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30 Scenic Tsar Cruise Reviews


Bri n Dot avatar

Bri n Dot

1 Review Written

Changing our perceptions of Russia

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We chose this cruise as it was something outside of "tourists everywhere" which seems to be the case with most popular cruises. We also prefer the intimacy of River Cruising ships with their small number of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Susie99

1 Review Written

Trip of a Lifetime

We chose this cruise as we really wanted to visit Russia and this seemed the perfect way to do it. It was our first experience with Scenic. We went in October for the last cruise of the year from Volvograd to ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Blaise Buic

1 Review Written

Russia was genuinely surprising and awe inspiring.

A lot of friends asked us why we chose a Russian cruise as a destination, as if saying Why go there? I was apprehensive given all the stereotypical images portrayed in all the media and films over the years while ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Robin Montcalm

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Highlights of Russia

I have always wanted to visit Russia but wanted to travel without the hassles of trying to do my own thing. So I chose to do a river cruise. Scenic had the itinerary and dates that suited me as well as an ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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JaapPoll

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Top Russian Scenic Tour Leaders

Russia was a total unknown to us - an eye opener of its people and lifestyle in Moscow and St Petersburg. The three Russian Tour Leaders employed by Scenic were superb - their command of the English language was ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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RobertCook

1 Review Written

A wonderful trip

We elected to go to Russia more through curiosity. A river cruise seemed the best option and after reviewing the different companies and taking feedback we selected Scenic. We were not disappointed. We arrived a day ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Holway

6 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

Inaugural trip from Moscow to Volgograde on the Scenic Tsar

Scenic Tsar – Imperial Russia Moscow to Volgagrad 30th Sept – 14th Oct 18 Deluxe Balcony Suite #305 Expectations Checking the previous reviews for the Scenic Tsar, we were somewhat worried. We had ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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bruski

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Wonderful locations

The Good: The destinations were what decided us to do this trip and they certainly did not disappoint. We were blown away by most of the venues we visited in Russia, before continuing on a land tour of the Baltic ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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D and G

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Russia

The crew on board Scenic Tsar were fantastic. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Arty our tour director was funny, informative and a joy to be around. His knowledge of Russia and willingness to share his country ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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GPNS

1 Review Written

Russia should be experienced

This is the best way to see the two major cities of Russia, Moscow and St.Petersburg and enjoy the ability to unpack, cruising through the countryside and lake/river/canal systems seeing some unique places and have ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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nathj

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

One of our best trips ever.....

We originally selected this cruise because it offered more time in the large cities (Moscow & St. Petersburg) than did several other cruise lines, and my husband needed a slightly larger bathroom because of a ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Bowen_Murray

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

The only way to enjoy Russia

This was our 50th Anniversary trip (of a lifetime) and our 2nd Scenic River Cruise. I was somewhat disappointed with the young lady who greeted us at the airport... no 'welcome to Scenic'.. no conversation on ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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oldjohn

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent Volga Cruise

We chose this cruise because It covered our required itinerary at that time of the year and followed on to an extension in Scandinavia. We liked the idea of being settled on the ship in Moscow and St. Petersburg ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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sueryding

1 Review Written

An amazing trip

We chose this cruise because we had always wanted to see Russia and the cruise had the added bonus of Andrew Davis and John Simpson to talk to us. The whole event more than exceeded our expectations. The ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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janettedoyle

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Scenic Tszar- Australia Booking Office Terrible!

Cabin was fine, the same size as other cabins but this ship is not a spaceship and has been renovated and converted so the cabin is nowhere near as good as the other scenic ships. The staff on board are great, very ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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voxuna

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Exceeding Expectations

Enjoy cruising and wanted to see a bit more of Russia than just St. Petersburg, so this river cruise appealed on all levels. Apart from tedious procedure in obtaining the visa (you must visit in person), all ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Glorybe

5 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

Scenic Tsar river cruise was exceptional

We travelled in Russia along the Volga River with Scenic in mid-to late June 2017. Be prepared for weather that's on the cool side - mid-teens - and expect some rain. My puffy jacket, boots, umbrella, heavy weight ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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arundell

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Fantastic River Cruise!

We went on this cruise at the instigation of long-distance friends who had been with Scenic before. This was a chance to meet up again and to visit a country and cities that we'd never seen but always had a ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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rushden

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

From Russia with Love!!

We wanted to go to St Petersburg and Moscow and we researched the variuos options. Scenic seemed to tick all the boxes since it was not to big a boat and seemed to have an excellent and comprensive itinerary. We ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Millie the Wolf

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, great sights and fantastic art

We have wanted to see Russia for a long time so when Scenic offered the trip on the Scenic Tsar (AKA Alexander Grinn) we were delighted. We started our trip in Berlin with Scenic and had about 12 days before we got ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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BarryWilkinson

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Scenic Tours are to be thoroughly applauded for their excellent service, from our departure, throughout our tour, to our return home to Melbourne! On our arrival in St Petersburg, we were met by our Tour Guide ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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5Fivegates

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

What a Wonderful World.

So we are off to Russia. What are we meant to expect, is it going to be the cold concrete face that we so often see portrayed in our news reels, is it going to be safe, and will the people be welcoming, let's wait ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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PepiG

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Russian Waterways with Scenic tsar

I would give it 10 stars if it was possible. Can't speak highly enough of all the staff on board the Scenic Tsar (Alexanderder Grin). We were well taken care of from the moment we stepped off the plane in Moscow to ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Merrywench

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

A Fabulous Trip to a Fabulous Country: the Jewels of Russia with Scenic

We wanted to see interior of Russia and Russia in its new economic age. Scenic offered the most opportunities to experience not just the country but the culture and the people. We were not disappointed. The ship ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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MerlinC

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Another fabulous Scenic Experience

Having experienced the amazing service of Scenic on an Amsterdam to Budapest cruise we were happy to entrust our next holiday to them. We understood that river cruising in Russia was going to be different from ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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