MS Surikov was built in 1975 and underwent refitting in 2007. The 360-foot ship is classically furnished and cruises between St Petersburg and Moscow in Russian, carrying 150 passengers and 70 crew. The majority of passengers are British, aged between 50 and 60 years.

[fa type=”bed”] Accommodation

MS Surikov has 72 cabins (62 twin, two single, 18 triple) and four suites. Each room has picture windows, a compact bathroom with shower, closet, hairdryer and individual air-conditioning.

[fa type=”cutlery”] Food

The onboard restaurant seats all 150 passengers in one sitting and menus focus on simple dishes with a strong Russian influence. The restaurant serves buffet-style breakfasts and three course lunches and dinners. There are also two bars on board.

[fa type=”ticket”] Activities

Onboard entertainment includes lessons in Russian language, history, dance and folklore. Passengers can also visit the captain’s bridge. The ship has a large restaurant, two bars, a spacious conference hall and a souvenir kiosk.

[fa type=”group”] Families

There are no facilities or programs specifically for children on board.


– Cruise Passenger 

– Cruise Critic 

– Berlitz

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