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St. Petersburg by Train from Helsinki - Moderate

Travel Code: RU001

Tour highlights include:

  • 3 nights accommodations
  • 2nd Class train tickets
  • Transfer from rail station to hotel in St. Petersburg
  • Tour Escort starting from Helsinki rail station /St. Petersburg
  • Guided excursions and entrances on Group events

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If you would like to experience majestic palaces, exquisite mansions, richly decorated cathedrals and regal ambience this tour is for you! This group tour enables you to see one of the most magnificent cities in the world all in a more economical manner!

4 Days/3 nights | Recommended Itinerary

 

Trains and schedules always subject to change

Day 1: Depart Helsinki to St. Petersburg - Czarist Colours
Enjoy breakfast upon the early morning Finnish Sibelius train departing Helsinki to St. Petersburg. Upon arrival in St. Petersburg, considered the "Venice of the North", a orientation tour awaits to see the Bronze Horseman, Admiralty, Nevsky Prospekt and Palace Square. Take the time to admire this harmonious city and very special atmosphere. The tour continues to the roots of St. Petersburg, the famous Peter and Paul Fortress. St. Petersburg was founded by Peter the Great as he laid the foundation of the first fortress on an island in 1703. Dinner is included tonight.
Accommodations: Hotel Moskva or similiar

Day 2: Canals and Boulevards
Begin your day with an excursion to the Hermitage. Established in 1764, this is an art lovers delight with close to 2.5 million pieces of art including Leonardos, Raphaels and Titans. After a lunch at a local restaurant a visit to the third largest cathedral in the world, St. Issac's. Designed by French architect Auguste Montferrand the construction took over 40 years and was completed in 1858. Dinner is included tonight.
Accommodations: Hotel Moskva or similiar

Day 3: 18th Century Russia Luxury
After breakfast travel to the famous estate on the outskirts of St. Petersburg given by Peter the 1st to his wife Catherine Aleksejevna. Pushkin, known as the summer residence of many Russian Czars, has become one of the most magnificent, richest residences in Europe. Enjoy lunch before a transfer to the city centre for a leisurely afternoon free to wander about and further explore this fabulous city. Dinner is at a local restaurant.
Accommodations: Hotel Moskva or similar

Day 4: Homeward bound
Spend your morning finding that last minute gift or taking one last peek at your favorite site! Eat lunch at your hotel before transferring to the rail station for an afternoon departure by train to Helsinki.

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