20 days in Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

20 days in Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

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20 days in Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

Start: Moscow
1
Moscow
— 9 nights
Train:  4​h 30​min
2
St. Petersburg
— 10 nights
End: St. Petersburg

9
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Muzeon Art Park, Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, Guliver Rope Park, and other attractions.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Moscow sightseeing planning site .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airports are Sheremetyevo International Airport, Domodedovo International Airport, Vnukovo International Airport and Zhukovsky International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Moscow can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You will leave for St. Petersburg on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Zoo ©
Moscow Zoo
Eksperimentanium ©
Eksperimentanium

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.
Kids will enjoy Planet Neptune Oceanarium and Museum Lego Polekon. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, make a trip to Neva Embankments, and stroll around Catherine Palace and Park.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg road trip planning website .

Getting from Moscow to St. Petersburg by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time 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
Kayaking & Canoeing
Neva Embankments
Neva Embankments

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