Traverse the Lower Volga region on board the Volga Dream and visit some of Russia’s most unique towns and cities including Kazan, known as the ‘Istanbul of the Volga’ and Astrakhan - the world’s caviar capital. You will also visit the remarkable Volgostrad, once known as Stallingrad, as well as the oldest city on the river, Yaroslavl, a World Heritage Site.
FEATURED EXCURSION - Volgograd (Ex. Stalingrad)
One of Russia’s most beautiful ancient cities, Volgograd was originally built as a fortress and boasts a rich and fascinating history. Many battles have taken place here including the famous ‘Battle of Stalingrad’ which marked a turning point in the fight against Nazi Germany. Climb to the top of Mamayev Hill to see the imposing ‘Motherland Calls’ statue - a memorial commemorating the battle. You will also be treated to spectacular panoramic views of the city from here.