34 days in Central Russia Itinerary

34 days in Central Russia Itinerary

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Tula
— 5 nights
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Moscow
— 11 nights
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Sergiyev Posad
— 1 night
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Yaroslavl
— 5 nights
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Kostroma
— 4 nights
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Vladimir
— 4 nights
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Konstantinovo
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Tula

Tula ©
Though Tula is best known for Leo Tolstoy's country estate, the city has plenty of additional cultural and historical intrigue.
Visit Tula State Museum of Weapons and Holy Assumption Cathedral for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tula Kremlin Museum and Kulikovo field. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tula: Kaluga (Kaluga Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kaluga Regional Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll around P. Belousov Central Park of Culture and Recreation, appreciate the history behind Peter The Great Monument, examine the collection at Tula Museum of Samovars, and explore the engaging exhibits at Tula Antiquities Museum and Exhibition Center.

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Singapore, Singapore to Tula is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Singapore to Tula due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Moscow.

Things to do in Tula

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Military Museum
Kulikovo field
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Moscow

Moscow ©

Third Rome

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), Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery (in Zvenigorod) and Church of The Holy Virgin (in Dubrovitsy). 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 · Beaches

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GUM
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Red Square
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Moscow Kremlin
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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.

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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 Church of Elijah the Prophet. Get some historical perspective at Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery and Assumption Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Yaroslavl side-trips: Rostov (Museum of the Frog Princess, Church of the Saviour on Anteroom, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist Church, see the interesting displays at Private Museum Music and Time, get lost in a book at Yaroslavl Regional State Library of Science Nekrasov, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to Bear.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yaroslavl trip planner.

You can take a train from Sergiyev Posad to Yaroslavl in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. May in Yaroslavl sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kostroma.

Things to do in Yaroslavl

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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World heritage site
Yaroslavl Embankment
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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.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kostroma trip itinerary builder website.

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

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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 Cathedral of Saint Demetrius. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vladimir: Suzdal (Church of Boris and Gleb, Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex, &more) and Murom (St. Nicholas Church on the Embankment (Nikolo-Naberezhnaya), Holy Trinity Convent, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Vladimir Suzdal Museum Reserve, see the interesting displays at Vodonapornaya Bashnya Museum, appreciate the history behind Monument to Prince Vladimir And Saint Fedor, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George the Victorious.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vladimir route builder website.

Traveling by car from Kostroma to Vladimir takes 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.

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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

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Specialty Museum
Kolomna Kremlin
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