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Moscow - Golden Ring of Russia: eight ancient cities as one ring road

In 1967, art historian Yuri Bychkov traveled in his "Moskvich" to the cities of the Vladimir region to write a series of articles about the journey. Having made this journey, he completed his journey in Yaroslavl, thus, as if "ringing" the trip. So the route got its name - "Golden Ring" (Sergiev Posad - Pereslavl-Zalessky - Rostov Velikiy - Yaroslavl - Kostroma - Ivanovo - Suzdal - Vladimir). [Organization of accommodation, sightseeing service and meals](

Moscow - Golden Ring of Russia: eight ancient cities as one ring road

5 days itinerary by Get in Russia - History and Culture, Active Leisure - Car

Road Trip Categories: History and Culture, Active Leisure

Day 1: Transfer to the hotel complex "Foxy Nora" (Ignatovo)

A day of rest and preparation for the trip
Visiting: Yermolino, Taganskiy

Day 2: Russian landscapes of ancient cities

You have a very dynamic day ahead of you. You can enjoy charming Russian landscapes. Passing through small and quiet towns, endless fields and forests.
Visiting: Yaroslavl, Yermolino, Pereslavl'-Zalesskiy, Rostov

Day 3: Pearl Cities

Moving on! On your way - Kostroma, a pearl city on the bank of the Volga. Of the many beautiful white stone buildings and gilded domes that adorn this city, the greatest interest is Ipatiev Monastery - "the cradle of Russian statehood". Then the picturesque road will take you to the fairytale town Ples, located on the bank of the Volga River. Then we go to Suzdal, a real museum city with original architecture.
Visiting: Suzdal, Yaroslavl, Ples, Kostroma

Day 4: Acquaintance with the monuments of UNESCO

Spacious picturesque roads, endless fields and meadows await you. From a car window we will admire ancient city Vladimir and colourful neighboring small towns. Monumental samples of Vladimir's architecture are recognized by UNESCO as world heritage monuments and attract tourists from all over the world to the city. Then we head to Moscow to symbolically close our ring road in the glittering capital of Russia.
Visiting: Presnenskiy, Verizino, Suzdal

Day 5: End of Route

Car Rental Completion If desired, it is possible to organize an additional program
Visiting: Presnenskiy, Taganskiy