Explore these medieval Russian capitals, collectively known as the Golden Ring, once fortified cities that played an important part in the history of the Russian state. The architectural monuments of these towns are the stone chronicles of the country’s history, and the golden spires and onion domes of their monasteries still mark the horizon. The Golden Ring is so called for its wealth of architectural and artistic richness.
Get caught up in the historic stories, the magical times, and the mysterious tales of some of Russia’s most enchanting destinations. Bells still ring out from towering belfries, and robed holy men scurry through church doors – take a step back in time to medieval Russia on this fascinating 6-day tour.
Murals in the Assumption Cathedral in Vladimir date right back to 1161. Marvel at these and the newer 15thcentury frescoes painted by the greatest of Old Russian painters – Andrei Rubliov.
Absorb the tranquility of Suzdal, one of the most beautiful ancient cities of Russia, with more than 50 examples of church architecture.
Yaroslavl was founded in 1010. Visit one of Russia’s richest and most fortified monasteries, the Monastery of the Transfiguration of the Saviour.
Listen to the 15 bells of Rostov Veliky’s Assumption Cathedral – you can hear them 15km away.
Places covered 6 Days
|€ 1,500 per person||(Prices are in Euros and exclude international flights)|
|Price Per Person in Twin Sharing Accomodation|
|(Prices are in Euros and exclude international flights)|
All rates mentioned are an approximate price per person on a twin-sharing basis, and are based on a minimum of 6-9 adults travelling together. Rates are subject to change based on the number of passengers and the time of year. (Flights, visas, travel insurance, lunches & dinners, personal expenses not included. There may be some itinerary activities not included also – please ask).
- Traditional ,Boutique or Heritage accommodation where possible or Quality accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) in centrally located 4*Hotels .
-Meals – breakfast in all destinations
- Internal Travel by rail - ferries - coach as applicable
-Guided sightseeing excursions as per the itinerary as applicable
-All arrival and departure departure transfers
-Entrance and excursion costs as indicated
Travel is based on private coaches and is inclusive of Expert Local guides ..Get in Touch to discuss on how we could tailor the trip to suit you .
Russia is a year-round destination that positively blooms in spring and summer, with palaces, parks & gardens in Moscow and St. Petersburg heaving with beautiful flowers, luscious green foliage and manicured lawns. Enjoy ‘white nights’ in northern St. Petersburg during mid-summer, travel on the Trans-Siberian express to Lake Baikal in spring & autumn, & enjoy winter adventures in picture-perfect snowscapes in Kamchatka & Eastern Russia. From May through to September the Baltics are thriving, with beautiful natural landscapes in Lithuania, architectural treasures in Latvia, and wonderful parks & palaces in Estonia.