Visa-Free St.Petersburg Express
Go to Russia VISA FREE and experience St Petersburg, one of the must see cities of Europe! With optional extras ranging from traditional dinner and folk show to visiting world famous palaces, you know you’re in for a good time. We travel with big overnight ferries between the cities, so while traveling you have a cabin, can go out for a drink in the bar, go to the sauna or show your moves on the dance floor!
Departure/arrival city 1: Stockholm
Departure/arrival city 2: Helsinki
Price: 240 Eur - start/finish in Stockholm; 200 Eur - start/finish in Helsinki;
Duration: 5 nights/ 6 days (start/finish in Stockholm); 3 nights/ 3 days (start/finish in Helsinki)
Departures from Stockholm: 4-9 April, 11-16 April, 18-23 April 2017
Departures from Helsinki: 5-8 April, 12-15 April, 19-22 April 2017
You can choose the suitable departure and arrival cities when making the booking.
! Important information - to join this trip you need to have travel passport valid for at least 6 months. ID-card is not valid for this travel! Kindly read the Visa-Free Travel Info below
! Please note that this is a student tour, non-students can also join it, but need to pay extra 25 Eur.
- All ferry tickets (Stockholm-Helsinki-St.Petersburg-Helsinki-Stockholm)
- Russia entrance fee for visa-free travellers
- 5 (3*) nights’ accommodation in shared rooms/cabins, bedlinen included (4 (2*) nights in B- or C-class cabins without window on overnight ferries; 1 night in the hostel).
- Transport to and from the ferry terminal in St Petersburg
- Guided bus tour in St Petersburg (museum fees not included, entrance is optional)
- Guided tour in the Hermitage Museum (free for students)
- Guided city walk in Helsinki
- Service from a Scanbalt tour manager and local guides
*When starting/finishing the tour in Helsinki
- Visit St Petersburg - one of the world’s top destinations!
- Spend 4 crazy nights on the Baltic ferries
- Visit Helsinki
- Optional activities
Please note that the booking shows departure dates if you start and finish the tour in Stockholm. If you choose to start/finish in Helsinki or Tallinn, the trip will begin 1 day later and end 1 day earlier.
Kindly choose the suitable departure point when filling in the online reservation form. Thank you.
Tour Program: St.Petersburg Express
Day 3. St Petersburg
Day 4. St Petersburg-Helsinki
Optional Activities: St.Petersburg Express
This is definitely the best way to experience Russian culture – taste local cuisine and meanwhile watch professional artists perform traditional songs and dances!
Price: 30 Eur
Price includes: folk performance, dinner with Russian specialties - starter, main course, dessert, and of course, a vodka shot.
Glamorous and fun limousine ride, that takes you along the night streets of the city, regular stops are made by main city sights.
Visa-Free Travel Info
To join this tour you don't need a VISA but you need to have travel Passport allowing crossing borders between non-Schengen countries.
! Please note, that ID card is not enough to travel to Russia
! Passport must be valid for at least 6 months after the tour finishes and you return to Schengen space. Those nationalities, that require a Schengen visa to stay in Scandinavia, need to check, that it is a multiple-entry visa. Single visa is valid only for one way trip!
The following info is valid only for those who are not citizens of the European Union:
! The citizens of countries that are not part of the Schengen union - all non-EU countries, except Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Iceland - please pay special attention to the following regulation:
If you have already stayed in European Union - for example, in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, etc. for more than 90 days - you need to have a valid residence permit in this country you currently live in (temporary one is also suitable). Those who will not be able to present their valid residence permit card when checking-in to the ferry to St.Petersburg, will not be allowed into Russia, and can be sent directly to their home country!
! We highly recommend you to make travel insurance valid in Russia for this trip!