Moscow + Golden RingMoscow - Sergiev Posad - Pereslavl-Zalessky - Rostov the great - Yaroslavl - Kostroma - Suzdal - Bogolyubovo - Vladimir
6 Days / 5 Nights
Arrival in Moscow. Meeting at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner.
The sightseeing tour of Moscow including Red Square, St. Basil’s cathedral, the famous GUM store, the Bolshoy Theatre, Vorobiev mountings, MSU, Poklonnaya mounting.
Breakfast in the hotel. Moving to Sergiev Posad. Visit to the Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Laura with its cathedrals -“Russian Vatican”- one of the most important monasteries and religious centers of Russia.
Departure for Pereslavl-Zalessky. Sightseeing tour of the town, Red square, Nykolsky monastery. Dinner.
Moving to Rostov. Excursion program: Kremlin architecture, museum of Rostov enamels.
Transfer to the hotel. Departure for Yaroslavl. Hotel accommodation.
Breakfast in the hotel. City tour of Yaroslavl - the oldest city on the Volga, founded by Yaroslav- the-Wise at the beginning of the Õ cent. Excursion program: sightseeing tour of the town, Savior monastery, Old Russian painting. Moving to Kostroma. Excursion program: sightseeing tour of the town, St-Ipathy monastery, Trinity cathedral. Dinner. Hotel accommodation.
Breakfast in the hotel. Moving to Suzdal.
Sightseeing tour of Suzdal – a museum town with magnificent monuments of Russian white stone and wooden architecture ÕIII-ÕVIII cent., with rich icon and applied art collection, bell-ringing. Excursion program: museum of wooden architecture. Ensemble of the Souzdal Kremlin, Cross chamber, the Nativity cathedral. St-Euthyme monastery (territory, Transfiguration cathedral, bells ringing).
Dinner at a restaurant. Departure for Vladimir. Hotel accommodation.
Breakfast in the hotel. Excursion to Bogolubovo. Residence of the prince Andrey Bogolubsky, ensemble of the Bogolubivy monastery, walk to the Intersession-on-the-Nerl church. Return to Vladimir. Excursion program: Golden gates, exposition “ The old Vladimir”, Sobornaya square, white-stone cathedrals of the 12th century: St-Dimitry & Assumption. Dinner. Salon shop “Patterns of Vladimir” Departure for Moscow. Hotel accommodation.
Transfer to the airport.
The price includes: staying at hotels, meals, excursions, English or italian -speaking guide, entrance tickets to museums, transport service ( the 1st class bus), transfer from/to the airport.
Hotels: “Golden Ring” (Vladimir), “Volga” ( Kostroma ), ”Yubileinaya” (Yaroslavl), Izmailovo (Moscow).