Cruises on the Volga river in Russia are to sold in the UK for the first time this year by CroisiEurope.
The eight-day sailings between Moscow and St Petersburg will operate between May and September, visiting Uglich, Goritsy, Kizhi and Mandrogi.
Cruise highlights include a guided tour of Moscow taking in the Kremlin, Red Square, St Basil’s Cathedral and the Lubyanka, the headquarters of the KGB.
A visit to the Mandrogi Vodka Museum includes a tasting of some of the 2,500 different vodkas on display.
The French company will be using the 106-passenger vessel Rostropovitch for the six departures on May 6 and 20, July 15 and 29, August 26 and September 23.
Cruise-only prices start at £1,310 per person including all meals and some drinks, onboard activities, all visits and excursions, port fees and gratuities.
CroisiEurope international sales director Michel Grimm said: “We currently carry close to 5,000 guests per year on the Volga so have plenty of experience in organising cruises to this destination.
“Our new UK guests will benefit from CroisiEurope’s years of experience and I’m confident they will appreciate everything that we do to ensure they have a safe and enjoyable holiday.”
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