Day Trip to Golden Ring and The Trinity Lavra
Escape the city of Moscow and journey through the Russian countryside to the famous Golden Ring. Visit the religious site of St. Sergius Trinity Lavra, climb the bell tower to admire panoramic views of the region, and enjoy a traditional Russian lunch.
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- Admire panoramic views of the Russian countryside from the top of bell tower
- Marvel at the ancient frescoes and icons at the monastery
- Explore the rich history of the Holy Place founded by a venerated monk
- Eat at an authentic Russian restaurant
DescriptionThe tour begins with pickup from your accommodation in Moscow and heads into the picturesque Russian countryside as you travel to the historical Golden Ring region. On the way, admire the quintessential small wooden houses that appear to be frozen in time. The first stop of the tour is The Trinity Lavra in Sergiev Posad, a unique architectural masterpiece protected by UNESCO World Heritage organization. The Trinity Lavra is known as the ‘Russian Vatican’ as it is the main Orthodox monastery and has played a significant role in the history of Russia. Climb to the top of the bell tower and admire the stunning views across the land and the golden domes of the nearby cathedrals. Get up close to the bells as you listen to them ring and learn about their history. After the bell tower it’s time for lunch at a local restaurant to enjoy a selection of authentic Russian delicacies. Sergiev Posad is believed to be the birthplace of the Russian doll Matryoshka, so visit the town’s doll factory next. Considered to be the best place to buy an authentic Russian matryoshka, purchase a souvenir for your trip, or learn how to paint your own.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off A guided tour inside the monastery Entrance ticket to the monastery • Entrance ticket to the bell tower Matreshka factory entrance ticket or workshop • Food
- The climb to the top of the bell tower is 70 meters and there is no elevator
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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