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Visit Russia

Russia offers visitors the full scope of magic that is expected on a planned holiday. If there is something you want to experience, this nation will provide you with the opportunity. From the frozen wonders of Siberia to the active nightlife of each major urban center, you can enjoy the fusion of rustic beauty with modern convenience to have an incredible time, whether you prefer the East or the West.

Russia offers visitors some of the most unique UNESCO sites in the world today. One of the most special is the Volcanoes of Kamchatka, which only a few thousand people are allowed to visit every year. Geysers, hot springs, and other backcountry adventures can be found in every region, letting you embrace the call of getting away from it all to reset your clock in your own unique way.

There are also some intensely beautiful medieval sites to explore throughout Russia. Many are called to the onion-shaped domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow, but don’t overlook options like Kizhi Island that don’t see the same level of tourism traffic. Some of the buildings don’t even have nails holding them together, yet have stood for centuries against the often harsh winters as a testament to the innovation of Russian architecture.

Ancient mountains stand guard over deep gorges, extensive plateaus, and numerous cities that offer you the perfect chance to experience a holiday in your way. Plan your trip to Russia and you will not be disappointed by what is waiting for you to discover.

Travel and vacation in Russia

Here you can find information about travel and holiday trips to Russia. You will find travel deals as well as general travel information, guides, “good to know” and facts about Russia. You will also find updated current weather and forecasts.

Map and distances

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Rent your transport

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City Guides

Chelyabinsk

#Chelyabinsk Visit Chelyabinsk Chelyabinsk is a town that invites you to embrace the crossroads of life. Located a little east of the Ural Mountains, it sits...

Chita

#Chita Visit Chita Founded in the 17th century by the Cossacks, Chita has often been referred to as the City of Exiles. Decembrists and several members of...

Irkutsk

#Irkutsk Visit Irkutsk Irkutsk could easily be described as the cultural hub of Siberia. It is the home to several educational centers, 9 scientific research institutes,...

Kaliningrad

#Kaliningrad Visit Kaliningrad As the administrative center of Kaliningrad Oblast, this city is a federal subject of Russia even though it is an exclave along the...

Kazan

#Kazan Visit Kazan As one of the largest cities in all of Russia, Kazan has much to offer a visitor who decides to come for a...

Krasnodar

#Krasnodar Visit Krasnodar Situated on the beautiful Kuban River, Krasnodar is a short daytrip from the Black Sea, natural wonders, and stunning landmarks. The city is...

Krasnoyarsk

#Krasnoyarsk Visit Krasnoyarsk Krasnoyarsk is often described as the most beautiful city in Siberia and it is easy to see why. Standing guard to the south...

Kursk

#Kursk Visit Kursk The first sights you see during a stay in Kursk are expansive green areas that invite you to wander. The largest tank battle...

Good to know

Coronavirus & travel restrictions Russia

#Coronavirus Russia Coronavirus status - Russia How is the coronavirus situation in Russia ? See the statistics for the country in confirmed and present active Covid-19...

Local currency in Russia, Ruble

Money in Russia (notes and coins) Russias legal tender is called Ruble (RUB). 1 Ruble = 100 kopeyka. Coins in circulation: 1₽, 2₽, 5₽, 10₽ Ruble coins 1 коп.,...

National Tourist Information Russia

Traveladvisor in Russia: Are you going on a vacation you can get lots of free and professional help, traveladvice and information from the National...

Weather and forecast

Moscow
scattered clouds
-9 ° C
-8 °
-10 °
79 %
3kmh
40 %
Tue
-12 °
Wed
-14 °
Thu
-9 °
Fri
-8 °
Sat
-7 °

Largest cities

See the list of the largest and most important cities in the country, and the size of the cities by population.

Important: the informations are from various external sources. If you are using the informations professional please seek official confirmation whether the figures are actual or not. Last update august 2017

RankNamePop.Region
1Moscow12.100,000Moscow
2Saint Petersburg5.190,000Saint Petersburg
3Novosibirsk1.560,000Novosibirsk Oblast
4Yekaterinburg1.420,000Sverdlovsk Oblast
5Nizhny Novgorod1.250,000Nizhny Novgorod Oblast
6Kazan1.200,000Tatarstan
7Chelyabinsk1.180,000Chelyabinsk Oblast
8Samara1.170,000Samara Oblast
9Omsk1.170,000Omsk Oblast
10Rostov-na-Donu1.100,000Rostov Oblast
11Ufa1.090,000Bashkortostan
12Krasnoyarsk1.050,000Krasnoyarsk Krai
13Perm1.030,000Perm Krai
14Voronezh1.000,500Voronezh Oblast
15Volgograd1.000,000Volgograd Oblast
16Saratov840,000Saratov Oblast
17Krasnodar800,000Krasnodar Krai
18Tolyatti720,000Samara Oblast
19Izhevsk640,000Udmurtia
20Ulyanovsk615,000Ulyanovsk Oblast

Official National Holidays

Below you can see the list with official national holidays in the country.

DateEnglish
1 JanuaryNew Years Day
2 JanuaryNew Year Holiday
3 JanuaryNew Year Holiday
4 JanuaryNew Year Holiday
5 JanuaryNew Year Holiday
6 JanuaryChristmas Holiday
7 JanuaryOrthodox Christmas day
8 JanuaryChristmas Holiday
23 FebruaryDefender of the Fatherland Day
8 MarchInternational Women's Day
1 MaySpring and Labour Day
9 MayVictory Day
12 JuneRussia Day
4 NovemberUnity Day

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Russia Covid-19 / Coronavirus

Russia
4,333,029
Total confirmed cases
Updated on
Russia
321,310
Total active cases
Updated on
Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Active cases
Afghanistan
55,868
2,451
4,015
Albania
113,580
1,956
35,737
Algeria
114,234
3,013
32,157
Andorra
11,042
112
304
Angola
21,108
515
936
Anguilla
18
0
0
Antigua and Barbuda
848
21
417
Argentina
2,149,636
52,880
150,940
Armenia
175,016
3,225
6,837
Aruba
8,110
77
205
Australia
29,046
909
1,942
Austria
476,980
8,732
23,216
Azerbaijan
236,963
3,247
3,927
Bahamas
8,600
181
1,004
Bahrain
126,602
472
6,359
Bangladesh
551,175
8,476
38,579
Barbados
3,285
37
433
Belarus
296,441
2,047
7,197
Belgium
787,891
22,261
712,113
Belize
12,335
315
94
Benin
6,338
81
874
Bermuda
722
12
22
Bhutan
868
1
1
Bolivia
254,273
11,823
44,214
Bosnia
137,291
5,297
13,274
Botswana
31,746
359
4,627
Brazil
11,019,344
265,500
996,666
British Virgin Islands
153
1
21
Brunei
190
3
5
Bulgaria
260,308
10,614
36,807
Burkina Faso
12,181
143
222
Burundi
2,319
3
1,543
Cabo Verde
15,806
154
519
Cambodia
1,011
0
494
Cameroon
35,714
551
2,569
Canada
888,855
22,258
30,734
Caribbean Netherlands
540
5
92
Cayman Islands
451
2
23
Central African Republic
5,021
63
38
Chad
4,193
146
357
Channel Islands
4,042
86
8
Chile
860,533
21,163
29,429
China
89,994
4,636
183
Colombia
2,276,656
60,503
38,954
Comoros
3,596
146
40
Congo
9,179
131
1,534
Costa Rica
206,640
2,833
16,323
Croatia
246,514
5,590
3,743
Cuba
56,566
350
4,507
Curaçao
4,813
22
114
Cyprus
36,878
233
34,588
Czechia
1,325,291
21,882
168,158
Côte d'Ivoire
35,331
204
2,327
DRC
26,627
712
3,483
Denmark
215,264
2,381
7,051
Diamond Princess
712
13
0
Djibouti
6,157
63
159
Dominica
144
0
14
Dominican Republic
243,526
3,179
41,961
Ecuador
294,503
16,039
22,455
Egypt
186,503
10,995
31,489
El Salvador
60,800
1,915
2,078
Equatorial Guinea
6,371
96
536
Eritrea
2,944
7
501
Estonia
76,183
667
19,875
Ethiopia
166,138
2,429
25,209
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
54
0
3
Faroe Islands
660
1
2
Fiji
66
2
7
Finland
62,522
774
15,748
France
3,909,560
88,933
3,554,531
French Guiana
16,693
87
6,611
French Polynesia
18,459
140
13,477
Gabon
16,015
91
1,877
Gambia
4,759
152
464
Georgia
272,998
3,591
2,521
Germany
2,512,440
72,643
128,897
Ghana
86,465
647
4,866
Gibraltar
4,249
93
22
Greece
206,281
6,797
23,406
Greenland
31
0
1
Grenada
148
1
0
Guadeloupe
10,149
162
7,745
Guatemala
178,770
6,479
6,976
Guinea
16,670
95
1,394
Guinea-Bissau
3,312
49
592
Guyana
8,807
201
492
Haiti
12,536
250
2,458
Holy See (Vatican City State)
27
0
12
Honduras
173,729
4,260
101,480
Hong Kong
11,100
202
262
Hungary
468,713
15,988
115,981
Iceland
6,064
29
15
India
11,244,092
157,964
189,153
Indonesia
1,386,556
37,547
145,628
Iran
1,698,005
60,786
187,869
Iraq
731,016
13,596
52,959
Ireland
223,651
4,422
195,865
Isle of Man
757
25
315
Israel
804,591
5,915
37,318
Italy
3,081,368
100,103
472,533
Jamaica
26,904
454
12,003
Japan
439,992
8,253
12,510
Jordan
435,130
4,987
58,689
Kazakhstan
218,754
2,812
13,712
Kenya
109,164
1,879
19,662
Kuwait
201,898
1,133
13,643
Kyrgyzstan
86,583
1,473
1,535
Lao People's Democratic Republic
47
0
5
Latvia
90,525
1,699
8,579
Lebanon
397,887
5,089
80,051
Lesotho
10,523
307
6,328
Liberia
2,024
85
47
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
139,658
2,288
10,492
Liechtenstein
2,592
54
19
Lithuania
202,430
3,336
10,849
Luxembourg
56,677
663
2,774
MS Zaandam
9
2
0
Macao
48
0
1
Macedonia
107,163
3,195
9,239
Madagascar
20,155
300
312
Malawi
32,469
1,070
8,294
Malaysia
314,989
1,177
19,778
Maldives
20,919
64
2,602
Mali
8,580
358
1,781
Malta
24,599
334
3,178
Marshall Islands
4
0
0
Martinique
6,818
46
6,674
Mauritania
17,322
442
210
Mauritius
641
10
43
Mayotte
18,315
128
15,223
Mexico
2,128,600
190,604
267,565
Micronesia
1
0
0
Moldova
195,602
4,129
19,231
Monaco
2,028
26
152
Mongolia
3,336
3
745
Montenegro
80,191
1,085
8,969
Montserrat
20
1
5
Morocco
486,325
8,683
5,098
Mozambique
62,520
693
15,406
Myanmar
142,045
3,200
7,166
Namibia
40,187
439
2,170
Nepal
274,810
3,011
872
Netherlands
1,123,909
15,861
1,108,048
New Caledonia
67
0
9
New Zealand
2,405
26
78
Nicaragua
6,489
174
2,090
Niger
4,822
177
240
Nigeria
158,506
1,969
18,647
Norway
75,304
632
8,658
Oman
144,404
1,594
8,126
Pakistan
592,100
13,227
18,415
Palestine
198,554
2,157
19,890
Panama
344,834
5,923
7,149
Papua New Guinea
1,670
16
808
Paraguay
168,043
3,318
24,164
Peru
1,371,176
47,854
47,077
Philippines
597,763
12,521
39,330
Poland
1,801,083
45,317
261,683
Portugal
810,459
16,565
61,548
Qatar
167,417
263
10,855
Romania
830,563
20,963
47,969
Russia
4,333,029
89,473
321,310
Rwanda
19,551
268
1,443
Réunion
13,125
59
1,110
S. Korea
92,817
1,642
7,701
Saint Kitts and Nevis
41
0
0
Saint Lucia
3,871
46
259
Saint Martin
1,571
12
160
Saint Pierre Miquelon
24
0
1
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
1,663
8
632
Samoa
3
0
1
San Marino
3,922
76
420
Sao Tome and Principe
1,950
32
356
Saudi Arabia
380,182
6,534
2,616
Senegal
35,959
925
4,119
Serbia
489,530
4,579
84,604
Seychelles
2,979
15
316
Sierra Leone
3,920
79
1,141
Singapore
60,046
29
117
Sint Maarten
2,070
27
17
Slovakia
323,786
7,921
60,565
Slovenia
195,678
3,897
10,758
Solomon Islands
18
0
4
Somalia
8,438
307
4,199
South Africa
1,521,068
50,678
29,516
South Sudan
8,870
102
3,854
Spain
3,160,970
71,436
278,705
Sri Lanka
86,039
502
3,024
St. Barth
638
1
175
Sudan
28,605
1,895
3,554
Suriname
8,977
175
333
Swaziland
17,188
658
1,187
Sweden
684,961
13,003
671,958
Switzerland
565,034
10,052
33,070
Syrian Arab Republic
15,981
1,063
4,544
Taiwan
976
10
34
Tajikistan
13,308
90
0
Tanzania
509
21
305
Thailand
26,441
85
579
Timor-Leste
122
0
28
Togo
7,570
92
1,172
Trinidad and Tobago
7,736
139
98
Tunisia
237,704
8,201
27,104
Turkey
2,793,632
29,094
132,508
Turks and Caicos Islands
2,177
15
142
UAE
413,332
1,335
17,348
UK
4,223,232
124,566
820,037
USA
29,720,398
538,184
8,791,742
Uganda
40,479
334
25,080
Ukraine
1,406,800
27,128
181,418
Uruguay
63,837
651
8,325
Uzbekistan
80,219
622
682
Vanuatu
3
0
2
Venezuela
142,338
1,384
6,560
Vietnam
2,524
35
569
Wallis and Futuna
16
0
9
Western Sahara
10
1
1
Yemen
2,545
653
445
Zambia
82,655
1,132
2,802
Zimbabwe
36,271
1,485
952
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