Many activities in Russia focus on the country’s unique culture and rich history, with city tours of Moscow and St Petersburg allowing you to see landmark sites such as the imposing Red Square and the Hermitage Museum with its extravagant art and jewellery collections, as well as numerous palaces and fortresses with impressive architecture. Visit the world-famous Bolshoi or Mariinsky Theatres to see a ballet performance, a quintessential Russian experience, or travel beyond the cities to take a relaxing cruise along the Volga River as it weaves through the beautiful Russian countryside, learning about the country’s culture, history and religion as you go.
Ideas for experiencing Russia
Experiences you have as you travel often hold the longest memories. As part of their research trips, our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know Russia, and the best local guides. These activities reflect some of their best-loved experiences.