15 days in Sweden, Rovaniemi & Russia Itinerary

15 days in Sweden, Rovaniemi & Russia Itinerary

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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
2
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 3 nights
3
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
4
Moscow, Russia
— 3 nights

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, examine the collection at Fotografiska Stockholm, and walk around Kungstradgarden Park.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm itinerary builder site.

Toronto, Canada to Stockholm is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Stockholm is 6 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Millesgarden
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm

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nights
Rovaniemi, Finland

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi travel route planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Rovaniemi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Stockholm to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in January, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -10°C and lows about -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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.
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, see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Peter and Paul Fortress, and steep yourself in history at Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to St. Petersburg takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in February, with highs in St. Petersburg at -1°C and lows at -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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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.
On the 5th (Fri), admire the striking features of Maly Theatre, Bolshaya Ordynka, then admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Red Square. On your second day here, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, brush up on your military savvy at Armoury Chamber, then contemplate the long history of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Moscow holiday planning app.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Moscow by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Moscow are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery

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