Russia is best known for being the world’s largest country. Making up over a seventh of the earth’s entire land mass, it’s hardly surprising that the country should be so culturally, historically and visually diverse.
It’s precisely this diversity and element of the unexpected that appeals to intrepid travellers, eager to identify the true personality of this fascinating land. Spanning eight time zones and boasting a hugely variable climate (subtropical heat of Sochi in the south to the freezing Arctic terrain of Siberia), Russia is a country that is guaranteed to intrigue and amaze, for all the right reasons.
If you’re looking to visit, there are some excellent tours to Russia that take in some of the strangest locations and captivating sights.
Russia is undeniably one of the most fascinating countries to explore on a tour. If you’re tempted by one of the many excellent tours to Russia on offer, then allow us to inspire you further with these quirky facts about the country!