Russia Tailor-made Holidays

Discover cultural cities and rural respites from St Petersburg to the Golden Ring

Explore mighty Russia in 2020

Russia is a vast and diverse destination with a remarkable history, stunning architecture and cosmopolitan cities. Moscow, home to Red Square & the Kremlin, and St. Petersburg with the famous Hermitage, are top cities for long weekends and worth combining for a week-long holiday too. If you're keen to venture off the beaten track, Yekaterinburg, home of the Romonovs, is a real highlight and we recommend travelling there on the Trans-Siberian railway from Moscow, an experience in itself.

With long, cold winters when snow blankets the cities and countryside, and warm summers with long days and the opening of royal gardens, Russia is a year-round destination with something to appeal to everyone. A number of religious festivals are observed throughout the year and when planning your visit to Russia, check out our Best Time to Visit page for more information on when to go and what's on.

Popular Tailor-made Holiday itineraries for Russia

Russia's fascinating cities of St. Petersburg and Moscow could keep you entertained for days roaming the collections of world-class museums and marveling at Soviet secrets. For rural Russia at its best head to the Golden Ring for a scenic cycle ride in Suzdal where church spires dominate the skyline. If that's not enough to tempt you, use our interactive map below to plan your own dream Russia tour.

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Vladimir Old Town - Russia Tours - On The Go ToursCapital & Country - 5 days Map

Capital & Country

5 days | FROM £1,295

Take in the highlights of Moscow – Russia’s capital city, before heading into the countryside to the...

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Karelia-Itinerary-Main-Tailor-made-Holidays-RussiaKarelia & Kizhi Island - 4 days Map

Karelia & Kizhi Island

4 days | FROM £645

Resting on the shores of the Onego and Ladoga Lakes, the historic and undeniably scenic region of Karelia...

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The-Golden-Ring-Itinerary-Main-Tailor-made-Holidays-RussiaThe Golden Ring - 7 days Map

The Golden Ring

7 days | FROM £2,045

Russian history and architecture, famous old cities and towns. The Golden Ring is one of the oldest Russian...

Discover the best of Russian on a tailormade holiday

Despite being the biggest country in the world, most people centre their travel in Moscow to the western areas which include the capital Moscow, popular St Petersburg, Karelia and the picturesque Golden Ring. However there is still a lot of merit travelling east where you’ll be met with marvellous cities like Ekateringburg, the Ural mountains, Lake Baikal and journey’s end – Vladivostock. See below some of our favourite places in Russia to help inspire your holiday.

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Moscow

The capital city Moscow is the best place in the country to get to grips with the power and might of Russia....

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St Petersburg

With a maze of canals, elegant architecture and a distinctly European feel, the city of St. Petersburg is one...

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Suzdal

Suzdal, with its pretty meadows and livestock that graze freely along the grassy lanes, retains the feel of a...

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Vladimir

Founded in 1108, the city of Vladimir was Russia’s medieval capital for nearly two centuries before giving...

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Yekaterinburg

Russia’s fourth largest city is a complex tapestry of history and culture. Founded in the early 18th century...

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Irkutsk

Founded by Russians in 1651 as a major fort beyond the Ural Mountains, Irkutsk was populated initially by...

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Novgorod

The ancient and provincial town of Novgorod is en route from St Petersburg to Moscow and a popular pit-stop. ...

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Pskov and Pechory

Located in the north west of Russia, just 30km from Estonia, the ancient and historical Pskov with its...

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