Tour Overview

Backroads of Russia: St Petersburg - Moscow Russia is the world�s largest nation, which means there�s no shortage of things to see or do here. With us, you won�t just stick to the main sights in Moscow and St Petersburg. Head beyond these two cities to see Russia�s quieter side in the villages of Petrozavodska and Kizhi Island, or the cluster of ancient towns known as the Golden Ring. Discover standout landscapes like Ruskeala National Park�s marble canyon, or the fairy-tale architecture of Gethsamane Skete. Want a little bit of everything? You�ll find it in Russia.HighlightsGet to know St Petersburg on a walking tour, Visit the monastery and forests of Valaam Island, Take a cooking class in the village of Karelian, Let creativity flow with a Matryoshka painting class, Wander around the Red SquareAccommodationHotels (9 nts), guest house (1 nt), sleeper train (1 nt).Group Size NotesMax 15, avg 12Meals Included7 breakfasts, 3 lunchesWhat's IncludedYour Foodie Moment: Karelian Cooking Class, Kinerma Your Hands-On Moment: Matryoshka Painting Class, Sergiyev Posad Your Local Living Moment: BBQ with Local Family, Pereslavl�-Zalesskiy. St Petersburg walking tour. Valaam Island boat tour. Ruskeala Quarry walk. Kinerma walking tour. Karelian cooking class. Kizhi Island tour. The Sergiev Posad Lavra and Monastery tour. Matryoshka painting class. Pereslavl-Zelesskiy guided tour. Barbecue with local family. Tour of Alexandrov Kremlin. Red Square visit. Kremlin and Armoury guided tour. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

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