17 days in Central Russia Itinerary

17 days in Central Russia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tula
— 2 nights
2
Moscow
— 7 nights
3
Sergiyev Posad
— 1 night
4
Yaroslavl
— 4 nights
5
Vladimir
— 1 night

2
nights
Tula

Tula ©
Though Tula is best known for Leo Tolstoy's country estate, the city has plenty of additional cultural and historical intrigue.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Tula Museum of Samovars, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Assumption Cathedral, then appreciate the history behind Hedgehog At Mushroom Glade, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Tula Kremlin Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Tula Exotarium, steep yourself in history at Tula State Museum of Weapons, and then stroll around P. Belousov Central Park of Culture and Recreation.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tula online trip itinerary builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Tula is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Moscow.

Things to do in Tula

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Tula Exotarium ©
Tula Exotarium
Holy Assumption Cathedral ©
Holy Assumption Cathedral

7
nights
Moscow

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.
Go for a jaunt from Moscow to Arkhangelskoye to see Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Red Square, steep yourself in history at Moscow Kremlin, see the interesting displays at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve, and admire the striking features of Kremlin Walls and Towers.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Moscow travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Tula to Moscow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Sergiyev Posad.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo
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Red Square ©
Red Square
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

1
night
Sergiyev Posad

Sergiyev Posad ©
Sergiyev Posad is a city and the administrative center of Sergiyevo-Posadsky District in Moscow Oblast, Russia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the long history of The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sergiyev Posad trip planner.

You can drive from Moscow to Sergiyev Posad in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. May in Sergiyev Posad sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Yaroslavl.

Things to do in Sergiyev Posad

Historic Sites
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The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra ©
The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra

4
nights
Yaroslavl

Yaroslavl ©
A World Heritage Site boasting hundreds of architectural monuments, Yaroslavl sits on the confluence of the Volga and Kotorosl Rivers and is renowned for its historical town center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yaroslavl: Rostov (Church of the Saviour on Anteroom, Church of the Resurrection of Christ, &more), Kostroma (Monastery of st Ipaty & The Resurrection Church on the Debra) and Voskresenskiy khram (in Vyatskoye). The adventure continues: make a trip to Vvedenskiy Tolga Convent, see the interesting displays at Private Museum Music and Time, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Elijah the Prophet, and ponder the design of Strelka Fountains.

Make your Yaroslavl itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by train from Sergiyev Posad to Yaroslavl takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Yaroslavl are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vladimir.

Things to do in Yaroslavl

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Rostov, Kostroma, Sumarokovskaya Elk Farm, Voskresenskiy khram
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Vvedenskiy Tolga Convent ©
Vvedenskiy Tolga Convent
Monastery of st Ipaty ©
Monastery of st Ipaty
Yaroslavl Embankment ©
Yaroslavl Embankment

1
night
Vladimir

Vladimir ©
The most visited destination in the Golden Ring circuit, the city of Vladimir is known for its remarkably preserved white-stone monuments, which have World Heritage status.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin, get engrossed in the history at Dmitriyevskiy Cathedral Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Demetrius, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Assumption Cathedral. On your second day here, examine the collection at Museum of Wooden Architecture, then examine the collection at Suzdal Kremlin, then see the interesting displays at Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Boris and Gleb.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vladimir online attractions planner.

You can drive from Yaroslavl to Vladimir in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vladimir

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Suzdal, Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin
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Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin ©
Holy Assumption Cathedral ©
Holy Assumption Cathedral
Dmitriyevskiy Cathedral Museum ©
Dmitriyevskiy Cathedral Museum