Visit a city where the past is still treasured. The Ukrainian capital boasts a smattering of exquisite churches including the delightful St Michael’s Monastery with its powder blue walls and gleaming gold domes, reached by funicular from the Dnieper River. Across town and equally compelling is the Monastery of Kiev Pechersk Lavra with its well-preserved belltower.
9h43m to Moscow
3h30m to Moscow
13h14m to Moscow
Explore vibrant, cosmopolitan Moscow, Russia’s capital city and commercial hub. Begin with iconic Red Square, where you’ll find the colourful onion domes of St Basil’s Cathedral opposite Lenin’s mausoleum. The Kremlin will reveal its secrets when you pass within its walls to discover ancient churches and the fascinating Armoury Museum.
8h45m to St Petersburg
1h15m to St Petersburg
3h50m to St Petersburg
Stroll beside the waterways of elegant St Petersburg, Russia’s former capital. Explore over three million works of art in the Hermitage Museum, housed in the beautiful Winter Palace built for the tsars. Take in a ballet or time your visit for the white nights of summer when the sun hardly sets and the locals come out to play.