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Russia River Cruises

Russia River Cruises

Na Zdorovie. Raise a toast to the land of the Tsars as you sail down Russia's historic Volga or Svir rivers. Volga voyages typically sail between Moscow and St. Petersburg, and the Svir connects Europe's two largest lakes with a stop in St. Petersburg on the way. Tour landmarks like Moscow's Kremlin and Red Square and the Catherine Palace and Hermitage in St. Petersburg.
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Packed with cultural landmarks and experiences, Russian river cruises have it all. Read about tips, port information, and more here.
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Allow us to paint a picture of what beautiful and culturally rich Russia has to offer when you embark on a river cruise.
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  • The Svir River is located in northeast Russia, and connects the two largest lakes in Europe; St. Petersburg is a popular stop on Svir River cruises.
  • The largest river in Europe, the Volga River is located in central Russia and is a popular river for cruising; voyages typically sail between Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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River Cruise Reviews

  • 07/15
    We arrived in Berlin on July 9th to be informed that due to low water level in the Elbe that our river cruise had just become a bus tour. We were supposed to have been notified by e-mail on July 7th or 8th but were not. It is really a travesty of ... Read more
  • 07/15
    After cruising the Rhine last year we decided to try a river cruise in America. Our choice was the American Eagle from New Orleans to Memphis. Because of my schedule, we had to schedule it in July which was probably not the best from the heat and ... Read more
  • Douro river cruise   lellystuart
    07/15
    Slightly nervous because the ship is French and the vast majority of passengers are French. The Douro river is wonderful. The ship spent 3 night in Porto which was too long and passengers wanted to cruise...the joke was it was a cruise that ... Read more
  • 07/15
    My husband and I are veteran ocean cruisers, but this was our first time on a river. There were many differences, most of them wonderful--in fact, we enjoyed our Amadolce experience so much, we were reluctant to turn in our keys! The reception upon ... Read more
  • 07/15
    As mentioned in other reviews, the on board staff couldn't have been more pleasant and efficient. The ship itself appeared to be in decent condition, and was never too loud when running. If your idea of a great vacation is spending 5 days of ... Read more
  • 07/15
    We met the American Empress in Clarkston WA, so we flew into Spokane WA and stayed at the luxurious Davenport Hotel in Spokane. American Queen Steamboat Co pays for your stay at the Davenport, including a great breakfast buffet the next morning. ... Read more
  • Missed the Mark   Winthrope4
    07/15
    Based on a wonderful Rhine cruise on Viking last year, we booked the Portraits of Southern France river cruise for this year. What a mistake. We arrived in France at the tail end of the European heat wave. The temperature was in the upper 90s. The ... Read more
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