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Tsars Tolstoy and Russias Mighty Volga

Tsars Tolstoy and Russias Mighty Volga

  • Route:
  • UK
  • St Petersburg
  • Mandrogui
  • Kizhi
  • Goritsy
  • Yaroslavl
  • Uglich
  • Moscow
  • UK
11 DAYS from €1754pp

Tour Highlights

  • Full sightseeing programme with seven excursions
  • Onboard entertainment including Russian language lessons, dancing and live music
  • Cruise along the Volga, Europe's largest and longest river
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Tsars Tolstoy and Russias Mighty Volga

Cruise the mighty Volga, Europe's longest river, from St Petersburg all the way to Moscow. On your voyage you will discover Russia's magnificent cities, world-class museums and historical towns.

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1: UK to St Petersburg

Fly to St Petersburg and transfer to your ship and enjoy a welcome bread and salt ceremony as well as a cocktail reception.

  • Dinner

Day 2 - 3: St Petersburg

Enjoy two days in this historic city, the first incorporating a fascinating guided tour to visit the Peter and Paul fortress and the world-renowned Hermitage Museum, whilst the second is at leisure.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Mandrogui

Cruising along the Volga to reach the historic village of Mandrogui where you'll see charming homes built in gingerbread-style woodwork.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - 6: Kizhi and Goritsy

Continue to Lake Onega's picturesque island of Kizhi for a visit to the remarkable Museum of Wooden Architecture. Cruise across the White Lake the next day and visit the Monastery of St Cyril.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Yaroslavl

Today travel by bus to a local market before visiting the Church of St Elijah, the Church of St Nicholas and the Governor's House art gallery.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 6 - 11

Important Information


If booking more than 90 days before departure a deposit of €300pp will need to be paid at the time of booking with the full amount payable 90 days prior to departure. The deposit applies to adults and children. If you are within 90 days of travel then the full balance of the holiday will be payable.

Tour Dates & Prices

Depart UKArrive UKPrice
2018 Dates
12 May 201822 May 2018€1754pp
16 May 201826 May 2018€2153pp
02 Jun 201812 Jun 2018€1940pp
18 Jul 201828 Jul 2018€2433pp
29 Aug 201808 Sep 2018€2353pp
15 Sep 201825 Sep 2018€2034pp
Cabin Upgrades

Treat yourself to a better vista! Cabin and Deck upgrades are available for an additional supplement. For prices and availability please call our Reservations Consultants or Book Online.

Single Cabins

If you're travelling alone single cabins are available for a small supplement. For prices and availability please call our Reservations Consultants or Book Online.

MS Nikolay Chernishevsky

Accommodating 265 guests this ship provides both a spacious sun deck and a lounge bar with picture windows.
12th May, 02nd June & 15th September departures

MSB Lve Tolstoy

This vessel has 85 cabins and an array of guest facilities including on-deck swimming pool with lido bar.
16th May, 18th July & 29th August departures

Both vessels boast the following facilities...


All cabins are equipped with shower and toilet. All cabins are outside facing and located above the water affording outstanding views from the large picture window.

Dining onboard

Breakfast and Lunch are served buffet style whilst Dinner is table service. A variety of dishes are available including meat, fish and vegetarian options.

Life Onboard

All cruises start with a traditional "e;Bread and Salt"e; ceremony upon embarkation which includes a welcome cocktail reception. Onboard entertainment includes Russian language course, live music, bridge tour and dance music nightly in the bar. The sun deck offers a panoramic view of the landscape's beauty as you cruise.

Cruise Map

Tsars Tolstoy and Russias Mighty Volga Route Map

Fact File

  • Currency: Russian Ruble
  • Average Flying time: 4 hours

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