July 18 - July 29, 2020 | From $6,035.00

Overview


Destinations:

Discover the timeless pageantry and traditional folkways of Russia along the scenic rivers, lakes, and canals that link St. Petersburg with Moscow, cruising for six nights aboard the luxurious Volga Dream. Enjoy three nights in St. Petersburg, tsar Peter the Great's "window on the West," featuring an early entrance guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum, and visits to Catherine Palace in Pushkin and Petrodvorets; and spend one night in magnificent Moscow. Between these two grand cultural capitals, explore the old-world heartland in 10th-century Uglich and medieval Yaroslavl, the 14th-century Kirillo‑Belozersky monastery near Goritsy, and the open-air museum of Kizhi Island. Experience traditional Russian tea and cakes in the home of a Svirstroy villager who will share more about the Russian way of life.