Russia-2016: Waterways of the Tsars with Viking River Cruises

Waterways of the Tsars with Viking River Cruises
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Saint Petersburg - May 31-2016

Arrive in St. Petersburg, “The City of 300 Bridges,” then transfer to your ship.* After boarding, you have free time to relax before dinner.

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Saint Petersburg - May 31, 2016

This morning, proceed to the Winter Palace to visit the legendary Hermitage Museum, where you marvel at the vast collection of art, antiquities, jewelry and…

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Saint Petersburg - June 1, 2016

Today’s excursion goes to the Pushkin area where you visit Catherine Palace, the elegant rococo 18th-century summer residence of the Russian tsars named for…

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Saint Petersburg - June 2, 2016

Most of the day is free to see the sights that interest you. Visit one of the many palaces, churches or museums, or take an optional morning tour to Peterhof…

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Mondrogy - June 3, 2016

Spend a relaxing day cruising Russia’s intricate waterways. Sail the Neva River, then cross Lake Ladoga, Europe’s largest lake. Cruise the Svir River to…

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Kizhi - June 4, 2016

During breakfast, dock at Kizhi Island, located on Lake Onega, Europe’s second largest lake. Set out on a walking tour through the Open Air Museum of…

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Kuzino - June 5, 2016

We continue cruising along the Volga-Baltic Waterway. This system of rivers and canals, spanning 229 miles and seven locks, links the Volga River with the…

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Yaaroslavl - June 6, 2016

Arrive midafternoon in Yaroslavl, one of the Golden Ring cities that preserves the memory of Russia’s historical events. Tour this ancient town rich in…

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Uglich - June 7, 2016

After breakfast, disembark for a walking tour through the provincial village of Uglich, another Golden Ring city. See the former Kremlin of Uglich and visit the…

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Moscow - June 8, 2016

This morning, cruise along the Moscow Canal, approaching Moscow during lunch. Disembark for a half-day city tour. See the famed Bolshoi Theater and stop at Red…

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Moscow - June 9, 2016

Today you have a full day to further explore Moscow’s many buildings, parks and monuments. This morning, you may want to join a half-day optional to Tretyakov…

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Moscow - June 10, 2016

After breakfast, travel to the city’s famous red brick enclosure known as the Kremlin. You’ll go behind its walls to see historic gems like Tsar’s Cannon and…

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