9 days in St. Petersburg & Kaliningrad Itinerary

9 days in St. Petersburg & Kaliningrad Itinerary

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9 days in St. Petersburg & Kaliningrad Itinerary

Start: St. Petersburg
1
St. Petersburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Kaliningrad
— 3 nights
3
Kaliningrad
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: St. Petersburg

3
nights
St. Petersburg

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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, steep yourself in history at Palace Square, examine the collection at Faberge Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg road trip planning website .

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiport is Pulkovo Airport. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Russian Museum ©
Russian Museum

3
nights
Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rossitten Church and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurshskaya Kosa. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Museum of the World Ocean, examine the collection at B-413 Submarine Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Konigsberg Cathedral.

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Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Petersburg in March; daily highs in Kaliningrad reach 7°C and lows reach -1°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Museums Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rossitten Church
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B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum
Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa
Konigsberg Cathedral ©
Konigsberg Cathedral

2
nights
Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Fishing Village, appreciate the history behind Immanuel Kant's Grave, and then appreciate the history behind Monument to Julius Rupp. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Svetlogorsk Embankment, then make a trip to Zelenogradsk Promenade, then see the interesting displays at MURARIUM Art-Collection of Cats, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort #5 King Fredric-Wilhelm the Third.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kaliningrad trip itinerary builder.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zelenogradsk, Svetlogorsk Embankment
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Bunker Museum ©
Bunker Museum
Kaliningrad Zoo ©
Kaliningrad Zoo
Fishing Village ©
Fishing Village

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