Jewels of Russia with Berlin & the Baltic States

27 Day Guided Tour & River Cruise from Berlin to Moscow with Scenic

Begin your journey in Berlin and cruise through to Moscow onboard the Scenic Tsar and enjoy exclusive savings and cruise inclusions with Scenic and Global Journeys.

Guided Tour & River Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Berlin
Guided Tour & River Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Moscow
Ship Type
Ship Type
River Ship
3
Cruise Departures

Cabin Pricing

Inside Cabin N/A
Oceanview Cabin From $17,805 pp
Balcony Cabin From $20,613 pp
Suite From $22,747 pp
* Port charges, taxes, and fees included.
Cruise Operated By:
Scenic
Scenic
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Cruise Itinerary

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1 Welcome to Berlin
Your journey begins in glorious Berlin. Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to your luxurious hotel for a three night stay. This evening, join your fellow travellers and Tour Director for a welcome drink.
2 Berlin
Your introduction to Berlin begins with a guided tour. See the Brandenburg Gate and State Opera House, then drive along the famous ‘Unter den Linden’ and visit the former Checkpoint Charlie area. Enjoy a true highlight with coffee and cake under the glass dome of the renovated Reichstag Building that was set on fire in 1933. This afternoon enjoy time at leisure to explore this magnificent city further, you may wish to discover the cities thriving art scene or soak up it’s cafe culture. (B/D)
3 Berlin
Freechoice: Visit the moving Berlin Wall memorial and the Hackesche Höfe, then ride Berlin’s subway and learn about the city’s Cold War period. Alternatively, journey to Potsdam, where a local guide will share insights on the town and its history, and visit Cecilienhof Palace where the Potsdam Treaty was signed in 1945. (B)
4 Berlin - Warsaw
Journey by train through Poland’s serene countryside. This afternoon, arrive in Warsaw, Poland’s cultural, entertainment and financial capital. Enjoy a two night stay. (B)
5 Warsaw
Warsaw was largely destroyed in World War II, but the historic centre was rebuilt and has since attained World Heritage-listed status. Today you’ll visit the Jewish Ghetto with a local guide for a sombre reminder of the suffering endured in WWII. You’ll also see the monument to the Ghetto heroes, the Palace of Culture and the Chopin Memorial. Freechoice: You have two vastly different but equally interesting options. Tour the opulent Royal Castle, or learn more of the plight of the Jewish community on a visit to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Enrich This evening, enjoy an exclusive piano concert of Chopin’s immortal music in a manor house, followed by dinner. Indulge in all the wonderful sights, sounds and tastes on offer. (B/D)
6 Warsaw - Vilnius
After breakfast, depart Warsaw. Your route will take you into the Mazurian region before crossing the border into Lithuania. Continue to the capital Vilnius your base for the next two nights. (B/D)
7 Vilnius
Delight in an insightful walking tour around the Old Town with its many examples of Baroque architecture. You’ll see all the famous landmarks, including the University, the Gates of Dawn with its remarkable chapel, and the Vilnius Cathedral. (B)
8 Vilnius - Riga
Depart Vilnius and drive north to the extraordinary Hill of Crosses. This symbol of Christian resistance to the Soviets features millions of small crosses which were repeatedly bulldozed during the occupation. Continue on to Riga and visit Rundale Palace and its magnificent gardens before checking into your hotel for the next two nights. (B/L)
9 Riga
Embark on a discovery of Riga’s Old Town, then tour the Ethnographical Open-Air Museum for an insight into Latvia’s heritage. Tonight, enjoy an evening of traditional Latvian folk music with dinner. (B/D)
10 Riga - Sigulda - Tallinn
Visit Sigulda, set in the Gauja River Valley and known as the ‘Switzerland of Latvia’. Explore the stunning landscapes of this region and visit Turaida Castle. After lunch, continue towards Tallinn, passing through Parnu, Estonia’s summer capital. Arrive in Tallinn for your two night. (B/L)
11 Tallinn
Discover Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and Tallinn’s famed Town Hall during a city tour. Freechoice: Visit the KUMU Art Museum, with its wide range of classic and contemporary art. Alternatively, be intrigued by the exhibits at the Seaplane Harbour Maritime Museum. This evening, enjoy a delicious dinner at one of Tallinn’s superb local restaurants. (B/D)
12 Tallinn - Helsinki
Relax during your hydrofoil ride across the Baltic Sea to the trendy Finnish capital, Helsinki. On arrival, enjoy a guided sightseeing tour before arriving at the Radisson Blu Plaza* for your overnight stay. (B/D)
13 Helsinki >St. Petersburg
Travel on the high-speed Allegro train to St. Petersburg. Upon arrival, board the boutique Scenic Tsar. (B/D)
14 St. Petersburg
Freechoice: Explore Catherine’s Block and the fountains in the Lower Garden at Peterhof on a guided tour, or be seduced by the sheer extravagance of Peterhof’s Grand Palace. Alternatively, wander the incomparable Upper and Lower Gardens at Peterhof. Enjoy lunch in a local St. Petersburg restaurant, followed by a guided tour of this beautiful metropolis. (B/L/D)
15 St. Petersburg
Freechoice: Visit magnificent St. Isaac’s Cathedral, or Kupetz Eliseevs Food Hall where you will be treated to a gourmet tasting of local delicacies such as Caviar and Blini. Alternatively, tour Yusopov Palace and discover its link to Grigori Rasputin. After lunch in a local restaurant, enjoy a cruise along the city’s canals. This evening, you’re invited to join Scenic Tsar’s Captain for your official welcome dinner. (B/L/D)
16 St. Petersburg
Visit Catherine’s Palace, famous for its grandiose white and gold façade and elaborate gardens. Afterwards, enjoy a highlight lunch at the old-world wooden Podvorie restaurant. This afternoon, enjoy some free time to explore St. Petersburg or simply relax in style on board Scenic Tsar. Enrich Tonight you’ll be treated to a glass of sparkling wine, followed by a private Russian ballet concert at the majestic Palace of Prince Vladimir. (B/L/D)
17 St. Petersburg
A special highlight awaits as you visit the Hermitage, formerly the Winter Palace and home to Russia’s Imperial family. Today, it houses one of the world’s most magnificent art collections. This evening, join your fellow guests on the Sun Deck as you set sail down the Neva River. Tonight, cross Lake Ladoga, Europe’s largest lake. (B/L/D)
18 Mandrogi
Explore this charming museum village and its distinctive buildings before trying shashlik, a traditional meal similar to shish kebab. (B/L/D)
19 Kizhi Island
Dock at Kizhi Island, an open air museum with a precious collection of wooden churches and chapels. View the Church of the Transfiguration with its 22 timbered onion domes, easily amongst the most magnificent examples of wooden architecture in Russia, if not the world. (B/L/D)
20 Goritsy
Explore the Kirillo-Belozersky monastery, built in 1397 and home to a wonderful collection of Russian Orthodox icons. Back on board, toast the occasion with a little vodka, the beverage integral to Russian culture for over 600 years. (B/L/D)
21 Yaroslavl
Explore the fascinating and ancient city of Yaroslavl and visit the former Governor’s house that is now a fine arts museum. (B/L/D)
22 Uglich
Explore Uglich, part of the ‘Golden Ring’ of cities surrounding Moscow, on a guided tour. (B/L/D)
23 Moscow
Sail towards Russia’s mightiest city, Moscow. Arriving after lunch, you’ll discover world-renowned sights such as Red Square and the stunningly beautiful St. Basil’s Cathedral. (B/L/D)
24 Moscow
Start your day by seeing the city’s finest sights, before a ride on Moscow’s Metro, which is guaranteed to surprise you. Then, enjoy a delicious lunch in a local restaurant. (B/L/D)
25 Moscow
Enrich Visit the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, where you’ll have the opportunity to meet a real cosmonaut and learn about the history of space exploration, with original exhibits and models relating to space technology, history and art. After lunch, enjoy free time to explore this bustling city. Freechoice: Visit the State Tretyakov Gallery, or explore the fascinating Museum of the Great Patriotic War, commonly known as the World War II museum. (B/L/D)
26 Moscow
Your day begins with a visit to the Kremlin, the intriguing seat of the former Soviet Union. Tonight, witness a thrilling Russian folk show complete with traditional costumes and dances. (B/L/D)
27 Moscow
After breakfast, your cruise comes to an end, as all good things must, but it’s also the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories. This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. (B)

Scenic Tsar

Ship Class
Ship Style
River Ship
Rivers
Rivers Explored
Europe, Russia
Passengers
Passengers
112
Crew
Crew
71
Year Launched
Launched
Year Refurbished
Refurbished
2012
Scenic Tsar Luxuriously Appointed
Luxuriously Appointed
Amongst the most spacious on Russia's rivers, Scenic Tsar's suites are embellished with luxury features and the finest amenities
Scenic Tsar Balcony Suites
Balcony Suites
Scenic Tsar's full-sized balconies in most suites and staterooms provide the perfect place to unwind and enjoy the view.
Scenic Enrich
Scenic Enrich
Handpicked experiences, from lavish private shows in sumptuous surrounds to wonderful family meals prepared by gracious local hosts.
The Nth Degree
The Nth Degree
Scenic have 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.
Up to Four Dining Options
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.
Scenic Freechoice
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.

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Trip Starts Trip Ends River View
Tuesday 11 May 2021 Sunday 06 Jun 2021
River View 17,805
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Tuesday 06 Jul 2021 Sunday 01 Aug 2021
River View 18,047
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Tuesday 03 Aug 2021 Sunday 29 Aug 2021
River View 17,805
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