Volga River Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF RUSSIA 340

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Day 1: Volga River

Welcome to Russia and the start of your holiday! Airport arrival and board the river cruiser, your home for the next 10 nights. Overnight - 3 star river cruiser

Day 2: Volga River

Today, venture to the legendary Red Square - site of the breathtaking and iconic St Basil’s Cathedral. Take a guided tour of Red Square and Moscow’s mighty Kremlin and Armoury. Overnight - 3 star river cruiser

Day 3: Volga River

Soak up the beautiful riverside views as you leave the big smoke. This morning enjoy a city tour visiting Christ the Savior Cathedral, the Moskva River embankment and the observation platform of Sparrow Hill. Overnight - 3 star river cruiser

Days 4-8: Volga River

Over the coming days, relax and enjoy life aboard, whilst you cruise along the Neva river, stopping for sightseeing at ancient Golden Ring towns and charming villages. With a beautiful backdrop of rolling hills, rivers, forest and steppes, cruise beyond Lake Ladoga to picturesque Kizhi Island on Lake Onega. Here you can explore the open air museum, churches and the fine arts museum. You will also visit Goritzy, and the Monastery of St Cyril on the White Lake. In Yaroslavl explore the incredible Monastery of the Transfiguration of the Saviour and see the beautiful frescoes in Church of Elijah. Also visit the favoured city of Ivan the Terrible, historical Uglich. Overnight - 3 star river cruiser

Day 9: Volga River

This morning visit the opulent Winter Palace. Once the royal residence of the Tsars, the palace is now home to the Hermitage Museum, which has one of the biggest art collections on earth! Overnight - 3 star river cruiser

Day 10: Volga River

Today tour the stunning city of Tsars, with the whimsical Church on Spilled Blood, St Isaac’s Cathedral, St Savior Cathedral, Nevsky Prospect, Peter and Paul Fortress - home to the SS Peter and Paul Cathedral, housing the tombs of the Romanov monarchs. Overnight - 3 star river cruiser

Day 11: Volga River

Your tour finishes after breakfast. Onward departure transfer to the airport.

Russia Spotlight
Yuriev Monastery and Museum of Wooden Architecture

Novgorod

The ancient and provincial town of Novgorod is en route from St Petersburg to Moscow and a popular pit-stop. ...

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