To take part in Operation Spark in the Museum-Reserve Breakthrough of the Siege of Leningrad.. To visit the first capital of the ancient Russian power.. Learn about the adventures of the Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God. Visit the thick of the steel mill in the Museum of Metallurgical Industry in Cherepovets.. Consider the "Last Judgment" of about 400 sq.m. in Sofia Cathedral in Vologda.. To visit Yaroslavl sights from the UNESCO list. Wander around the classic sights of Uglich and its very young museums.. To be photographed with Athanasius Nikitin and Mikhail Krug in Tver..
Curious route for adults and young travelers. In 6 days we will see 6 cities. We start east of St. Petersburg and move smoothly to the south-east! Are you with us?
P.S. After this journey, your children may decide to become hydropower, railroader or metallurgist.
East of St. Petersburg: 6 cities, 2 Kremlin and 1 fortress.
6 days itinerary by Alina Maslova - Families with Kids, History and Culture - Car, 5 Hotels
Road Trip Categories: Families with Kids, History and Culture
Day 1: From Operation Iskra to the wanderings of the Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God.
In the morning we will take part in Operation Spark in the museum-reserve "Breakthrough of the Siege of Leningrad". Then we will move to the first Old Russian capital, where we will walk along the Old Artistic fortress. We will spend the evening in the Tikhvin Monastery of the Dormition of the Mother of God, where we will learn the history of the wanderings of the Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God.
Day 2: From Cherepovets to Vologda.
Today we will see, perhaps, the most curious places of Cherepovets for both young and adult audience. In the evening we will find ourselves in Vologda and even have time to capture a couple of its interesting places.
Day 3: Vologda walks
We'll spend today in Vologda. We'll walk around the Vologda Kremlin, visit the Museum of Lace and the World of Forgotten Things. Then we'll go to Yaroslavl.
Day 4: Yaroslavl treasures
We'll have a fun and useful day in Yaroslavl. We will visit several objects from the UNESCO list, visit the children's railway and visit Alyosha Popovich. Jubilate, young travelers, today is your day! By evening we'll change Yaroslavl to Uglich and meet the sunset on the bank of the Volga River.
Day 5: Street "zests"
Let's get acquainted with the Corner, associated by most with the murder of Tsarevich Dmitry. We'll see classic sights on the territory of the Kremlin, including the Church of Tsarevich Dmitry on Blood, built on the site of the death of his son Ivan the Terrible. As well as young and interactive projects: the Museum of Hydropower of Russia and the arsenal of unusual bicycles "Samokat". We will reach Tver by the evening.
Day 6: March throw from Tver to St. Petersburg
We'll spend the morning in Tver, then go to St. Petersburg. On the way we will make a stop at the estate "Zavetnoe", as well as honor the memory of fallen soldiers at the memorial "Lubino Polje". We will have dinner in a Russian tavern in Pushkin.