Volga River

Explore some of Russia’s most prominent attractions with a river cruise along the Volga River. Imagine beholding the splendor of Moscow, or viewing the religious influence of Russia in St. Basil's Cathedral, a hub of Moscow's development since the rise of the city in the 14th century. Plus, instead of just marveling at the masterful palaces of Catherine the Great or snapping away at the famed domed buildings in Red Square, you can observe the rest of Russia as you sail through the small towns lining the Volga River. Here you can really understand the life and culture of Russia. From Moscow to St. Petersburg, and everywhere in between, uncover the rich history of this great country on a river cruise. Featured below are some highlights of a river cruise through Russia:

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Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia
  • See the famous Fabergé eggs for yourself when visiting the Kremlin's Armory Museum. You’ll also find extravagant relics from Russian’s royal families, and the buildings themselves are pieces of art in their own way.
     
  • Visit the beautiful city of Yaroslavl, home to the elaborately ordained Church of Elijah the Prophet. Afterwards, taste the lovely fresh produce from the city’s farmers' market.
     
Red Square in Moscow, Russia
  • The people of Russia are dedicated to their work, and as tourists you can see that in the fine craftsmanship of their palaces and intense ballet performances at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow or the Alexandrinsky Theater of St. Petersburg.
     
  • Tour Moscow and visit the Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, the Novodevichy Convent and more. You can also ride the city's famed metro system on your way to Arbat Street, gathering place for Russia’s artists and academics.
     
Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia
  • In St. Petersburg you will be surrounded by pastel colored 18th century buildings - and don't leave without a trip to the Hermitage Museum, home to more than three million works of art.
     
  • To better understand Russian culture, enjoy a children's dance and woodworking methodology demonstration in Goritsy (Kirillov), Russia. While here, make sure to save time for touring the Monastery of St. Cyril on the White Lake.
     

 

All of the above and more will be available to you on a Russia river cruise. The experience will be unmatched - superb service, charming regional touches onboard your river ship and an exclusive group to join ashore to ensure a memorable vacation. Seek inspiration in this land of great beauty by booking a river cruise to Russia.

 

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