Russia is the venue for the 2018 World Cup. Russia has much to be discovered for any visitor to the 2018 World Cup finals: culture, history, people and places.

St Basil's, Red Square, Moscow.
St Basil's, Red Square, Moscow

Russia is situated in the far east of the European continent bordering Ukraine, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Belarus to the west, Georgia and Azerbaijan to the south and Kazakhstan to the south east.

Visit our guides to Russia to find the best recommendations on World Cup 2018 host cities for accommodation, flights to the region and domestic travel for Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saransk, Sochi, Volgograd, and Yekaterinburg.

Moscow Hotels - see recommended hotels in the Tverskoy, Meshchansky, Arbat and Zamoskvorechye districts of the Russian capital.

Tour revolutionary St Petersburg - visit the sights of the 1917 Russian Revolution: the Aurora, the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace (Hermitage Museum) and Elizarov Apartment Museum.

Nevsky Prospect - is the most famous street in St Petersburg, equivalent to the Champs-Élysées in Paris.

St Petersburg Contemporary Art Scene - modern art in Saint Petersburg.

Saint Petersburg In Winter - see the best of Russia's second city in the snow.

Map of Russia - shows the venue cities of the 2018 World Cup.