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May 16th, 2016, 09:27 AM
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Copenhagen, Stockholm, St Petersburg

Please help with suggestions.

8 day trip with my wife.

We are thinking of the following:

Fly into Copenhagen for 2-3 days, Then 1 hour flight to Stockholm for 2 days, then short flight to St Petersburg Russia 3 days.

Any suggestions would be welcome.

Too busy of an itinerary?

thank you!
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May 16th, 2016, 09:44 AM
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It's an awful lot for 8 days/7 nights.

You could combine Copenhagen with Stockholm for those 8 days.

Or do a trip to Russia, St Petersburg and Moscow for instance. You need a visa for Russia and that requires effort and expense, so to make it worthwile I would advise either a vacation in Russia or a vacation in Denmark/Sweden.
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May 16th, 2016, 11:06 AM
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Too busy. Just do Copenhagen/Stockholm with side trips. Russia requires quite an acclimation and a lengthy visa process, as Odin points out above. It alone requires 8 days. You can't do St. Petersburg justice in less than 5 days, IMHO.
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May 16th, 2016, 11:22 AM
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You could consider a 9 day cruise by Norwegian that leaves from Copenhagen and stops in Tallinn Estonia, St Petersburg for 2 full days, Helsinki, Stockholm and then back to Copenhagen. If you take the ship's excursion in St Petersburg or use a local company the visa is included in the excursion. A day or two at the beginning would let you see Copenhagen.
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May 16th, 2016, 01:55 PM
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thanks everyone. point well taken. not booking this trip anymore. will consider Asia for now.
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