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St. Petersburg by Rail in Style - Deluxe

 

Travel Code: RU003

Tour highlights include:

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • First Class Sibelius train from Helsinki to St. Petersburg
  • Transfer from rail station to hotel in St. Petersburg
  • Tour escort starting from St. Petersburg
  • Guided excursions and entrances into attractions

Note: A Visa is required to enter Russia; see page our Terms & Conditions section for more information.

This is anescorted deluxe tour that begins in Helsinki. After a glorious ride through the alluring Finnish countryside, arrive in St. Petersburg to be met by a local guide. Spend the next 4 days enjoying the unparalleled sites of this majestic city!


4 days/3 nights | Recommended Intinerary

Deluxe-Class Hotel: Grand Hotel Europe, this classic hotel dates back to the 19th century with spacious rooms and an airy ambience

Single supplement upon request!

Day 1: Depart Helsinki to St. Petersburg Rise for an early departure on the Finnish Sibelius train and enjoy a breakfast. Once you arrive in St. Petersburg , you will be met by a local guide to transfer by private car to your elegant hotel. The remainder of the day is yours to explore this imperial city often considered to be the “Venice of the North”.
Accommodations: Grand Hotel Europe

Day 2: St. Petersburg Following a breakfast buffet, embark on a guided sightseeing tour including some of this city’s magnificent attractions; Peter and Paul Fortress, inside the St. Issac’s Cathedral and the Church of Bleeding Saviour. The afternoon will be spent admiring the famous works that are housed at the Hermitage Art museum.
Accommodations: Grand Hotel Europe


Day 3: St. Petersburg After another classic Russian breakfast at the hotel, delight in a full day excursion to Pushkin, the summer palace of the tzars and a favorite of Catherine the Great. Also included is a visit to Pavlovsk the home to Paul’s palace.
Accommodations: Grand Hotel Europe


Day 4: St. Petersburg – Helsinki – Homeward Bound**
Savor your last Russian breakfast before your tour to Yusupov Palacewi with the Rasputin Chamber. The rest of the day is yours to do some last minute shopping in this glorious city! Your transfer will take you to the train station for an evening departure back to Helsinki.

Accommodations in Helsinki: Available upon request at a conveniently located hotel in Helsinki, or continue with another spectacular itinerary arranged by The Nordic Company.

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