7 days in Northwestern District Itinerary

7 days in Northwestern District Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
St. Petersburg
— 2 nights
2
Martsialnyye Vody
— 1 night
3
Veliky Novgorod
— 1 night
4
Izborsk
— 1 night
5
Kaliningrad
— 1 night

2
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Aleksandrovskiy park. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of The Building Of The Admiralty, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Isaac's Square, then take an in-depth tour of History of Religion Museum, then examine the collection at City Electric Transportation Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Icebreaker Krasin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): admire the striking features of Aleksandrovskiy park, walk around Park Of The 300th Anniversary Of St. Petersburg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Buddhist Temple Datsan Gunzechoinei, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sobor Svyatoy Zhivonachal'noy Troitsy, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg, and finally learn more about the world around you at Gosudarstvennyy muzey istorii Sankt-Peterburga. Vystavka forfora i stekla XVIII-XXI vekov.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg travel itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to St. Petersburg is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Brussels to St. Petersburg. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Martsialnyye Vody.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Aleksandrovskiy park ©
Aleksandrovskiy park
Buddhist Temple Datsan Gunzechoinei ©
Buddhist Temple Datsan Gunzechoinei
Icebreaker Krasin ©
Icebreaker Krasin

1
night
Martsialnyye Vody

Martsialnyye Vody
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museum Martsialnyye Vody and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kivach State Nature Reserve Kivach Waterfalls.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Martsialnyye Vody day trip app.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Martsialnyye Vody by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Veliky Novgorod.

Things to do in Martsialnyye Vody

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Kivach State Nature Reserve Kivach Waterfalls
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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 5th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Demetrios Solunskiy Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Michael the Archangel at the Marketplace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Philip the Apostle and St. Nicholas, then see the interesting displays at Likhudov Building Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Children's Museum Centre.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Veliky Novgorod online day trip planner.

Drive from Martsialnyye Vody to Veliky Novgorod in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Izborsk.

Things to do in Veliky Novgorod

Historic Sites · Museums
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Demetrios Solunskiy Church ©
Demetrios Solunskiy Church
Likhudov Building Museum ©
Likhudov Building Museum

1
night
Izborsk

Izborsk ©
Izborsk is a rural locality (village) in Pechorsky District of Pskov Oblast, Russia. On the 6th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, examine the collection at Izborsk State Museum Preserve, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Truvor Settlement, and finally appreciate the history behind Truvor Cross.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Izborsk driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Veliky Novgorod to Izborsk takes 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Izborsk are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in Izborsk

Historic Sites · Museums
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Izborsk State Museum Preserve ©
Izborsk State Museum Preserve
Truvor Settlement ©
Truvor Settlement
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas

1
night
Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
You've now added Dancing Forest to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Dancing Forest, pause for some serene contemplation at Alexander Nevskiy Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Zacharias and Elizabeth, and finally examine the collection at Warehouse Museum.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kaliningrad trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Izborsk to Kaliningrad by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Izborsk to Kaliningrad. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Dancing Forest
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Dancing Forest ©
Dancing Forest
Church of the Holy Zacharias and Elizabeth ©