15 days in Russia Itinerary

15 days in Russia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
St. Petersburg
— 7 nights
2
Kaliningrad
— 3 nights
3
Moscow
— 4 nights

7
nights
St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, examine the collection at Russian Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and explore the galleries of Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip builder.

Tehran, Iran to St. Petersburg is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Tehran to St. Petersburg. When traveling from Tehran in July, plan for colder days in St. Petersburg, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

3
nights
Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Venture out of the city with trips to Monument to Cats in Zelenogradsk (in Zelenogradsk) and Beach Promenade (in Yantarnyy). Spend the 9th (Thu) exploring nature at Kurshskaya Kosa. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Fort XI Donhoff, step aboard Research vessel "Vityaz", and examine the collection at B-413 Submarine Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kaliningrad trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Nature Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monument to Cats in Zelenogradsk, Beach Promenade
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Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa
Fort XI Donhoff ©
Fort XI Donhoff
B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum

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nights
Moscow

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Moscow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Red Square, examine the collection at Moscow Kremlin, explore the different monuments and memorials at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Moscow trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Kaliningrad to Moscow by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Moscow can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

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