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Published on :   18/01/2019

Follow in the footsteps of the World Cup in Russia

"The Bleus" went there this summer and came back victorious! It is your turn to let yourself be seduced by this great country with its many facets and to keep a dazzling memory of it. Fly to St. Petersburg or Moscow, in 11 or 12 days along the Volga and Neva rivers. Between May and September, the red carpet is rolled out in a world of rare beauty and richness. Ten years of success already for our company!

Between large cities and capitals, between forests and lakes, in the magnificence of the imperial period or in the craft traditions of some pretty Russian villages, these are real jewels that mark the route. You will visit St. Petersburg, the former imperial capital founded by Peter the Great, its famous avenue called "Nevsk Perspective" and the Hermitage Museum, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. An excursion to the Peterhof Palace, which was the summer residence of Peter the Great, will be offered to admire this "Russian Versailles". Moscow, its Red Square, its Kremlin which has been the residence of tsars await you in the historical and political heart of Russia.

You will stop over in Yaroslavl and Rostov the Great, two of the most brilliant cities of the Golden Ring made up of the ancient princely cities.

Between St. Petersburg and Moscow, you will discover a different atmosphere. The rural world which has preserved its traditional craftsmanship. Kiji, in the heart of Karelia, is a jewel of 18th century wooden architecture. Its open-air museum, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, includes religious and secular buildings. A stopover in Goritsy will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the life of a typical Russian village.

In Mandrogui, a village built for tourism, you will discover Russian handicrafts and in particular the typical wooden "isbas" of the region.

These cruises represent a shimmering and dazzling kaleidoscope of Russian history, art and traditions. They allow you to discover the Russian universe as a whole and to deepen your visit to the major capitals and their emblematic monuments under the best conditions.

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