Europe’s most romantic city breaks

Stroll through medieval towns or wine and dine the weekend away.

A literary tour of Russia

From Dostoevsky's St. Petersburg to the Pushkin Hills, explore Russia's literary heritage.

Where to take your first trip without the kids

Plan a holiday itinerary based purely on what you want to see.

The best destinations for group holidays

From sipping rosé on a private yacht to a desert safari adventure.

The best of Russia’s natural beauty

From the world's deepest lake to snow-covered forests and vast sand dunes.

Where to stay near the Spit of Vasilievsky Island

4 apartments minutes from Saint Petersburg’s isle of museums

The best pebble beaches in the world

Try a different kind of beach holiday and swap sand for stones.

Where to stay near the Peter and Paul Fortress

5 cosy apartments near St Petersburg’s historic citadel.

Where to stay near St Petersburg's Kazan Cathedral

5 self-catering stays close to the city’s grand Russian Orthodox church.

Where to stay near the Savior on Blood Church

4 St Petersburg apartments close to the city’s most beloved church.

Where to stay near Nevsky Prospekt

4 apartments found along St. Petersburg’s monument-lined avenue.

The best European destinations for fine-art lovers

Aesthetically pleasing art in aesthetically pleasing surroundings.