Map of Russia: Travel Regions

Here is the map of Russia, the largest country in the world that encompasses in itself so much in terms of nature, geography, history and culture. You are about to embark on a real journey through this unbelievably interesting, contrast and beautiful nation! Make sure to do it right! Best-of-Russia will assist you with that!

Map of Russia with all regions

The largest country in the world with a total area of 17 million km2 covers one-tenth of all the land on Earth. It stretches along 11 time zones across Europe and Asia, and its landscape varies from desert to frozen coastline. Imagine how much is there to see! One-tenth of the planet! To help you decide where to go and find out more information about traveling to Russia, we are offering an overview of Russian travel regions.

1. Moscow Region

Discover the beautiful Moscow, the old and marvelous Russian capital. See the Kremlin and its majestic churches, walk through Red Square, visit the famous Tretyakov Gallery and enjoy your time in this great cosmopolitan city.

2. St Petersburg Region

Feel the atmosphere of the Russian Empire in magnificent Saint Petersburg, the Russian cultural capital, or discover Novgorod and Pskov, the two oldest Russian towns with their treasures and stories that throw you back to more than a thousand years ago.

3. Golden Ring

If you want to feel the atmosphere of old Russia with its traditions and customs, unique architecture, old fortresses and white churches, if you are eager to see all the monasteries and churches that hold within themselves a history of the whole country, if you can’t wait to hear the bells ringing their old sincere and beautiful melody, then the towns of the Golden Ring are waiting for you.

4. Volga Region

Volga is at the crossroads of two cultures, two civilizations – Europe and Asia. Here you can meet Orthodox churches and monasteries, mosques and Buddhist pagodas. The main attraction of the region is the Volga River, and this means cruises, fishing, and wonderful camping places. In summer region is rich in fresh fruits and vegetables.

5. Kaliningrad Region

Kaliningrad Region is the most Western region of Russia surrounded by European countries. Kaliningrad or Königsberg is a true old European town that combines Teutonic, German and Russian architecture. If you want to be in the atmosphere of Europe and Russia simultaneously, your destination is Kaliningrad.

6. Nortern Russia

Northern light and snow, vast and pristine Karelian forests, unique wooden churches of Kizhi, the Solovetsky Monastery in the White see, rafting, kayaking, fishing – all these you will find in Northern Russia.

7. Southern Russia

The Black See, the Caucuses Mountains, Olympic Sochi, delicious cuisine and old traditions of the peoples of Caucuses – that is Southern Russia. Summer holidays, ski holidays, spa experience in the mountain springs – all these can be found there.

8. Ural Region

A treasury of active sport experience – hiking, biking, skiing and snowboarding. Ekaterinburg, Ufa, Perm, Orenburg – so much to see and so many places to visit.

9. Siberia

Immense and vast Siberia that encompasses the territory from the Ural Mountains till the Russian Far East, from the cold Arctic Ocean till hot steppe of Central Asia. The rock pillars of Krasnoyarsk, the cultural life of the biggest Siberian city Novosibirsk, the incredible Altai Mountains are the highlights of Siberia.

10. Lake Baikal Region

Traveling to Lake Baikal, one of the most beautiful destinations in Russia, is an experience of a life time. Pristine nature, fresh air, picturesque landscapes and a sense of adventure: Lake Baikal is a true must see for all nature lovers.

11. Kamchatka & Eastern Russia

Are you ready to embark on a real journey? Breathtaking sceneries, hot springs, mountain landscapes, volcanoes – dive into the beauty of nature in Kamchatka.