Tula – A City of Craftsmen

A beautiful old city of Tula, located just around 200 kilometers away from Moscow, is one of Russias major cultural, industrial, and scientific centers. It boasts rich heritage and was first mentioned in the 12th century. </p>

// Oct. 28, 2014 - 15:00 GMT


Samara - Russia’s Aerospace Manufacturing Capital

Samara, a bustling southern city on the Volga River, is Russias fifth largest city. Founded as&nbsp;a small frontier fort in&nbsp;the XVI&nbsp;century and&nbsp;built at&nbsp;the confluence of&nbsp;the Volga and&nbsp;Samara Rivers, the&nbsp;fortress was&nbsp;aimed at&nbsp;protecting Russias easternmost boundaries. </p>

// Oct. 21, 2014 - 14:00 GMT


Vyborg – Russian Town With European Face

Vyborg lies on the international highway running from Helsinki to Moscow, some 60 kilometers from the Finnish border. An industrial and cultural centre, international port and important railway and thruway, it is also known as one of the biggest historical towns in Russia.

// Oct. 17, 2014 - 14:00 GMT


Novosibirsk - Siberia’s Cultural and Scientific Hub

The Russian city of Novosibirsk is the capital of Siberia and Russias third-largest city. Being a&nbsp;waypoint for&nbsp;travelers moving between east and&nbsp;west, it&nbsp;offers a&nbsp;welcome contrast of&nbsp;warmth and&nbsp;immediate friendliness. </p>

// Oct. 15, 2014 - 14:00 GMT


Sergiyev Posad – a Spiritual Center of Russia

The ancient Russian town of Sergiyev Posad is a must-see destination on the Golden Ring of historic towns surrounding Moscow. This town was founded and grew up around the monastery, which is now a place of pilgrimage for Orthodox Christians from all over the world.

// Oct. 13, 2014 - 14:00 GMT


Plyos – the Russian Switzerland

The small town of Plyos on the Volga River is famous for its serene atmosphere and picturesque hilltop views of a 3-kilometer-long quay. Located about 370 km northwest of Moscow, it is the center of the Golden Ring and a usual stop on Volga cruises.

// Oct. 02, 2014 - 15:00 GMT