Enter a world where colourful domes and jewel-tone cathedrals grace the skyline. Where old towns echo with stories of the past. Where imperial charm meets the contemporary.
River cruising is a relaxing and convenient way to experience all the Russia has to offer, from its grand cities to tiny riverside towns. Enjoy the contrast of cultures and landscapes on a cruise that will take you to the best sites – places like St Petersburg, Moscow, Kizhi Island and Uglich – leaving you to relax as you explore the heart of this intriguing region.
Brush up on your Russian during an onboard language class. Learn the basics, from 'hello' to 'thank you', which will come in handy when exploring remote riverside towns.
For a real local experience in Riga, you'll have the chance to try Black Balsam, a traditional Latvian herbal liqueur.