Russia offers a wide range of opportunities for traveling on vacations in Russia. This beautiful and enigmatical country welcomes you and invites you to dive into an amazing time.
You have a lot of advantages to spend your vacation in Russia.
Every traveler who plans to visit Russia wants to see Russian top attractions, which include Moscow Kremlin, St Petersburg palaces, Russian churches, and natural landscapes. If you haven’t planned your trip to Russia yet and you are looking to include unforgettable experiences, consider visiting the 2 capitals of Russia as a must-see: Saint Petersburg and Moscow!
When to go
You can visit Russia every time of the year. All year long you can find many interesting places to see and things to do.
If you come in wintertime you can visit all the museums, theatres and places of interest, participate in the Russian national festivals and spend an unforgettable time. Moreover, accommodation in winter is cheaper than in other seasons, so you can save money. Hotels in Russia offer a wide range of opportunities both for business and leisure travelers, comfortable rooms, and irreproachable service. Russian vacations will give you a lot of impressions that you will keep in your memory for all your life.
Early spring is almost like winter but starting from mid-April it's becoming pretty warm almost everywhere (except mountain regions), trees are becoming green, flowers bloom and there's such a good smell of them in the air. Late spring is the perfect time to visit beautiful parks such as the one in Pavlovsk near Saint Petersburg or take a walk through the various cities enjoying the pleasant atmosphere and cool air of springtime. Russian vacations in spring will give you a lot of impressions that you will keep in your memory for all your life.
Summer is a great time to visit almost any place in Russia. You can visit Moscow or go to remote regions of Russia to enjoy unique nature — to go to such regions as Siberia, Altai or Kamchatka. There are a lot of possibilities to get to know Russian nature. For example, you can go to Lake Baikal — the longest and the deepest lake in the world. If you would like to come in summer, you can also visit famous resorts, residences of the Russian Tsars and make Russian river cruises. Summer is also the time of renowned White Nights. While staying in St. Petersburg you have a unique chance to feel deeply this time of the year and enjoy fabulous strolls all night long and the famous bridge partings. The towns — residences of the Russian Tsars — open their doors for you. Pushkin, Pavlovsk, Peterhof (Petrodvorets) are also good places to have a rest and enjoy summertime.
Autumn is good for Russian vacations too. From September to mid-October the weather is still fine, sometimes it's even close to this in summer, but nature is becoming more and more beautiful as leaves on trees are becoming yellow, orange, red, and brown. In autumn you can visit main cities, to have a voyage and canals and rivers on a small boat wrapping yourself in a cozy plaid enjoying splendid views of the Moscow or Saint-Petersburg from water, to have a walk in autumn parks, raking colorful fallen leaves from trees with your legs, or to cruise down the Volga river.
The winter is cold in Russia. December is pretty mild in Moscow or in Saint-Petersburg, but if you plan to visit eastern Russia — you have to take some very warm clothes with you. January is freezing cold and February is the same most of the time. Russia in the wintertime is for snow-lovers. If you come in winter you can visit all the museums, theatres and places of interest, participate in the Russian national festivals and spend an unforgettable time. Starting from the second half of December the streets in every city are decorated for New Year Celebration, for example, Nevsky prospect in Saint-Petersburg is so beautiful at this time! Moreover, accommodation in winter is cheaper than in other seasons, so you can save some money. Hotels in Russia offer a wide range of opportunities both for business and leisure travelers, comfortable rooms, and irreproachable service. Still, you can visit every place in Russia, such as the cities of the Russian Golden Ring, because in winter, when everything is covered with snow, each sight has absolutely different look than in any other season.
Where to go for vacation in Russia
Russia is rich in beautiful and unusual cities, villages, resorts, lakes, rivers, mountains, so you have a wide range of places to visit on Russia vacations.
The largest and most famous cities are Moscow, the capital of Russia, and St. Petersburg, which also is called “The Northern Capital”. The travelers have a great opportunity to visit magnificent palaces and theatres there.
The towns – residences of the Russian Tsars – open their doors for you. Pushkin- Tsarskoe Selo, Pavlovsk, Peterhof (Petrodvorets) are the best places to have a rest and enjoy summertime.
You can also make the famous Golden Ring and Silver Ring tours and get acquainted with such Russian cities as Vladimir, Kostroma, Sergiev-Posad, Rostov Veliky, Uglich, Yaroslavl, Tihvin, Vologda, Veliky Novgorod, and many others.
There are a lot of possibilities to get to know Russian nature. For example, you can go to Lake Baikal – the longest and the deepest lake in the world.
If you want to get memorable impressions, enjoying traveling, and discover for yourself a lot of new and interesting things, Russia vacations are waiting for you.