34 days in Central Russia Itinerary

34 days in Central Russia Itinerary

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1
Tula
— 5 nights
2
Moscow
— 11 nights
3
Sergiyev Posad
— 1 night
4
Yaroslavl
— 5 nights
5
Kostroma
— 4 nights
6
Vladimir
— 4 nights
7
Konstantinovo
— 2 nights

5
nights
Tula

Tula ©
Though Tula is best known for Leo Tolstoy's country estate, the city has plenty of additional cultural and historical intrigue.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tula State Museum of Weapons and St. George's Cathedral. Popular historic sites such as Holy Assumption Cathedral and Church of the Nativity are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tula: Kaluga (Kaluga Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kaluga Regional Museum, &more) and Kulikovo field (in Monastyrshchino). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Tula Kremlin Museum, walk around P. Belousov Central Park of Culture and Recreation, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tula Exotarium, and examine the collection at Tula Museum of Samovars.

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Singapore, Singapore to Tula is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Tula is minus 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Moscow.

Things to do in Tula

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Kaluga, Kulikovo field
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Tula Exotarium ©
Tula Exotarium
Kulikovo field ©
Kulikovo field
Kaluga Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Kaluga Holy Trinity Cathedral

11
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.
Red Square and Moscow Kremlin will appeal to history buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Meshherskoye and Lake Beloye (Vologda Oblast). Change things up with these side-trips from Moscow: Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo (in Arkhangelskoye), Church of The Holy Virgin (in Dubrovitsy) and Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery (in Zvenigorod). The adventure continues: browse the range of quality goods at GUM, stroll the grounds of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, explore the world behind art at New Tretyakov Gallery, and learn about all things military at Armoury Chamber.

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You can drive from Tula to Moscow in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Moscow, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sergiyev Posad.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo, Church of The Holy Virgin, Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery
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GUM ©
GUM
Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

1
night
Sergiyev Posad

Sergiyev Posad ©
Sergiyev Posad is a city and the administrative center of Sergiyevo-Posadsky District in Moscow Oblast, Russia. On the 14th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Gefsimansky Chernigovsky Skit (convent), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption, and then contemplate the long history of The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra.

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You can drive from Moscow to Sergiyev Posad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to 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
Gefsimansky Chernigovsky Skit (convent) ©
Gefsimansky Chernigovsky Skit (convent)
Cathedral of the Assumption
Cathedral of the Assumption

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Yaroslavl Embankment and St. John the Baptist Church. Get some historical perspective at Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery and Church of the Virgin Hodegetria. Get out of town with these interesting Yaroslavl side-trips: Rostov (Museum of the Frog Princess, Assumption Cathedral, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Elijah the Prophet, make a trip to Vvedenskiy Tolga Convent, browse the collection at Yaroslavl Regional State Library of Science Nekrasov, and appreciate the history behind Monument to Bear.

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Take a train from Sergiyev Posad to Yaroslavl in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kostroma.

Things to do in Yaroslavl

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Rostov
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Yaroslavl Embankment ©
Yaroslavl Embankment
Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery ©
Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery
State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin ©
State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin

4
nights
Kostroma

Kostroma
As part of Russia's Golden Ring of historical towns, the city of Kostroma is something of an open-air museum with ties to the Romanov dynasty.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Provincial ARTgallery-M and Trade rows. Monastery of st Ipaty and The Resurrection Church on the Debra will appeal to history buffs. Explore Kostroma's surroundings by going to Ivanovo (Transfiguration Cathedral & Holy Dormition Monastery) and Sumarokovskaya Elk Farm (in Sumarokovo). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at M. Malyshev's House Museum, appreciate the history behind Lenin Monument, and don't miss a visit to Susaninskaya Square.

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Drive from Yaroslavl to Kostroma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vladimir.

Things to do in Kostroma

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Ivanovo, Provincial ARTgallery-M, Sumarokovskaya Elk Farm
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The Resurrection Church on the Debra
The Resurrection Church on the Debra
Monastery of st Ipaty ©
Monastery of st Ipaty
Transfiguration Cathedral ©
Transfiguration Cathedral

4
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin and Transfiguration monastery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Holy Assumption Cathedral and St. Nicholas Church on the Embankment (Nikolo-Naberezhnaya). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vladimir: Suzdal (Church of Boris and Gleb, Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex, &more) and Murom (Holy Trinity Convent & Monument to Peter and Fevronia, Murom saints). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Demetrius, examine the collection at Vodonapornaya Bashnya Museum, get engrossed in the history at Vladimir Suzdal Museum Reserve, and appreciate the history behind Monument to Prince Vladimir And Saint Fedor.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Vladimir day trip planning site.

Drive from Kostroma to Vladimir in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Konstantinovo.

Things to do in Vladimir

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Suzdal, Murom, Bogolyubovo
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Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin ©
Holy Assumption Cathedral ©
Holy Assumption Cathedral
Suzdal Kremlin ©
Suzdal Kremlin

2
nights
Konstantinovo

Konstantinovo ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Kolomna Kremlin and Kalachnaya. Get out of town with these interesting Konstantinovo side-trips: Kolomna (Muzeynaya Fabrika Kolomenskoy Pastily, Statue of Dmitriy Donskoi, &more), Solotcha (Pozhalostin Memorial House Museum & Solotchinsky Female Monastery of The Virgin Nativity) and Ryazan (Holy Transfiguration Man's Monastery & Palace of Prince Oleg).

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Konstantinovo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vladimir to Konstantinovo takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Konstantinovo

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kolomna, Solotcha, Ryazan
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Kolomna Kremlin ©
Kolomna Kremlin
Muzeynaya Fabrika Kolomenskoy Pastily ©
Muzeynaya Fabrika Kolomenskoy Pastily