Moscow-Kizhi-Saint Petersburg

Departure:
Moscow
24 May 2021
Monday, 10:00
6 days | 5 nights
5 nights
Arrival:
Saint Petersburg
29 May 2021
Saturday, 09:00
Moscow-Uglich-Myshkin-Goritsy-Kizhi-Mandrogi - Saint Petersburg

from 614 €

in cabin of А2к category
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Cruise schedule

Day 1

24 May (Monday)

Moscow

Departure at 10:00
Moscow, Northern River Station: Leningradskoye hwy, 51

Day 2

25 May (Tuesday)

Uglich

10:30 - 13:30
The main excursions included in the price, to choose from:

Uglich is an ancient town on the bank of the Volga. Nowadays it is difficult to tell why it got such a name. Some researchers claim that it is about the coal mines here, others - in the Volga, which in this place changes direction, forming an angle.

But, whatever the case, Uglich remains one of the most beloved cities, and since 2017 he has been part of the Golden Ring of Russia. Travellers are attracted to the atmosphere of comfort, silence and peace, picturesque streets, beautiful architectural monuments and unusual museums.

This excursion will allow you to get acquainted with Uglich 's centuries-old history in its development. To see ancient churches located on the territory of the Kremlin and to visit the Museum of Hydropower opened in 2006. Together with the tour guide tourists will study exhibits of 11 halls. Here you can learn about the history of hydropower in the USSR and Russia, study the types of hydropower plants, and see how the water mill works. This museum is a real interactive complex, the motto of which is "Touching with hands is allowed!." Therefore, it will be interesting for both adults and young travellers.

You will get acquainted with the city of Uglich, its architecture and centuries-old history.

The walk will begin with a visit to the Kremlin, located on the picturesque bank of the Volga. On its territory the princely chambers, the oldest building in the city and one of the oldest samples of residential architecture in Russia are preserved. Here is also the Cathedral of Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy, built in the 18th century and painted by a group of artists headed by the fortress peasant Timothy Medvedev. Travellersare invariably admired by biblical stories that decorate walls and resemble the works of famous Italian Renaissance artists. The six-tier iconostasis with unique icons of the XVII-XVIII centuries also deserves special attention.

Getting to know with Uglich will continue in one of the monasteries.

This small city, which is part of the Golden Ring of Russia, which has been enjoying the love of tourists for a year. Many of them return to Uglićover and over again. What is the secret to his attraction? We invite you to answer this question yourself after the excursion.

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Uglić is a picturesque city based on the bank of the Volga. It attracts tourists not only beautiful landscapes and monuments of architecture, but also museums. Among them are many original, for example, the Museum of History of Russian Vodka.

It is not by chance founded in Uglich: many years ago here worked as a waiter in the buffet PetyaSmyrnov - the future vodka king. Later, his spirits won medals at international exhibitions, and were supplied to the court of the Russian Emperor and to the royal courts of Italy and Norway. The brand founded by him flourishes to this day and is familiar, probably, to everyone.

In the museum you will learn its history, you will see dozens of different exhibits related to the production of this drink: self-driving machines, ancient labels, dishes used to drink vodka, as well as an impressive collection of bottles.

There are also other exhibits, the number of which is constantly growing - guests bring vodka from different countries of the world to the museum. By the way, everyone can purchase the products of the most famous liquor plants of Russia in a separate hall.

Myshkin

15:30 - 18:30
The main excursions included in the price:

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.

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In ancient Myshkin, which in 2008 celebrated the 860th anniversary, there appeared real royal chambers! Bright, dressed, similar to a gingerbread house, they immediately attract attention.

In them and nowadays live the king with the queen. The doors to the wards are guarded by guards who do not pass by without an answer to their question. The rooms clean palace girls ready to tell all secrets and carry out secret mouse paths. Guests are waiting for an exhibition of mice of all factures and sizes and a mini-zoo, where different mice live: from ordinary to volatile. And in the bright hall everyone will meet the Mouse King and the Queen, who know firsthand how heavy the crown is.

The doors of the Mouse Chambers are open to both children and adults. Bright representation, lots of unusual facts about mice you didn 't know before, and incredibly beautiful views from the palace balcony. Residents of the city are sure: there lives a good mood! Let'scheck!

Day 3

26 May (Wednesday)

Goritsy

12:00 - 15:00
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Dive into the tranquil atmosphere of this extraordinarily picturesque small river town of Goritsy. A bus will drive you to one of the major Orthodox strongholds of Old Russia, the Monastery of St. Cyril on the White Lake. Founded in the 14th century, the monastery has preserved its magnificent architecture and fascinates the visitors by its wonderful collection of Russian Orthodox icons and majestic churches. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner

Day 4

27 May (Thursday)

Kizhi

17:30 - 20:30
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It is an open-air museum with a unique collection of wooden churches and chapels. During a walk on the island, you can see peasant houses, bell towers, windmills which were all collected from different parts of the Russian North. Discover a signature masterpiece — the 22-dome Transfiguration Cathedral (1714), that was built without a single nail. The museum’s collection is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

28 May (Friday)

Mandrogi

12:00 - 15:30

Day 6

29 May (Saturday)

Saint Petersburg

Arrival at 23:59
Санкт-Петербург, Причал уточняется,

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 03/07/2021.

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.

Cabins and prices

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