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 - 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 2019 to September 2020.
The Golden Eagle - Trans Siberian Express - Winter Wonderland 15 days from £13995
Take in snow-capped mountain peaks, vast expanses of frozen wilderness and beautiful cities from years past on this uniquely Eastern European tour aboard the Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express.
Departs from February 2020 to February 2020.
The Trans-Siberian: Moscow to Beijing 21 days from £8995
Let the Tsar's Gold Train take you on an adventure across almost half of the surface of the world, from the ornate splendour of Moscow to the bustling beauty of modern and ancient Beijing, through the remoteness of Siberia, the beautiful scenery of Mongolia and the vast, arid landscape of the Gobi Desert.
Departs from April 2019 to September 2019.