We drove from Finland to St Petersburg and then further to the border of Estonia.
Their is now a e-visa for just that region called the Lenningrad region.
Here is the link to that e-visa: https://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/spb_home_en.html
If you could only go to ONE CITY IN RUSSIA… This should be it. St Petersburg is a beautiful city with magnificent historical buildings.
We stayed their for 6 days and this are the places that you really must visit.
🔹️Hermitage (Winter palace)
🔹️Peterhof Palace & Gardens
🔹️Catherine Palace & Park
🔹️Peter & Paul Fortress
🔹️Alexander Nevsky Monastery
🔹️St Isaac’s Cathedral
🔹️Church of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood
🔹️Kronstadt & Naval Cathedral
🔹️The cabin of Tsar Peter the Great
🔹️ Alexander park
And MUCH MUCH more.