20 days in Finland, Paris & Moscow Itinerary

20 days in Finland, Paris & Moscow Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights
2
Paris, France
— 7 nights
3
Moscow, Russia
— 6 nights

4
nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Helsinki Cathedral and The Esplanadi Park. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate the long history of Old Customs House, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Helsinki, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

7
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee Jacquemart-Andre. Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, take a stroll through Montmartre, and get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais.

Before you visit Paris, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Helsinki to Paris in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In December, Paris is somewhat warmer than Helsinki - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Red Square and Saint Basil's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate Moscow Kremlin and State Tretyakov Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Moscow side-trips: Yegor'yevskiy Istoriko-Khudozhestvennyy Muzey (in Yegoryevsk), Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo (in Arkhangelskoye) and Church of The Holy Virgin (in Dubrovitsy). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Lenin's Mausoleum, contemplate the long history of Kremlin Walls and Towers, admire the masterpieces at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gefsimansky Chernigovsky Skit (convent).

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You can fly from Paris to Moscow in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Paris to Moscow, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Moscow is slightly colder than Paris - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Sergiyev Posad, Yegor'yevskiy Istoriko-Khudozhestvennyy Muzey, Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo, Church of The Holy Virgin, Kolomna Kremlin
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Church of The Holy Virgin ©
Church of The Holy Virgin
Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

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