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Golden Ring

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Price and dates for regular tours are valid for Spanish speaking tourists only. Tours in English are available upon request.


Golden Ring

Vladimir – Suzdal – Rostov – Sergiev Posad

3 days /2 nights


Day 1. Vladimir / Suzdal

Today we will get acquainted with the famous towns of the Golden Ring. The Golden Ring is a tourist route that passes through the ancient towns located around Moscow. White stone architecture of the towns of the Golden Ring was included in UNESCO World Heritage list.

 

Transfer to Vladimir.

A tour of the historical centre of Vladimir will tell us about the history of the town. Today we will visit the Assumption Cathedral, one of the principal churches of medieval Russia of the 12th-14th centuries that is now part of World Heritage. The exterior walls of the church are covered with elaborated engravings. The interior was painted in the 12th century and repainted by Andrei Rubliov. We will definitely see the Golden Doors and Cathedral of St. Dmitry.

(Optional) Transfer to Bogolyubovo. Visit to the Church of Intercession on the Nerl and the ensemble of Bogolyubovsky monastery.

 

Transfer to Suzdal.

In 1024 the town of Suzdal was mentioned in the chronicles for the first time. Very soon the town became a major religious centre that counted numerous monasteries and churches. Today the town is an important tourist centre that has a large number of finest examples of ancient Russian architecture.

 

A sightseeing tour of the town includes a visit to the Kremlin of Suzdal, the Nativity Cathedral, the Euthymios Saviour Monastery, the cathedral of Transfiguration, the museum of Wooden Art and the monastery of the Intercession.

Check in at the hotel.

Day 2.Rostov / Sergiev Posad

Breakfast.

Transfer to Rostov.

Rostov is one of the most ancient towns in Russia. Starting 988 it was one of the principle Russian eparchies. In the 13th century Rostov became the capital of one of the most prominent Russian principalities. Even after it lost independence Rostov continued being an extremely important religious centre. We will visit the Kremlin and the Museum of Smalts, and walk to lake Nero.


Transfer to Sergiev Posad.

Check in at the hotel.

 

Day 3. Sergiev Posad

Breakfast.

Transfer to the airport

 

Prices in EUR per person include tour operator commission.

 

Price is valid for the requests of 4 and more guests

 

THE PRICE INCLUDES

-Accommodation:

1 night at Pushkarskaya Sloboda 4* hotel

1 night at the hotel Imperial Village 4* hotel

-Buffet breakfast in the hotel

-Transfers (upon arrival with an English speaking guide and upon departure without a guide)

-Visits and tours in Vladimir, Suzdal, Rostov according to the programme

-Transport: minibus or bus with a/c for all tours and transfers

-Qualified English speaking guide

-Entrances to the museums as per the itinerary