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Luxury

Russian Waterways with Helsinki

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Trip Code: EUWH16
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Trip Highlights

Private State Hermitage visit

Visit the State Hermitage in St Petersburg before the crowds arrive and see the Peacock Clock Ceremony

Village of Mandrogi

Dock in Mandrogi during your river cruise, a charming village teeming with traditional houses

Enchanting Helsinki

Enjoy a guided tour of the coastal city of Helsinki with a visit to the famous Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church)

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in eight destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in two locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 40 meals
  • Beer, wine and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on your cruise
  • Expert APT Tour and Cruise Directors

Map & Itinerary

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Russia Map EUWH16 2019

Moscow to Helsinki

Reverse Trip

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Be met at the airport and transfer to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner, accompanied by Russian folklore.

Stay: Moscow, Hotel Baltschug Kempinksi

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Embark on a tour that includes Red Square and St Basil’s Cathedral. Afterwards, board your river ship.

Stay: 10 Nights, MS Valentina

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Take a guided tour of the Armoury Museum within the walls of the Kremlin, a historic fortified complex that was once the royal residence of the Czars (Tsars).

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE ™ - Sightseeing

Discover the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, located at the base of a 100-metre titanium obelisk. Or explore the Tretyakov Art Gallery.


Choose how to spend your day by selecting your preferred activity.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE ™ - Sightseeing

On a guided tour, visit the Kremlin and the Church of St Demetrios on the Blood. Alternatively, you may wish to visit the Hydroelectric Station and Hydropower Engineering Museum.


Dock in the Golden Ring city of Uglich, where you will set off on your chosen experience.

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Arrive in Yaroslavl, which traces its roots back to the Vikings.

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Dock in Goritsy and visit the Monastery of St Cyril on the White Lake and its Museum of Icons. Later, cruise the White Lake.

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Situated on Lake Onega, Kizhi Island is home to some of Russia’s most amazing wooden architecture. Marvel at the Transfiguration Church, built in 1714 without nails.

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After cruising through the night, dock in the village of Mandrogi, teeming with traditional houses.

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Dock in St Petersburg today. During a tour visit St Isaac’s Cathedral, the Nevsky Prospect and the Peter and Paul Fortress. Travel to Peterhof Palace for a tour.

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At the State Hermitage, experience a special tour before the museum is open for the exclusive Hermitage Peacock Clock Ceremony.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Delight in a breathtaking private ballet performance at the Hermitage Theatre, one of the oldest theatres in St Petersburg.


Take a Hydrofoil ride to the State Hermitage where an exclusive experience has been arranged.

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Disembark for the final time. Tour Catherine Palace. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant.

Stay: St Petersburg, Kempinski Hotel Moika 22

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Take the high-speed Allegro train to Helsinki.

Stay: Three Nights, Helsinki, Hotel Kämp

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Join your local guide for a tour of Finland’s idyllic capital, including a visit to the Temppeliaukio Rock Church. Savour dinner at a local restaurant.

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In Nuuksio National Park, you’ll learn how to cook flamed salmon by an open fire, followed by lunch at a Lappish-style teepee. Enjoy wild herb tea accompanied by a Sami singer.


Spend a day in Nuuksio National Park on an authentic encounter.

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Transfer to the airport for your flight.

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Travel & Accommodation

Exterior of the Ms Valentina
Cruise Russia in Style

Take in breathtaking scenery as you glide your way through Russia on our stylish and comfortable river ship

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Stay in the heart of Moscow

Relax in style at one of Moscow's most historic hotels, complete with stunning views of the cityscape

Perfectly positioned

Located on the Moika River in a quiet historical area of St Petersburg, this elegant hotel provides an elegant stay

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary