17 days in Russia Itinerary

17 days in Russia Itinerary

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17 days in Russia Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Kaliningrad
— 2 nights
2
Moscow
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Nizhny Novgorod
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
St. Petersburg
— 8 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Dublin

2
nights
Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
On the 19th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Kurshskaya Kosa. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Beach Promenade, pause for some serene contemplation at Konigsberg Cathedral, and then examine the collection at B-413 Submarine Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kaliningrad sightseeing planning website .

Dublin, Ireland to Kaliningrad is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Dublin in June, expect nights in Kaliningrad to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Beach Promenade
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Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa
B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum
Beach Promenade ©
Beach Promenade

4
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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.
Explore Moscow's surroundings by going to FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex (in Sharapovo) and Church of The Holy Virgin (in Dubrovitsy). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad), see the interesting displays at Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml), explore the different monuments and memorials at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Moscow route maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Kaliningrad to Moscow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kaliningrad to Moscow, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June in Moscow, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Nizhny Novgorod.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex, Church of The Holy Virgin
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Red Square ©
Red Square
St. Basil's Cathedral ©
St. Basil's Cathedral
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)

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Nizhny Novgorod

Nizhny Novgorod ©
Founded eight centuries ago at the confluence of the Volga and the Oka rivers, Nizhny Novgorod boasts over 600 historical, cultural, and architectural monuments.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of State Bank, then explore the historical opulence of The Kremlin, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Limpopo Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Voznesenskiy Pechyorskiy muzhskoy monastyr', get curious at Museum of Old Equipment and Tools, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God, then get to know the fascinating history of Fedorovsky Embankment, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevskiy.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nizhny Novgorod planner .

Traveling by flight from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Nizhny Novgorod can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Nizhny Novgorod

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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The Kremlin ©
The Kremlin

8
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, parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, admire the landmark architecture of Peterhof Grand Palace, and admire the natural beauty at Park And Gardens of Peterhof.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg route maker site .

You can fly from Nizhny Novgorod to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood

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