Visit the Novgorod Kremlin. See the best sights of Ivangorod. Enjoy the beautiful nature of the Leningrad region.
The Leningrad region is very rich in interesting sights. Here you can find beautiful and unique nature, amazing cultural and historical monuments, incredible museums, majestic fortresses and much more.
First we plan to head southwest and visit Kingisepp and its surrounding attractions. And after that we plan to go to one of the centers of ancient Russia - Great Novgorod. On the way we will undoubtedly visit some of the most beautiful natural places.
Ivangorod and the trip to Lake Ilmen
5 days itinerary by Egor Zhuravlev - History and Culture - Car, 2 Hotels
Road Trip Categories: History and Culture
Day 1: Acquaintance with historical heritage
Today begins our trip to the Leningrad region. First we will go to the south-west, where we plan to visit several ancient monuments of architecture. In the evening we intend to arrive in Kingisepp, from where we will continue our further journey.
Visiting: Kingisepp, Gatchina, Pyataya Gora, Kopor'ye, Admiralteisky
Day 2: On the way to Veliky Novgorod.
Today will be an extremely busy day. First we will head to the very border with Estonia and visit the main sights of Ivangorod, and after that we will have a long but interesting trip to Veliky Novgorod.
Visiting: Kingisepp, Velikiy Novgorod, Vyritsa, Malaya Lyubun', Narva, Ivangorod, Rozhdestveno, Myasnoy Bor
Day 3: We study the cultural heritage of Veliky Novgorod.
Today will be entirely devoted to visiting various sights in Veliky Novgorod. We will visit the most interesting museums, as well as take a walk through the most important historical places.
Visiting: Velikiy Novgorod
Day 4: Drive around Lake Ilmen
Today we will set out on a journey around the legendary and historic Lake Ilmen. First we plan to visit one of the most popular local beaches, and then go to the small town of Old Russa, where we will also find interesting sights.
Visiting: Velikiy Novgorod, Staraya Russa, Korostyn', Sel'tso
Day 5: On the way to St. Petersburg
Today, we are finishing our journey. We are planning to leave Veliky Novgorod and go back to St. Petersburg. On the way, of course, we will not miss a few interesting sights.
Visiting: Velikiy Novgorod, Admiralteisky, Chudovo, Tosno, Pavlovsk