17 days in Russia & Crimea Itinerary

17 days in Russia & Crimea Itinerary

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Adler, Russia
— 1 night
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Livadiya, Crimea
— 1 day
3
Sevastopol, Crimea
— 1 night
4
Kursk, Russia
— 1 day
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Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 7 nights

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Adler, Russia

Adler ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): hit the slopes at Rosa Khutor Ski Resort. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Arboretum Botanical Garden Dendrariy, stroll around Olimpiyskiy Park Adler, and then have fun at Iceberg Skating Palace.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, use the Adler trip itinerary planning website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Adler is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July, things will get little chillier in Adler: highs are around 33°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Livadiya.

Things to do in Adler

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Sochi
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Rosa Khutor Ski Resort ©
Rosa Khutor Ski Resort
Olimpiyskiy Park Adler ©
Olimpiyskiy Park Adler
Arboretum Botanical Garden Dendrariy ©
Arboretum Botanical Garden Dendrariy

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Livadiya, Crimea

Livadiya ©
Livadiya is an urban-type settlement in Yalta Municipality of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea; a territory recognized by a majority of countries as part of Ukraine but incorporated by Russia as the Republic of Crimea. On the 8th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Alexander Nevsky, then steep yourself in history at Chekhov House & Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Swallow's Nest, and finally admire the striking features of Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Livadiya vacation builder.

Explore your travel options from Adler to Livadiya with the Route module. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sevastopol.

Things to do in Livadiya

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yalta, Swallow's Nest
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Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve ©
Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve
Chekhov House & Museum ©
Chekhov House & Museum
Swallow's Nest ©
Swallow's Nest

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Sevastopol, Crimea

Sevastopol ©
Situated between Ukraine and Russia, Sevastopol represents a laid-back coastal city with impressive naval history and a desirable microclimate for vacationers.
On the 9th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Cape Fiolent, see the interesting displays at Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35, then get engrossed in the history at The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese, and finally make a trip to Admiral Nakhimov Monument.

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Drive from Livadiya to Sevastopol in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Kursk.

Things to do in Sevastopol

Museums · Wildlife · Nature
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Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35 ©
Cape Fiolent ©
Cape Fiolent
Admiral Nakhimov Monument ©
Admiral Nakhimov Monument

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Kursk, Russia

Kursk
Kursk is a city and the administrative center of Kursk Oblast, Russia, located at the confluence of the Kur, Tuskar, and Seym Rivers. To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kursk itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Sevastopol to Kursk takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Sevastopol to Kursk, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Kursk are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will leave for Moscow on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Kursk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Moscow, Russia

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.
Take a break from Moscow with a short trip to Church of The Holy Virgin in Dubrovitsy, about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Red Square, explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, contemplate the long history of Moscow Kremlin, and admire the striking features of Lenin's Mausoleum.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Moscow trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kursk to Moscow takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Moscow are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Church of The Holy Virgin
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

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St. Petersburg, Russia

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 18th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Divo Ostrov. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, examine the collection at Russian Museum, don't miss a visit to Palace Square, and take an in-depth tour of Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg day trip app.

You can take a train from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks
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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

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