Guide to Russia: Everything you need to know before taking off

Guide to Russia: Everything you need to know before taking off

Russia is a popular destination for thousands of people every year. You can go there on vacation with the kids, do a romantic couple’s trip, go on a backpacking trip, and also enjoy the good culture or look for business opportunities. A trip to Russia includes tours of museums, palaces, churches, cathedrals, and gardens. Visiting theaters, ballet performances, and operas; spending time in a variety of clubs that play local music as well as music from around the world; and eating at great and meticulous restaurants.

Airlines offer attractive flights to Moscow. Direct flights, visas to Russia, and tickets can be booked in all departments. The Domodedovo International Airport, roughly an hour’s drive from Moscow, is where the plane lands. You will enjoy a safe and enjoyable flight experience that includes VOD-rich entertainment packages.

Guide to Russia: What You Must Know – and What You Shouldn’t Miss

Russia is the country with the largest area in the world, exceeding 17 million square kilometers, 13 million square kilometers of Russia’s territory is in Asia, and about 4 million square kilometers in Europe. Norway, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, the People’s Republic of China, Mongolia, and North Korea are among the 14 different countries that Russia borders. From 1917 to 1991, Russia was part of the Soviet Union, and its regime was communist. Since 1991, when the Soviet Union disintegrated, the government in Russia has been democratic. The country is developing in huge strides and its economy is becoming stronger.

Among the main attractions that can be found in Russia is a ride on the Trans-Siberian Railway. A visit to one of the Bolshoi theaters that present spectacular ballet performances, and spending time in the city of Sochi, located on the coast of the Black Sea. A trip near the Moscow Kremlin, climbing Mount Elbrus in the Caucasus ridge; and a tour of the second largest geyser field in the world, located on the Kamchatka Peninsula, in the Russian Far East.


Weather in Russia: warm summer, freezing winter

The summer months in Russia (June-September) are recommended for visiting all provinces since temperatures range from 15-28 degrees on average. This is in contrast to the winter, which prevails in most areas and reaches a temperature of about 50 degrees Celsius in Siberia. For you to plan your vacation most efficiently, it is highly recommended to keep abreast of the weather forecast in Russia before your flight.

Good to know about Russia

  • Russia has had nine different time zones since 2010. Before that, there were 11 time zones.
  • In the first days of July, the “white nights” phenomenon occurs in the city of St. Petersburg – when the sun does not fully set.