The country where the sun never sets
Russia is a country where tourist possibilities are growing steadily. Not only can you find the powerful beauty of places like Moscow or St. Petersburg, but other destinations which must now also be added to the Volga cruises. These include excursions around Lake Baikal and the Kamchatka Peninsula ... Now you have the opportunity to discover all these treasures with the Baltic Capitals Pullmantur cruise.
Russia could well say that it is the country where the sun never sets. This is because it has such a huge range of time zones. Exoticism, beauty and magnetism blend equally in this fascinating destination. Once you get to your Pullmantur cruise you will be mesmerized by the lure of her charms.
Our main ports of embarkation in Russia
La belleza imponente de las ciudades de Rusia
Moscow is one of the main tourist destinations in the world. It has more than 150 museums, 40 theaters and concert halls, and a lot of palaces, churches, cathedrals and castles. Widely known is Red Square with the Kremlin silhouette in the background, but there is so much more to see in this simply stunning place.
St. Petersburg, known as the Venice of the North for its canals, is situated on the banks of the Neva River. One of the most beautiful cities in Europe, it demonstrates the opulence of seventeenth century czarist Russia. The palaces and theaters of Nevski Avenue, the Hermitage Museum, churches and cathedrals are a great artistic and monumental heritage.
Alongside these two major cities, the tour of Russia takes you through the cities that make up the Golden Ring. Places that have their origins in the twelfth century like Suzdal, Jaroslavl, Kostroma, Rostov and Vladimir. In all of them there is an amazing display of old medieval buildings which are authentic treasures of the tsarist era.
Through the most stunning landscapes of Russia
In recent years, the landscapes dotted along the Volga have become major tourist centers. There are a large number of cruise ships that even cross to its delta and also venture to the Caspian Sea. It is an area where you will see the Ladoga and Onega lakes or the beautiful region of Karelia with its vast forests and lakes.
There is other stunning scenery in Russia, starting with the Greater Caucasus where there are many large mountains, glaciers and winter seasons. There are more breathtaking landscapes in Siberia. Within this inhospitable region of thousands of kilometers you will find Lake Baikal, the largest body of fresh water in the world.
At one of the extreme ends of Siberia you will find the little known peninsula of Kamchatka. This has more than 200 craters between the Bering Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk, which makes it one of the most active areas in the world in this field. You can also see natural and boiling fountains in the valley of geysers.
The coast of Russia does not offer tourism as colourful and attractive as what you will find on the Black Sea. At its shore is the complex of Sochi, host of the Winter Olympics in 2014. These days it's become the new destination of relaxation for the country's celebrities as well as being the major destination for cruise ships sailing this sea.
Not yet open to mass tourism, the Kuril Islands are presented as a fascinating destination in Russia. They are located between the Kamchatka Peninsula and Japan, and are a scene of large volcanic landscapes, deserts of lava, waterfalls, hot springs, fjords, crater lakes, seal colonies and much more. A real wild nature paradise.
The large number of excursions Pullmantur can offer in a country like Russia is very significant. It's a destination with an extraordinary diversity of culture and nature. It also offers one of the most fascinating journeys in the world which has always been among the dreams of any traveler - the Trans-Siberian.
Russia is a country of destinations and unusual regions with cities of great splendor and a spectacular artistic and cultural heritage. If you always had the image of a cold Russia conquered by winter it is because you weren't fully aware of everything that it has prepared for you. Come and live the experience of this unique place.