Svirstroy is located on the Svir River approximately 150 miles east of St. Petersburg. It is a small village and port of call on Russian Waterways cruises between St. Petersburg and Moscow.
Visitors to Svirstroy can take a walk through the village and meet residents who offer tea and “pirozhkies”. There are also small wooden shops selling a variety of Russian handicrafts and artwork.
Things to See & Do
* Shopping for Russian handicrafts and artwork
* Village walk
* Meet local residents
Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Ruble (RUB)
Language – Russian
Population – 1000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 7
Port Location - The port at Svirstsroy is located on the Svir River.