Waterways of the Russia: Moscow to St. Petersburg Aboard Volga Dream

July 16 - 26, 2014

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

Tour Itinerary

July 16 - Depart the U.S. for Moscow, Russia

July 17 & 18 - Moscow, Russia

July 19 - Volga/Uglich

July 20 - Yaroslavl/Lake Rybinskoye

July 21 - Sheksna River/Goritsy/Lake Beloye

July 22 - Lake Onega/Kizhi Island

July 23 - Lake Onega/Svir River/Mandrogi/Lake Ladoga/Neva River

July 24 & 25 - St. Petersburg

July 26 - St. Petersburg: Transfer to the airport for your flight to the U.S.


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