17 days in Pescara, St. Petersburg & Moscow Itinerary

17 days in Pescara, St. Petersburg & Moscow Itinerary

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1
Pescara, Italy
— 5 nights
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
3
Moscow, Russia
— 4 nights

5
nights
Pescara, Italy

Pescara ©
Pescara is the capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Appreciate the collections at Museo Cinema a Pennello and Casa Leopardi. Castello Piccolomini di Celano and Piazza del Popolo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pescara: Monastero Di S.Benedetto (in Subiaco), Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio e Porta Santa (in L'Aquila) and Santuario Della Santa Casa (in Loreto). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Comune di Pacentro, delve into the distant past at Rocca Calascio, take some stellar pictures from Santo Stefano di Sessanio, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia Cistercense Santa Maria di Chiaravalle di Fiastra.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Pescara journey site.

Sydney, Australia to Pescara is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Pescara is minus 9 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in Pescara at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Pescara

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Santo Stefano di Sessanio, Monastero Di S.Benedetto, Pontificia Fonderia di Campane Marinelli, Piazza del Popolo, Castello Piccolomini di Celano
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Museo Cinema a Pennello ©
Museo Cinema a Pennello
Castello Piccolomini di Celano ©
Castello Piccolomini di Celano
Pontificia Fonderia di Campane Marinelli ©
Pontificia Fonderia di Campane Marinelli

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Anna Akhmatova Museum and Russian Museum of Ethnography. Alexander Nevsky Lavra and Petrovskaya Aquatoria Museum-Model of St. Petersburg and Suburbs are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Shadow Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nikolo-Bogoyavlenskiy Morskoy Sobor, examine the collection at Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines, and contemplate the long history of House of Kusheleva–Bezborodko.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg route tool.

Explore your travel options from Pescara to St. Petersburg with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Pescara in January, with highs in St. Petersburg at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alexander Nevsky Lavra ©
Alexander Nevsky Lavra
The Anna Akhmatova Museum ©
The Anna Akhmatova Museum
Russian Museum of Ethnography ©
Russian Museum of Ethnography

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Art Gallery of the European and American Countries of the XIX-XX centuries and Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Krutitskoe Podvorye and Kalachnaya. Change things up with these side-trips from Moscow: Kolomna (Kolomna Kremlin & Muzeynaya Fabrika Kolomenskoy Pastily) and The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra (in Sergiyev Posad). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Orlov Paleontological Museum, see the interesting displays at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cathedral Square, and brush up on your military savvy at Armoury Chamber.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Moscow holiday maker tool.

You can take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In January in Moscow, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Kolomna, The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra
Highlights from your plan
Krutitskoe Podvorye ©
Krutitskoe Podvorye
Orlov Paleontological Museum ©
Orlov Paleontological Museum

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