Baltic Tours with Nordic Cruises

Baltic Cruise from Helsinki to St. Petersburg, Tallinn and Stockholm | 5 Days

From 683 € per person

Subject to season and number of people in the booking.

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Helsinki – St. Petersburg – Tallinn – Stockholm – Helsinki

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March – December, SKU 21190

Travel in Deluxe Comfort to See Four Magnificent Cities: Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Tallinn and Stockholm

Our Baltic Cruise will take you from Helsinki to St. Petersburg, and then on to Tallinn and Stockholm. You will spend one full day visiting attractions in each of these wondrous cities. A personal guide will show you all the notable sites – sharing interesting facts and tales about each city’s fascinating history, as well as pointing out scenic views to enhance your visit.

Day 1: Baltic Cruise from Helsinki

Your journey will begin in Helsinki, the Finnish capital. This glorious city is renowned for lovely architecture, outstanding museums, and a delectable array of gourmet food. As a seaside city with numerous islands and rivers, Helsinki offers many beautiful bridges to explore on foot. Impressive examples of Neoclassical buildings compose Senate Square and the city center, such as the Helsinki Cathedral. You can purchase a range of crafts, souvenirs and treats at the popular Market Square.

Your Baltic Cruise from Helsinki to St. Petersburg  will start at 6:00 pm (18:00)

Day 2: Visit St. Petersburg, Russia Visa Free

You will greet the second morning in St. Petersburg, a majestic city with 18th century imperial roots. As you walk down Nevsky Prospekt with our experience guide, you’ll see many of this city’s most prominent buildings. On one side is the Kazan Cathedral, with 96 stone columns, a soaring dome, and a grand interior with striking mosaic floors. On the other side of the street is the dazzling Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood, designed by the most famed Russian artists of the late 19th century.

The Hermitage Museum houses one of the best art collections in the world within its massive exhibition spaces. This Baroque-style building has over 1,057 halls filled with art and artifacts from around the world, ranging from Egyptian relics to masterpieces by Leonardo di Vinci. We’ll also visit the ancient Peter and Paul Fortress, which is currently a part of the State Museum of St. Petersburg History. This compound is the oldest structure in St. Petersburg and was used for various purposes throughout history, including as a prison, military base, and science lab. Next, at evening we’ll sail to Tallinn.

Day 3: Baltic Cruise to Tallinn

At morning you will arrive to Tallinn, the captivating capital of Estonia. Surrounded by ancient stone walls, the Old Town will charm you with its winding alleyways, medieval cathedrals and colorful history. Notable Tallinn monuments include the Town Hall Square, built in 1404, and the Dome Church, which has tombstones dating back to the 1200s.

Day 4: Baltic Cruise to Stockholm

The cruise ferry arrives in Stockholm at 9:30 am and our professional guide will meet you to discover Stockholm and visit the enormous Royal Palace. The harbour city of Stockholm will give you a glimpse of coastal elegance. Spread across 14 islands, this fabulous city is nicknamed “Venice of the North.” One of the most popular attractions in Stockholm is the medieval Gamla Stan (Old Town), where the cobblestone streets are packed with restaurants, boutique shops and museums.

One of the most remarkable and iconic images in Stockholm is the City Hall. This building features a 106 meter high tower that displays the golden Three Crowns – the national coat of arms of Sweden. You can also visit (if you will have time after walking tour) the unique Vasa Museum, where the world’s only preserved 17th century ship is on full display. Ten exhibitions around the ship tell tales about life on board. As the most visited museum in Scandinavia, the Vasa hosts over one million guests each year!

At 5:30 pm departure on your overnight cruise back to Helsinki.

Day 5: Return to Helsinki

After four active days spent touring some of the most remarkable cities in the world, your luxurious Baltic Cruise will conclude in Helsinki at 11:30 am.

What is included:

  • Round Baltic cruise Helsinki-St.Petersburg-Tallinn-Stockholm-Helsinki (4 nights)
  • Onboard the ferry(4 nights)
  • Panoramic car tour of St. Petersburg with personal guide
  • Panoramic walking tour of Tallinn with personal guide
  • Panoramic walking tour of Stockholm with personal guide
  • Premium customer support (24 hr emergency phone support for existing customers, e-mail support, on-line chat, call back)
  • Fuel and harbor fee

What is not included:

  • Any transportation to or from Helsinki
  • Travel insurance

Please note:

  • All times are local
  • Check your Nordic Cruises voucher for exact departure and arrival times
  • All guests must be on board at least 1/2 hour before sailing

The cruise from Helsinki to St. Petersburg, Tallinn and Stockholm includes 3 overnights on board of a luxury cruise MS Princess Anastasia

Russia Visa Free Requirements

Nordic Cruises Tour Operator legally offers Baltic cruises to St. Petersburg with Russia Visa Free up to 72 hours. It is enough time for first time visitors.
To take a ferry to St. Petersburg you should have to show at passport control:

  • Your valid passport WITHOUT Russia Visa
  • Your valid passport for minimum 6 months after exit date from St. Petersburg
  • Nordic Cruises voucher conformation
  • Boarding Pass
  • Travel Insurance (hardly recommended)
  • Take advantage of the Russia Visa Free to discover the Northern Capital of Russia.

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