Baltic Cruise: Stockholm – Helsinki – St. Petersburg – Tallinn – Stockholm

Baltic Cruises from Stockholm

Baltic Cruise from Stockholm to Tallinn, Helsinki and St. Petersburg Visa Free | 7 Days

from 565 € per person

Subject to season and number of people in the booking.

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Stockholm (Sweden), Helsinki (Finland), St. Petersburg (Russia visa free), Tallinn (Estonia)

Sailing

April – December 2018

Baltic Cruise from Stockholm

Day 1: Cruise from Stockholm to Helsinki

Spend the day in Stockholm at your leisure, before travelling under your own arrangements to the ferry terminal in Stockholm.  Our evening departure to Helsinki is scheduled for 5:30 pm. 

Day 2: Visit Helsinki

You will enjoy optional breakfast on the ferry, and then dock in Helsinki at 11:30 am. Enjoy the day at your leisure to explore the city before your ferry’s evening departure from Helsinki to St. Petersburg visa free at 7:00 pm

Day 3: Visit St. Petersburg Visa Free

Enjoy a delicious optional breakfast on the ferry, followed by our arrival in the Russian city of St. Petersburg which is scheduled for 9:00 am. Upon arrival you will  disembark the ferry. After the passport control you will be  transferred to the city center (not to the hotel). Then you can easily find your hotel  which will be your city accommodation over the next three nights.

Those who have chosen a Private Package will meet  your tour guide in the ferry terminal.

At 03:00 pm our guide will meet you at your hotel lobby.  You’ll then enjoy a 3 hours walking city tour which features the major highlights of St Petersburg.

Day 4: The Hermitage Art Museum in St. Petersburg

Enjoy  breakfast at your hotel.  You will spend the morning at leisure, making the most of all the impressive hotel facilities and city attractions.

In the afternoon, at 03:00pm you will have a walking guided tour of the world-renowned art-filled Hermitage Museum. This was once the Tsar´s Winter Palace, and today the vast art collections are housed in magnificent State Rooms.

You may choose to attend an optional circus, ballet, opera, or folkloric performance this evening, rich in the culture of this Imperial City. 

 

Day 5: Last Day in St. Petersburg

After   breakfast at your hotel you can join an optional  guided excursion to  Catherine´s Palace in Pushkin (where you will see the renowned Amber Room) OR a guided excursion to the magnificent Peterhof Summer Palace and Gardens.

Please note that you must re-board the ferry by no later than 05:30 midday  for your departure from St. Petersburg visa free to Tallinn via Helsinki.

You will depart on the ferry for Tallinn at approximately 6:00 pm. 

Day 6: Cruise to Tallinn

Optional breakfast on board the ferry will be followed by your arrival into Tallinn at midday. You will enjoy a 3 hour guided walking tour  around the enchanting Old Town Tallinn.  Following this, enjoy time at leisure in Tallinn to explore and discover this medieval walled town with its cobblestone streets and towers.  Your departure from Tallinn for Stockholm on the ferry is scheduled for 6:30 pm

Day 7: Arrive in Stockholm and End Tour

Following optional  breakfast on the ferry, you ferry will dock in Stockholm. Your tour will conclude on disembarkation.

Drottningholm Palace, Stockholm

Drottningholm Palace, Stockholm

Baltic Cruise from Stockholm. Visit Helsinki

Helsinki, the capital of Finland

Baltic Cruise from Stockholm

The Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg

The Hermitage, Russia visa free

The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

Peterhof Palace, St. Petersburg visa free

Peterhof Summer Palace, St. Petersburg

Catherine Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia

Catherine Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia

Tallinn, the Capital of Estonia

Old Town of Tallinn

Enjoy the highlights of the Balticfrom Stockholm with this eight day tour incorporating Helsinki, cruising Helsinki to St Petersburg, and three days in Russia visa free followed by a day in Tallinn before returning to Stockholm. Marvel at the very best St Petersburg has to offer, as well as plenty of time at leisure to explore the Baltic’s most renowned cities.

What is included:

  • Round Baltic cruise Stockholm-Helsinki-St.Petersburg-Tallinn-Stockholm
  • Onboard the ferry(4 nights)
  • Hotel in St. Petersburg, Russia visa free (3 nights)
  • Daily breakfast in your hotel
  • Guided panoramic walking tour of Tallinn
  • Premium customer support (24 hr emergency phone support for existing customers, e-mail support, on-line chat, call back)
  • Fuel and harbor fee

Optional Packages:

  • Private city sightseeing 2 day package:
    • Panoramic tour of Saint Petersburg
    • Peter and Paul Fortress
    • Kazan Cathedral
    • Hermitage State Museum
  • Private tour to Peterhof
  • Private tour to Catherine Palace
  • Private 1 day Moscow tour
  • Panoramic tour of Helsinki
  • What is not included:

    • Any transportation to or from Stockholm
    • 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

    Baltic Cruise: Stockholm-Helsinki-St. Petersburg-Tallinn-Stockholm

    The cruise from Stockholm includes 4 overnights on board of a luxury ferry MS Princes Anastasia

    Accommodation:

    Your Baltic Cruises accommodation will be in any hotel of your choice. A breakfast in your hotel is included.

    Nevsky Grand Hotel 3*


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    Dynasty Hotel 3*


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    W 5* Boutique Hotel by Starwood Hotels


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    Drawbridge Openings Schedule, St. Petersburg

    During navigation period from April till the middle November thirteen bridges that cross the Neva river are opened for a few hours to let large ships pass. Please follow the schedule below to get successfully to your hotel.
    Palace Bridge1:10 am-2:50 am
    3:10 am-4:55 am
    Trinity Bridge1:20 am-4:50 am
    Blagoveshchensky Bridge1:25 am-2:45 am
    3:10 am-5:00 am
    Grenadersky Bridge1:30 am-4:30 am
    Kantemirovsky Bridge1:30 am-4:30 am
    Smpsonievsky Bridge1:30 am-4:30 am
    Liteiny Bridge1:40 am-4:45 am
    Tuchkov Bridge 2:00 am-2:55 am
    3:35 am-4:55 am
    Volodarsky Bridge 2:00 am-3:45 am
    4:15 am-5:45 am
    Exchange Bridge2:00 am-4:45 am
    Bolsheokhotinsky Bridge 2:00 am-5:00 am
    Alexander Nevsky Bridge2:20 am-5:10 am
    Finlyandsky Bridge2:20 am-5:30 am

    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
  • 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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