22 days in Kazan, St. Petersburg & Moscow Itinerary

22 days in Kazan, St. Petersburg & Moscow Itinerary

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Kazan
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St. Petersburg
— 7 nights
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Moscow
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Kazan

Kazan ©

Sports Capital of Russia

The heart of Tatar culture, Kazan carries the epithet of the "Third Capital of Russia" because of its rich history and thriving economy.
Get out of town with these interesting Kazan side-trips: Trinity Cathedral (in Raifa), Zelenodolsk Railway Bridge (in Zelenodolsk) and Sviyazhsk (The Temple in Honor of Saints Constantine and His Mother Helena, Sviyazhskiy Holy Dormition Monastery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kul Sharif Mosque, have some family-friendly fun at Anticafe Baklazhan, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of the Apostles Peter and Paul, and view the masterpieces at Slava Zaitsev's Art Gallery and Studio.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kazan trip planner.

Jaipur, India to Kazan is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jaipur to Kazan is minus 2.5 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jaipur in December, with highs in Kazan at -5°C and lows at -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

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St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©

Venice of the North

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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, explore the galleries of Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Kazan Cathedral, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Kazan to St. Petersburg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kazan in December, with highs in St. Petersburg at 1°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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Specialty Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
4.8
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Must see
The State Hermitage Museum
4.7

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Moscow

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery (in Zvenigorod), FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex (in Sharapovo) and Church of The Holy Virgin (in Dubrovitsy). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Red Square, stroll around Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), explore the world behind art at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, and stroll the grounds of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Moscow trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from St. Petersburg to Moscow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Must see
Red Square
4.7
World heritage site
Moscow Kremlin
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