Explore Saint Petersburg on a visa-free ferry trip! Experience top quality culture, take tours to outstanding palaces and sights, have great parties and lots of fun, Russian style! Visa-free for all nationalities. All tours guided in English. Places on the ferry are limited, early booking recommended!

Things to see and do in Saint Petersburg

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Culture + emotions

See hundreds of splendid palaces, cathedrals and churches, visit the Hermitage and other famous museums, enjoy a night at the opera or the ballet.

Friends and parties

Experience the thrill of a limousine ride, eat out, and party in true Russian style. Our friendly guides will show you how.  

Cheap prices

The Russian rouble is now at a historic low compared to the euro and the US dollar. So eating out, getting around, shopping etc. is super affordable!

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  Ferry ticket Helsinki-St Petersburg-Helsinki   Ferry ticket Helsinki-St Petersburg-Helsinki  
  A berth in a B4-cabin in the ferry   A berth in a B4-cabin in the ferry  
  Accommodation in dorm rooms for 4-12 people    Accommodation in double rooms in a 3-4* hotel  
  Central location   Central location  
  Guided city tour of St Petersburg    Guided city tour of St Petersburg  
  Visit of the St Peter and St Paul fortress   Visit of the St Peter and St Paul fortress  
  Guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum   Guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum  
  Local group leader services   Local group leader services  
  WIFI    WIFI  
  No breakfasts included   Buffet breakfast x 3  
  Shared bathroom   Private bathroom  
Extra activities
Extra activities

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Day 1. Check-in at the ferry terminal in Helsinki. Overnight ferry departs from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg. Party on board. 

Day 2. Ferry arrives in Saint Petersburg. Guided sight-seeing bus tour. Russian dinner party with a lively folkshow! 

Day 3. Guided excursion to the Catherine Palace*. Opera or Ballet performance in one of Saint Petersburg’s famous venues.* Limousine trip with sparkling wine.*

Day 4. Guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum. Cathedrals of Saint Petersburg tour. Night cruise on rivers and canals or Traditional Russian evening: dinner & a show.*

Day 5. Free time in St Petersburg. Transportation to the ferry terminal. Home journey begins!* 

Day 6. Ferry arrives in Helsinki. Further connection to your place of departure. End of tour.

* Extra activities.

** Please note, the program outlined above is provisional only. For precise trip information, travel times and available activities, please check the itinerary for the given date.

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