Scandinavian Capitals

Helsinki & St. Petersburg - 5 days

Partly Escorted Tours, Start in St. Petersburg

Visit the fascinating cities St. Petersburg and Helsinki, cultural capitals of North-eastern Europe. In St. Petersburg, transfers, a private city sightseeing tour and a guided tour of the world famous Hermitage Art Museum are included. Enjoy the train ride to the Finnish capital, Helsinki, and its many highlights.

Tour details

This tour can commence in: Helsinki or St. Petersburg

Day 01: Arrival in St. Petersburg

  • Arrival in St. Petersburg according to your own itinerary.
    • Kindly note that most nationals require a visa to enter Russia.
  • Private transfer from the airport to your hotel in St. Petersburg with an English speaking transfer assistant.
  • Accommodation in St. Petersburg.

Day 02: St. Petersburg: Grand City Tour

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 3-hour sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg.
    • Including the Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Summer Garden, Nevsky Prospect and much more.
  • Afternoon at leisure
  • Recommended attractions:
    • The Square of Arts
    • Saint Isaac’s Cathedral
    • Peterof
    • Peter and Paul Fortress
    • The Palace Bridge
    • Alexander Garden
  • Accommodation in St. Petersburg.

Day 03: St. Petersburg: Visit of the Hermitage Art Museum

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 3-hour visit of Hermitage Art Museum
  • Afternoon at leisure
  • Accommodation in St. Petersburg.

Day 04: Travel by train to Helsinki

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Private transfer to the train station.
  • Train from St. Petersburg to Helsinki (approx. 11:30-14:00 hrs).
  • Afternoon at leisure in Helsinki
  • Recommended attractions:
    • Helsinki Cathedral
    • Sibelius Monument
    • The Rock Church
    • Finlandia Hall
    • Suomenlinna Maritime Sea Fortress
  • Accommodation in Helsinki.

Day 05: Departure from Helsinki

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Departure from Helsinki according to your own itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in St. Petersburg

Arrival in St. Petersburg according to your own itinerary. A private transfer assistant will will meet you at the airport and you will be transferred by private car to your hotel. St. Petersburg is a city of outstanding architectural beauty, famous for its magnificent palaces, cathedrals, fountains and bridges. Sights of interest include: The Palace Bridge, Alexander Garden, Peter and Paul Fortress and much more. Accommodation in St. Petersburg.

Day 02: St. Petersburg: Grand City Tour

Breakfast at the hotel. At 10:00 hrs a local guide will meet you at your hotel and take you on a 3-hour visit of St. Petersburg. Famous sights include the Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Summer Garden, Nevsky Prospect, The Square of Arts, Saint Isaac’s Cathedral and much more. The afternoon is at your own leisure. We highly recommend you to visit Peterof (please see add-ons for further information). Accommodation in St. Petersburg.

Day 03: St. Petersburg: Visit of the Hermitage Art Museum

Breakfast at the hotel. At 10:00 hrs a local guide will meet you at your hotel and take you on a 3-hour visit of the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum. This museum is one of the most famous and largest museums in the world with more than three million works of art and artefacts of the world culture in its collection. (Kindly note that Hermitage Art Museum is closed on Mondays, January 1 and May 9). The afternoon is at your own leisure. Accommodation in St. Petersburg.

Day 04: Travel by train to Helsinki

Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer to the train station and departure from St. Petersburg by a 3,5-hour train ride to Helsinki. The Finnish capital is a modern cultural city, which throughout 450 years of history, has existed in the crosscurrents of the East and West. The colourful layers of history can be seen everywhere; a walking tour of the city centre or of the magnificent Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress will open your eyes to a fascinating past. Sights of interest include the historical centre, Senate Square, the Parliament building, Finlandia Hall, the Sibelius Monument and Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church). Accommodation in Helsinki.

Day 05: Departure from Helsinki

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Helsinki according to your own itinerary.

Helsinki & St. Petersburg

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