15 days in Russia Itinerary

15 days in Russia Itinerary

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Start: Munich
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Moscow
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Vladimir
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Subway + Train + Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Pskov
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Veliky Novgorod
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
St. Petersburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Kaliningrad
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Munich

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Red Square and Armoury Chamber. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve and Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moscow: Sergiyev Posad (Trinity Cathedral, The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Lenin's Mausoleum, and see the interesting displays at Moscow Kremlin.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Moscow tour itinerary planner.

Munich, Germany to Moscow is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Munich to Moscow, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Vladimir.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Sergiyev Posad
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The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra ©
The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra
Red Square ©
Red Square

2
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Vladimir

Vladimir ©
The most visited destination in the Golden Ring circuit, the city of Vladimir is known for its remarkably preserved white-stone monuments, which have World Heritage status.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Demetrius, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Assumption Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Vodonapornaya Bashnya Museum, thenpause for some photo ops at Monument to Prince Vladimir And Saint Fedor, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex, thenexamine the collection at Museum of Wooden Architecture, and then examine the collection at Suzdal Kremlin.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Vladimir day trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Moscow to Vladimir in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pskov.

Things to do in Vladimir

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Suzdal, Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin
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Cathedral of Saint Demetrius ©
Cathedral of Saint Demetrius
Holy Assumption Cathedral ©
Holy Assumption Cathedral

2
nights
Pskov

Pskov ©
Pskov is a city and the administrative center of Pskov Oblast, Russia, located about 20km east from the Estonian border, on the Velikaya River. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): make a trip to Izborsk Fortress, thenpause for some serene contemplation at The Holy Dormition Pskovo-Pechersky Monastery, and then admire the sheer force of Slovenskiye Springs. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Cathedral, thenmake a trip to Pskov Kreml/ Krom, thenmake a trip to Holy Transfiguration Mirozh Monastery, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument In Memory of the Ledovoye Battle.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pskov online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Vladimir to Pskov takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Veliky Novgorod.

Things to do in Pskov

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Izborsk, The Holy Dormition Pskovo-Pechersky Monastery
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Izborsk Fortress ©
Izborsk Fortress
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

1
night
Veliky Novgorod

Veliky Novgorod ©
An ancient city thriving as a modern tourist destination, Veliky Novgorod rightly bills itself as the birthplace of Russia.
On the 9th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Millennium of Russia, see the interesting displays at Vitoslavlitsy Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George Monastery, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets), and finally snap pictures at Pedestrian Bridge Across River Volkhov.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Veliky Novgorod road trip planning app.

You can drive from Pskov to Veliky Novgorod in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Veliky Novgorod

Historic Sites Museums
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St. George Monastery ©
St. George Monastery
Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets) ©
Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets)
Vitoslavlitsy Museum ©
Vitoslavlitsy Museum

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Neva Embankments. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The State Hermitage Museum and Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, make a trip to Palace Square, walk around Peterhof State Museum Preserve, and take an in-depth tour of Grand Peterhof Palace.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg holiday planner.

Take a train from Veliky Novgorod to St. Petersburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Sobor Petra I Pavla ©
Sobor Petra I Pavla
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

3
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Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Step off the beaten path and head to Konigsberg Cathedral and Amber Museum. Get some cultural insight at Kurshskaya Kosa and Museum of the World Ocean. The adventure continues: examine the collection at B-413 Submarine Museum and pause for some photo ops at Immanuel Kant's Grave.

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

Getting from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Museums Nature Wildlife
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Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa
Konigsberg Cathedral ©
Konigsberg Cathedral
B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum

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