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Looking out across Moscow

Russia holidays 2022 & 2023

Looking out across Moscow
Travel with confidence. Secure your trip now with full flexibility in your plans.
  •  Secure your trip now

    Speak with a specialist for the latest advice on all your travel options. As soon as you're ready to plan, they'll create the trip you’re looking for.

  •  Full flexibility in your plans

    Book by 31st December and we'll give you the flexibility to change your plans for free if changing travel guidance or restrictions impact you.

  •  Travel with confidence

    Your safety is our first priority. In your specialist, you have an expert advisor you can rely on before you travel and while you’re away.

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 holidays 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. Holidays 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 tours for Russia

These tours give you a starting point for what your holiday to Russia could entail. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

Suggested activities for Russia

Whatever your interests, our specialists will build activities into your trip that connect to how you want to experience Russia.

  • Trans-Siberian Railway
    Trans-Siberian Train, Moscow

    Trans-Siberian Railway


    Trans-Siberian Railway

    The Trans-Siberian Railway, linking Moscow to Beijing, is not only one of the classic train journeys, it is also the longest continuous rail line on Earth.

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  • MS Tolstoy Cruise
    MS Tolstoy, St Petersburg

    MS Tolstoy Cruise

    MS Tolstoy Cruise

    The MS Tolstoy is one of the more comfortable ships cruising on Russia's rivers.

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  • Volga Dream Cruise
    On the Volga River, Russia

    Volga Dream Cruise


    Volga Dream Cruise

    Discover the highlights of the Russian countryside on board the luxury river cruiser, Volga Dream.

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Why travel with Audley?

  • 100% tailor-made tours
  • Fully protected travel
  • Established for over 25 years
  • 98% of our clients would recommend us

Best time to visit

Our specialists advise on the best months to visit Russia, including information about climate, events and festivals.

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Travel advice

Practical tips for travelling to Russia, from social protocols to guidance on money matters, with a link to the latest government travel advice.

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Our detailed brochures feature trip ideas and travel experiences recommended by our specialists.