Visa Free Ferry Line Stockholm to St Petersburg

Going to Russia, while exciting, is always a bit of a hassle due to the visa restrictions.  That was until now!  A few weeks ago the St.Peter Line announced the opening of a new visa free ferry line, the “Stockholm – St. Petersburg”.  Starting from April 2011 St.Peter Line expands its traffic to Stockholm by presenting the new cruise ferry “Princess Anastasia”, to be deployed on the Stockholm – Saint-Peterline, twice weekly.

St Peters Line

The ship former Viking Line Pride of Bilbao, now the “Princess Anastasia”, has been extensively renovated and can accommodate up to 2353 passengers.  The cruise ferry features 834 cabins of different types and price categories and a car deck which can accommodate up to 580 vehicles.  The ferry will also feature a spacious SPA, Russian and European cuisine restaurants, authentic Russian shows of Music Hall cabaret, bars, discotheques and casino for onboard entertainment and multilingual services for the guests.

The estimated travel time from Stockholm to St Petersburg is 25 hours.  As the schedule is made for the comfort of tourists, the new ferry line will be the most convenient and affordable way of traveling to Russia.  Plus the weekend trips are scheduled to make stops in Tallinn on the way from Stockholm to Saint-Petersburg.  Passengers from all over the world will be able to enjoy marvellous treasures of Russian North Capital Saint-Petersburg within 72 hours without Russian visa.

Passengers will then have an opportunity to stay in Saint-Petersburg from 1 to 3 days using hotel packages and both ships of St.Peter Line fleet.  Book now!

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