7 days in Moscow & Kaliningrad

Анна Лутовинова
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Moscow

Third Rome

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.
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Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Kaliningrad.
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Kaliningrad — 5 nights

Amber City

A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
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Fly from Moscow to Kaliningrad in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Moscow to Kaliningrad due to the time zone difference. In December, Kaliningrad is somewhat warmer than Moscow - with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Moscow.
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Moscow

Third Rome

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Traveling by flight from Kaliningrad to Moscow takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kaliningrad in January; daily highs in Moscow reach -7°C and lows reach -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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