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

Russia’s main cities feel broadly European, but its history tells a different story due to the singular political path the country forged in the 20th century, which lives on in the bold Stalinist buildings that pepper Moscow. Our specialists are skilled at crafting Russia tours that take in all the country’s paradoxes. They can help you delve into St Petersburg, advising you on which imperial palaces to visit, and how to avoid the crowds. In Moscow, they can indicate more unusual ways to experience the city (such as night river cruises), and they know where to find the best skyline views.

Then, leaving the urban behind, you discover a sleepier, more sedate Russia where the vagaries of politburos seem to have had little effect. Vacations to Russia can easily include trips to see the wooden churches of the Golden Ring, and the well-preserved half-medieval town of Suzdal.

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Suggested itineraries for Russia

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

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Our expert guides to traveling 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.

My travels in Russia, 2016

Russia specialist Nick travelled to Moscow, St Petersburg and the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Golden Ring and has captured part of his journey on video.

My travels in Russia, 2016
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