St. Petersburg and Tallinn tour
Tuesday−Sunday in May–September

 

 

Fixed date tours by train, bus and ferry from/to Helsinki. Guided walking tours in the Old Town of Tallinn. Transfers by private car. Accommodation in four star hotels.

St. Petersburg – Venice of the North St. Petersburg has been a source of inspiration to genera­tions of artists. A museum in its own right, this lovely city boasts of the world’s greatest museum collections, making it a superb destination for art-lovers.

Hanseatic Tallinn – The strategic location between East and West has forced the Estonians to survive under the regime of many foreign rulers. The domes of the Orthodox churches, the Swedish names of villages and towns, the German manor houses and the Danish castles – the many traces of various conquerors make the culture of Estonia most unique.

 

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Tour Programme

TUESDAY Welcome to St. Petersburg

• Departure from Helsinki to St. Petersburg in the morning by Allegro train
• Arrival in St. Petersburg in the afternoon
• Transfer to hotel with panoramic city tour featuring the major highlights of the city
• Optional lunch at hotel

WEDNESDAY For Art-lovers

• Breakfast at hotel
• Optional tour of the Hermitage Museum featuring Old Masters, State Rooms of Winter Palace and Impressionists´ Exhibition
• Optional lunch at St. Petersburg restaurant
• Optional visit to the Yusupov palace that saw the most dramatic episodes of the history of Russia, the murder of Grigory Rasputin

THURSDAY Palatial Splendour

• Breakfast at hotel
• Optional whole day excursion to Pushkin, one of the former Imperial summer residences and visit to the beautiful Catherine´s Palace, lunch at local restaurant, excursion to Peterhof – a magnificent ensemble on the Gulf of Finland, built in the 18th century as the summer residence of Russian csars. Enjoy the enormous and beautiful park with innumerous fountains.

FRIDAY Baltic Bus Experience

• Breakfast at hotel
• Transfer to the bus station
• Bus journey to Tallinn
• Arrival in Tallinn in the evening

SATURDAY A Hanseatic Town

• Breakfast at hotel
• Optional walking tour in the Old Town which with its cobblestone streets, city walls and towers is a living museum of medieval architecture

SUNDAY Good-bye and see you again!

• Breakfast at hotel
• Transfer to the harbour
• Departure for Helsinki by express ferry

Included in tour price

• Allegro train Helsinki-St. Petersburg seats in 2nd class, St. Petersburg-Tallinn regular bus, Tallinn-Helsinki by express ferry (seat, no cabin on board)

• Transfers station–htl vv. in St. Petersburg and Tallinn
• Services of local English speaking guide
• 3 nights in St. Petersburg and 2 nights in Tallinn at chosen hotel (or similar in same category)
• Registration fee and VAT at hotel
• 5 breakfasts
• City tour in St. Petersburg

Important extras

  • Obtaining of visa to Russia in Finland. 
    Visa charges vary by nationality, please contact us for rates.
  • Optional meals 40 € per meal per person
  • Optional excursions per person:
    • Hermitage 110 €  
    • Yusupov Palace 100 €
    • Pushkin 120 €
    • Peterhof 140 €
    • walking tour in Tallinn 65 €
  • Optional evening programme:
    • ballet or opera 90–180 €
    • folklore 55 €
    • circus 85 € per ticket 
  • 1st class in rail 100 € p.p. Hel-Spb
  • Reduction for unused train tickets 70 €

 

Hotel

Dostoevsky

Dostoevsky

The Dostoevsky hotel is conveniently situated in the very heart of the city to the address 19, Vladimirsky prospect in the Vladimirskiy Passage trading center. Nevsky prospect, the main street of the...