30 days in Russia Itinerary

30 days in Russia Itinerary

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30 days in Russia Itinerary

Start: Nassau, New Providence Island
Fly:  22 h
1
Moscow
— 6 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
2
Volgograd
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Train:  6 h 15 min
3
Kazan
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h
4
Nizhny Novgorod
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
St. Petersburg
— 9 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Kaliningrad
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Nassau, New Providence Island

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Moscow side-trips: Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery (in Zvenigorod) and Church of The Holy Virgin (in Dubrovitsy). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Red Square, explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and stroll around Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory).

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Nassau, Bahamas to Moscow is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 8 hours. Traveling from Nassau in September, expect Moscow to be cooler, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Volgograd.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Church of The Holy Virgin, Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

3
nights
Volgograd

Volgograd ©
The setting of some of the bloodiest battles of World War II, the vast city of Volgograd sits on the banks of the Volga River in the southern section of the country.
Volgograd is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to 'The Motherland Calls' Sculpture, take an in-depth tour of State Historical and Memorial Preserve The Battle of Stalingrad, walk around Pobedi Park, and get outside with Engels Boulevard.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Volgograd online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Moscow to Volgograd takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Moscow in September, you will find days in Volgograd are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kazan.

Things to do in Volgograd

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Volga-Akhtuba Floodplain Park
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'The Motherland Calls' Sculpture ©
'The Motherland Calls' Sculpture
Mamayev Kurgan ©
Mamayev Kurgan
Volga-Akhtuba Floodplain Park ©
Volga-Akhtuba Floodplain Park

3
nights
Kazan

Kazan ©
The heart of Tatar culture, Kazan carries the epithet of the "Third Capital of Russia" because of its rich history and thriving economy.
Step out of Kazan with an excursion to Raifa Monastery in Raifa--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Kazan Kremlin, pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral, examine the collection at Konstantin Vasiliev Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Slava Zaitsev's Art Gallery and Studio.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kazan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Volgograd to Kazan takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Volgograd, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kazan, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nizhny Novgorod.

Things to do in Kazan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Raifa Monastery
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Slava Zaitsev's Art Gallery and Studio ©
Kazan Kremlin ©
Kazan Kremlin
Kul Sharif Mosque ©
Kul Sharif Mosque

3
nights
Nizhny Novgorod

Nizhny Novgorod ©
Founded eight centuries ago at the confluence of the Volga and the Oka rivers, Nizhny Novgorod boasts over 600 historical, cultural, and architectural monuments.
Nizhny Novgorod is known for historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of The Kremlin, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevskiy, admire the striking features of State Bank, and get to know the fascinating history of Fedorovsky Embankment.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Nizhny Novgorod trip maker site.

You can fly from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Nizhny Novgorod

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Limpopo Zoo ©
Limpopo Zoo
The Kremlin ©
The Kremlin
Fedorovsky Embankment
Fedorovsky Embankment

9
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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, contemplate the long history of Palace Square, examine the collection at The Bath Block, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg trip planning tool.

You can fly from Nizhny Novgorod to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

3
nights
Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kaliningrad: Beach Promenade (in Yantarnyy) and Monument to Cats in Zelenogradsk (in Zelenogradsk). Spend the 27th (Sun) exploring nature at Kurshskaya Kosa. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at B-413 Submarine Museum, take a tour of Research vessel "Vityaz", and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kaliningrad day trip planning app.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Wildlife Nature Museums

Side Trips

Beach Promenade, Monument to Cats in Zelenogradsk
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Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa
B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum
Beach Promenade ©
Beach Promenade

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