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Liza
Angel brand harbinger & ambassador
Liza

Liza is Angel brand harbinger & ambassador

Nastya
Nastya is our summer intern
Nastya

Nastya is our summer intern

Alyona
will be your Angel during Moscow bar tour
Alyona

Speaking English and French, Alyona will be your Angel during the Moscow bar tour.

Kristina
Key Account Manager, formerly a teacher at a primary school
Kristina

After graduating from Moscow State Regional Institute of Humanities, Kristina worked as a teacher in a primary school but then joined Angel as a manager, later was promoted to a senior manager to streamline Angel’s English service and finally became Key Account Manager for corporate clients

Parvina
Sr. Manager, formerly a programmer, mother of 2
Parvina

Parvina is a Sr. Manager, formerly a programmer, mother of 2. Now Parvina is working on Muslim Moscow Tour.

Alexander
Sr. Manager, father of 4, a former TU-134 radio technician and Sr. Lieutenant. Alexander assumed a priest position in a cathedral
Alexander

Alexander is a former TU-134 radio technician and Sr. Lieutenantfather of 4. After studying Orthodox Christian Theology at St. Tikhon Orthodox University & working with Angel, he took a priest position in a cathedral.


 

Russian Christmas Tree Toys Tour by Angel Tour: +7 (926) 435 8687, +79-ANGEL-TOUR

 


All the joys of Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

May their warmth, happiness and peace be always.

In year 2017 Angel wishes you love, health, success,

and amazing travelling, including to Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Be on the side of the Angels 


From Russia with Love,

Angel Taxi and Angel Tour


If you want to book (or ask for a quote for) Russian Christmas Tree Toys Tour, please write via 'Get Taxi' page your name, email, hotel pick-up address and number of visitors so that we could calculate the price for Russian Christmas Tree Toys Tour.

Russian Christmas Tree Toys Tour in English is available year-round from Tuesday to Sunday. 

Christmas in Russia Tour

7 reasons to celebrate Christmas in Russia

Christmas in Russia is celebrated on Jan. 7. Why not simply stretch your Christmas another week into January? How about celebrating it in Russia?

 

1. Enjoy Christmas twice

In Moscow clubbing culture there are not only parties but also pre-parties and after-parties. Imagine yourself looking forward to Christmas in your home country and to Christmas in Russia, which doubles the joy. Keep it secret or spill the beans and see how your colleagues feel as they hear you discussing Christmas in Russia in January via the phone with your family.

 

2. Deals in the right place in the right time (2 Christmases)

You might like buying Christmas presents like Christmas cards, decorations, sweets boxes, etc. Russians (especially females) like presents (especially foreign ones). Store managers in your country will thank you for taking this stuff off their shelves after Dec. 25. Bring that merchandise to Russia and give away (before Jan. 7) as very timely presents to friends, (or instead of tips) to porters, concierges, drivers of taxi in Moscow – you name it, and you'll see miracles happen. Just make sure this stuff is not rubbish but lovely Christmas presents you would enjoy having on Christmas.

 

3. Cheaper inbound and outbound travel in Russia

Airfares go up before or after Christmas in any country, Russia included. Having 10 days of holidays in a row, Russians, going overseas, fly outbound before Jan 1 and fly inbound after Jan 9. Be a contrarian and fly the opposite way round. Arrive to Moscow before Christmas in Russia is celebrated (Jan. 7) and leave after.

 

4. Sending out cards

Fancy sending a Christmas card from your home address to yourself (or your family members) to the hotel in Russia where you will be staying? Or send Christmas cards from Russia to your friends or relatives in your home country.

 

5. The dates

If you believe “true” Christmas is on Dec. 25, you might want to reconsider. Hundreds years ago the world switched from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar. Christmas Day in this century has fallen on Dec. 12 in the original, Julian calendar and will be so until 2099. No one knows for sure when Jesus Christ was born. Historians and those in the know think of late May. According to one theory, the early Christian church chose Dec. 25 to replace pagan celebrations in midwinter. Yet another theory emerged in 1970s…

 

6. See Russian Festive Culture

If you are one of those who travel overseas to see and understand other cultures, Russian Christmas is the right time to do so. Apart from usual tourist attractions in Russia, you will be able to see how people in Russia celebrate probably the most important and beloved festive season – 10 days in a row.

 

7. Better Understand Russians

‘Russia is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma’. Based on our experience, when we bring our clients to services in St. Trinity St. Sergius Lavra, they seem to begin to understand Russians better. Quietly attend a service in one of Russian Cathedrals on Christmas Eve on Jan. 6 and that might have a tremendous impact on your perception of Russians.

Do you remember the scenes of the Christmas eve in ‘The Nutcracker’, one of the most famous ballets from Russia? See some of fairytale scenes on our Bolshoi Theater Private Tour page.  

 

SEASONS GREETINGS FROM RUSSIA!

So, you still have no plans for New Year’s Eve? How would you feel about swapping these increasingly dull-mild British winter temperatures for the snow-white landscapes of Moscow, Russia, where the New Year is met with even more anticipation than in London, Paris, or Berlin. The people of Moscow welcome you!

Now before you click off this page and research another, more typical holiday destination, this could well be your boy. Forget what you heard about Russia and its reputation, perpetuated by almost every spy movie you have ever seen, and give an ear to the Brit who lives here!

First of all, who would say 'NO' to 2 Christmases? Since Russia’s adjustment from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar, Christmas Day (as we know it), is celebrated on 7th January. The New Year is celebrated much like Christmas in the West, with family fun, food and frivolities. The focus on family life in Russia often appeals to foreign tourists (who even ask for visiting Russian families, which Angel offers), it’s not so often you can visit a city so catered to families with children: Detskii Mir (Children’s World), ice skating in the most beautiful of public parks (including amazing ice rink on Red Square), traditional Russian Christmas markets… You name it, Moscow’s probably got it. And what better time to visit than during the festive period?

Moscow’s student culture is also ever-present. Not too dissimilar from the British student-life, Russia’s capital can also offer a great number of bars, clubs, and restaurants, complimented by the breathtaking views in the heart of the city. The New Year party starts at midnight, so don’t be late!

For a winter adventure, warmed with the cosy comforts of Christmas time, take a step out of the Schengen area, and into your comfort zone. Russia is waiting!

(Leah, UK-Russia)



 Russian Christmas Tree Toys Tour


During the Russian Christmas Tree Toys Tour you will see a dozen exhibition rooms with over 3000 Russian Christmas and New Year decorations from the last 150 years, as well as multiple Russian Christmas trees; watch skilled ladies blowing and stretching glass, hand-painting seasonal greetings, designs, patterns and ornaments on the Christmas glass bubbles.

After the Russian Christmas Tree Toys Tour with live performances you can take a painting workshop to hand-paint your own glass ornamental bubble and visit the shop with great assortment of Russian Christmas and New Year decorations, bubbles and trees.

 

See other tours in Moscow we offer.