Suzdal and Vladimir Golden Ring Tour
A full-day tour to the Golden Ring
3 h transfer to Vladimir
Your English-speaking guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel with a name board. Together with your guide, you will drive in a comfortable vehicle to Vladimir, the first city of the Golden Ring, which is located approximately 190 km outside of Moscow.
Your first stop is Vladimir, one of the medieval capitals of Russia, with its various 12th century monuments: the five-domed Assumption Cathedral with magnificent frescoes, the warrior-like cathedral of St. Demetrius and the Golden Gate, which used to be a tower over the city’s main gate. Explore the city and its magnificent sights together with your personal guide. You will visit the Water Tower (tickets not included) , host to an unique museum of the history of Vladimir. After viewing the main exposition, which occupies three floors, you can climb to the open fourth floor and enjoy its panoramic observation deck. In all its glory will appear Vladimir, its numerous architectural monuments and the famous white stone cathedrals.
Assumption Cathedral and frescoes
Tickets not included, available on request
Take a visit to the Dormition (Assumption) Cathedral. The medieval, 6-pillared and 5-domed cathedral is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal. It houses the famous interior paintings of the great Andrei Rublev and Daniil Chernyni. Take your time exploring this holy sight together with your English-speaking guide.
Museum of Wooden Architecture
Tickets not included, available on request
After visiting Vladimir, you will continue your journey to Suzdal (about 35 km further along the road). You will be able to visit the Museum of Wooden Architecture, showcasting the traditional Russian wooden building style. Before Soviet times, for hundreds of years this was the traditional way to build houses in rural Russia.
Take a visit to the 10th century Suzdal Kremlin and its adjacent monasteries and churches, including the Cathedral of the Nativity, the Convent of the Intercession, and the Monastery of Our Saviour and St. Euthymius.
In Suzdal, you will visit a large market of souvenirs and have the chance to try out traditional Russian beverages, for example Mead or Sbiten.
At the end of your tour and visit to Vladimir and Suzdal, you and your guide will drive back to your hotel, airport, cruise port or any other place in Moscow that you prefer. You will be back in Moscow between 21:00 and 22:00 o'clock (9-10 PM).
How does it work?
Your private tour to Suzdal and Vladimir has to be booked minimum 1 week in advance. Once we receive your reservation and a deposit (prepayment) by PayPal or credit card, the LingoTaxi team will organize the transportation and reserve an English-speaking* guide for you.
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The itinerary of the tour
Your English-speaking guide will meet you in the morning (about 7:00-7:30 AM) in the lobby of your hotel. Together, you will drive in a comfortable vehicle to Vladimir, the gate to the Golden Ring. Once you arrive at Vladimir, you will be able to visit the Assumption Cathedral (which are well known for Andrey Rublev's frescoes), the Golden Gates and the St. Demetrius Cathedral. During your tour, you can take your time and explore the places you prefer most together with our guide on your own pace. After a lunch break, you will continue your tour to the next city, Suzdal. In Suzdal, you will be able to visit the Suzdal Kremlin, including the Cathedral of the Nativity, the Convent of the Intercession, and the Monastery of Our Saviour and St. Euthymius. You can have a stroll through the old village before departing, together with your guide, on your way back to Moscow.
How do I book? How much does it cost?
The booking process is fairly simple. You can fill in the form on this website to submit your online reservation. The fare is fixed per vehicle class (see below). Each vehicle class has a maximum amount of passengers per vehicle. You can find our fixed tour fares below. Are you traveling alone, as a couple or with your whole family of seven? Absolutely no problem! We can facilitate and offer our Suzdal and Vladimir Golden Ring Tour to any group size from 1 to 12 persons.
|Ticketing, per Person||1900 RUB|
|Baby/Booster seat (each)||150 RUB|