Baltic Cruise: Stockholm – Helsinki – St. Petersburg – Tallinn – 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.
Stockholm (Sweden), Helsinki (Finland), St. Petersburg (Russia visa free), Tallinn (Estonia)
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.
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
- Panoramic tour of Saint Petersburg
- Peter and Paul Fortress
- Kazan Cathedral
- Hermitage State Museum
What is not included:
- Any transportation to or from Stockholm
- Travel insurance
- 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
Your Baltic Cruises accommodation will be in any hotel of your choice. A breakfast in your hotel is included.
Nevsky Grand Hotel 3*
Dynasty Hotel 3*
W 5* Boutique Hotel by Starwood Hotels
Drawbridge Openings Schedule, St. PetersburgDuring 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 Bridge||1:10 am-2:50 am
3:10 am-4:55 am
|Trinity Bridge||1:20 am-4:50 am|
|Blagoveshchensky Bridge||1:25 am-2:45 am
3:10 am-5:00 am
|Grenadersky Bridge||1:30 am-4:30 am|
|Kantemirovsky Bridge||1:30 am-4:30 am|
|Smpsonievsky Bridge||1:30 am-4:30 am|
|Liteiny Bridge||1:40 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 Bridge||2:00 am-4:45 am|
|Bolsheokhotinsky Bridge||2:00 am-5:00 am|
|Alexander Nevsky Bridge||2:20 am-5:10 am|
|Finlyandsky Bridge||2:20 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:
Take advantage of the Russia Visa Free to discover the Northern Capital of Russia.