Europe on a Shoestring - Russia & the Baltic Coast (PDF Chapter)
This is the Russia & the Baltic Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Europe on a Shoestring guidebook.
Russia packs a double whammy with Moscow and St Petersburg, among Europe’s most impressive cities. In comparison, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are tiny, yet there are three completely distinct cultures to discover – with different languages, traditions and markedly different temperaments.
- explore Moscow, Russia’s mega-captial, which offers historical showstoppers, such as the Kremlin and Red Square, as well as cool creativity
- discover St Petersburg – home to the amazing Hermitage and gilded palaces
- uncover Tallinn’s Old Town of polished medieval abodes
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Russia, Moscow, St Petersburg, Peterhof, Tsarskoe Selo, Kaliningrad Region, Russia Survival Guide, Estonia, Tallinn, Tartu, Pärnu, Estonia Survival Guide, Latvia, Rīga, Jurmala, Sigulda, Cēsis, Ventspils, Latvia Survival Guide, Lithuania, Vilnius, Trakai, Druskininkai, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Curonian Spit National Park, Lithuania Survival Guide.
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