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Russia holidays

Russia holidays

See the highlights of Moscow and St Petersburg, from palaces to theatres, on your tailor-made Russia tour

From St Petersburg’s wealth of culture to the Bering Straits, and the vast, diverse lands in between, Russia is an intriguing proposition.

Flight Time

4 hours (Moscow)

Time Zone

UTC +3 to UTC +12

Recommended Airlines

British Airways

Where can you fly from?

Flights to Russia are available from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow

Speak to someone who's been there

Audley Travel specialist John

Start planning your tailor-made trip by
calling one of our Russia specialists on 01993 838 230

Suggested itineraries for Russia

These itineraries will give you a starting point for what your trip to Russia could entail. They cover routes that we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favourite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

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Our expert guides to travelling in Russia

Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Russia. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Russia at its best.

Moskva River, Moscow

Visiting Russia’s St Petersburg and Moscow in winter

Visiting Russia in the depths of winter? Absolutely, says Audley specialist John, and it can enhance your experience of the country. He also suggests what to see and do in Moscow and St Petersburg during the colder months.

St Basil's Cathedral and Lenin's Mausoleum

Family holidays in Russia

A family holiday during Russia's winter with its snow-capped buildings and frozen rivers and lakes will enchant children of any age. At other times of the year there are wonderful galleries, museums, and cold-war history to explore.

Nicko Cruise - MS Simonov

River cruises in Russia

Experience the real Russia on a relaxing river cruise on the mighty River Volga from St Petersburg to Moscow. There are plenty of fascinating stops along the way, including ancient churches, monasteries and villages.

Trans-Siberian Train, Moscow

Trans-Siberian Railway Journey

Travelling on the Trans-Siberian Railway, through Russia, Mongolia and China is one of the greatest and oldest train journeys on earth.

Video: My travels in Russia, 2016

Chris in Red Square, Moscow

Start planning your trip

Provide us with a few starting details about your travel plans, and one of our Russia specialists will be in touch to give you suggestions and ideas.