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F1 Grand Prix in Sochi

F1 Grand Prix in Sochi

Now that Vettel's Red Bull car has had a particularly difficult week, catching fire on course in Russia, and Hamilton's Mercedes also caught fire in Hungary last month, competition for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of 2014 has reached a new level!

As many of our staff are real F1 fans, we will be watching with anticipation to see if Red Bull can get Vettel's victory car back on course, in the run up to the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix, in Sochi, on the 12th October 2014.

With conversations in place with the Russian organizing committee to simplify the Russian visa regime for people attending the event, it means Sochi will be a great place to get involved with Formula 1!

Though what to do once the final flag has fallen and with the rest of your holiday to enjoy? Why not try taking the overland railway to Moscow? or the high speed railway, Sapsan, from Moscow to St Petersburg? Travel arrangements is simplified by our trains page that describes European trains direct to and from Russia, as well as domestic trains within Russia too, such as the Trans-Siberian Railway.

If you would like to take your trip even further, we can even help with accommodation, full tours and excursions, such as a boat trip gliding along the river in Moscow, an opportunity to uncover the history in the Kremlin and Armoury , or city tours within Moscow, St Petersburg and Yekaterinburg, as well as many more!

Our award winning travel specialists are knowledgeable about travel in Russia and the surrounding areas, therefore we can offer you the best local insight to make sure your trip goes exactly how you would like it to!