7 of the best Russia tours from Moscow or St Petersburg

by Paul Joseph  |  Published July 2, 2019

As the world’s largest country in terms of land mass, Russia is not a place that can easily be fully explored in any short space of time. Beyond the major cities of Moscow and St Petersburg, which tend to hog most of the country’s travel limelight, there are many sights across Russia that are worth seeing and the best way to take in as many as possible is on a guided tour.

Given the logistics of navigating around Russia, most of the tours from Moscow and St Petersburg tend to feature an itinerary of places within easy reach of one or the other. Another popular tour route involves beginning at one city, then ending in the other, while taking in some of the major sights between the two. Here are seven of the best tours available from Moscow and St Petersburg.