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.
Russian River Cruise Tips
Packed with cultural landmarks and experiences, Russian river cruises have it all. Read about tips, port information, and more here.
Postcards from My Russia River Cruise
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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Popular Itinerary:
St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg -> Mandrogi -> Kizhi -> Vologda -> Yaroslavl -> Uglich -> Moscow -> Moscow -> Moscow -> Moscow
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Moscow -> Moscow -> Moscow -> Moscow -> Uglich -> Yaroslavl -> Vologda -> Kizhi -> Mandrogi -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg
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Moscow -> Moscow -> Moscow -> Moscow -> Uglich -> Yaroslavl -> Vologda -> Kizhi -> Mandrogi -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg
100% Loved It
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Moscow -> Moscow -> Moscow -> Moscow -> Uglich -> Yaroslavl -> Vologda -> Kizhi -> Mandrogi -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg
69% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg -> Mandrogi -> Kizhi -> Vologda -> Yaroslavl -> Uglich -> Moscow -> Moscow -> Moscow -> Moscow

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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

  • Scenic Sapphire   wigmore
    09/16
    recommended by friends.only disappointment was final journey to airport but we enjoyed all of the rest. of particular note was the service in general, which was excellent.i have a walking problem and the help from the crew and other passengers was ... Read more
  • 09/16
    The cruise was to celebrate our Silver Wedding Anniversary, and the Emerald Sky had all the facilities we were looking for when making our decision which company to book with. These included good food, excellent service from crew and staff, ... Read more
  • Superb!   abkisa
    09/16
    My wife and I had not done a river cruise and weren't sure what to expect but we were very pleased. We were welcomed onboard with a cold drink and a smiling crew. Osanka and Stephanie made check-in effortless. The ship was spotless, bags arrived ... Read more
  • 09/16
    This was our second river cruise with scenic and we cannot recommend Scenic enough....from the very start of the process - booking through to arriving home - the whole experience was absolutely fantastic. We sailed from Nuremberg up the river Main ... Read more
  • 09/16
    What a great trip Paris to Normandy. The staff were wonderful, the food was excellent - I can't say enough about how happy we were with this trip. The ship was clean, the cabin with a French balcony was roomy enough with great views. Dining ... Read more
  • Budapest to Bucharest   GBPSilver
    09/16
    Previous experience with river cruising was in Russia last year where, although we enjoyed the experience, the accommodation and food were rather spartan, so we were not quite sure what to expect with Emerald; what a surprise, a beautiful almost new ... Read more
  • Relaxation   fergusandpushkin
    09/16
    First river cruise.Will not be the last as all aspects of it were first class. Had several ocean cruises, difficult to compare but the big difference for us was at the end of an ocean cruise you feel exhausted and in need of a holiday, at the end of ... Read more
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