8 days in Moscow & Sochi Itinerary

8 days in Moscow & Sochi Itinerary

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Moscow — 4 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Moscow Kremlin, admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Red Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Moscow tour site.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Moscow is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Abu Dhabi to Moscow due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Abu Dhabi in September, with highs in Moscow at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Sochi.
Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Sochi — 3 nights

Called the "Summer Capital of Russia," the busy resort town of Sochi is best known as the host of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Sochi is known for winter sports, parks, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Rosa Khutor Ski Resort, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adler Dolphinarium, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Riviera Dolphinarium, and walk around Olimpiyskiy Park Adler.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sochi online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Moscow to Sochi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Moscow in September: high temperatures in Sochi hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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