station. Departure from Helsinki on train "Allegro" for St. Petersburg. Lunch box on train.
Arrival in St. Petersburg. Coach transfer from railway station to hotel combined with 1 hour's guided boat cruise along the Neva River and visit at St. Isaac's Cathedral.
Welcome dinner including shot of vodka and 1 glass wine, and accommodation at Ambassador Hotel, a four star hotel located in the city centre, near the famous Mariinsky Theatre.
Day 3 ST. PETERSBURG - PETERHOF (B, L, D) Buffet breakfast at hotel. The day begins with a transfer to Neva River cruise harbour for cruise by hydrofoil to Peterhof, including Grand Palace and Lower Parks with fountains. Lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch, tour of the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum and the State Rooms of the Winter Palace. Return to hotel. Dinner and accommodation at Ambassador Hotel.
Day 4 ST. PETERSBURG - PUSHKIN - FOLKLORE (B, L, D) Buffet breakfast at hotel and transfer to town of Pushkin followed by a visit to Catherine's Palace including the famous Amber room. Lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch 3 hours tour of the city by coach with local English-speaking guide. St. Petersburg is a city of outstanding architectural beauty, famous for its magnificent palaces, cathedrals, fountains and bridges and the tour includes sights as the Square of Arts, the Russian Museum, the Cathedral of Our Saviour on the Spilt Blood, Griboedov canal, Nevsky prospect, the Palace Square with the Winter Palace, the spit of the Basil's Island, the Menshikov Palace, the Senate Square, and the Bronze Horseman. A visit will be paid to Peter & Paul Fortress.
This evening you will be taken to see a colourful Russian Folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace, with snacks during the intermission. Dinner at the Dostoevsky Restaurant or similar. Accommodation at Ambassador Hotel.
Day 5 ST. PETERSBURG (B) Your tour ends after breakfast at the hotel with transfers to St. Petersburg Airport to connect with homeward flights.