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Cruises to Russia

Visa-free cruises to Vyborg

Get by boat to Vyborg! Get on board M/S Carelia in Lappeenranta and make a trip to Vyborg full of great experiences! Vyborg has a long and famed history and is known as one of the oldest towns in Russia. The historic city center has been under restoration and the work continues. For travellers Vyborg offers a unique atmosphere, versatile culture and historical sights. You can visit the town for just one day or choose a 2 or 3-day trip if you want to spend more time in Vyborg.

video of a cruise to Vyborg

Visa-free cruise, 3 days in St. Petersburg

Step on board M/S Carelia and travel via the unique Saimaa Canal to Vyborg and further to magnificent St. Petersburg. In St. Petersburg you will stay in a 4-star hotel not far from the main attractions of the city. The first day ends with a Neva and canal cruise, on which you will see beautiful palaces and stunning churches. On the second day you will have time to get to know St. Petersburg on your own. Many significant sights, such as the Hermitage, Palace Square, the Admiralty, Russian Museum, Peter and Paul Fortress, are within easy reach from the hotel. Even without visiting any sights, St. Petersburg has a lot to offer. Maybe you just want to walk around and stop by in numerous cafes and restaurants.

video of St. Petersburg

For the cruises to Russia you do not need a visa, because you are part of the cruise group and enter and leave the country on a cruise ship. A copy of your passport identity page is needed latest 3–5 days prior to the departure.

For more information, please visit or contact directly:

Saimaa Travel
Kipparinkatu 1, 53100 Lappeenranta
Tel.: +358 5 5410 100

Lappeenranta Etela-Suomen Laani Finland