26 days in Russia, Stockholm & Oslo Itinerary

26 days in Russia, Stockholm & Oslo Itinerary

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1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
2
Moscow, Russia
— 7 nights
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 6 nights
4
Oslo, Norway
— 8 nights

3
nights
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.
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Nikolo-Bogoyavlenskiy Morskoy Sobor will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Memorial Sign Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Marly Palace, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Isaac's Square, and have fun and explore at The Shadow Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip itinerary planning app.

Doha, Qatar to St. Petersburg is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Doha in June, with highs in St. Petersburg at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Memorial Sign Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
The Marly Palace ©
The Marly Palace

7
nights
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.
Do your shopping at Multimedia Art Museum and Kuznetsky Most Street. Red Square and Cathedral Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Voznesenskaya Davidova Pustyn' (in Novyy Byt), Melikhovo Chekhov Museum Preserve (in Melikhovo) and Holy Spring of Blessed David (in Talezh). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, see the interesting displays at Museum Pastila Factory, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ioakimo - Annovskiy Temple.

To see photos and more tourist information, use the Moscow journey planning tool.

Traveling by train from St. Petersburg to Moscow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sergiyev Posad, Mozhaysk, Kolomna, Voznesenskaya Davidova Pustyn', Melikhovo Chekhov Museum Preserve
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Museum Pastila Factory ©
Museum Pastila Factory

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nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Head to Taby Centrum and Gamla Stans Polkagriskokerifor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Palace and Monteliusvagen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stockholm: Uppsala (Museum Gustavianum, Linnaeus Garden, &more), Tyresta National Park (in Tyreso) and Skokloster Castle (in Skokloster). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Skansen, pause for some serene contemplation at Riddarholmen Church, take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Stockholm day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Moscow to Stockholm takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Moscow to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Uppsala, Tyresta National Park, Skokloster Castle, Drottningholm Palace, Taby Centrum
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

8
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Drobak and Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Oscarsborg Fortress and Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum). Explore Oslo's surroundings by going to Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium (in Vestfossen), Norwegian Mining Museum (in Kongsberg) and Tonsberg (Castle Rock Tower & Brygga i Toensberg). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Oslomarka, examine the collection at Viking Ship Museum, explore the activities along Sognsvann Lake, and contemplate the long history of Eidsvoll 1814 Norwegian Center for Constitution.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Oslo trip website.

You can fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Stockholm in July since evenings lows in Oslo dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tonsberg, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Antik & Bruktmarked - Kadettangen, Kistefos Museum, Norwegian Mining Museum
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Sognsvann Lake ©
Sognsvann Lake
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Oscarsborg Fortress ©
Oscarsborg Fortress

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