About This Trip

Experience St. Petersburg for 72 hours without a Visa!

Dates & Prices

  • Weekly Departures Between:
    Mar 28 2019 to Dec 19 2019
  • Price from: $1175 Per person based on double occupancy.
  • Single Supplement: $600

Tour Information

Tour/Price Includes

  • 3 nights in inside cabin, double occupancy
  • 2 night accommodations, double occupancy
  • 2 breakfasts [B] at hotel in St. Petersburg
  • St. Petersburg city tour with English-speaking guide
  • Tour of the Hermitage Museum
  • Excursion to Catherine’s Palace at Pushkin
  • Transfers as per itinerary
  • Excursions and entrance fees as per itinerary


Optional upgrades are available! Choose from the following:

A class cabin – outside cabin with 9 sq meters of space from $365 per cabin
Commodore – outside cabin with 12 sq meters of space from $740 per cabin
Deluxe cabin – outside cabin with 20 sq meters of space from $1115 per cabin

Optional activities in St. Petersburg are available! Choose from the following:
~ Folklore Performance from $95 per person
~ Circus Performance from $120 per person
~ Ballet or Opera from $125-$315 per person (price depends upon performance)

All rates are per person. Rates and schedules subject to availability and change without notice.

Please read Brekke's Terms and Conditions for this tour carefully before registering.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Thursday or Friday Helsinki – Cruising

Depart from Helsinki to St. Petersburg in the evening at 6:00pm on board the M/S Princess Anastasia. The M/S Princess Anastasia is a modern passenger ferry built in Finland. Passengers of all nationalities traveling on Princess Anastasia can enjoy St. Petersburg for 72 hours without a Russian visa.

Day 2: Friday or Saturday St. Petersburg

Morning arrival in St. Petersburg. Disembark at 2:00pm and join a panoramic city tour featuring the major highlights such as Admiralty; St. Isaac’s Cathedral; St. Nicolas Cathedral; Palace Square; Smolny Convent; and Peter and Paul Fortress. Overnight at the Ambassador Hotel located in the city center near the Mariinsky Theatre.

Day 3: Saturday or Sunday St. Petersburg

Breakfast at hotel. Enjoy a morning tour of the Hermitage Museum featuring Old Masters, state rooms of the Winter Palace and Impressionists´ Exhibition. Be ready for a long walk inside! Remainder of day free. Overnight at hotel.
Option: Substitute a tour of Yusupov Palace where the most dramatic episodes of the history of Russia took place, the murder of Grigory Rasputin.

Day 4: Sunday or Monday St. Petersburg - Cruising

Breakfast at hotel. Morning excursion to Pushkin, one of the former Imperial summer residences. Visit the beautiful Catherine´s Palace. Transfer to the ferry terminal for departure from St. Petersburg at 7:00pm.
Option: Substitute a tour to Peterhof Summer Palace, a magnificent ensemble on the Gulf of Finland, built in the 18th century as the summer residence of Russian czars with enormous parks and beautiful fountains. Supplement for this tour is $50 per person.

Day 5: Monday or Tuesday Tallinn - Cruising

Morning arrival in Tallinn. See the medieval old town with cobblestone streets and towers. Depart from Tallinn in the evening.

Day 6: Tuesday or Wednesday Stockholm

Arrive in Stockholm in the morning. Package ends upon arrival in Stockholm.

Post-Tour Extensions

  • Pre & Post Tour Extensions

    Stockholm - Oslo Extension

    This 3-day package between Stockholm and Oslo is the perfect extension to your Scandinavian escorted tour as a pre- or post-tour package.

    Itinerary can be reversed (Oslo to Stockholm)