Kazan – Moscow

Departure:
Kazan
15 May 2021
Saturday, 11:00
6 days | 5 nights
5 nights
Arrival:
Moscow
20 May 2021
Thursday, 10:00
Kazan - Cheboksary - Kozmodemyansk - Nizhny Novgorod - Chkalovsk - Kineshma - Ples - Myshkin - Moscow

from 513 €

in cabin of Twin Main d. A2 category
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Cruise schedule

Day 1

15 May (Saturday)

Kazan

Departure at 23:00
Казань, Речной вокзал, ул. Девятаева, д. 1

Day 2

16 May (Sunday)

Cheboksary

08:30 - 13:30
The main excursions included in the price, to choose from:

This tour of Cheboxaram will allow you to enjoy its picturesque views, with clean streets and ancient churches. He will also introduce the traditions of the Chuvash people, who have lived on the banks of the Volga since ancient times.

The walk will begin in its historical part, where the Cathedral of Vedenskiy stands, the oldest building in the whole republic. The tourists will then descend to the Gulf and the Patron Mother rising above it, one of the symbols of the capital Chuvashia.

Also during the excursiontravellers will see monuments of Soviet time: Opera and Ballet Theater, House of Soviets and monument to legendary KomdivV.I.Chapayev who was born in these places. It is also interesting to visit the National Museum, whose exhibitions will help to learn more about the history and life of the Chuvash and other peoples with whom they were adjacent.

At the end of the walk tourists will be able to visit the local Arbat, where for a year you can admire handmade souvenirs and buy those that liked the most.

Cheboxary is very beautiful and one of the most well-equipped cities in Russia. Drowning in greens, he picturesque spread on the high bank of the Volga. Stunning beauty views, magnificent landscapes and many attractions born both of the gray old and of the present day. You will see the oversized church of FedorStratilat, Trinity Cathedral, Assumption Church with authentic frescoes of ancient letter, the church of Mikhail Archangel and Tolga Our Lady, as well as outstanding monuments of civil architecture - the house of merchant Soloviev and other luxurious merchant houses of the 18th - 19th century.

Kozmodemyansk

17:00 - 20:00
The main excursions included in the price, to choose from:

Kozmodemyansk is a beautiful Mari city whose atmosphere is best felt during the walk.

Here you will learn why the coat of arms of Kozmodemyansk shows golden onions and arrows and what role Ivan Grozny played in the base of the city. You will see the red-and-white Cathedral of Smolensk, which resembles a dress-up children 's toy, and the snow-white Holy Trinity Church, as well as get an invitation to the museum of merchant life. It is located in a bright blue mansion, which was once built for the timber industry Shishokin. The collection presents outfits of the past centuries, books, utensils, furniture, paintings.

In addition to this you will be able to look into another museum Kozmodemyansk. For example, in historical and artistic, which is often called "Malaya Tretiakovka" - for a small city here collected an amazing collection of paintings and beautiful ancient porcelain.

The ethnographic museum (this is a whole village where visitors are introduced to Marian traditions and culture) and the Ostap Bender Museum of Satire and Humor are also interesting. Kozmodemyans are sure: it was their city that inspired the authors of "Twelve Chairs" to create New Vasyukov.

Kozmodemyansk was founded among thick forests, and this determined its future: even in the time of Peter, local timber was used for the construction of ships. By the early 19th century, the Marian city had become one of the main timber centers in Russia.

During the excursion you will see cozy low houses and ancient mansions decorated with various patterns. In one of them there is a museum of merchant life, in the other there is a unique exhibition "Treasure of the River." Here are collected objects from mortified oak - wood, for a long time lying underwater.

You will learn about the technology of production, as well as see a collection of original panels, vases and decorative things made of precious material.

Day 3

17 May (Monday)

Nizhny Novgorod

08:00 - 09:00

Chkalovsk

16:00 - 19:00
The main excursions included in the price:

Chkalovsk is a city in the Nizhny Novgorod region, which is located on the high right bank of the Volga, near the Gorkovsky reservoir. It used to bear another name - Vasilyovo - but was renamed after the Soviet test pilot V.P. Chkalov.

Tourists will have a fascinating walk around the city, albeit small, but very interesting. One of his most famous attractions is the V.P. Chkalov Museum, a memorial complex created in honor of the Hero of the Soviet Union. It includes the house where the pilot was born and a hangar with aircraft from the thirties of the last century.

You also visit the Speed Museum dedicated to ship and screen planning. Several halls house exhibits, including photographs, copies and original documents, personal effects, installations, ship models. The exposition covers the history of the city: from the period of formation of the Gorkovsky reservoir, which flooded then Vasilyovasloboda, to the present day.

Special attention in the museum is paid to the works of Rostov Alexey Alekseev, the creator of on-board planes and ships on underwater wings. He was a talented designer, yachtsman, and artist - his works you will find in the hall.

We advise you to bring a camera with you. This city is interesting not only by museums, but also by a profitable location. From the shore there are picturesque views of the "Gorkov Sea," as the reservoir is often called.

Day 4

18 May (Tuesday)

Kineshma

08:30 - 12:00
The main excursions included in the price, to choose from:

A walking tour of the city "Remesla and Crafts of Kineshem County" with a show of the historical center of the city and a story about the history of trade development, remastered:loosplating, salting, sapogovalania, pottery production. Walk along Volga Boulevard with a story about fishing. Visit: Trinity-Assumption Cathedral, KineshemValenok Museum.

Walking tour of the city "Kineshma. Stories and fates "with the display of architectural monuments XVIII - begin. 20th century, the historical center of the city, a walk along Volga Boulevard. Visit: Trinity-Assumption Cathedral, Kineshem Art and History Museum (local history department).

A small, cute, ancient town with an interesting name Kineshma, located on the right bank of the Volga. Where did the name of Kineshma come from? Some say that the name was given by tribes living earlier in the territory of the modern city, and in translation from their language "kineshma" means "quiet harbour, dark water." Others claim that the city received its name from the Kineshemka River, which was a "quiet harbour."

The star of the city is Volga Boulevard - one of the most beautiful boulevard on Volga. The first stone buildings of the city of the late 18th century, the ensemble of Uspenskiy (1745) and Trinity (1836) cathedrals are located here. The spiritual center of the city represents a chapel in the shopping square. The chapel is a monument of architecture of the 18th century, the place of its construction is not chosen by chance. In 1609, while protecting the city from Polish-Lithuanian interventionists, there was a brotherly grave of Kineshemians here. It is worth examining the Red and White trade rows built in the late 19th and early 20th century, as well as a three-storey house down the street of the Soviet, 1 the middle of the 19th century. At the time, it was the most luxurious house in Kineshma.

A walking tour of the city "Kineshma - land of A. N. Ostrovsky" with a show of landmark places connected with the name of A. N. Ostrovsky. Walk on Volga Boulevard. Visit: Trinity-Assumption Cathedral, Kineshem Drama Theatre named after A. N. Ostrovsky and Museum of Theatre History.

A small, cute, ancient town with an interesting name Kineshma, located on the right bank of the Volga. Where did the name of Kineshma come from? Some say that the name was given by tribes living earlier in the territory of the modern city, and in translation from their language "kineshma" means "quiet harbour, dark water." Others claim that the city received its name from the Kineshemka River, which was a "quiet harbour."

The star of the city is Volga Boulevard - one of the most beautiful boulevard on Volga. The first stone buildings of the city of the late 18th century, the ensemble of Uspenskiy (1745) and Trinity (1836) cathedrals are located here. The spiritual center of the city represents a chapel in the shopping square. The chapel is a monument of architecture of the 18th century, the place of its construction is not chosen by chance. In 1609, while protecting the city from Polish-Lithuanian interventionists, there was a brotherly grave of Kineshemians here. It is worth examining the Red and White trade rows built in the late 19th and early 20th century, as well as a three-storey house down the street of the Soviet, 1 the middle of the 19th century. At the time, it was the most luxurious house in Kineshma.

Plyos

15:00 - 19:00
The main excursions included in the price, to choose from:

The beauty of the landscapes and the special calm atmosphere lead to the Plös of travellers at any time of the year.

The love of the residents of the city and its guests is enjoyed by the embankment of the Volga River. Slow walks allow you to enjoy clean air and picturesque views of the majestic river.

Interesting will be a visit to the bazaar square with its souvenir shops. Rising on the Cathedral Slide,it will be possible to enjoy the famous landscapes of Plös and see the monument to Vasily I, who built here in the 15th century a fortified gate.

After you visit the museum and exhibition complex "Perspective Places," where numerous objects of the archaeological collection and exhibits of the "Alabama Treasure" are presented: women 's decorations made in the 7th century A.D. On the second floor there are exhibitions of modern art.

The beauty of the landscapes and the special calm atmosphere lead to the Ples of travellers at any time of the year.

The love of the residents of the city and its guests is enjoyed by the embankment of the Volga River. Slow walks allow you to enjoy clean air and picturesque views of the majestic river.

Interesting will be a visit to the bazaar square with its souvenir shops. Rising on the Cathedral Slide,it will be possible to enjoy the famous landscapes of Ples and see the monument to Vasily I, who built here in the 15th century a fortified gate.

In the museum "Art Crafts of IvanovskyKrai" you can get acquainted with the main directions of art crafts of the region: linen and jacquard weaving, Ivanovsky embroidery, lacquer and jewelry business.

Day 5

19 May (Wednesday)

Myshkin

15:00 - 19:30
The main excursions included in the price, to choose from:

Walking tour of the city with visit to Dormition Cathedral, museum "Russian Valenki," Houses of Crafts", old mill

Myshkin is an amazing city that managed to be famous for the whole country, thanks to its name. But besides "mouse stories," there is something to go on an excursion for while the boat is resting at the marina.

Majestically stands on the high hill of Dormition Cathedral. It retains an amazing painting that could be called 3D graphics today. The walls show columns and cornice, and the dome drum shows pilasters and arches. At first they seem real and only if you look, it becomes clear: most of them are actually only skilled drawings.

Quite other miracles await guests in the museum "Russian Valenki." Here you can find out everything about how these native Russian shoes are made. And "House of Crafts" will become a find for fans of interactive museums. There are forge, pottery and carpentry workshops, and in each one there are master professionals who are ready to teach guests their craft of guests.

And, of course, it is impossible to visit Myshkin and not see the old mill! In this museum guests are shown the miracle of turning grain into flour, and then they treat tea with local baked sweets.

A review tour of the city with a visit to the Memorial of the 60th Anniversary of the Victory, the Chapel of St. George the Victorious, Upper Boulevard, Dormition Cathedral, the museum "Little City in the Great War," the club-museum of retro-equipment "Crew" with the technique of war years, the art gallery-gift of the artist-frontline Hermann Tatarinov.

Day 6

20 May (Thursday)

Moscow

Arrival at 22:00
Moscow, Northern River Station: Leningradskoye hwy, 51

Schedules may be adjusted due to weather conditions, instructions from dispatch services, and other factors affecting the movement of the vessel. The cruise program shows Moscow time. All information provided is valid for 02/08/2021.

When pre-purchasing additional excursions, special prices apply (from 5% lower than the sale price of excursions on board the ship during the cruise). Members of the «Infoflot» Cruise Club will receive an additional 5% discount.

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