Combining Estonia’s medieval capital Tallinn with Russia’s imperial capital St Petersburg, this 8-day tailor-made tour offers plenty of time for independent exploration. Awash with chic cafés and gourmet restaurantsb Tallinn still maintains its historical charm and character through its delightful medieval Old Town which is full of slender steeples and narrow streets. Spend tme in St Petersburg exploring a range of stunning attractions from ornate palaces to world-famous galleries.
Travel to St Petersburg is included by either train, which takes just under seven hours departing around 4pm or the luxury bus, which takes around eight hours with various departures throughout the day. Prefer to fly between the two cities? Speak to a Regent Travel Specialist for details or to book optional excursions.
The luxury buses have reclinable seats with plenty of legroom. free WIFi (although signal can vary), hot drinks and newspapers and power supply by every seat.
Fly to Tallinn. Transfer to the hotel and check in for 4 nights.
Free day in Tallinn to explore at leisure or book optional excursions. The medieval capital of Tallinn sits proudly on the Baltic coast 30 miles from Helsinki across the sea. Don't forget to include a visit to the impressive Baroque Kadriorg Palace, not far from the centre of Tallinn. Built by Peter the Great for his empress Catherine, the palace currently houses the foreign art collection of the Estonian Art Museum. (B)
Free day in Tallinn to explore at leisure or book optional excursions.
Free day in Tallinn to explore at leisure or book optional excursions.Perhaps take an excursion out to Lahemaa National Park, just east of Tallinn. A place of breathtaking landscapes and unspoilt nature – beautiful peninsulas and bays, forests and beaches, waterfalls and bogs. (B)
Transfer to bus station for bus to St Petersburg (the bus takes around 6 hours). Arrive St Petersburg, transfer to the hotel and check in for 3 nights. (B)
We can book the train which takes over 7 hours as well.
Free days in St Petersburg to explore at leisure or book optional excursions. St Petersburg is a wonderful contrast to Tallinn. Spend days exploring this former imperial capital, designed by Peter the Great. Architectural boasts include a stunning range of attractions from ornate palaces to world-famous art galleries.
Free days in St Petersburg to explore at leisure or book optional excursions.
Transfer to airport for flight back to the UK.
* This is an example itinerary staying in our favourite three-star hotels in both cities, accompanied by a guide price. If you would like alternative options staying in our preferred four or five-star hotels, or if you have a higher or lower budget than the guide price, please ring one of our travel specialists on 0207 666 1290 and we can tailor this trip to suit your precise requirements.