In order to travel to Russia for tourist purposes, Swiss citizens require a Russia tourist visa as well as the non-CH nationals that have a residence permit for Switzerland. In this article, we will explain you step by step on how to receive your visa for Russia.

Knowing a bit of the language will make your experience of discovering Russia all the more rewarding, and getting around a bit more convenient. But it’s not an easy language to master on your own!

Thinking about exploring Russia by car? This can be quite a feat, but not impossible. Nevermind if you are travelling to Russia by car, or if you are going to rent a car once you get there, you will need lots of documents.

World Cup is in full blast and we are cheering along. While you are waiting for the games, here are some fun facts to read in the meantime.

Are you one of the lucky people that will follow the football madness live in Russia? You must be wondering what should you as a spectator and a regular traveller keep in mind? We compiled for you a couple of tips.

To put it simply, aim tourism is a short-term trip of up to 7 days with a purpose of conducting business exchanges, participating in exhibitions or auctions, or attending medical examinations or seeking medical advice.

Are you bored of Kremlin and Red Square? Are you tired of Moscow? Today’s article is all about other interesting cities, including some cultural attractions that you shouldn’t miss while in Russia.

The transit areas are defined for travellers which are making en route stops while changing flights and so on. For some transit areas, you need a visa, for others you don’t.

Entry or exit is indicated by a direction of an arrow on the stamp: if it points to the right, that denotes exit and vice versa. They can be stamped in green, red, orange, blue, pink and sometimes black ink.

Are you interested in getting a Russian visa? For this visa, you will have to apply online on the Russian Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website. Take notice that if you make a pause during your application that is longer than 20 minutes, your session will expire.