Stockholm Helsinki St Petersburg Tour

Baltic Treasures  2015

6 nights plus 1 night cruise

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Euro  2335 

Guaranteed departures on Tuesdays
6 nights tour plus 1night cruise -  Stockholm - St Petersburg
: Jul 14, Jul 28,  2015

Stockholm Helsinki St Petersburg tour


Day 1: STOCKHOLM
Independent arrival in Stockholm Arlanda Airport and transfer to hotel. Your tour escort will meet you at 7:50 p.m. at the hotel lobby. Dinner and overnight at the Clarion Hotel Sign, first class centrally located hotel.

Day 2: STOCKHOLM
The day starts with a 4 hours guided tour of the city. Famous sights include the Royal Palace, Parliament Buildings, Cathedral, Royal Theatre, etc. You will also visit the enchanting Old Town (Gamla Stan) with its narrow cobbled streets and numerous antique shops. Highlight of the tour is a visit to City Hall with its famous Blue and Golden Halls, where the Nobel Prize banquet is held each year. Afternoon free in Stockholm, with possibility to visit the famous Wasa Museum or take one of the popular canal tours. Accommodation at the Clarion Hotel Sign. Please note that dinner today is not included in the program, as our experience shows that whilst in Stockholm guests prefer to eat out at a restaurant of their own choice. Your tour escort will gladly advise and make table reservations for you.

Day 3: STOCKHOLM - HELSINKI
Morning free in Stockholm. Afternoon transfer from hotel to pier, for embarkation on a luxurious cruise ferry of the Silja Line. 5 p.m. cruise departure from Stockholm, sailing slowly down the picturesque Stockholm archipelago past numerous small islands. Dinner on board. Choice of entertainment, bars, shops and casino. Accommodation is in 2- berth outside cabins (seaside) with shower/WC. We recommend you to bring an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry suitcases to and from your cabin.

Day 4: HELSINKI
Enjoy your buffet breakfast as you sail into Helsinki. After disembarkation 3 hours guided tour of Helsinki. Famous sights include the Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, Sibelius Park & Monument, Underground Temple, and much more. During the afternoon you can explore the busy market place or the many souvenir shops close to the harbour. Finnish crystal and leather goods are an excellent buy. Dinner and accommodation at the Glo Art Hotel, another first class hotel centrally located.

Day 5: HELSINKI - ST. PETERSBURG
Early breakfast followed by transfer by coach from hotel to railway station. Departure from Helsinki at 10am on Finnish train ’Allegro’ for St. Petersburg. Lunch box on train. 14.36 hrs: Arrival in St. Petersburg. Coach transfer from railway station to hotel combined with 1 hour guided boat cruise along the Neva River and visit at St. Isaac's Cathedral. Welcome dinner incl shot of vodka and 1 glass wine. Accommodation at Ambassador Hotel, a four star centrally located hotel near the famous Mariinsky Theatre.

Day 6: ST. PETERSBURG  After breakfast transfer to Neva River harbor for cruise by hydrofoil to Peterhof, including visit to the Grand palace of Peter the Great with its extensive and lower parks and gilded with fountains. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch return to St Petersburg to tour of the world famous Hermitage Art Museum and the State Rooms of the Winter Palace. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.

Day 7: ST. PETERSBURG
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the nearby town of Pushkin followed by a visit to Catherine's Palace including the famous Amber room. Lunch at local Restaurant. After lunch return to St Petersburg. Enjoy a 3 hour panoramic tour of the city by coach with local English-speaking guide. St. Petersburg is a city of outstanding architectural beauty, famous for its magnificent palaces, cathedrals, fountains and bridges and canals. This evening you will be taken to see a colorful Russian folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace, with snacks during the intermission. Dinner at Dostoevsky Restaurant. Accommodation at Ambassador hotel .

Day 8: ST. PETERSBURG DEPARTURE
This tour of the three most beautiful cities of the Baltic ends after breakfast, with transfers to St. Petersburg Airport in connection with your flight home.

Price includes:

7 nights Stockholm - St. Petersburg
* 6 nights accommodation including daily 3-course or buffet dinner (except on second night in Stockholm)  and buffet breakfast, in centrally located first class hotels, all rooms with private facilities.
* 2 lunches on days 6 & 7, plus lunch box on train on day 5.
* 4 hours guided tour of Stockholm, 3 hours Helsinki, all entrances included.
* Overnight cruise Stockholm - Helsinki, incl. accommodation in 2-berth outside cabins (seaside) with shower/WC, dinner and buffet breakfast on board.
* Complete program in St. Petersburg, including 3 hours city tour, visit to Peter & Paul Fortress, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, excursion to Peterhof, all entrances included, hydrofoil St. Petersburg - Peterhof , 1 hour’s guided canal tour, plus folklore show at Nikolaevsky Palace incl. snacks during intermission and dinner at Backstage Restaurant.
* Train Helsinki – St. Petersburg, incl. transfers between hotels and railway stations.
* Luggage assistance at all hotels.
* English speaking tour escort throughout.
* Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats etc.
* Transfers airport/hotel on first and last days. Transfers to/from a different airport than the one mentioned in the tour program may incur a supplement.

Price per person in Euros for the 7nights tour ($ rate varies depending the exchange):

Euro 2325 per person based on double occupancy
Euro 580 Single supplement