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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Russian Treasures

Explore the magnificent cities of St Petersburg, Yaroslavl and Moscow on this essential river cruise with visits to Kizhi Island and the tiny island village of Mandrogi. Includes return flights from the UK and unique Insider Experiences.

Fly Cruise
11 nights from £2345pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Moscow
  • Kizhi Church
  • St Petersburg
  • Peterhof Palace
  • Uglich
  • Yaroslavl

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Russian Treasures Special Offer

Set sail on an enchanting voyage of discovery along the Russian waterways. Begin with a 4-night stop in the magnificent city of St Petersburg where there is ample time to see the city's opulent highlights, including Peter and Paul Fortress, the Hermitage Museum and lavish Peterhof Palace.

En-route to Mandrogi enjoy a Russian language lesson on board before exploring the island village's quirky wooden houses and the famous Vodka Museum. After a relaxing picnic lunch there is time to shop for hand-made souvenirs in the artisan shops. Kizhi Island is home to the spectacular Transfiguration Church, built without a single nail, while a stop at the peaceful town of Goritsy includes a visit to the Monastery of St Cyril on the White Lake.

Explore the Golden Ring cities of Yaroslavl, one of Russia's oldest cities, and Uglich before cruising to the historic city of Moscow where you can admire the colourful domes of St Basil's Cathedral and explore the Armoury Museum before ending this superb cruise with an authentic vodka degustation.

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Russian Treasures Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - St Petersburg (Russia)

Fly from the UK to St Petersburg and transfer to your ship, the Rossia. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. (D)

Day 2 - St Petersburg

Join the guided city tour with highlights including Peter and Paul Fortress and the St Nicholas Cathedral of the Epiphany, then spend the afternoon exploring the city at leisure. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - St Petersburg

Explore the State Hermitage, one of the most impressive museums in the world and home to Russia's royal art collection of more than three million works. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - St Petersburg

Tour the opulent Peterhof Palace with its landscaped gardens, beautiful fountains and French Gothic interiors. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Mandrogi

Cruise along the Neva River whilst enjoying a Russian language lesson on board. In the quaint village of Madrogi take a guided tour of the quirky wooden houses, learn about the history of traditional Russian villages and visit the famous Vodka Museum before enjoying a delicious picnic lunch of Russian delicacies. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Kizhi Island

Visit World Heritage-listed Kizhi situated on Lake Onega. Explore the World Heritage-listed open-air Museum of Architecture on a guided tour and see the Church of the Transfiguration which was built without a single nail. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Goritsy

Cruise across the White Lake and along the Volga-Baltic Waterway to the peaceful farming town of Goritsy where you can take a guided tour with highlights including the impressive Monastery of St Cyril of the White Lake. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Yaroslavl

Explore the glorious Golden Ring city of Yaroslavl, one of Russia's oldest cities. Discover the historic centre, golden-domed churches and the 12th-century monastery. (B,L,D)

Day 9 - Uglich

Dock in Uglich, a fascinating Golden Ring city. Enjoy a guided tour which will transport you back in time, before rejoining the ship and cruising along the Volga River to Moscow. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - Moscow

Explore the city's famous landmarks accompanied by a local guide, and tour the Armoury Museum within the walls of the Kremlin which was once the royal residence of the Tsars. (B,L,D)

Day 11 - Moscow

Enjoy a tour of Moscow with highlights including Red Square and St Basil's Cathedral. There is time to explore at leisure this afternoon before a Farewell Dinner on board and an authentic vodka tasting. (B,L,D)

Day 12 - Moscow - UK

After breakfast, disembark ship and transfer to the airport for your flight home. (B)

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 11-night full board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • Local wine, beer and soft drinks served with dinner on board
  • 2 'Insider Experiences'
  • Services of a Cruise Director throughout your cruise
  • Tipping and port charges
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • May
    • May 26th - St Petersburg to Moscow - Sailing on: Rossia From: £2345
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  • July
    • Jul 9th - St Petersburg to Moscow - Sailing on: Rossia From: £2645
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  • August
    • Aug 22nd - St Petersburg to Moscow - Sailing on: Rossia From: £2645
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  • September
    • Sep 13th - St Petersburg to Moscow - Sailing on: Rossia From: £2645
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