Finland and Northern Russia at a Glance

Company Nordic Travel
Type
Finland and Northern Russia at a Glance.
                                                                    
                                                                           (5 days/4 nights)

Day 1. Arrive in Helsinki
  • Included meals: No
Arrive in Helsinki at any time.

Transfer to the centrally located 4* hotel for one night.

Day 2. Helsinki – St. Petersburg
  • Included meals: Breakfast
Breakfast.

Walking tour of Helsinki. See the main attractions of the city centre, including the Senate Square with St. Nicholas Cathedral and the statue of Emperor Alexander II, Mannerheimintie – the main street of the city and the Rock Church (Temppeliaukion kirkko).

Free afternoon.

Transfer to the train station and depart for St. Petersburg by “Allegro” fast-speed train at 20:30 or so.

Arrive in St. Petersburg at 23:57, meet and transfer to the centrally located 4* hotel for one night.

Day 3. St. Petersburg - Petrozavodsk
  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast.

City tour of St. Petersburg. See the main attractions of the city centre, including Nevsky Avenue, the Palace Square, the Senate Square with the statue of Emperor Peter I “The Bronze Horseman”, St. Isaac’s Square, Peter and Paul Fortress (including the visit of the Cathedral), Vassilyevsky Island et cetera.

Transfer to the train station and depart for Petrozavodsk at 18:00 by train.

Arrive in Petrozavodsk at 23:00 and transfer to the centrally located 4* hotel for two nights.

Day 4. Kizhi Island
  • Included meals: Breakfast, Tea break, Dinner
Breakfast.

Full day tour to Kizhi Museum of Wooden Architecture. In summer season we will go by boat (~7 hours) and in other seasons we will travel a longer way by van via Medvezhyegorsk (~11 hours).

Walking tour of Kizhi museum - see the churches of the Transfiguration and the Intercession, visit one church and one of the historical houses.  

Return and overnight in Petrozavodsk.

Day 5. Petrozavodsk – St. Petersburg
  • Included meals: Breakfast
Transfer to the train station and leave for St. Petersburg by morning train (06:36 – 12:00) or evening train (18:00 – 22:57).

You may wish to continue to Moscow by one of the trains or by plane (subject to availability).

Arrival in St. Petersburg (Moscow), meet and transfer to the airport, train station or hotel.

  • Included:

1. Accommodation.
2. Transportation as per the itinerary.
3. Tours as per the itinerary.
4. Meals as per the itinerary.






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