8 days in Russia Itinerary

8 days in Russia Itinerary

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8 days in Russia Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Moscow
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
2
St. Petersburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Paris

2
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, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad), admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Armoury Chamber, and admire the striking features of Kremlin Walls and Towers.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Moscow trip planner .

Paris, France to Moscow is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Paris to Moscow, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Moscow is slightly colder than Paris - with highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad) ©
Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad)
St. Basil's Cathedral ©
St. Basil's Cathedral
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)

4
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, pause for some serene contemplation at Savior on the Spilled Blood, get your game on at Maze of Fear, and contemplate the long history of Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad).

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Moscow to St. Petersburg by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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