Waterways of the Russia: Moscow to St. Petersburg Aboard Volga Dream
July 24 - August 3, 2013
In the fabled city of Moscow, Russia’s political and commercial capital, see the world’s largest collection of Fabergé eggs. While moored in St. Petersburg, tsar Peter the Great’s “Window on the West,” enjoy an early opening of the Hermitage Museum. Cruise through Russia’s heartland along scenic rivers, lakes, and canals, calling in the Golden Ring cities of 10th century Uglich; medieval Yaroslavl; Goritsy, with its 14th-century monastery; and the legendary open-air museum of Kizhi Island, dedicated to astounding wooden architecture. A pre-tour extension in Moscow is also offered.
Study Leader Information
John Meffert, consultant on Heritage Conservation Services, has a long tradition with the National Trust and has delighted many Trust tour groups with his lectures and insights on preservation
July 24 - Depart the U.S. for Moscow, Russia
July 25 & 26 - Moscow, Russia
July 27 - Volga/Uglich
July 28 - Yaroslavl/Lake Rybinskoye
July 29 - Sheksna River/Goritsy/Lake Beloye
July 30 - Lake Onega/Kizhi Island
July 31 - Lake Onega/Svir River/Mandrogi/Lake Ladoga/Neva River
August 1 & 2 - St. Petersburg
August 3 - St. Petersburg: Transfer to the airport for your flight to the U.S.
Please email National Trust Tours for questions about this program. Be sure to include your mailing address if you are requesting a paper copy of the brochure for this program.