Russian River Cruises
Discover extraordinary culture and history on a breathtaking journey through Russia’s fabled rivers. Explore Russia’s vibrant cities and ancient capitals from the comfort of a river liner, enjoying a rich programme of entertainment on board and ashore, and the terrific company of worldly travellers.
Moscow-St Petersburg or St Petersburg-Moscow
From busy and beautiful Moscow with its glorious Kremlin, you will sail in comfort to St Petersburg, stopping en route to discover the beauty of the ancient cities of the Golden Ring and masterpieces of traditional Russian architecture. Your stops include the sacred island of Kizhi in Valaam with its ancient monastery, part of the living history of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Stay onboard a little bit longer to visit Yaroslavl - the first Christian city on the Volga River which celebrated its 1000th year in 2010.
Moscow-Astrakhan or Astrakhan-Moscow
Share in this fabulous experience and sail the whole length of the River Volga from Moscow to Astrakhan, the ancient capital of the Mongols located on the banks of the Caspian Sea, stopping en route at such “pearls” of Russian culture and history as the best-defended fortress of Uglich; Yaroslavl - the largest city of the Rus; Nizhniy Novgorod - one of the main commercial centres of Russia; Kazan - the capital of the Tatars; Samara – the diplomatic and economic link to the East; Volgograd – famous for the Battle of Stalingrad in World War II; and others.