Impressions of Russia | 2017

From St Petersburg To Moscow



Lavish palaces, colourful cathedrals and tranquil monasteries. A rich history that takes in Tsarist grandeur and revolutionary zeal. Traditional crafts and centuries-old festivities. Embark on an epic voyage north to uncover a handpicked selection of Russia’s sparkling gems.



The Back-Roads Difference

  • Explore fascinating monuments of Russia’s imperial and communist past
  • Craft your own unique Christmas decorations and traditional church candles
  • Experience rural Russian living with an overnight stay at an eco-farm and a traditional shashlik for dinner
Tour Inclusions
  • 9 nights’ accommodation in boutique hotels and a farm stay
  • Experienced Back-Roads tour leader
  • Luxury mini-coach transportation
  • European breakfast daily (B)
  • Seven evening meals (D)
  • Three lunches (L)
  • Christmas decoration and church candle craft workshops
  • Vodka and Pastilla tastings
  • Bagatitsa show
  • Moscow Metro tour
  • Cruise to Peterhof Palace
  • Boat transfer to Fort Alexander
  • Entrance fee included to: Peter and Paul Fortress, Cruiser Aurora, Vodka Museum, Hermitage Museum, Catherine Palace, St Isaac’s Cathedral, Peterhof Palace Gardens, Fort Alexander, Vitoslavlitsy Open-Air Museum, Valday Iversky Monastery, Goldwork Embroidery Museum, Tchaikovsky House-Museum, Klinskoe Compound Museum, Trinity Lavra of St Sergius Monastery, Moscow Kremlin, Pastila Museum, Stalin’s Bunker.
What is not included in a Back-Roads Touring Tour?

Countries Visited

  • Russia

10 Days
MAX 15

Tour Code: RUS17
Tour Type: Europe 2017 Tours

Charming Accommodation