Sergiev Posad: Private Trip to the Pearl of the Golden Ring
Discover one the most ancient towns in Russia and the spiritual center of Russian Orthodoxy. Enjoy a private tour in a comfortable car to the picturesque city of Sergiev Posad, where you can learn more about Russian history and traditions.
Are you a business owner in Moscow?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Moscow.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
- Visit the UNESCO Heritage Site Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius
- Enjoy a personalized tour in a private car with a private knowlegeable guide
- Drink holy water from the holy spring in the Lavra of St. Sergius
- Explore a local market and try local products made in the monastery
- Have lunch in a colorful and traditional Russian restaurant
DescriptionThe old and sacred Sergiev Posad is perfect for a day trip (just a 1.5-hour drive from Moscow). Your private guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel in the morning and invite you to a lovely day trip to this ancient town. On the way you will enjoy a beautiful view of the Russian countryside, with your personal guide telling you the history of Russia. The Golden Ring city of Sergiev Posad was founded in the 14th century, it is home to one of the largest and historically most important monasteries in Russia, and some of the country’s most famous painters lived and worked here, including notorious Andrey Rublev, the most renowned Medieval icon painter. You will also see the unique architectural ensemble of the monastery including the white stoned Trinity Cathedral, a masterpiece of Russian architecture and one of the oldest buildings preserved in the monastery. In addition you will visit the majestic Assumption Cathedral which was created by order of Tsar Ivan the Terrible. This monastery is an absolute must-see for those interested in Russian history, culture, religion and architecture. After having lunch in a traditional Russian cuisine restaurant, you can explore the local market before you head back to Moscow.
IncludesPrivate guide Private vehicle Entrance fees Pick up and drop-off Lunch Gratuities
- Please book the tour at least 3 days in advance
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
You may also like
2-Hour Tretyakov Gallery Guided Tour
On this 2-hour guided tour discover the Tretyakov Gallery, an essential museum to visit while in Moscow. Discover one of the largest collections of icons and Russian art1 ReviewsFrom RUB 1,900.00
Victory Park and Museum Tour
Take a tour through Victory Park, which showcases impressive monuments and open-air exhibitions relating to Russia’s victories in WWII, with the help of an experiencedFrom RUB 2,429.00
Moscow Aksakovo 2-Hour Troika Ride Experience
Enjoy a 2-hour carriage ride drawn by three horses in one of the most picturesque places in the entire Moscow region, the village of Aksakovo. Experience the breathtaking1 ReviewsFrom RUB 69,199.00
Cathedral of Christ the Saviour Tour
Explore the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour and try to solve all mysteries the tallest Orthodox cathedral in the world hides. Then visit the observation deck to view MoscFrom RUB 2,619.00
Moscow Highlights Private Driving Tour
Get a comprehensive overview of Moscow's notable attractions on a customizable, half-day private tour by car. Pass the landmarks of Red Square, get panoramic views from S2 ReviewsFrom RUB 2,422.00
4-Hour Diamond Fund and Kremlin Armoury Russian Tour
See the beautiful treasures of the Kremlin Armoury and Diamond Fund on a 4-hour guided tour of Moscow in Russian. Admire the amazing collections of weapons, coaches, gold10 ReviewsFrom RUB 2,871.00
- Best Seller
From Day Trip to Vladimir and Suzdal
Escape the hustle and bustle of Moscow and head to Vladimir and Suzdal on this 1-day trip. Experience traditional Russian lifestyles, visit churches and monasteries and s5 ReviewsFrom RUB 29,446.00
Moscow Russian Cuisine Workshop & Dinner
Explore the local culture through its cuisine from a professional chef. Learn about Russian cooking and eating traditions including vodka, borsch, dumplings, and pancakesFrom RUB 12,515.00
Avant-Garde Architecture Tour: Key Names and Monuments
The Russian avant-garde was a large, influential wave of avant-garde modern art that flourished in the Russian Empire and Soviet Union. This guided tour will help you dis
Tour Bunker 42
Discover the secrets of the Soviet Union era, stirring stories from the depths of the KGB offices - classified objects are still hidden at a depth of 65 meters in the cen2 ReviewsFrom RUB 4,785.00