On December 2nd 2010, FIFA awarded its 2018 World Cup to Russia. This will be the first time a FIFA World Cup has taken place anywhere in Eastern Europe, and specifically Russia.
After being on the initial shortlist of cities to host games during the World Cup, unfortunately Yaroslavl didn’t make the final list of host cities. For full details of the 2018 World Cup, including a full listing of the host cities, visit here.
It is anticipated that during the 2018 World Cup, there will be a large number of visitors from around the World visiting Russia. For those visitors, why not take some time between matches to come and visit Yaroslavl to discover the delights of the City, and surrounding area, where you would be sure of a very warm welcome indeed.