Day Trip to Suzdal and Vladimir with traditional Russian lunch

Duration: 12 hours
Destination: Russia, Central Russia, Moscow
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  • 12 hours
  • Moscow
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Non-Cancellable

Overview

A day trip to the most beautiful cities of the Golden Ring of Russia – Vladimir and Suzdal. You will immerse yourself in mediaeval Russia and the countryside of the Russian provinces. On your trip you will see masterpieces of Russian architecture which are now protected as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Holy Assumption Cathedral, ul. Bolshaya Moskovskaya 56/Sobornaya, Sq. 1, Vladimir 600000 Russia

Vladimir’s main cathedral and an outstanding example of Russian architecture which pre-dates the Mongol invasion. It was the principal place of worship of the Vladimir-Suzdal Grand Principality and is one of just a few cathedrals where frescos by the master icon painter Andrey Ryublev have been preserved.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral of Saint Demetrius, Bolshaya Moskovskaya St, 60, Vladimir 600000 Russia

This 12th century cathedral is famous for its stone engravings which decorate its exterior.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Suzdal Kremlin, Ul. Kremlevskaja, d. 20, Suzdal 601293 Russia

the historical centre of the city where the main cathedral still stands – the 15th century Nativity Cathedral. It was here that the sons of Prince Yuri Dolgoruky and the princes of Suzdal were buried. Inside the cathedral you will see the ancient doors which are wonderfully decorated and gilded.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex, Lenina St., 146, Suzdal 601293 Russia

the largest monastery in the city and often mistaken for the Kremlin, due to its large walls and towers.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Museum Of Wooden Architecture & Peasant Life, ul. Pushkarskaja, Suzdal Russia

This is one of the best museums of wooden architecture in Russia. Many unique wooden buildings, including houses, windmills and chapels, have been brought here from all over the Vladimir Region for preservation.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Golden Gate, Bolshaya Moskovskaya, 1A, Vladimir 600000 Russia

these gates, which were built in the mid-12th century, served as the main entrance into the historical centre of the city.

Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Lunch - Homemade Russian lunch
  • Return train tickets on high-speed train
  • Entry/Admission - Holy Assumption Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of Saint Demetrius
  • Entry/Admission - Suzdal Kremlin
  • Entry/Admission - Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex
  • Entry/Admission - Museum Of Wooden Architecture & Peasant Life

Exclusions
  • Personal expenses
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all the hotels and apartments in Moscow.


Departure Time

8:30 AM


Return Details

Your hotel in Moscow

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

12 hours

Package is not cancellable.

User's Reviews

Image - 13 Aug 2019 -

CT

Flawless from beginning to end. From the driver who picked us up from our hotel to hand deliver us to our train car, to the pick up on the other end in Vladimir, our drivers were engaging and fun and professional. Our guide for the day was knowledgeable and entertaining. She shared cultural experiences as well as historical facts and it made all the difference to our experience. The return trip to Moscow via train was equally easy due to the care provided by our drivers who ensured we knew which car to enter and at the final stop, they were waiting for us at the train car in Moscow to take us back to our hotel. it is a long day, but I am so glad that we went and that we decided to take the train option instead of traveling in Moscow traffic. This company provided excellent service and I highly recommend them.

Image - 12 Aug 2019 -

Malcolm M

Had a great day with Lilia. Interesting to see countryside, wooden houses and old churches/monasteries.

Image - 03 Jul 2019 -

Brenda B

This day trip lasts all day from morning till late evening. It was a wonderful experience. We were picked up at our hotel in Moscow, driven to the station and shown where to catch our train for the nearly 2-hour ride to Vladimir, Where we were met by another driver and a very good guide. She spent the next 8 hours with us, showing us the sights, particularly beautiful Suzdal, so atmospheric. We had lunch with her and our driver in a traditional Russian house with the family. So nice. A lovely day out.

Image - 15 Aug 2017 -

gstozier

Fascinating history in the area.

Image - 19 Apr 2017 -

Cindy P

This was a really worthwhile tour. The train journey was an experience, we were met by a charming driver, and our guide went out of her way to make things pleasant for us. She answered all our questions, and showed us things we would never have discovered on our own. There was a minor hiatus when we arrived back to Moscow as we couldn't find our taxi driver - i would recommend taking his mobile number when he drops you off in the morning. Apart from that, a magical day out, one that will stay in my memories for a long time.

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