Experience the grandeur, tradition and contrasts of Russia as you sail the Volga & Svir rivers. Historic Moscow and the canals intermingled in St. Petersburg are a highlight on any journey. As you sail between Russia’s famous cities, you’ll discover the shores are lined with idyllic forests, potato and beet fields, open plains and the impressive green-domed churches of Uglich and Yaroslavl.
The Dnieper River flows through Ukraine in a web-like maze of tributaries, teeming wetlands, and village-studded bays. Discover this stunning waterway on a journey from the Golden Gates of Kiev to the Odessa Steps of the Black Sea. Ukraine will share with you her colourful folk traditions, hearty cuisine and a history that includes Greek, Mongol, Tatar, Ottoman, Cossack, Jewish, and Russian chapters. It’s the best-kept secret in Europe.