Discover Russian history and culture on a Russia vacation to the country’s most important destinations. Visit St. Petersburg and its popular landmarks including the Tsar’s Winter Palace, the Peter and Paul Fortress, and the Hermitage Museum containing one of the world’s largest and most valuable art collections. Travel to Russia’s capital city, Moscow, to see impressive landmarks like Red Square and the Kremlin Walls. See the historic city of Vladimir, founded in 990 and home to the Uspensky Cathedral, were many of Russia’s tsars were crowned. Explore the capital of the Urals, Yekaterinburg, founded by Peter the Great in 1723. Discover the “Paris of Siberia,” Irkutsk and its prominent sites including the Decembrist House museum, dedicated to the memory of exiled aristocrats who fled to this outpost after the revolution of 1825. See the deepest lake in the world, Lake Baikal. Experience the wonders of Russia exclusively, or embark on a vacation that pairs Russia with visits to Finland and the neighboring Baltic States or along the Silk Road.