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Moscow to Europe - River Cruise Reviews

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Europe River
Moscow

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34 Moscow to Europe - River Cruise Reviews


Janronm avatar

Janronm

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Russia

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The way Viking does everything well. It does Russia GREAT! We celebrated my birthday there with travel complains we met 10 years ago on a Viking cruise. The things we saw there were amazing. We felt very ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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CDSN

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful 'Waterways of the Tsars' cruise

This is our second Viking cruise. Loved 'Waterways of the Tsars' cruise. We loved the entire cruise, and all the tours. The tour guides were very knowledgeable and friendly. Viking also had three tour guides who ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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dickw1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great cruise through Russia

Wanted to visit Russia and see the magnificent art works and learn its history. The daily tours were very good and informative. Viking did an outstanding job of setting them up. Spent an afternoon with a Russian ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Patrick Andrews

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A beautiful country and beautiful people!

I had been to St. Petersburg before and consider it the most beautiful city I've visited. I wanted to see more, though, so I chose a Viking River Cruise and traveled from Moscow to St. Petersburg and everywhere ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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bryantyoung

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent experience

Read biographies of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great and became very interested in Tsars and the history of Russia. Had no idea what to expect from the cruise, since it was our first. It far exceeded ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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comfit

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Russia - make this your next cruise

We absolutely loved this cruise. We have done 5 cruises with Uniworld and they are exceptional. Port and shore excursions were fantastic so were the staff on all levels .Entertainment was very good always something ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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GBColorado

1 Review Written

33 Helpful Votes

Very pleased with entire cruise experience

We wanted to see Russia and felt that a river cruise was the best way to see a lot of the country in a relatively short period of time. We selected Uniworld as the company was highly recommended by experienced ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Pester

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Take a local guide for more in-depth touring

Viking's "Waterways of the Tsars" cruise is a good way to see Moscow, St. Petersburg and some of the countryside in between. The Viking Ingvar is clean and attractive; service and food are excellent. The crew was ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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RNewOrleans

1 Review Written

58 Helpful Votes

A Great Experience-Some tips you may want to review.

Truvor Waterway of the Czars-Fantastic cruise, boat and staff. Several tips and tricks you need to know before booking and while on board. These were learned from experience! Given a choice, Moscow to St. ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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arge10005

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Best time ever!

We choose this river cruise as a 40th wedding present for ourselves, and anticipated it with excitement for months. We did not know what to expect, coming from the Midwest USA, and traveling to Russia, but it would ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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mmbrower

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Trip-best ever

We had taken two previous Viking cruises and knew the quality would be wonderful. Also loved the opportunity to meet other guests which is impossible on the ocean cruises. It is a joy to be part of a ship's cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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rcquilt

5 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Viking Akun Russian River Cruise

This review is about our river cruise in Russia aboard the Viking Akun. If you've ever thought about going to Russia--or even if like us, you hadn't, we want to encourage you to go now. Russia proved to be so much ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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eileennorth

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most Memorable Holiday

From the moment we stepped aboard the Viking Ingvar we felt at home. We were made to feel a welcome friend and nothing was too much trouble for the crew at whatever level from tour director to waiting or cabin ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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TaborPDX

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful trip, good tours, great service

We were first-time river cruisers and had such a good time that we already have booked another one. We like the more intimate feeling of a longship, especially the open seating at meals. Informative lectures helped ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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jsfalk

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, exhausting tours

The Viking Ingvar has simple modern design, ample public spaces, excellent food, and a caring, competent staff. Cabins were, as expected, small but very well designed and the veranda cabin is worth the added cost. ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Schnubbs

1 Review Written

Very happy with Viking River Cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg

I was thoroughly impressed with Viking River Cruises, from the cleanliness and comfort of the stateroom (which we weren't in very often) to the on-board and local tour guides, to the food and service, and the ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Alsagman

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

OK Cruise, a Bit Lacking in Areas

Our first and last River Cruise with this company, who we have found aggressive in their various commercial dealings with customers. The boat/ship is obviously rather old but has been refurbed, although there is ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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starnes

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Russia....beautiful but not friendly!

We took the Waterway of the Tsars cruise on the Viking Ingvar in October of 2014. We were met at the airport by Viking staff and very efficiently whisked to a bus, but then it took 3 1/2 hours in horrible Moscow ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Bdzcohen

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Interesting but...

This cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg provided the opportunity to see urban Russia in the post-Soviet era. It also allowed a glimpse of the lives of the residents of the rural areas along the waterways. The best ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Dan Eny

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Waterway of the Tsars

This was our second experience on a Viking River Cruise and once again, I am happy to report, the experience exceeded our expectations. Our timing may have been a little late in that the weather was less than ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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rhona.wmasonnternet.com

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

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Rurik Tsar cruise review

We both really enjoyed this cruise. It was to celebrate our Silver Anniversary and lived up to our expectations. The junior suite was lovely and all the staff were excellent. All the trips and events were fabulous ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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sammyjo7

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ok but don't go for the food!

The cruise was great fun and the positives were: 1. Staff friendly 2. Tours were on the whole good value for money 3. Cabin was clean and comfortable 4. Free water was very welcome Negatives: 1. Food was hit ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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Professor Nic

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Russian Cruise Was Incredible!

I am not easily impressed, but our first river cruise (Moscow to St. Petersburg) was just great! Russia was so surprising - I grew up thinking that all buildings in Russia were old and gray. Just the opposite: ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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kateh48

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent

We had never been on Viking River Cruise previously, but the line was highly recommended by our travel agent as well as a friend who has been on a Viking river cruise previously. We cannot fault the line, staff or ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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keepitup

3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

A memorable experience

We had a fantastic trip filled with memorable experiences. Russia is an amazing country with awe inspiring monuments, museums, culture and heritage. The people are proud of their country and welcome visitors. They ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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