58 days in Europe, Africa, Caribbean & Asia Itinerary

58 days in Europe, Africa, Caribbean & Asia Itinerary

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58 days in Europe, Africa, Caribbean & Asia Itinerary

Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
1
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
2
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
5
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly + tram:  3​h
6
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
7
Paris, France
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  18​h 15​min
8
Trinidad, Cuba
— 1 night
9
Havana, Cuba
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h
10
Shanghai, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Beijing, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
12
Almaty, Kazakhstan
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 30​min
13
Baku, Azerbaijan
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 45​min
14
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 30​min
15
Kazan, Russia
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
16
Moscow, Russia
— 4 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
17
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Doha, Qatar

2
nights
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, view the masterpieces at The Blackbird Gallery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, then explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, then identify plant and animal life at Mayfield Birds of Prey, then visit a coastal fixture at Hook Lighthouse, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kilkenny tour itinerary planner .

Doha, Qatar to Kilkenny is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Doha to Kilkenny due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Doha in January, plan for colder days in Kilkenny, with highs around 9°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hook Lighthouse, Seal Rescue Ireland, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Rock of Cashel, Mayfield Birds of Prey
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Mayfield Birds of Prey ©
Mayfield Birds of Prey
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

3
nights
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Burren Birds of Prey Centre and Dysert O'Dea Castle and Archaeology Centre. Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Galway to go to Ennis and see The Clare Museum, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Galway Arts Centre, get a taste of the local shopping with Vanda Art Gallery, examine the collection at The Galway Fisheries Watchtower Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Galway day trip planning site .

Getting from Kilkenny to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Dysert O'Dea Castle and Archaeology Centre, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre, Burren Birds of Prey Centre, The Clare Museum
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Galway Arts Centre ©
Galway Arts Centre
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre

6
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kilmainham Gaol and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. Venture out of the city with trips to Powerscourt Gardens and House (in Enniskerry) and Malahide Castle (in Malahide). And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Church Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dublin tour builder site .

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Malahide Castle, Powerscourt Gardens and House
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

2
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Let the collections at Jardin Majorelle and Ben Youssef Madrasa capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret and Menara Gardens and Pavilion. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Bahia Palace, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fnaa, don't miss a visit to Medina of Marrakesh, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Marrakech route planning site .

You can fly from Dublin to Marrakech in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Dublin in January, expect nights in Marrakech to be somewhat warmer, around 6°C, while days are warmer, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Palais Lascaris. Get some historical perspective at Scuba & Snorkeling and St Nicholas Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Cannes (Rue d'Antibes & Le Suquet), La Verrerie de Biot (in Biot) and Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Base Nature Francois Leotard, get to know the fascinating history of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and admire the masterpieces at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nice online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Nice takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Nice is 1 hour. Traveling from Marrakech in January, you will find days in Nice are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cannes, Antibes, Frejus, La Verrerie de Biot, Saint-Paul de Vence
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

2
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 21st (Tue), examine the collection at Fresque des Lyonnais, admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, then see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, and finally ride a horse along Parc de la Tete d'Or. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, delve into the distant past at Théâtre gallo-romain, see the interesting displays at Musee des Confluences, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Lyon online itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from Nice to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, Lyon is a bit cooler than Nice - with highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Trails
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

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nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Palace of Versailles and Louvre Museum will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Musee d'Orsay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and Grand Canal (in Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Paris online itinerary planner .

Take a train from Lyon to Paris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Trinidad.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Fondation Claude Monet
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

1
night
Trinidad, Cuba

Trinidad ©
Built on sugar and seemingly preserved in molasses, the town of Trinidad attracts visitors with its well-aged 19th century architecture and rustic charm, showcasing the sounds, scents, and sights of days gone by.
On the 29th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Parque el Cubano, take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de San Francisco de Asis, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Topes de Collantes, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Salto del Caburni. On the next day, examine the collection at Romance Museum, see the interesting displays at Museo de Historia Municipal, steep yourself in history at Valle de los Ingenios, then don't miss a visit to Iznaga Tower, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ancon Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Trinidad trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Paris to Trinidad in 18.5 hours. Another option is to fly. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Paris to Trinidad due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Paris in January: high temperatures in Trinidad hover around 32°C and lows are around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Havana.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Topes de Collantes
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Valle de los Ingenios ©
Valle de los Ingenios
Topes de Collantes ©
Topes de Collantes
Romance Museum ©
Romance Museum

4
nights
Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
El Malecon and Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana and Castillo de la Real Fuerza. Get out of town with these interesting Havana side-trips: Matanzas (Pharmaceutical Museum & Cuevas de Bellamar). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Old Havana, wander the streets of Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon), steep yourself in history at Old Square (Plaza Vieja), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Havana Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Havana trip planner.

You can drive from Trinidad to Havana in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Trinidad in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Havana, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Matanzas
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 3:
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El Malecon ©
El Malecon
Old Havana ©
Old Havana
Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana ©

3
nights
Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Popular historic sites such as The Bund (Wai Tan) and Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and Jade Buddha Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Shanghai: Suzhou (Suzhou Museum & Humble Administrator's Garden). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Longhua Temple, explore the activities along Huangpu River, shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), and admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan).

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Shanghai sightseeing planner .

Getting from Havana to Shanghai by flight takes about 22 hours. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from Havana to Shanghai due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Havana in February, expect Shanghai to be colder, temps between 12°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Suzhou
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Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©

4
nights
Beijing, China

Beijing ©
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Mutianyu Great Wall and Lama Temple (Yonghegong) will appeal to museum buffs. Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) and National Museum Of China will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang), and see where the action happens at Olympic Park.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Beijing day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Beijing takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In February, Beijing is little chillier than Shanghai - with highs of 6°C and lows of -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Almaty.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
On the 13th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Big Almaty Lake, enjoy some diversion at Medeu Skating Rink and Ski resort, then stroll around Park Named After Panfilov’s 28 Guardsmen, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ascension Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Almaty vacation planner.

You can fly from Beijing to Almaty in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from China Standard Time to Alma-Ata Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Beijing in February, expect nights in Almaty to be about the same, around -8°C, while days are slightly colder, around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Baku.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Fun & Games Nature
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Big Almaty Lake ©
Big Almaty Lake
Ascension Cathedral ©
Ascension Cathedral
Medeu Skating Rink and Ski resort ©
Medeu Skating Rink and Ski resort

1
night
Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku ©
The capital of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus' largest city, Baku brings the old and the new, the East and the West colliding together in a particularly diverse and changing city.
On the 14th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Martyrs' Lane, explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Shirvanshahs, make a trip to Baku Old City, then don't miss a visit to Baku Boulevard, and finally see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Ateshgah - Fire Temple, examine the collection at Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, then don't miss a visit to Fountain Square, then learn more about the world around you at Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape, and finally don't miss a visit to Flame Towers.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Baku travel route tool .

You can fly from Almaty to Baku in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Alma-Ata Time (ALMT) to Azerbaijan Time (AZT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Almaty in February, with highs in Baku at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites Museums
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Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape ©
Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center ©
Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center

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Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
On the 16th (Sun), engage your brain at Ulugh Beg Observatory, steep yourself in history at Shah-i-Zinda, then delve into the distant past at Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum, then stroll the grounds of Gur Emir Mausoleum, and finally don't miss a visit to Registan.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Samarkand driving holiday planner .

Fly from Baku to Samarkand in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone changes from Azerbaijan Time to Uzbekistan Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Baku in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of -1°C in Samarkand. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Kazan.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums
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Shah-i-Zinda ©
Shah-i-Zinda
Gur Emir Mausoleum ©
Gur Emir Mausoleum
Registan ©
Registan

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Kazan, Russia

Kazan ©
The heart of Tatar culture, Kazan carries the epithet of the "Third Capital of Russia" because of its rich history and thriving economy.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at Museum of Soviet Life, explore the world behind art at Slava Zaitsev's Art Gallery and Studio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Apostles Peter and Paul, pause for some serene contemplation at The bell tower of the Cathedral of the Epiphany, then pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Kazan Kremlin.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kazan trip itinerary planning site .

Explore your travel options from Samarkand to Kazan with the Route module. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Samarkand to Kazan due to the time zone difference. In February, Kazan is cooler than Samarkand - with highs of -5°C and lows of -14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Kazan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Kazan Kremlin ©
Kazan Kremlin
Annunciation Cathedral ©
Annunciation Cathedral

4
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Moscow, Russia

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad) and St. Basil's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at State Tretyakov Gallery and Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moscow: Church of The Holy Virgin (in Dubrovitsy) and Sergiyev Posad (Gefsimansky Chernigovsky Skit (convent) & The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml), steep yourself in history at Kazan Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and admire the natural beauty at Aptekarskiy Ogorod Botanical Garden.

Before you visit Moscow, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Kazan to Moscow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kazan in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of -7°C in Moscow. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sergiyev Posad, Church of The Holy Virgin
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Church of The Holy Virgin ©
Church of The Holy Virgin
Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad) ©
Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad)
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)

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St. Petersburg, Russia

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Menshikov's Great Palace and The Bath Block. Museum-lovers will get to explore Catherine's Body and Church of the Prelate Nichlas. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Alexander Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Feodorovskiy Gosudarev Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Transfiguration Church, and steep yourself in history at Khram Svyatykh Apostolov Petra I Pavla.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip planner .

Getting from Moscow to St. Petersburg by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In February, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Pavlovsk State Museum ©
Pavlovsk State Museum
Menshikov's Great Palace ©
Menshikov's Great Palace
Catherine Palace and Park ©
Catherine Palace and Park

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