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Russian Orthodox Christmas

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If you love Christmas, why not extend your favourite festive holiday season and head to Russia to celebrate Russian Orthodox Christmas on the 7th of January? Stroll through Moscow`s snow-covered Christmas stalls in search for delicious warming food or traditional hand-made gifts. See the Red Square covered in twinkling lights and magical Christmas trees whilst enjoying colourful parades and Christmas ballets at the world-famous Bolshoi Theatre. Or spend Christmas in St Petersburg, `the Venice of the North`, with its frozen canals, ice skating ranks, spontaneous Christmas concerts and snowy domes. You can even delve into Siberia where the ultimate winter wonderland awaits. The possibilities are endless.

Russian Orthodox Christmas takes place yearly on January 7. Check out the below Sundowners Overland journeys that include this celebration. For further information please contact our Travel Advisors.

Russian Orthodox Christmas Journeys