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St. Petersburg Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
St. Petersburg

Traveler rating

Excellent

23

Very Good

8

Average

5

Poor

2

Cruise type

River Cruises

64

Senior Cruises

39

First-Time Cruisers

16

Luxury Cruises

14

Group and Theme Cruises

12

39 St. Petersburg Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


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oah

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Struggled to reach it's 3 star rating

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I will make this as honest and impartial as possible. We expected a 3 star budget cruise and it struggled to reach this standard. I will start with the embarkation. Singapore is not a good port to board from ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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beatrizedeg

1 Review Written

Unforgettable Experience

We had dreamed of visiting Russia and decided to go with another pair of friends . We found The Volga Dream Program: 3 days in St. Petersburg, 6 days on board and 3 days in Moscow. Everything was perfect: the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Last cruiser 3495

1 Review Written

Just not my thing

Choose this cruise as it was leaving on date that afforded some of best opportunity for good weather and ability to see marine wildlife and glacier activity. I am more of a casual traveler, not swimsuits but not ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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bettyboop491

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sailing with Viking is Wonderful

This is our 2nd cruise with Viking. We had taken the Grand European Cruise the summer before and fell in "love" with the way Viking does cruises and does business. The cabins are awesome, we always get a veranda ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Jay Rupert

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Reasons for our travels abroad.

Few people travel to Russia so it gets peoples' attention when you tell them where you have been for the past couple weeks. They sincerely want to see photos and hear about the trip and it is more than just a nice ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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truvor

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Intro to Russia

A comfortable leisurely way to an introduction to Russia, from large cities (beginning & end) to the countryside. We recommend ending in Moscow, making the whole trip a build-up. The ship was very comfortable, 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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Bigdog9586

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Country

What a beautiful country to visit. This was our 10th Viking Cruise and as always we had a great time. The boat though ok was NOT up to Viking standards though Russia tells them what boats they can use. The ship was ...
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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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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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Ree58

1 Review Written

48 Helpful Votes

Amazing Russia by River Cruise

I took this cruise with my sister and six other family members including my 80 and 82 year old parents. We flew KLM to St. Petersburg Russia. The flight was excellent, we were in the lap of luxury being fed every ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Western Traveller

1 Review Written

Waterways of the Tsars - To Be Strongly Considered

We chose this trip to see St Petersburg and Moscow. It was our first sailing with the Viking line and it was of interest to experience a river cruise with the company. The trip was well planned and the trip ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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knirckbw

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The best way to see Russia

We wanted to see Russia, and Viking River Cruise is the BEST way. EVerything was beyond expectations. The staff was top notch, the food to die for, and room superb and the tours and information excellent. I can't ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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kleincruiser

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Great overview of Russia, and relaxing 5 star cruise

We went on this trip just to see what Russia was like. Overall, you spend 2 nights in St Petersburg in a 5 star hotel, 6 nights on a 5 star boat, and end in a super super 5 star hotel (we were in St Regis) in ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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RoChris

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Waterways of the Tsars

I enjoyed this cruise very much. I had been to St, Petersburg before and did not mind returning as there is so much to see, one visit is not enough and Moscow was always on my wish list as I have read many books ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Ellagogal

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Russia River Cruise, St Petersburg to Moscow

We knew we wouldn't go to Russia on our own, our usual travel plan. This cruise was ideal, we saw two major Russian cities and a few little villages. We were on board for every night, so no daily packing challenges. ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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blaw49

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Boat; Shore Excursions Great

Great ship, crew and food. Cabin was very comfortable. It was difficult to understand some of the guides because of their heavy accents. Why doesn't Viking use native-Engish speakers? Most of the shore ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Sue and Dick Walton

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our First Cruise

This was our first cruise of any sort, but hopefully will not be our last. Wonderful experience, staff at all levels were superb. Plenty to do and see every day. Our stateroom was bigger than we expected and the ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Guttca

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Russia

The crew was friendly and always helpful. The guides were very knowledgeable, well spoken and open to all questions. I enjoyed the historical lectures on the ship. Transportation to St. Petersburg for exploration on ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Mike Schaul

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Learning about Russia

Russian river cruising is how Viking River Cruises started and as you would expect they have perfected this journey absolutely! The accommodation on board the ship, the food, the itineraries, are all perfect! ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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msmootsie

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great Trip

I really enjoyed the whole trip and all the places we visited and would recommend it to people. The crew members were amazing and fun. I would have given it 5 stars, but for three things. i think there should b ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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