Discover Russian history and culture on a Russian holiday to the country’s most important destinations. Visit St. Petersburg and its popular landmarks including the Tsar’s Winter Palace, the Peter and Paul Fortress, and the Hermitage Museum containing one of the world’s largest and most valuable art collections. Travel to Russia’s capital city, Moscow, to see impressive landmarks like Red Square and the Kremlin Walls. See the historic city of Vladimir, founded in 990 and home to the Uspensky Cathedral, were many of Russia’s tsars were crowned. Explore the capital of the Urals, Yekaterinburg, founded by Peter the Great in 1723. Discover the “Paris of Siberia,” Irkutsk and its prominent sites including the Decembrist House museum, dedicated to the memory of exiled aristocrats who fled to this outpost after the revolution of 1825. See the deepest lake in the world, Lake Baikal. Experience the wonders of Russia exclusively, or embark on a holiday that pairs Russia with visits to Finland and the neighbouring Baltic States or along the Silk Road.
Train Holidays in Russia
The Golden Eagle - Taste of the Silk Road 13 days from £13795
Follow the pathways set by silk traders of years long past on this 13-day train trip through Moscow, Volgograd, Kara Kum, Khiva, Ashgabat, Merv, Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent and Almaty.
Departs from October 2018 to October 2018.
The Golden Eagle - Trans Siberian Express - Westbound 15 days from £12895
Undoubtedly the world's greatest railway journey, the Trans-Siberian Railway runs like a steel ribbon connecting east and west from Moscow over the Urals, across the magnificent Russian steppes and alongside the shore of the world's largest freshwater lake.
Departs from May 2018 to August 2019.