Visa Free St. Petersburg

Visitors arriving in St Petersburg by ferry and staying less than 72 hours no longer need to hold a Russian visa. Bentours’ carefully-designed five-day itinerary allows travellers to experience the marvels of this fabulous city without the burden of paperwork.








FROM $1,095*


Day 1 Helsinki - St Petersburg

Depart tonight for an overnight ferry to St Petersburg.

Overnight: Onboard ferry 

Day 2 St Petersburg

Arrive in St Petersburg this morning and enjoy a tour that includes the city’s many highlights including the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, and the palaces and mansions of Nevsky Prospekt – St Petersburg’s gracious main boulevard. B

Your hotel: Dostoevsky Hotel (changes depending on class)

Day 3 St Petersburg

Visit the magnificent Hermitage Museum, a stunning former palace housing more than 3 million works of art. Later, explore at your own pace or join one of our optional excursions. B

Day 4 St Petersburg

Spend today further discovering St Petersburg at your leisure, or consider one of our optional excursions. Take the overnight ferry to Helsinki this evening. B

Overnight: Onboard ferry

Day 5 St Petersburg - Helsinki

Arrival in Helsinki where your tour ends this morning. B

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with private facilities
  • Daily breakfast
  • Return overnight ferry from Helsinki to St Petersburg
  • Arrival transfer by car with guide in St Petersburg
  • Transport and English speaking guide for Panoramic City tour including Peter & Paul Fortress, Hermitage Tour and departure transfer
  • Entrance to the Hermitage and Peter and Paul Fortress


B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner • *Terms and conditions apply. From prices are per person, twin share, based on lead in grades and/or seasons unless specified. When available, optional upgrades can be applied at time of booking. See bentours.com for more information