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Travelling to Russia in autumn

September 12, 2019 Destination Europe No Comments Email Email

Autumn is the best time to visit Russia. The climate of this country is excellent throughout the year and the incredible beauty of this place makes travellers visit it again and again. In addition, not so many tourists come to Russia at this time.

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Russian Federation is really big and every its corner is incredibly beautiful. You can choose a direction according to your interests. Autumn in Russia offers a wide variety of entertainment: from visiting the former royal country residence to hiking in national parks. If you are planning to spend your vacation in Russia, but don’t know where to go, use our list.

5 best places to visit in Russia in autumn:


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Many trips around Russia begin with Moscow. The city looks very gorgeous in autumn. The weather is ideal for exploring beautiful parks and sightseeing. Be sure to visit the new Zaryadye Park and take a walk at the Patriarchiye Ponds. There are many old manors which turned into the parks and museums in the suburbs of Moscow. They are perfect for a visit on a warm autumn day.

St. Petersburg

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St. Petersburg is wonderful at any time of the year, but in autumn it is especially picturesque. Here you can stroll through the Summer and Tauride Gardens or ride a boat along rivers and canals. During private tours in St. Petersburg you can visit suburban imperial residences, immersed in the bright colours of autumn. Wherever you go, stunning cityscapes with amazing architecture await you.

Cities of the Golden Ring

The tourist route Golden Ring passes through the ancient Russian cities. Here you will find wonderful historical and cultural monuments. The Golden Ring route traditionally includes eight cities: Sergiev Posad, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Rostov, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Ivanovo, Suzdal, Vladimir. You can visit extensive estates, wooden churches, white-stone cathedrals and fortresses in these cities. They are especially beautiful in the autumn months.


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Siberia is called the ‘wealth of Russia’. A large number of natural monuments are located here. You can visit Lake Baikal, Shushensky Bor National Park, Stolby Nature Reserve and other wonderful places. Many useful herbs grow in Siberia and local people make amazing honey and tea with them. Just imagine, you are sitting in the autumn forest and drinking herbal tea with berries.


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The city is located on a complex terrain, which forms a magnificent amphitheatre, effectively revealing towards the sea. Historically, Vladivostok developed according to the canons of European architectural traditions. There are about 500 architectural monuments and more than 100 fortifications of the Vladivostok fortress. It is warm, dry and sunny in the first half of autumn in Vladivostok. If you’re lucky with the weather, you can even take a sunbathe on the shores of the Sea of Japan.

Life seems to be a blessing when you look at the heavenly beauty of Russia in autumn. Rest in this country gives an amazing atmosphere with magnificent views and bright colours. There are many places where you can have a great time: spend your vacation on the seashore, in nature or in a large metropolis. We’re sure you will bring home a lot of impressions and a large collection of photos with autumn landscapes of Russia.

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