Discover St. Petersburg
Discover St. Petersburg– Finland, Russia –4 days / 3 nights Helsinki - St. Petersburg - HelsinkiSt. Petersburg is a city of infinite charm with majestic palaces, churches and cathedrals, river embankments, beautiful parks and numerable bridges – a city of imperial proportions and romantic vistas – which has been a source of inspiration to generations of artists. For centuries St. Peterburg was "a window to Europe" for Russians. Today the city is a gateway to Russia for us.
|Operation||May 24 - Sept 13 2011|
May 24, 31
June 7, 14, 21, 28
July5, 12, 19, 26
August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
September 6, 13
May - June
from $1,625 per person in double room
from $2,080 single room
July - September
from $1,500 per person in double room
from $1,885 single room
May - June
from $1,750 per person in double room
from $2,360 single room
July - September
from $1,615 per person in double room
from $2,070 single room
|Included||Transport with the Allegro Train, seats in 2nd class
Transfers railway station – hotel vv. in St. Petersburg
Services of a local English speaking guide in St. Petersburg
3 nights at hotel Dostoevsky (or similar in same category)
Registration fee and VAT at hotel
3 x breakfasts and 3 x lunches in St. Petersburg
Excursions as per program, entrance fees included
|Not Included||Airfare & airport taxes
$25 service fee
|Please Note||Five Stars of Scandinavia can assist you with your Russian Visa application.|
|Tour Options||1st class in rail
Optional evening program:
Ballet or Opera
Folklore or Circus
Contact us to book today!
Day 1 ARRIVAL ST. PETERSBURG Tuesday, Welcome to St. Petersburg
Departure from Helsinki to St. Petersburg in the morning by the Allegro Train at 10:00 am. Arrival in St. Petersburg in the early afternoon at 2:36 pm.
Panorama city tour featuring the major highlights of the city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 HERMITAGE - CITY SIGHTSEEING (B, L) Wednesday, For Art-lovers
Breakfast at hotel. Comprehensive tour of the Hermitage Museum featuring Old Masters, State Rooms of the Winter Palace and Impressionists´ Exhibition. Be ready for a long walk inside! Lunch at St. Petersburg restaurant
Visit to the Yusupov palace that saw the most dramatic episodes of the history of Russia, the murder of Grigory Rasputin.
Day 3 PUSHKIN (B, L) Thursday, Palatial Splendour
Breakfast at hotel. Excursion to Pushkin – one of the former Imperial summer residences and visit the beautiful Catherine's palace.
Lunch at restaurant Podvorie in traditional Russian style. Visit to St. Isaac's Cathedral. Transfer to hotel for overnight.
Day 4 ST. PETERSBURG - HELSINKI (B) Friday, Good-bye to Russia
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the railway station for the Allegro train. Departure from St. Petersburg in the afternoon at 3:25 pm. Arrival in Helsinki in the evening at 6:01 pm.