The Scandinavian region in Europe is known for its snow-capped mountains, stunning landscapes, breathtaking fjords, mystical lakes along with a number of vibrant towns and cities bestowed with ancient architectural marvels and museums housing some of the best collection of history and artefacts. The Scandinavian region is located right next to Russia, the largest country in the world. Altogether the entire area promises some exciting opportunities for a traveller for a delightful experience.
Here is a curated list with the best of places from Russia and Scandinavia for a wonderful holiday. You can also book any of the Scandinavia Tours for a hassle-free and fun-filled trip.
- Stockholm, Sweden
The capital city of Sweden presents a cosmopolitan culture where you will find great examples of modern and ancient architectures at the same time. The city is located on a series of islands and offers picturesque vistas, acres of parkland and a well preserved old town. It also houses some of the best museums like the Abba Museum and Academy of Fine Arts. It is a must visit a place with lively nightlife, cool cafes, trendy boutiques and world’s biggest Ikea too for the shopaholics!
- Oslo, Norway
Nestled in between the best of nature in the form of water, mountains and forests, Oslo is a great place if you are looking for a relaxing holiday. An excellent combination of ancient and contemporary structured buildings, the city also has many museums with a diverse range of subjects like polar exploration, Viking ships and Kon-Tiki expedition. A ferry ride to the nearby islands is a must to get a first-hand experience of the world-famous Norwegian fjords.
- Copenhagen, Denmark
A perfect place to spend some leisure days, Copenhagen in Denmark is famous for its quirky cafes, beautiful buildings, unique museums and delectable Danish cuisine. Exploring the place on a bicycle is an experience which is surely worth it. Some of the top attractions here are Tivoli Gardens, Stroget and Christiansborg Palace.
- St. Petersburg, Russia
The official name of the city is Leningrad. Surrounded by the Baltic sea, this port city is a treasure trove of the world’s finest art collections. The iconic Hermitage Museum itself will take you two to three days to cover fully. The place presents a striking combination of picture-perfect locales and ancient architectures. A must visit the destination is Nevsky Prospekt which is famous for swanky dining options and designer boutiques.
- Moscow, Russia
A city which dates back to more than 12 million years ago, the capital city of Russia is soaked with a charismatic old world charm at every nook and corner. Magnificent cathedrals, mosques, museums, art galleries and theatres, the city is full of historical and cultural spots. The Moscow Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral and Red Square are something not to be missed. You can witness some amazing opera and ballet performances at the Bolshoi Theatre when you visit Moscow city in the next holidays.
With so many wonderful places to visit, your trip to Scandinavia and Russia is guaranteed to be an unforgettable one. So when are you booking the tickets and making arrangements for a memorable vacation with your loved ones?…
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