25 days in Russia Itinerary

25 days in Russia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Moscow
— Few hours
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Stavropol
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Krasnodar
— 17 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h
4
St. Petersburg
— Few hours
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Zurich

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): browse the range of quality goods at GUM and then contemplate the long history of Red Square.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Moscow travel itinerary planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Moscow is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Zurich to Moscow. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Zurich in October, with highs in Moscow at 7°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Stavropol.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Shopping
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Red Square ©
Red Square
GUM ©
GUM

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Stavropol

Stavropol ©
Stavropol is a city and the administrative center of Stavropol Krai, Russia. Change things up with these side-trips from Stavropol: Armavir (Ice Palace & Krasnaya Ploshhad). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Dormition of the Mother of God Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church, walk around The Central Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Stavropol Botanical Garden.

You can plan Stavropol trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Moscow to Stavropol. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Moscow in October; daily highs in Stavropol reach 16°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Krasnodar.

Things to do in Stavropol

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Armavir
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Stavropol Botanical Garden ©
Stavropol Botanical Garden
Parshin Art Gallery ©
Parshin Art Gallery
Stavropol Regional Museum of The Fine Arts ©
Stavropol Regional Museum of The Fine Arts

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nights
Krasnodar

Krasnodar ©
Founded as one of Catherine the Great's southern border outposts, Krasnodar is now a modern urban center, known locally as "Little Paris" because of its elegant European appearance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Krasnodar: Goryachy Klyuch (Dante Gorge & Rock Cock), The Storm Gates (in Vozrozhdeniye) and Slavyansk Town Museum of History and Local Lore (in Slavyansk-na-Kubani). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Monument to Kuban Cossacks, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Catherine's Cathedral, make a trip to Monument to Catherine the Great, and see the interesting displays at F. Kovalenko the Krasnodar Regional Art Museum.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Krasnodar trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Stavropol to Krasnodar takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Stavropol in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Krasnodar: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Krasnodar

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Goryachy Klyuch, The Storm Gates, Slavyansk Town Museum of History and Local Lore
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Safari Park ©
Safari Park
Shooting Complex Dubrava ©
Shooting Complex Dubrava
Slavyansk Town Museum of History and Local Lore ©

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hours
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.
Before you visit St. Petersburg, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Krasnodar to St. Petersburg takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Krasnodar in October: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around 9°C and lows are around 2°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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