37 days in St. Petersburg, Moscow & Warsaw Itinerary

37 days in St. Petersburg, Moscow & Warsaw Itinerary

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37 days in St. Petersburg, Moscow & Warsaw Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
Fly + train:  22​h
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 15 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
2
Moscow, Russia
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Warsaw, Poland
— 11 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

15
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.
Step out of St. Petersburg to go to Kuzmolovsky and see WindTunnel FlyStation, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, take an in-depth tour of Catherine Palace and Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peter and Paul Fortress, and examine the collection at The Anna Akhmatova Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our St. Petersburg trip maker website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to St. Petersburg is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Johannesburg in May, plan for little chillier days in St. Petersburg, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

WindTunnel FlyStation
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood

8
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra (in Sergiyev Posad), Kolomna Kremlin (in Kolomna) and FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex (in Sharapovo). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Red Square, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Basil's Cathedral, stroll the grounds of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and stroll around Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory).

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Moscow day trip planning website .

You can take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Moscow can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo, Church of The Holy Virgin, FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex, Kolomna Kremlin
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FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex ©
FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex
Red Square ©
Red Square
St. Basil's Cathedral ©
St. Basil's Cathedral

11
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science, brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, and examine the collection at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Warsaw online holiday builder .

You can fly from Moscow to Warsaw in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Walking tours

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