If you do a "Custom Search" on Vacationstogo.com, you can choose a Baltic itinerary, exclude St. Petersburg and include the ports that you're hoping to visit, to see if an itinerary shows up.
Excellent - thanks! I'd been searching on that site, but didn't realize it had that feature. Great advice.
To follow up, I did run this search and unfortunately there were not any cruises that met our specifications, which is not surprising given that St. Petersburg is such a big draw in that area. We'll probably cobble this together as a non-cruise trip using ferries, planes, and/or trains to get between our destinations. I appreciate your help, though.
Hi there, just a crazy thought but could you just enjoy a day or two enjoying the ship without getting off in St Petersburg? Think of it as an enforced holiday, if you pick the right ship you could have a lovely break just relaxing while everyone else is running around site seeing! Sort of thinking outside the box.
Good luck with your quest.
That's something we're considering as well. Good idea.
You are most welcome.
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