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Tver is a Volga River cruise port and city located in central-western Russia. The city is located approx 180 km (110 ml) south of Russia's capital Moscow, and has population around 420,000.
The city was established in the 12th century, situated at the confluence of three rivers - Volga, Tvertsa and Tmaka. In the period 1931-1990, the town was named "Kalinin".
Tver is connected directly with Moscow and St Petersburg via M10 Highway, Oktyabrskaya Railway and the high-speed train Sapsan. Commuter rail links Tver to Moscow, Bologoye, Torzhok. Most Moscow outbound trains to northwest regions stop in Tver'. The planned high-speed railway St Peterburg-Moscow will have "New Tver'" train station located several kilometers south of the city. Public transitation includes buses, trolleys, trams, mini-buses. Nearest airport is Sheremetyevo (Moscow).
Tver cruise terminal
Among the Russian cruise ships visiting Tver are the VODOHOD-owned boats MS Suvorov, MS Korotkov, MS Dzerzhinsky, MS Radischev.
- Kazan-Kalyazin-Moscow (2 days)-Tver-Kazan (12-day cruisetour)
- Moscow-Tver-Kazan (6-day cruisetour)
- Moscow-Tver-Uglich-Myshkin-Moscow (4-day cruisetour)
- Moscow-Tver-Kalyazin-Dubna-Coniferous forest-Moscow (4-day cruisetour)
- Novgorod-Kalyazin-Moscow (2 days)-Tver-Novgorod (10-day cruisetour)
- Novgorod-Tver-Novgorod (7-day cruisetour)
- Moscow-Tver-Moscow (3-day cruisetour)
- Tver-Moscow (3-day cruisetour)