Programme

We have carefully constructed the perfect itinerary that hits every location you need to see in order to really get a feel for the magic and beauty of St. Petersburg.

Thursday 18 June

11.00 Departure by bus from FORUM bus stop Jyväskylä. 
18.00 Departure by Ferry St Peterline from Helsinki terminal to St Petersburg (cabins for 4 persons) Breakfast on the ferry is included both ways. Dinner available on own cost.

Friday 19 June

Arrival in Saint Petersburg Port Morskoi Vokzal 10:00 am (ferry in harbour at 08:30-10:00):

Meeting with Mr Risto Korkia-Aho ( +358405215687) and the official local guides of St. Petersburg in the immigration hall.

First City Tour from 10:00 to 17:00

A great first-day excursion to get familiar with the heart of the city, main squares and monuments to give you a more in-depth perspective on this complex and fascinating city. The visits to Saint Isaac’s Cathedral and St. Paul Cathedral and Fortress. After the tour you’ll be much more comfortable getting around and exploring each neighborhood further during the remainder of your trip.

After the city tour registration to Hotel Moscow. Accommodation in twin rooms including breakfast

Dinner at 19:00 in the hotel restaurant (included in the price)

Walking tour by Risto Korkia-Aho at 20:00-22:00

Saturday 20 June

Buffet Breakfast 07.30- 10.00

Second City Tour: 10:00- 16:00

Visit to Cathedral of Resurrection (Church on Spilled Blood) followed by the

Visit to The Winter Palace -The Hermitage Museum- Art Collection
The Winter Palace, put up by Rastrelli “for Russia’s glory”, the largest and most ornate building in St. Petersburg.

Free time for community observation and shopping

Dinner at Hotel Moskva at 19:00 (included in the price)

20:30-22.00 Neva and Canal cruise for one hour (to pier by metro)

The tour via rivers and canals of Petersburg will show you the unique atmosphere of the city's water routes. You will have a ride under the famous bridges of St. Petersburg and see shine and magnificence of the historical city centre.

Sunday 21 June

Buffet Breakfast 7.30- 10.00

Free time for shopping and personal interests

Check out from the hotel at 12:00, luggage can be left in the hotel luggage room

Transportation to harbour at 16:00 from the hotel

Ferry departure to Helsinki

Monday 22 June

Arrival in Helsinki at 8:00

Transportation from Helsinki harbour to the railway station, arrival at 9.00 am.

Accommodation

Hotel Moscow ***, Nevsky Square 2 , St. Petersburg, http://www.hotel-moscow.ru/en/

Price 510 € requires minimum 30 persons.

Price for single cabin and room 770€/person.

Price includes

  • transfer from Jyväskylä to Helsinki harbour
  • cabins (for 4) on the ferry with breakfast
  • transfer in St Petersburg to and from harbour
  • staying at the hotel in twin rooms
  • breakfast at the hotel, dinner twice at the hotel
  • city tours with English and Spanish speaking guides
  • visits and entrance tickets to the museums and cathedrals mentioned above
  • Neva and Canal cruise

 Enrol by 15 April 2020

Please send your binding enrolment, a copy of your passport and the name of your roommate preference (if you have one) to rkorkia@jamk.fi
NB! No visa required when travelling by ferry.

The payment is done directly to the travel agency in advance by an invoice or credit card (additional 5€ is charged for credit card payment). Please note that all extra bank fees are paid by the customer. The travel agency will contact you with the payment details after your enrolment.

We reserve the right to make changes.

Booked by

Futurist Oy, Matka-Prima Oy
Bulevardi 12 A 3. krs
FI-00120 Helsinki, Finland
+358 207 689 900
+358 207 689 989
futurist@futurist.fi
Supplier / Incoming Agent
Sofintur travel Agency Intertimes Group
Alexander Nevsky Sq. 2, office 2030
St. Petersburg+7 812 2744152 
Conditions according to agreement between Futurist Oy and the supplier.