15 days in Russia, Helsinki & Stockholm Itinerary

15 days in Russia, Helsinki & Stockholm Itinerary

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1
Moscow, Russia
— 3 nights
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
3
Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get curious at The Museum of Cosmonautics, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Moscow Zoo, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Moscow Kremlin and then admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Moscow tour itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Moscow is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in March: high temperatures in Moscow hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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The Museum of Cosmonautics ©
The Museum of Cosmonautics
Moscow Zoo ©
Moscow Zoo
Red Square ©
Red Square

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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.
Family-friendly places like The State Hermitage Museum and Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Palace Square, have fun and explore at The Shadow Museum, and take a tour of Cruiser Aurora.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our St. Petersburg trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by train from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Divo Ostrov ©
Divo Ostrov
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

4
nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Bring the kids along to Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planning app.

You can take a train from St. Petersburg to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

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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.
Kids will enjoy Vasa Museum and Royal Palace. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Stockholm Old Town, get in on the family fun at Junibacken, engage your brain at Nobel Prize Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Stockholm trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Stockholm takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In April in Stockholm, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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