St. Petersburg - Moscow (m/s Excellence Katharina)
Day 1 - St. Petersburg : Arrival and embarkation.
Day 2 - St. Petersburg : Your guided tour highlights will also include the Admiralty Building, Peter and Paul Fortress, the treasure chest of the world world-famous art - the Hermitage Museum. You are also free to explore this magnificent and romantic city on your own, or purchase optional tours to Pushkin and see beautiful and fascinating Catherine's Palace and visit to the magnificent gardens and spectacular fountains of opulent Peterhof, czars' Summer Palace located on the coast of the Finland Gulf. Your evening schedule is free, and you are welcome to join the optional Gala Folklore show excursion, or a ballet performance at the Hermitage Theatre, once the private theatre of the Czars.
Day 3 - St. Petersburg : Today we will see the wonders of the elegant Winter Palace, which today houses the Hermitage Museum, one of the largest art and cultural museums in the world.
Day 4 - Svirstroy : Enjoy what is called 'green stop'! This means that there will be plenty of time on your own and plenty of communication with the locals. The place has great flee market and some interesting memorials.
*some departures might have a stop at village of Mandrogi instead of Svirstroy
Day 5 - Kizhi : Enjoy the magnificent Northern Russian nature and scenery while cruising through Lake Onega, the second largest lake in Europe. Having landed on Kizhi we'll spend several great hours visiting what is called an Open Air Museum of Wooden Architecture: altogether it is a beautiful ensemble of wooden churches, chapels and houses.
Day 6 - Goritsy : One of the highlights of the day might be a visit to one of the oldest and the most famous Russian monasteries - the Monastery of St. Cyril of the White Lake. Dating back to the 14th century, it is a home to the most exquisite icon collection in the world.
Day 7 - Yaroslavl : City tour includes the 16th-century Monastery of the Transfiguration and Church of Elijah the Prophet. This church is situated in the town's central square, and, perhaps, is the loveliest of all of today's sights: frescoes on its walls and vaulting inside the church make it really a museum of old Russian painting. Of special interest is the magnificent 13th-century Spassky Monastery ensemble, a group of majestic 17th century cathedrals, an elegant rotunda and remnants of an ancient trading center.
Day 8 - Uglich : During the guided walking tour there will be a visit to magnificent five domed Transfiguration Cathedral and Church of Tsarevich Dmitry on the Blood. This church was built to commemorate the most famous event in the town's history - a mysterious death of the 7-year old Tsarevich Dmitry, the last scion of Dimitri Rurik dynasty. Uglitch Kremlin is also on the list. Those who wish will have the opportunity to explore the Flea Market.
Day 9 - Moscow : Sightseeing motor coach tour over ancient Russian capital. Sightseeing includes: Tverskaya Street, Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, Bolshoi Theater and Moscow State University for panoramic view.
Day 10 - Moscow : Morning tour of the Kremlin. The Moscow Kremlin is former residence of Russian czars, an architectural ensemble of unique beauty, which took shape between the 15th and 20th centuries. The center of the Kremlin is the Cathedral Square that is a unique complex of masterpieces of medieval architecture. The architectural ensemble of the Cathedral Square consists of several cathedrals and palaces; one of them is the Assumption Cathedral - the oldest Moscow Kremlin church, and one of the most important ones in Russia. On Kremlin grounds there also are the famous Czar Cannon of the 16th century and Czar Bell of the 18th century.
Day 11 - Moscow : Time to bid farewell to your new friends and the great city of Moscow. Disembarkation.
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- Cruise Line
- Imperial River Cruises
- Offer valid through 3/31/2017
- 11 Days
- Cruise Ship
- m/s Excellence Katharina
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Port Taxes 145
Twin/double cabin for SGL use +50%
* Rates are per person, based on double occupancy