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Imperial St. Petersburg, Russia

Rail Trip to St. Petersburg, Russia

4 Days / 2 locations in Finland and Russia

Majestic palaces, extravagant mansions and richly decorated cathedrals, create a regal ambience all around St. Petersburg, one of the most beautiful cities on the globe. This tour will introduce the main sights of the city in three days.


Day 1     Helsinki - St. Petersburg
Accommodation: Dostoevsky Hotel

After boarding the Allegro train from Helsinki to St. Petersburg in the morning you can enjoy the Southern Finland landscape passing by. Upon arrival in the "Venice of the North", the orientation tour takes you to the Admiralty, St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Nicolas Cathedral, Palace Square and Smolny Convent. The architects of the city gave colors an essential role in their plans and this magnificent Russian city owes much of its special atmosphere to these painted facades.

Drop off at the hotel.

Day 2     St. Petersburg
Accommodation: Dostoevsky Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Today a comprehensive tour of the Hermitage Museum featuring Old Masters and State Rooms of the Winter Palace.

The rest of the day free.

Day 3     St. Petersburg
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Today an excursion to Peterhof Palace, a magnificent ensemble of the Gulf of Finland, built in the 18th century as the summer residence of the Russian tsars

Day 4     St. Petersburg - Helsinki
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel

Today an excursion to Yusupov Palace where the most dramatic episode of the historiy of Russia took place, the murder of Grigory Rasputin.

Transfer to the train station in the afternoon.

Departure by train at 3.30pm for Helsinki. Arrival Helsinki in the early evening.



Upgrade to 4 star Hotel Ambassador is available. Please inquire about price.

Price Includes
Sightseeing and Entrances Per Itinerary
English Speaking Local Guide
Daily Breakfast
2nd Class Rail Tickets
Hotel Accommodation As in Itinerary With Daily Breakfast
Visa Support Letter
Transfers Train and Hotel in St. Petersburg
City Tour, Hermitage Museum, Peterhof Palace, Yusupov Palace
Price Does Not Include
 Visa to Russia