EXTEND YOUR CRUISE WITH 2 NIGHTS IN ST. PETERSBURG
Give yourself extra time to explore St. Petersburg, Russia’s second-largest city, a major European cultural center and important port on the Baltic Sea.ALL THIS IS INCLUDED:
- 2 nights in St. Petersburg: Angleterre Hotel, St. Petersburg (or similar)
- 2 breakfasts
- Guided Walking Tour
- Services of a Viking host
- Hotel & ship transfers
Day 1 | St. Petersburg
After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the First-Class Angleterre Hotel, St. Petersburg (or similar). Then, enjoy a guided walking tour of the city—Peter the Great’s “Window to the West”—beginning at St. Isaac’s Cathedral with its massive gold dome and concluding at Kazan Cathedral, a basilica flanked by expansive colonnades. Along the way, you will see the Bronze Horseman statue, and walk past Alexander Garden and Palace Square and along Nevsky Prospekt to the Griboedov Canal. Take the rest of the day to explore the city’s attractions on your own. St. Petersburg boasts many museums and other cultural attractions, lovely architecture and many monuments. (In the event you decide to spend some extra time in the Hermitage Museum, please ask your Viking host to assist you with arrangements.) This evening, stroll along the boulevards and bridges and perhaps sample the local cuisine. A Viking host is available to help you plan your time in St. Petersburg so you can make the most of your visit.
Day 2 | St. Petersburg
After breakfast, enjoy a final full day in St. Petersburg. Visit some of the beautiful churches, museums and monuments, or consider a visit to Yusupov Palace to see its opulent furnishings and investigate the scene of Rasputin’s murder. Later, sample more Russian cuisine or perhaps spend your evening enjoying a symphony, ballet or opera performance at the Mariinsky Theatre or one of the city’s other delightful venues. (B)
Day 3 | St. Petersburg
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and proceed to the airport for your return flight.* (B)
The following meals are included for all days as listed:
B = Breakfast
* Airport meet and greet transfers included when air is purchased from Viking Cruises.
NOTE: Explore More pricing is based on extension hotel check-in date. Extension availability is limited and some restrictions apply with regard to departure date and cruise direction. Please call for details.