MV Rublev offers a comfortable cruising experience and a fascinating insight into Russian culture with activities such as Russian language lessons, as well as a traditional dance and folklore class available to entertain you on board. The ship's facilities include two restaurants, two bars, a spacious conference hall, a souvenir kiosk and a medical office. A laundry service is also available for an extra charge. Menus focus on simple dishes with a strong Russian influence. You can look forward to buffet-style breakfasts and three-course lunches and dinners. Cabins are compact and basic, but comfortable – with air conditioning, built-in wardrobes, a mini-fridge and a small private bathroom with a shower and WC.

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Main Info
  • Children Not allowed
  • Nursery -
  • Smoking Some
  • Style Classic
  • Decks4
  • Cabins-
  • Size Boutique
  • Ship Type River
  • Wheelchair Cabins-
  • Crew Members100
  • Launch Year1981
  • Currency-
Special Dietary Requirements
Fine dining is an integral part of the cruising experience and we can cater for most dietary needs as long as you let us know in advance. You can make us aware of your requirements at the time of booking or if you have already booked, please contact us.
Disabled Facilities
Most Saga ships have a limited number of cabins adapted for those who suffer from mobility issues. Please contact them before booking to make sure we have these facilities available.
Dress Code

The dress code onboard is smart but casual during the day. Swimwear is restricted to the open decks only.

There are three evening dress codes. On formal evenings ladies tend to wear long dresses, cocktail dresses or evening trousers. Men wear a dinner jacket or tuxedo. A dark lounge suit may be worn.

On informal evenings , ladies usually wear a less formal dress or trousers, and men choose from a lounge suit, sports jacket or blazer with tie. On casual evenings, ladies wear an informal dress or trousers, and men an open-neck shirt and smart casual trousers.

Age Restrictions
Saga Holidays are for anyone 50 and over. A travelling companion or family member travelling with you may be aged 40 or over.
Deck Plans
Sun Deck

  • Sun deck
  • Bar

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Boat Deck

  • Restaurant

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Upper Deck

  • Souvenir kiosk

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Main Deck

  • Library
  • Reception

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Lower Deck
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Standard Twin

Expect a warm welcome when you step on board MV Rublev. The friendly atmosphere, beautiful scenery and comfortable surroundings are guaranteed to make your time on board as enjoyable as your time ashore. There's plenty of on-board activities available too: perhaps visit the sun deck and relax in the seating area with a good book, maybe browse the shop for a memento or gift, or treat yourself to some refreshments in one of the ship's bars.