Waterways of the Czars Cruises
Waterways of the Tsars - Discover the majestic beauty and quaint charm of Russia as you cruise through its intricate waterways
Your Russian cruise adventure begins with several days in St Petersburg, exploring the architectural marvels of this majestic city as you stroll through notable structures including the famed Peter and Paul Fortress and Catherine Palace. Delve into the rich cultural heritage of "The City of 300 Bridges," with visits to a traditional Russian ballet performance and privileged access to the legendary Hermitage museum. Participate in Soviet-era life as you join Russian natives at a kommunalka, a traditional communal apartment, then experience the quieter side of Russia as your cruise takes you down intricate waterways to tour the quaint Golden Ring towns of Mandrogy, Kizhi, Kuzino, Yaroslavl, and Uglich. Step into history at Red Square, with visits to the Kremlin Armory museum and other culturally significant sites, as your cruise concludes with several days exploring the glorious golden domes and traditional architecture of Moscow.Extend your stay with an additional 2 nights in Moscow to fully immerse yourself in the culture and welcoming hospitality of Russia.