Join Ker & Downey on the best Europe tour of all as you travel to Scandinavia and Russia. Spanning seven cities and five countries on the northern reaches of the continent, this 20-day adventure invites you to explore the capitals and hidden gems of Scandinavia before arriving in Russia’s imperial jewel of St. Petersburg. Luxury accommodations, a leisurely yet in-depth pace, and a variety of natural and manmade marvels await at every turn.
Ker & Downey designer Jeanne Stayton traveled to Russia where she discovered the beauty of both Moscow and St. Petersburg. These cities were not awash with cement-Stalin-esque buildings like some might think, but instead plenty of pale pastel buildings. And the Metro stations, she says, “were museum-like and built that way to encourage use.” To get the most out of your Russia luxury travel adventure, you’ll want a private guide who can help you avoid large tour groups.
Take a deep dive into the history and culture of Russia on this two-week journey that combines Moscow, a Volga River cruise on a luxury vessel, and St. Petersburg.
A luxury last minute trip to Russia with Ker & Downey gives you the opportunity to visit the cultural hubs of Moscow and St. Petersburg on a shorter timetable, but with the same attention to detail and luxury you’ve come to expect from us. Russia is intriguing and captivating to the wandering spirit of travelers. It’s a country of contrasts where the opulence of the tsars is pitted against the starkness of the Soviet regime, and where the home of Tolstoy comes to life amid the vast landscapes of a country that spans eleven time zones. In the Red square, […]