Avanti's St. Petersburg

This photogenic canal-laden metropolis has remained essentially unchanged since its architectural revolution during the 18th and 19th centuries. Home to the Hermitage Museum, the second-largest art museum in the world, St. Petersburg is one of Europe's supreme cultural centers and a bucket-list vacation for any art, history, and architecture aficionados.

Customized Vacations

Our Recommended Vacations demonstrate how Avanti enables you to seamlessly connect the dots across Europe. Fully customizable, you have access to multiple vacation options. Visit St. Petersburg's must-see sights like the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. Check out the goods at the famous Nevsky Prospect shopping street. Watch a famous ballet at the luxurious Mariinsky Theatre. It's all up to you!

St. Petersburg Discovery:

Helsinki & St. Petersburg

7 Days/6 Nights

Discover Russia's "Window into Europe" as you sail on an overnight cruise to historic St Petersburg in a comfortable outside cabin. With this visa-free program, you'll enjoy a panoramic city tour, a guided excursion to the Hermitage or the tsar's summer palace Peterhof, and attend a ballet at one of their renowned theaters. Combine the cruise with a stay in Helsinki; Finland's vibrant capital, offering an eclectic mix of architecture, culture, and green parks.


2 Nights Helsinki | 2 Nights St. Petersburg | 2 Nights on Overnight Cruise Helsinki-St.Petersburg & v.v.


Helsinki Design Walk | Private St. Petersburg City Tour with Entrance to Peterhof or Hermitage Museum | Ballet Performance at Mariinsky or Hermitage Theater | Tasting Lunch | Rooftop Tour of St Petersburg | Daily Breakfast


St. Petersburg Handpicked Hotels

Recommended hotels, resorts, and more; personally inspected and selected by Avanti's travel professionals. Enjoy luxurious 4-star to 5-star accommodations — like the Belmond Grand Hotel or the Angleterre — that are more affordable when compared to the rest of Europe. Explore your Agent Portal for options.


St. Petersburg Tours & Experiences

Avanti strives to provide authentic and personalized experiences that include city tours, cooking classes, local family dinners, and more. From private tours of main attractions like the Hermitage Museum to a shared rooftop experience with great views of the city, there's plenty of amazing offerings. Check out your Agent Portal for options.


Share the Passion:

"It's simply amazing how centuries of Russian history, art, and culture can be experienced first-hand in St. Petersburg. Exploring this beautiful city can be daunting, but it's awash with bespoke experiences unlike anywhere else in Europe. It helps that the Russian people can be quite warm and welcoming as well."

-Mila Kickert, Avanti Destinations Europe Product Manager