About This Trip

Experience St. Petersburg, Russia without a Visa!

Explore the Imperial Delights of St. Petersburg without a Visa on this 6-day independent tour from Stockholm to Helsinki.

Dates & Prices

  • Weekly Departures Between
    Mar 27 2019 to Dec 24 2019
  • Price from: $1175 Per person based on double occupancy. Rates are based on July 15 - August 31, 2019 departures. Inquire about reduced rates for travel in March, April and September through December
  • Single Supplement $600

Tour Information

Tour/Price Includes

  • 3 nights in inside cabin, double occupancy
  • 2 night hotel accommodations, double occupancy
  • 2 breakfasts [B] 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
  • Fuel surcharge

Disclaimer

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)

Ask about reduced rates for travel in March, April, and September through December.

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: Tuesday or Wednesday Stockholm – Cruising

Depart from Stockholm in the evening at 4:00pm on board the M/S Anastasia. The M/S Anastasia is a modern passenger ferry and can accommodate up to 2353 passengers and 580 vehicles. Passengers of all nationalities traveling on M/S Anastasia can enjoy St. Petersburg without a Russian visa.

Day 2: Wednesday or Thursday Helsinki – Cruising

Arrive in Helsinki at 11:30am. The eastern and western cultural influence the identity of the Finnish capital. The archipelago that surrounds Helsinki with hundreds of tiny islands creates an idyllic environment for cruises. Depart at 6:00pm for overnight cruising to St. Petersburg.

Day 3: Thursday or Friday St. Petersburg

Arrive in St. Petersburg in the morning. Join a panoramic city tour featuring the major highlights such as Admiralty; St. Isaac’s Cathedral; St. Nicolas Cathedral and Palace Square. Overnight at the Ambassador’s Hotel located in the city center near Mariinsky Theatre.

Day 4: Friday or Saturday St. Petersburg

Tour of the Hermitage Museum featuring Old Masters, state rooms of the Winter Palace and Impressionists´ Exhibition. Be ready for a long walk inside! Overnight at the Ambassador's Hotel.
Option: Substitute a tour of Yuspov Palace, where the most dramatic episode of the history of Russia took place, the murder of Grigory Rasputin.

[B]
Day 5: Saturday or Sunday St. Petersburg - Cruising

Excursion to Pushkin and Catherine´s Palace. The beautiful Catherine's Palace is one of the former astonishing Imperial summer residences with the world-famous Amber Room. Transfer to the ferry terminal for 7:00pm departure for Helsinki.
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.

[B]
Day 6: Sunday or Monday Helsinki

Arrive in Helsinki at 8:00am. Tour ends upon arrival in Helsinki.

Pre-Tour Extensions

  • Pre & Post Tour Extensions

    Copenhagen - Stockholm Extension

    Travel from royal Copenhagen to charming Stockholm by train on this three day adventure!

    Itinerary can be reversed (Stockholm to Copenhagen).

  • Pre & Post Tour Extensions

    Oslo - Stockholm Extension

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

    Itinerary can be reversed (Stockholm to Oslo).