4 days in Moscow & Tirana Itinerary

4 days in Moscow & Tirana Itinerary

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4 days in Moscow & Tirana Itinerary

Newark, United States
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 45​min
Newark, United States

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Kremlin Walls and Towers, admire the masterpieces at The State Tretyakov Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Basil's Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad).

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Newark, USA to Moscow is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Newark to Moscow due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Newark in December; daily highs in Moscow reach 27°F and lows reach 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tirana.

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Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad) ©
Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad)
The State Tretyakov Gallery ©
The State Tretyakov Gallery
St. Basil's Cathedral ©
St. Basil's Cathedral

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Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
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Do a combination of bus, flight, and subway from Moscow to Tirana in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Moscow in December, expect nights in Tirana to be somewhat warmer, around 35°F, while days are warmer, around 58°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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National History Museum ©
National History Museum

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