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ARE YOU READY TO OPEN YOUR RUSSIA?

  • You're studing in Finland and want to take from your Erasmus time as much as possible;
  • You know that now it's probably the best chance to visit Russia:  it's close and cheep;
  • You don't know russian language and you'll need help to talk with people;
  • You want this trip to be fun and well-planned;
  • You want to save your time and money (about 85 euro for visa).

 

CHOOSE YOU WAY TO OPEN YOUR RUSSIA

Mini (2 and 4 days in St.Petersburg)

  2 days in St.Petersburg  

4 days in St.Petersburg

190 and 210 / euro

  235 220* / euro 

 250 235* / euro

Ferry tickets with all the fees

Transfer to the city centre and back

Hostel - towels are included

     Breakfast 

     Local guides service (12 hours a day)

     "Gold route" around St.Petersburg

     "Russian Sweets" Box

 

 Ferry tickets with all the fees

 Transfer to the city centre and back

 Hostel (1 night) - towels are included

 Breakfast (1 time)

 Local guides service (12 hours a day)

 "Gold route" around St.Petersburg

 "Russian Sweets" Box 

 * Get this price with OpenYourRussia App.

 Ferry tickets with all the fees

 Transfer to the city centre and back

 Hostel (3 nights) - towels are included

 Breakfast (3 times)

 Local guides service (12 hours a day)

 "Gold route" around St.Petersburg

 "Russian Sweets" Box 

 * Get this price with OpenYourRussia App.

 

PRE-FIRST DAY

17.00 – Meeting at Helsinki harbor

19.00 – Departure from Helsinki by ferry

(duty free, xxx night club and folk performance are on the 7th  deck for you - free entrance).

 

FIRST DAY IN ST.PETERSBURG

9.00 – Arrival to St.Petersburg
We advise you to leave the ferry as fast as possible because there will be a huge queue to the passport control. 

10:00 - Shuttle bus city tour (departing from the harbor and going to the City Centre)

12.00 – Lunch (Russian pancakes)

13.00 – Sightseeing tour:

    *St.Isaac’s Cathedral (panoramic view) - 2eu,

    *Peter I monument (the founder of the city)

    *Hermitage (the main museum of the city) -

     free with a valid student card,

    *Kazanskiy Cathedral - free.

18.00 – Russian Dinner

19.00 – Free time and time for extra activities *

21.00 – "SPb" pub and Club.

 

SECOND DAY IN ST.PETERSBURG

9.00 – Breakfast

9.30 – Sightseeing tour

    *Tour around St.Petersburg metro –

     the deepest in the world,

    *Public bus to the "Tsars Vilage" /                              Petergof during the Summer,

    *Catherine Palace (+amber room) /                            Amazing Petergof during the Summer - 5eu,

    *Monument of Lenin (leader of communism),

    *The Church on the Spilled Blood - 3.5eu

16.00 – Lunch.

17.00 – Transfer to the harbor.

19.00 – Departure from St.Petersburg to Helsinki. You are back to Helsinki at 8.00 next day.

"Russian Sweets" Box 

PRE-FIRST DAY

17.00 – Meeting at Helsinki harbor

19.00 – Departure from Helsinki by ferry

(duty free, xxx night club and folk performance are on the 7th  deck for you - free entrance).

 

FIRST DAY IN ST.PETERSBURG

9.00 – Arrival to St.Petersburg
You are allowed to stay in Russia 72 hours without visa and just to enjoy it from the 1st to the last minute we advise you to leave the ferry stright after 14.00 on the arrival day. It means that you have to be back on board before 14.00 after awesome 72 hours in St.Petersburg. 

14:00 - Shuttle bus city tour (departing from the harbor and going to the City Centre).

14.30 – Lunch (Russian pancakes).

15.00 – Sightseeing tour:

    *St.Isaac’s Cathedral,

    *Peter I monument (the founder of the city),

    *Kazanskiy Cathedral - free.

18.00 – Russian Dinner,

19.00 – Free time and time for extra activities *

21.00 – "SPb" pub and Club.

 

SECOND DAY IN ST.PETERSBURG

10.00 – Breakfast

10.30 – Sightseeing tour

    *Tour around St.Petersburg metro –

     the deepest in the world,

    *Public bus to the "Tsars Vilage" /                              Petergof during the Summer,

    *Catherine Palace (+amber room) /                            Amazing Petergof during the Summer - 5eu,

    *Monument of Lenin (leader of communism),

    *The Church on the Spilled Blood - 3.5eu

16.00 – Lunch

17.00 – Souvenir market & Postcard shop,

19.00 – Free time and time for extra activities *

 

THIRD DAY IN ST.PETERSBURG

10.00 – Breakfast

10.30 – Sightseeing tour

    *Peter & Paul fortress - free,

    *Military Museum (outside) - free,

    *St.Petersburg in miniature - free,

14.00 – Lunch.

14:30 – Sightseeing tour

    *Hermitage (the main museum of the city) -

     free with a valid student card,

    *Magic street,

    *The oldest Russian shop with luxory products

19.00 – Free time and time for extra activities *

 

FOURTH DAY IN ST.PETERSBURG

10.00 – Breakfast.

10.30 – Sightseeing tour

    *St.Isaac’s Cathedral (panoramic view from the top of the cathedral to cover all the places that you've seen in the city) - 2eu,

11.00 – Transfer to the harbor and boarding on the ferry. You need to board on the ferry untill 12.30 according to the visa-free regulations. All the shops, restaurants, bars and even aqua zone with sauna will work for you on the ferry. That's a nice time to have a rest and plan your next trip to St.Petersburg. We promise that you'll have a wonderful time in our city and will be tired but satisfied after these 72 hours. 

18.00 – Departure from St.Petersburg to Helsinki. You are back to Helsinki at 7.00 next day.

"Russian Sweets" Box 

EXTRA ACTIVITIES:

  • Boat trip: 6 euro
  • Limousine party trip: 15 euro
  • Russian ballet: from 6 euro till 55 euro (depends on the day and a theater)

 

CHOOSE YOUR TRIP

Summer 2017 (+20 eu)

Helsinki - St.Petersburg - Helsinki

 

                        2 days in St.Petersburg                                  4 days in St.Petersburg
                               1. June 7-10                                         1A. June 7-12
                               2. June 14-17                                         2A. June 14-19
                               3. June 21-24                                         3A. June 21-26
                               4. June 28-July 1                                         4A. June 28-July 3
                               5. July 5-8                                         5A. July 5-10
                               6. July 12-15                                         6A. July 12-17
                               7. July 19-22                                                         7A. July 19-24
                               8. July 26-29                                                         8A. July 26-31
                               9. August 2-5                                                         9A. August 2-7
                              10. August 9-12                                         10A. August 9-14
                              11. August 16-19                                            11A. August 16-21
                              12. August 23-26                                          12A. August 23-28
                              13. August 30-Sept 2                                         13A. August 30-Sept 4

 

Autumn 2017 

Helsinki - St.Petersburg - Helsinki

 

                         2 days in St.Petersburg                                4 days in St.Petersburg
                               1. September 6-9                                     1A. September 6-11
                               2. September 13-16                                     2A. September 13-18
                               3. September  20-23                                     3A. September 20-25
                               4. September 27-30                                     4A. September 27-Oct 2
                               5. October 4-7                                     5A. October 4-9
                               6. October 11-14                                     6A. October 11-16
                               7. October 18-21                                                   7A. October 18-23
                               8. October 25-28                                                   8A. October 25-30
                               9. November 1-4                                                   9A. November 1-6
                             10. November 8-11                                    10A. November 8-13
                             11. November 15-18                                    11A. November 15-20
                             12. November 22-25                                    12A. November 22-27
                             13. November 29-Dec 2                                    13A. November 29-Dec 4
                             14. December 6-9                                    14A. December 6-11
                             15. December 13-16                                    15A. December 13-18
                             16. December 20-23                                    16A. December 20-25

                            

 

To be more clear about the days

  • The 1st day is departure from Helsinki to St.Petersburg
  • The last day is arrival from St.Petersburg back to Helsinki

 

DIDN'T FIND ANY CONVENIENT DAY?

Feel free to offer your time to visit St.Petersburg!

We can organize the trip for you anytime you want if you are a group of 4 people at least.