14 days in Moscow, St. Petersburg & Georgia Itinerary

14 days in Moscow, St. Petersburg & Georgia Itinerary

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1
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
3
Tbilisi, Georgia
— 1 night
4
Kvareli, Georgia
— 2 nights
5
Sukhumi, Georgia
— 1 day
6
Batumi, Georgia
— 1 night

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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.
On the 23rd (Mon), browse the exhibits of Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Armoury Chamber, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Red Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, thensteep yourself in history at Moscow Kremlin, and then explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Moscow road trip app.

Sydney, Australia to Moscow is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in Moscow at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Armoury Chamber ©
Armoury Chamber

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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.
Do your shopping at Nevsky Prospekt and City Art Gallery. You'll explore and learn at Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Russian Museum of Ethnography. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, take in the exciting artwork at MARS Center, admire the landmark architecture of Peter and Paul Fortress, and steep yourself in history at Grand Peterhof Palace.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tbilisi.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Grand Peterhof Palace ©
Grand Peterhof Palace

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night
Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi ©
On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, view the masterpieces at Fotografia, thendelve into the distant past at Narikala Fortress, and finally do a tasting at Chateau Mukhrani.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tbilisi trip planner.

Fly from St. Petersburg to Tbilisi in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Georgia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. On the 30th (Mon), you're off to Kvareli.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Chateau Mukhrani
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Chateau Mukhrani ©
Chateau Mukhrani
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress
Tsminda Sameba Cathedral ©
Tsminda Sameba Cathedral

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Kvareli, Georgia

Kvareli ©
Kvareli is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): do a tasting at Kindzmarauli Corporation Wine House, do a tasting at Chateau Zegaani, and then learn about winemaking at Chelti Winery. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Signagi City Walls, learn about winemaking at Graneli Winery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nekresi Monastery Complex, thenstep into the grandiose world of Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, and finally examine the collection at Ilia Chavchavadze's House & Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kvareli trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tbilisi to Kvareli takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In December in Kvareli, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sukhumi.

Things to do in Kvareli

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Chateau Zegaani, Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, Signagi City Walls
Highlights from your plan
Chateau Zegaani ©
Chateau Zegaani
Signagi City Walls ©
Signagi City Walls
Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels ©

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day
Sukhumi, Georgia

Sukhumi ©
The capital of autonomous region Abkhazia, Sukhumi claims to be one of the oldest cities in the world. Ancient settlements from the Copper, Bronze, and Iron Ages stand around the city, as do burial grounds adorned with bronze axes, arrowheads, bracelets, and ceramics.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): make a trip to Monastery of St. Ion of Zlatoust, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Bagrat Shinkuba, take in the views from Besleti Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Annunciation, thendon't miss a visit to Dioskuria Fortress, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Mokko Beach.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sukhumi online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Kvareli to Sukhumi in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Georgia Standard Time (GET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Batumi.

Things to do in Sukhumi

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Monastery of St. Ion of Zlatoust
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of the Annunciation ©
Cathedral of the Annunciation

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night
Batumi, Georgia

Batumi ©
Having invested heavily in tourism since 2010, Batumi is quickly becoming a go-to destination for visitors looking for a bustling nightlife.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Mother Virgins Nativity Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Armenian Apostolic Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque Batumi, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Batumi Boulevard, thensample the tasty concoctions at Batumi Brewery Batumuri, and finally view the masterpieces at Ethnographic Museum "Borjgalo".

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Batumi travel route planning app.

Getting from Sukhumi to Batumi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sukhumi to Batumi is 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Batumi

Historic Sites Parks Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Holy Mother Virgins Nativity Cathedral ©
Holy Mother Virgins Nativity Cathedral
Batumi Boulevard ©
Batumi Boulevard
Mosque Batumi ©
Mosque Batumi

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