Main Cities

  • Moscow
  • St Petersburg

Fun Facts

  • 3,530 km (2,193 mi) long
  • Longest river in Europe
  • 11 of 20 largest cities in Russia are located in Volga's drainage basin.
  • Some of the largest reservoirs can be found along the Volga

Which Cruise Lines?

  • Croisi Europe
  • Scenic River Cruises
  • Uniworld
  • Emerald Waterways
  • Viking River Cruises
Waterways of the Tsars

Waterways of the Tsars

See the swirling onion domes and stout towers of Moscow’s Red Square. Share stories at the kitchen table of an Uglich family. Savor Russian caviar with your blini pancakes. Soak up the steam in a traditional banya in riverside Mandrogy village. Envision Peter the Great luxuriating in massive Peterhof Palace, then see how multiple families shared living space at a Soviet-era kommunalka. From Moscow to St. Petersburg, this 13-day voyage reveals the real Russia as never before.
Viking Cruises
The Imperial Charms of Russia

The Imperial Charms of Russia

Journey across the wild frontier of western Russia on the Volga, from the boulevards of St Petersburg and Moscow to the ancient folk communities of Mandrogi, Goritsy, and Yaroslavl. Witness the imperial grandeur of Moscow, home to Red Square, St Basil’s Cathedral, Lenin’s Mausoleum, and the Kremlin. A guided city tour will introduce the main sights, while visits to the Cosmonaut Museum and the State Armoury are enjoyed as part as our exclusive EmeraldPLUS excursions.
Emerald Waterways
Imperial Waterways of Russia

Imperial Waterways of Russia

Discover the passion and grandeur of Russian history, art and culture. The imperial cities, grand artistic treasures and spectacular architecture of Russia await your arrival. From the glittering metropolises of St. Petersburg and Moscow to the timeless towns along the Golden Ring, you’ll experience Russia in all its glory and splendour. See some of Russia’s vast and beautiful countryside as well as its delightful small towns, where locals still engage in traditional crafts.


Why Murdoch Travel?

Murdoch Travel is Barrie’s favourite travel agency. Having been in business for over thirty years, we have earned the trust of a countless number of couples in love. Although Destination Weddings and Honeymoons are our specialty, we are a full service travel agency and can help plan your next great adventure. Book with confidence knowing that we are TICO certified. You work hard for your money, don’t let just anyone plan your vacation.

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