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St. Petersburg to Europe - River Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
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Europe River
St. Petersburg

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65 St. Petersburg to Europe - River Cruise Reviews


Chatugian avatar

Chatugian

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Waterways of the Tsars!

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This is not a first cruise for anyone. It's a cruise for people who've seen a lot, and want more. The "river" between St. Petersburg and Moscow is a combination of lakes, rivers, and canals. Near St. P, it's ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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NoViking

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great sights to visit, but don't go if there are things you can't eat.

Took cruise sincere a friend on the China tour / cruise told us how well the chef on that tour accomodated people with special diets. We contacted the Viking agent, discussed our problem in detail with her and ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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KarenKal

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

FANTASTIC!

My husband has been wanting to see Russia for years....I always hedged......but finally agreed to go this summer. Wow! What an eye opener. What was I thinking? Russia is just beautiful! We started our cruise in ...
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Sail Date August 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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Thos60

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Petersburg to Moscow Adventure

I've always wanted to go to St. Petersburg. The rest of the itinerary just made the whole experience better. The ports of call were all interesting and fascinating. The staff and service were all just excellent as ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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mbr535

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

St Petersburg To Moscow - Amazing Voyage

After watching the Viking Waterways of the Tsars video, I saw how beautiful Russia was & we decided that trip would have to be our second Viking River Cruise. We were not disappointed. Russia is as beautiful & ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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BSIGIRL

1 Review Written

One of the best cruises!

We took the optional Helsinki stays and enjoyed our exploration of the city and its sights. I especially wanted to do this add on, as we then traveled by train from Helsinki to St. Petersburg. Enjoyed seeing the ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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kftravel17

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A cruise that exceeded my expectations

I chose thiis cruise because I have always wanted to see St. Petersburg because of the history of the Romanov dynasty. I was not disappointed. Embarking and disembarking was smooth and efficiently handled. We ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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wheimsoth

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Honest Russia

It was a wonderful exposure to the county of Russia, the history, and the current climate. Having three tour people on the ship full time, really helped. And everything went off like clock work. We were fortunate ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Lindabenita

1 Review Written

Nice cruise but Viking Administration is really poor!!!

The experience itself was very good but the trouble I have had dealing with Viking administration before the cruise and then afterwards because I had an injury onboard and having to file a claim has been incredibly ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Goldman1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Tsars cruise

I wanted to see Russia while I still can. It was amazing, a lot different than we thought it would be. Everything was very clean and safe. Except for a weather problem due to the date that we cruised(ice on the ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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nswanson51

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Russia is Beautiful!

We have always wanted to travel to Russia and see the sites, meet the people and learn about this incredible country. We started n St. Petersberg and loved that we didn't have to stay in a hotel, but went ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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DHFM

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great Trip Aboard the Ingvar

We sailed on the Viking Ingvar from June 24 to July 6, 2017 from St. Petersburg to Moscow and really enjoyed the trip. Cabin We had a balcony cabin on the 3rd floor, which was fine. While the cabin was under ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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sacfly

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Disappointed with Viking

This was my Mother's dream to go to Russia. So I went with her, she 80 and at times needs help getting around. She has taken four previous Viking River Cruises and loved them all. I have over 100 cruise days on ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Burke23

6 Reviews Written

92 Helpful Votes

Russia from St Petersburg to Moscow

This cruise provided an excellent opportunity to see and experience new and different places from our previous adventures and being our 7th Viking cruise (river and ocean combined), we were confident that it would ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Happy Guy 01

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The unexpected great cruise

We did hear so many good things about Viking that we simply had to book a cruise and Russia was our first choice of destination. Everything about the cruise was fantastic.We Spent 3 days in St. Petersbourg, and ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Kurt Wellar

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Felt like cruising the Arctic

We had a wonderful experience on the Viking Helgi just recently from Sankt Petersburg to Moscow. It was was our 3rd Viking cruise and we have been spoiled so far in France and on the Danube, no sure what to expect ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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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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Gilmac

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

It's a B+

My review tends to compare this trip with our previous Viking cruise on the Danube from Budapest to in November 2013. The high point of both was the Hotel Manager, Rebekka, who had the same role on both. Her ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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carolink

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Russia - the old and new in one delightful journey

This was a trip of a lifetime! All we had to do was to get ourselves to St. Petersburg. The flight there on Russian Airlines was an unexpected treat! At the airport, Viking Cruise personnel with warm greetings, took ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Sharon Treichler

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

An Excellent Russian Cruise

This was my second Viking River Cruise and my Husband's first. We were greeted at the train from Helsinki and driven to our ship. We were welcomed on Viking Truvor with pleasure and directed to our cabin where ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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jlyon@sc.rr.com

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Met my expectations ... and more

A tour of St. Petersburg, RU was the only item on my bucket list and I was delighted to have accomplished my longtime goal. It was an excellent cruise including the accommodations on board the ship, the food, the ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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HappyHubbyHelper

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Cruise is excellent (5). The pre-cruise and post-cruise arrangements bad(0)

AS this is my second Viking Cruise I had high expectations and once I got to St. Petersburg and on the boat everything was excellent. The Boat, the crew, the food, the drinks, the entertainment... it was all top ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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thom378

1 Review Written

No rating

Exceptional two weeks

This was our first river cruise and we were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the experience. The tours were fantastic, the tour guides exceptional, and the on-board lectures very informative. The food and ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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rjensen999

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Waterways of the Tsars

We started with 3 days in Helsinki, then took the high-speed train to St. Petersburg for 3 days followed by 7 days on the Volga River and canals with fascinating stops along the way to Moscow for 3 days. This was ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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