24 days in Russia Itinerary

24 days in Russia Itinerary

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Moscow
— 3 nights
2
Nizhny Novgorod
— 3 nights
3
Kazan
— 4 nights
4
Yekaterinburg
— 4 nights
5
St. Petersburg
— 6 nights
6
Kaliningrad
— 3 nights

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.
Moscow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Red Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Moscow Kremlin, and walk around Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory).

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Moscow trip builder.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Moscow. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nizhny Novgorod.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

3
nights
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.
Nizhny Novgorod is known for historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Limpopo Zoo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Voznesenskiy Pechyorskiy muzhskoy monastyr', get to know the fascinating history of Fedorovsky Embankment, and make a trip to State Bank.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nizhny Novgorod trip tool.

Fly from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kazan.

Things to do in Nizhny Novgorod

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
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Limpopo Zoo ©
Limpopo Zoo
The Kremlin ©
The Kremlin
Fedorovsky Embankment
Fedorovsky Embankment

4
nights
Kazan

Kazan ©
The heart of Tatar culture, Kazan carries the epithet of the "Third Capital of Russia" because of its rich history and thriving economy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Raifa (Church in Honor of the Holy Fathers in Sinai and Raifa, Raifa Monastery, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Kazan Kremlin, shop like a local with Slava Zaitsev's Art Gallery and Studio, pause for some photo ops at Monument Fountain Kazan, and walk around Aksenova Square.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kazan day trip app.

Getting from Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. July in Kazan sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Yekaterinburg.

Things to do in Kazan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Raifa
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:
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Slava Zaitsev's Art Gallery and Studio ©
Slava Zaitsev's Art Gallery and Studio
Kazan Kremlin ©
Kazan Kremlin
Kul Sharif Mosque ©
Kul Sharif Mosque

4
nights
Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinburg ©
Located at the meeting point of two continents, Yekaterinburg serves as the cultural capital of the Urals region.
Step out of Yekaterinburg to go to Verhnyaya Pyshma and see The Imam Ismail Al-Bukhari's Copper Mosque, which is approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Museum of military vehicles and other machinery, UMMC, stroll around Dendropark, enjoy breathtaking views from Visotsky Business Center Lookout, and don't miss a visit to Embankment of Working Youth.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Yekaterinburg trip maker site.

Getting from Kazan to Yekaterinburg by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kazan to Yekaterinburg. In July, Yekaterinburg is little chillier than Kazan - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Yekaterinburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Verhnyaya Pyshma
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Visotsky Business Center Lookout ©
Visotsky Business Center Lookout

6
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: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, contemplate the long history of Palace Square, admire the natural beauty at Park And Gardens of Peterhof, and see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the St. Petersburg tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Yekaterinburg to St. Petersburg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Yekaterinburg Standard Time (YEKT) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kaliningrad: Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Zelenogradsk) and Yantarnyy (Beach Promenade & M. Becker Park). Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Kurshskaya Kosa. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Altes Haus and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kaliningrad trip planner.

Fly from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. August in Kaliningrad sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Yantarnyy, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:
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Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa
Beach Promenade ©
Beach Promenade
Altes Haus ©
Altes Haus

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