24 days in St. Petersburg, Moscow & Sochi Itinerary

24 days in St. Petersburg, Moscow & Sochi Itinerary

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24 days in St. Petersburg, Moscow & Sochi Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
St. Petersburg
— 10 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
2
Moscow
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Sochi
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Jeddah

10
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.
Pack the 1st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Divo Ostrov. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, examine the collection at Russian Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Savior on the Spilled Blood, and stroll around Catherine Palace and Park.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Jeddah in July, expect St. Petersburg to be cooler, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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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

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Moscow: FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex (in Sharapovo) and Church of The Holy Virgin (in Dubrovitsy). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Basil's Cathedral, stroll the grounds of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Moscow holiday planner .

You can take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Moscow, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sochi.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex, Church of The Holy Virgin
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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
Sochi

Sochi ©
Called the "Summer Capital of Russia," the busy resort town of Sochi is best known as the host of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
On the 15th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Rosa Khutor Ski Resort. On the 19th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Lift Complex Roza Khutor. The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Iceberg Skating Palace, admire the natural beauty at Arboretum Botanical Garden Dendrariy, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Trinity, and find something for the whole family at Sochi Park.

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Getting from Moscow to Sochi by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Moscow in August, expect Sochi to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sochi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Rosa Khutor Ski Resort ©
Rosa Khutor Ski Resort
Sochi Park ©
Sochi Park
Olimpiyskiy Park ©
Olimpiyskiy Park

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