Moscow - Golden Ring of Russia: eight ancient cities as one ring road – Road.Travel

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

Road Trip Route. Visit the capital of Russia - Moscow, where history and modernity are next to each other., See ancient Russian cities, Try the national cuisine, Feel the famous Russian hospitality.

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](https://getinrussia.ru)

History and Culture, Active Leisure. From: Moscow

Get in Russia . Travel Expert.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

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

A day of rest and preparation for the trip

hotel complex FoxLodge

Country rest for the whole family in a vast, protected area. Breakfast by the lake, walks in the open air, clean water with a sandy beach. While adults are visiting SPA, restaurant, sports grounds or shooting exercises, children have fun in the Safari Center, play on the playground or work with an instructor. Exceptional place Unique architecture of Boomerang and FOX-INN hotel buildings, where each room has a separate entrance from the street and a terrace overlooking the lake and forest landscape. On the territory you can meet deer, relax on the sandy beach or take a boat ride. In one complex combines a variety of opportunities for sports, recreation and recovery. Variety of services Places for active rest, fishing, shooting, health-improving procedures. Accommodation in rooms of different categories, the ability to rent a cottage at weekends or all summer. Bar, restaurant with Russian and European cuisine, signature delicacies and a varied wine list. To the table - fresh farm products, which you can buy and for home. SPA with a unique set of services in eco-style, facial and body care based on natural components, from the world's leading brands. Bath with a font in the purest lake. **This evening you will have a welcome dinner in a cozy country restaurant **

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.

Pereslavl-Zalessky

Вы приедете в Переславль-Залесский – старинный город с самобытной архитектурой. Здесь начнется Ваше знакомство с национальной культурой и традиционной русской кухней.

Ростовский кремль

Следующий пункт Вашего маршрута – раскинувшийся на берегу живописного озера белокаменный Кремль в Ростове. Он прекрасен.

Yaroslavl

Впереди Вас ждет Ярославль – столица Золотого Кольца.

Ring Premier Hotel

Hotel "Ring Premier Hotel" offers guests of the city of Yaroslavl comfortable and cozy atmosphere for a stay in our wonderful city. The hotel is conveniently located in relation to the railway station "Yaroslavl-Hlavny", the cultural center of the city and most historical sights. **Tonight we will be accommodated in the Ring Premier Palace Hotel in the very center of Yaroslavl. During a cozy dinner in the restaurant of national cuisine you can exchange impressions. Perfect completion of such a busy day!

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.

town of Kostroma

**Kostroma** is a city with wonderful museums, hospitable intelligent people, magnificent nature, where, by the way, the heroine of many Russian fairy tales - the Snow Maiden, majestic Volga and truly Russian atmosphere - was born. Do not forget about another significant sight of Kostroma - the famous Ipatiev Monastery, where March 14, 1613 the Romanov dynasty was elected by the Zemsky Cathedral to the kingdom.

Ples

**Plus** - an ancient quiet town, lost among the dense forests of the right bank of the Volga River, which on this site shrinks from both banks of the steep hills and narrows to only one kilometer. For the first time in chronicles Plyos is mentioned in 1141. At that time on the place of the present city on the Volga stood a fortress, destroyed in 1238 by the invasion of Batu Khan. ** A hearty dinner in a cozy country manor **

Suzdal

**Suzdal** - one of the most beautiful Russian cities, located in the Vladimir region; a reserve city, the age of which is more than a thousand years. Suzdal is a museum city, because there are so many monuments of Russian history, as well as survived to our days intact ancient buildings, unique churches and objects of wooden architecture nowhere.

Art-hotel Nikolaev Posad

Nikolaev Posad is a real merchant estate with comfortable rooms and excellent service. It has a very convenient location - close to most of the main attractions of the city.

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.

Vladimir

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.

Moscow

An exquisite dinner awaits you in the heart of Moscow.

Radisson Collection Hotel Moscow

[]

Day 5: End of Route

Car Rental Completion If desired, it is possible to organize an additional program