14 days in London, St. Petersburg & Moscow Itinerary

14 days in London, St. Petersburg & Moscow Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Moscow, Russia
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Shop till you drop at Covent Garden and Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art. Westminster Abbey and Stonehenge will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to The Gallery at The Guild in Chipping Campden (about 1h 50 min away). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to London is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Kuwait City to London due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kuwait City in December: high temperatures in London hover around 11°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in London

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 26:
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Covent Garden ©
Must see
Covent Garden
4.4
Stonehenge ©
World heritage site
Stonehenge
4.0
Westminster Abbey ©
World heritage site
Westminster Abbey
4.5

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St. Petersburg, Russia

Venice of the North

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and The State Hermitage Museum. Get some historical perspective at Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Neva Embankments. Step out of St. Petersburg with an excursion to WindTunnel FlyStation in Kuzmolovsky--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Palace Square, step off the mainland to explore Yelagin Island, make a trip to Nevsky Prospekt, and pause for some serene contemplation at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from London to St. Petersburg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from London in December, things will get a bit cooler in St. Petersburg: highs are around 1°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Specialty Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
4.8
The State Hermitage Museum ©
World heritage site
The State Hermitage Museum
4.7

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Moscow, Russia

Third Rome

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Red Square and Moscow Kremlin. Get a sense of the local culture at Saint Basil's Cathedral and Kremlin Walls and Towers. Explore Moscow's surroundings by going to FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex (in Sharapovo), The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra (in Sergiyev Posad) and Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo (in Arkhangelskoye). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, admire the striking features of GUM, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Moscow online trip builder.

Take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. December in Moscow sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

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Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:
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Red Square ©
Must see
Red Square
4.7
Moscow Kremlin
World heritage site
Moscow Kremlin
4.7

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