Neva River Cruises - discover the highlights of Russia
A journey full of cultural highlights, historic monuments, magnificent buildings and palaces, and traditional villages: The Neva River Cruise is intensely fascinating, incorporating as it does trips along the Volga and Svir rivers. The very highest levels of onboard service and comfort on the specially constructed, homely river boats add the finishing touch to this voyage.
The Neva River Cruise - where it takes place and when to go
The Neva is a very short river: it rises at Lake Ladoga and flows into the Baltic at St Petersburg, a mere 74 kilometres later. The best time for a Neva River Cruise is in the months of May to September
Neva River Cruises - cities and tourist attractions
The "Venice of the North", St. Petersburg, is on the itinerary of the Neva River Cruise. Art and culture have played, and continue to play, a significant role in the life of the world's northernmost mega-city. Numerous great composers have worked in the city, the Mariinsky Theatre is based here and the famous Hermitage Art Museum is also located here.
The cruise then continues on the River Svir via the museum village of Mandrogi to Kizhi IslandThe collection of wooden churches to be found there is on UNESCO's list of World Cultural Heritage sites.
Uglitsch on the upper reaches of the Volga, you will be able to visit such interesting cultural monuments as the "Kremlin" or the cathedral of the Redeemer
Of course no Neva River cruise would be complete without a visit to Russia's best-known city, Moscow. From the Kremlin to the central Red Square, the imposing cathedral of St Basil, the Bolshoi Theatre or the Pushkin Museum - this important metropolis is home to numerous highlights.
The Neva River Cruise - a voyage with many faces
On the fascinating Neva River Cruise you will be able to experience a life poised between tradition and modernity. Travelling on several Russian rivers will bring you face-to-face with the highlights of Russian landscape and culture.
Riviera will start its first Caribbean cruise in Miami
Riviera, which is the newest ship of the Oceania Cruises company, will depart for the first winter cruise from Miami on November 29, 2012.
More cruises in Northern Europe
It is expected that 2012 will be one of the most successful season in the modern history of the cruise traveling for the Northern Europe region. The European Cruise Council (ECC) has estimated that the number of passengers in the current season will increase by 16% compared with 2011 and reach 1 million 490 thousand people.
Norwegian: free cruises for children
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third-largest cruise company in the world, announced a special offer â€“ â€śKids Sail Freeâ€ť. As part of the offer potential customers will be able to book on favorable terms cabins on the cruise ships for themselves and their children â€“ the third and fourth beds in the cabin for the children under 17 years can be booked for free.