St. Petersburg by Train from Helsinki - Moderate
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Destination for this trip:
St. Petersburg, Russia
Length of trip:
Approximate price of this trip per person:
from $ 0 to $ 2000
Best travel dates to go:
April, May, June, July, August, September
Detailed Description of this trip:
This is an escorted group tour starting from Helsinki. If you would like to experience majestic palaces, exquisite mansions, richly decorated cathedrals and regal ambiance this tour is for you! This group tour enables you to see one of the most magnificent cities in the world in a more economical manner!
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Day 1 - St. Petersburg
Depart Helsinki to St. Petersburg - Czarist Colours.
Enjoy breakfast upon the early morning Finnish Sibelius train departing Helsinki to St. Petersburg.
Upon arrival in St. Petersburg a orientation tour awaits to see the Bronze Horseman, Admiralty, Nevsky Prospekt and Palace Square. Take the time to admire this harmonious city and very special atmosphere. The tour continues to the famous Peter and Paul Fortress. St. Petersburg was founded by Peter the Great as he laid the foundation of the first fortress on an island in 1703.
Accommodations: Hotel Moskva or similiar, B, D
Day 2 - St. Petersburg
Canals and Boulevards.
Begin your day with an excursion to the Hermitage. This is an art lovers delight with over 3 million pieces of art including Leonardos, Raphaels and Titans. After a lunch at a local restauranta visit to the third largest cathedral in the world, St. Issac's. Designed by French architect Auguste Montferrand the construction took over 40 years and was completed in 1858.
Accommodations: Hotel Moskva or similiar, B, L, D
Day 3 - St. Petersburg
18th Century Russia Luxury.
After breakfast travel to the famous estate on the outskirts of St. Petersburg given by Peter the 1st to his wife Catherine Aleksejevna. Pushkin, known as the summer residence of many Russian Czars, has become one of the most magnificent, richest residences in Europe. Enjoy lunch before a transfer to the city centre for a leisurely afternoon free to wander about and further explore.
Accommodations: Hotel Moskva or similar, B, L, D
Day 4 - St. Petersburg
Food and Dining
Spend your morning finding that last minute gift or taking one last peek at this amazing city! Eat lunch at your hotel.
Transferring to the rail station for an afternoon departure by train to Helsinki.
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