Russia waterways cruise 

The enigmatic land of Russia has always held a magnetic charm and rightly so.

Embrace the delights of Russia with Scenic luxury river cruising

Russia is a vast and endlessly fascinating wonderland just waiting to be explored. Experience the ultimate Russian river cruise on board Scenic Tsar - a boutique luxury vessel unique to the Scenic fleet.

Immerse yourself in the majestic lands of Russia with a Scenic all-inclusive luxury Russian waterways cruise. Travel in luxury on board the Scenic Tsar and delight in the hidden sights and magnificent charms of Russia. This first-class Europe river cruise gives you exclusive access to parts of Russia inaccessible to others. Every detail has been thought of for your all-inclusive luxury river cruise on the Scenic Tsar. From transfers, tips and gratuities to local tours and excursions.

When you board the boutique luxury Scenic Tsar, you only need to unpack and marvel at the captivating Russian scenery. Our Russia River Cruise delivers delight as you view the irresistible magnetic charm of this vast country. Every destination reveals magnificent scenery, history and unique Scenic experiences.

As you travel along the Volga River on the Scenic Tsar you'll visit captivating Russian cities including Moscow. Marvel at Red Square and the iconic St Basil's Cathedral, tour Maxim Gorky's Central Park of Culture and Leisure or attend an evening at the Bolshoi Theatre. Be astounded at the impressive spires of the Kremlin. Immerse yourself in the history and splendour of St. Petersburg, the Baltic Sea Russian port city. Considered to be the cultural centre of Russia, in St. Petersburg you'll be spoilt for choice. From the State Russian Museum with splendid examples of Russian art to the Mariinsky Theatre.  

When you travel through Russia on your luxury European River Cruise, you'll discover the ever-changing landscape, art, culture and cuisine. Experience Scenic's unique local tours where you may meet a cosmonaut, be in awe as you watch ballet dancers perform or tour the magnificent palace gardens of Catherine the Great. Scenic's expert Cruise Directors and local guides are dedicated to ensuring your Eastern Europe experience surpass all expectations.

Why cruise with Scenic?

Not only can you look forward to inclusions you wouldn’t enjoy elsewhere, you can anticipate a level of luxury not available on other cruise ships in the region.
  • Luxuriously Appointed Suites
    Amongst the most spacious on Russia's rivers, our suites are embellished with luxury features and the finest amenities.
  • Balcony suites
    Our full-sized balconies in most suites and staterooms provide the perfect place to unwind and enjoy the view.
  • Scenic Freechoice
    Choose from a range of sightseeing activities that interest you most, from guided tours to museum and gallery visits - they’re all included.
  • Scenic Enrich
    Handpicked experiences, from lavish private shows in sumptuous surrounds to wonderful family meals prepared by gracious local hosts.
  • On board Dining Options
    Savour delicious dining options including Crystal Dining and Panorama Lounge & Bar. Enjoy everything we offer on board including a range of entertainment.
  • The Nth Degree
    We've thought about the details so you don't have to, from personal airport transfers, first-class transport and local guides. All tips and gratuities are included.

Discover the luxury Scenic Tsar

Luxury focused innovation and design ensure that Scenic is an industry leader, delivering the ultimate in cruising Russia's waterways on board our boutique small ship.
Scenic Tsar, launched in 2013, was the first ‘new-build’ ship to be launched onto Russia’s waterways in over 25 years. It is also the first boutique ‘small’ ship to join our ever-growing fleet of luxury vessels. With just over one hundred guests onboard, you'll enjoy a real sense of space, accompanied by an intimate atmosphere.
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