Welcome to Russia, the largest country in the world, and certainly one of the most historically and culturally rich tourism and cruise ship destinations you'll ever visit. From Nomads and Vikings to the Grand Duchy and Tsardom, Russia has always been a fascinating mixture of intrigue both politically and artistically. When flaunting their wealth in the 17th and 18th centuries, they built amazing palaces, garden escapes, and cathedrals which you can check out on our Russia Excursions.

Cruising has become a favored way to visit Russia and there are a variety of ports of call. The most popular Russian cruise ports include Sochi, St. Petersburg, and Vladivostok. There are also many cruise lines that service Russia and these include MSC, Pullmantur, Regent, Tui, Costa Pacifica, Princess, AIDA, Viking, Phoenix, and Royal Caribbean.

Both Moscow and St. Petersburg, current and former capitals, are recognized as World Cities and offer renowned museums that offer artistry from many of the great masters. The Tretyakov Gallery and the Hermitage are on many "to-do" lists for those who love their works. You can enjoy our St. Petersburg Private Hermitage Museum Excursion.

For those who want to get away from the crowds, there are many private excursions such as our St. Petersburg Private Catherine Palace Excursion or our St. Petersburg Private Peterhof Palace and Cathedrals Excursion with Lunch. All of the structures mentioned, were built during a time of great wealth and power in Russia and these architectural gems were intended to impress, and they do.

We certainly hope that you enjoy your visit to Russia and we're sure you'll find the Russia Excursion that is perfect for you. No worries about visas, all important matters will be taken care of, so you are free to just take in the history, the beauty, and the culture that is Mother Russia.