15 days in Moscow & Yaroslavl Itinerary

15 days in Moscow & Yaroslavl Itinerary

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Moscow
— 11 nights
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Yaroslavl
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moscow: Sergiyev Posad (The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, Cathedral of the Assumption, &more), Kolomna (Kolomenskiy Patefon Museum & Kolomna Kremlin) and FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex (in Sharapovo). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Red Square, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, and browse the range of quality goods at GUM.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Moscow online travel planner.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Sheremetyevo International Airport, Domodedovo International Airport, Ostafyevo International Airport, Vnukovo International Airport and Zhukovsky International Airport. In December in Moscow, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yaroslavl.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Sergiyev Posad, Kolomna, Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery, FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex, Church of The Holy Virgin
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery

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Yaroslavl

Yaroslavl ©
A World Heritage Site boasting hundreds of architectural monuments, Yaroslavl sits on the confluence of the Volga and Kotorosl Rivers and is renowned for its historical town center.
On the 8th (Wed), examine the collection at State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Saviour on Anteroom. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Private Museum Music and Time, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of st Ipaty, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Resurrection Church on the Debra.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Yaroslavl trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Moscow to Yaroslavl takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Moscow in January, Yaroslavl is little chillier at night with lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yaroslavl

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rostov, Kostroma
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State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin ©
State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin
Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery ©
Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery
Yaroslavl Embankment ©
Yaroslavl Embankment

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