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About Eastern Europe

About Eastern Europe

Eager to discover the one-of-a-kind natural wonders, immerse into the rich culture, and, to top it all, learn more about the eventful history of the Soviet Union? Then head to the east of Europe, a place dotted with countless natural parks, marvelous fortresses, and well-preserved architectural masterpieces that are still cloaked with the unique atmosphere of Soviet times. Moreover, this region houses majestic Russia, the biggest country in the entire world! Curious to find out more about what makes this region so special? Below, you can find a map showing the most popular places of this miraculous destination as well as Eastern Europe tour packages, featuring private transfers, fast connections, and saturated sightseeing tours with local pros!

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Tips on planning and traveling

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Tips on planning and traveling
Best Tours to Eastern Europe

Best Tours to Eastern Europe

Top Guides about Eastern Europe

Top Guides about Eastern Europe

Top Attractions in Eastern Europe

Top Attractions in Eastern Europe

Chisinau, Moldova

Do you have an interest in the history of Soviet Europe or maybe you’re eager to immerse yourself into the untypical gastronomical world? Then, a Moldova vacation, starting from the city of Chisinau, can be a perfect addition to your European getaway plans.

Ekaterinburg Sight Gallery

Ekaterinburg is the capital of the Ural Mountain Region, full of cultural and architectural heritage for you to discover. This city is the place where the Russian royal family, the Romanovs, spent their last days.

Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

The world-famous Hermitage Museum is home to the largest collection of paintings on Earth, holding about 3 million works of art. The outstanding green, gold and white building of the Winter Palace, located in the very heart of Saint Petersburg on the banks of Neva River, is home to the Hermitage Museum.

Irkutsk, Russia

The cold Siberian city Irkutsk is known as the city from which Russia's great explorers set off for their expeditions. Located about 70 kilometers from Lake Baikal not far from China and Mongolia, Irkutsk Russia of today is among the region's largest towns.

Kazan, Russia

Kazan, often referred to as the country's third capital, is a magnificent millennium city and Russia's religious treasure trove. It stands on the confluence of two rivers: the Volga and Kazanka, and has an incredible 1000-year-old history.

Kazan Kremlin, Kazan

Make sure to include the Kazan Kremlin to your itinerary to explore the eventful history of the area. Being the only Tatar fortress which remained in the country, it boasts beautiful architecture along with a one-of-a-kind history.

Khabarovsk, Russia Gallery

One of the largest cities of Russia's Far East, hospitable Khabarovsk is an unmissable destination in any Trans-Siberian tour. Located on the banks of the Amur River, not far from the Chinese border, the city tangibly experiences the influence of the eastern neighbors yet preserving its own charm.

Kiev, Ukraine

The capital of Ukraine, Kiev is one of the most visited spots in Eastern Europe. There is certainly a lot to see in this ancient town as it features remnants from over 15 centuries ago which blend in beautifully with the city's thriving new culture.

Kizhi Island, Russia

Standing on the banks of Lake Onega, Europe's second largest lake, Kizhi Island boasts one of the most extraordinary and unique ensembles of wooden architecture in Russia.

Lake Baikal, Russia

Lake Baikal - the "Pearl of Siberia" is the planet's stunning treasure and its deepest and clearest lake. Situated in southern Siberia, between Irkutsk and the Buryat Republic, it is considered the world's oldest lake which was formed about 25 million years ago.

Listvyanka Village, Russia

Located nearby Lake Baikal, the village of Listvyanka is surrounded by green mountains and lush nature, adding up to one truly picturesque landscape. It is a highlight stop during Trans-Siberian adventures.

Lviv, Ukraine

Located in western Ukraine, Lviv was ruled by many different empires and independent republics over the course of its seven centuries. Today it offers a collision of cultures that complement each other with their uniqueness and diversity, at the same time providing with numerous monuments of its vast historical heritage.

Mandrogi, Russia, Volga River

Mandrogi is a unique complex of museums located between the Ladoga and Onega lakes. Each museum features a different aspect of Russian folk life, portraying traditional Russian architecture, culture and crafts.

Moscow, Russia

Where it all starts and ends in Russia. Some say there is no other capital in the world like Moscow. The cultural exhibitions and landmarks are endless while the buzzing tempo of this metropolis will take you for a ride.

Moscow, Russia

Where it all starts and ends in Russia. Some say there is no other capital in the world like Moscow. The cultural exhibitions and landmarks are endless while the buzzing tempo of this metropolis will take you for a ride.

Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg, Russia

The mighty Peter and Paul fortress, standing on Hare Island, has been the symbol of Saint Petersburg's strength for many centuries.

Peterhof, Russia

The Peterhof palace complex, the luxurious royal residence of Russian Tsars, is often referred to as the "Russian Versailles". It is the luxurious royal residence of Russian Tsars founded by Peter the Great 300 years ago.

Purcari Village, Moldova

The charming European country of Moldova is famous for its wineries and not visiting one during your travel would be a total miss. Being the oldest wine plantation in the charming European country of Moldova, the Purcari Village offers a unique experience for all gourmets and wine-lovers.

Saint Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg is the gem of Russia truly worth exploring while in the country. Founded by Tsar Peter the Great back in 1703, it is now called the City of Tsars because of its magnificent architecture and eventful history.

St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

Eastern orthodox architecture in the heart of Russia's capital. Stand before multi-colored onion domes and stand in the romantic Red Square and experience what it feels like to be a part of Russia

St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Russia

St Isaac's Cathedral is among the most impressive cathedrals in Russia dominating in St. Petersburg's skyline for over 150 years. It is a functioning Orthodox Christian church which also houses a museum dedicated to its history in upper levels.

The Kremlin, Moscow, Russia

The Moscow Kremlin is the capital's main landmark often referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World. It is among of the oldest parts of Moscow and is often referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World.

Ulan-Ude, Russia Gallery

Ulan-Ude is the enchanting capital of the Republic of Buryatia. This unique gorgeous city standing on the crossroads of Russia, China and Mongolia. The city grew as a large trade center and was an important point on the Silk Road route.

Vladivostok, Russia Gallery

Significant for its location as a commercial port, Vladivostok is also noteworthy for its sceneries and landmarks. Situated along the coastline lays one of the most renowned sites on the Vladivostok tour, the Golden Horn Bay with an imposing Zolotoy (Golden) Bridge nearby.

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