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The cities of the Northern princes

  • Moscow Yaroslavl Rostov Veliky Sergiyev Posad Moscow
  • First, discover Moscow and its thousand cupolas. Then, the Golden Ring will plunge you into the history of these ancient cities with their gleaming bulbs and white alabaster walls.

day 1 - Moscow
day 2 - Moscow
Voyage Russie, Moscou - Place Rouge
Place Rouge
Visite Moscou - Cathédrale Saint-Basile-le-Bienheureux
Cathédrale Saint-Basile-le-Bienheureux
Voyage Russie, Moscou - Cathédrale du Christ Saint Sauveur
Cathédrale du Christ Saint Sauveur

Breakfast at the hotel.

Meeting with your guide for a panoramic tour of the city by transport: Discovery of the Red square, the St-Basil's cathedral, the GUM, the Kremlin, the Bolshoy theatre, the Manege square, the Tverskaya street and then the "Mount Vorobievy" (or mount of sparrows) with its superb panorama and finally the view of the novodevichiy convent. Then, a visit to the famous St-Basil's Cathedral on the Red Square. 

Free lunch and guided tours in the afternoon, of your choice:
Option 1 - Tretiakov Gallery
Option 2 - Izmailovo souvenir market and Kremlin
Option 3 - the Metro and the cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Free dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

day 3 - Moscow
Voyage Moscou - Kremlin
Voyage Moscou - Canon du Kremlin
Canon du Kremlin

Breakfast at the hotel.

Guided visit to the Kremlin and its cathedrals (by foot with your guide): Former residence of the czars, the country's largest and most famous fortress, the Kremlin is a collection of palaces and cathedrals, some of which date back to the 15th century. Its walls are also home to as many as 54 burials of former czars and many other curiosities (In option: visit to the Kremlin Armoury).

Free lunch and afternoon (In option: Radisson cruise on the Moskova river).

Free dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. 

day 4 - Yaroslavl
Yaroslavl - Vue panoramique
Vue panoramique de Yaroslavl
Voyage Yaroslavl - Eglise de l'Archange Saint-Michel
Eglise de l'Archange Saint-Michel

Breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer to the train station in the early morning and departure to Yaroslavl (3h30). Reception by your guide and driver at the station. Check in at the hotel. Lunch.

Departure for a tour in the city by foot: St Saviour Monastery and the cathedral of Transfiguration. You will get to admire the white walls and the Transfiguration monastery's golden cupolas, the splendid green bulbs of the St Elias church, the Volkov theatre (the first theatre in Russia)... Walk on the docks of the city, which is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.

Free dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

day 5 - Rostov - Sergiyev Posad
Voyage Russie - Rostov le Grand
Rostov le Grand
Voyage Rostov le Grand - Kremlin de Rostov le Grand
Kremlin de Rostov le Grand
Visite Serguiev Possad - Laure de la Trinité Saint-Serge
Laure de la Trinité Saint-Serge

Breakfast at the hotel. 

Departure to Rostov by transport (70km). Visit of the Rostov Kremlin with its silver and gilded cupolas dating from the end of the 17th century. One of the largest and richest cathedrals lies within the Rostov Kremlin. Free lunch. 

Departure to Sergiev Posad. Visit of the Trinity Cathedral: listed in the UNESCO heritage, the Trinity cathedral is a must-see of the golden ring. The Cathedral of Dormition and its magnificent blue cupolas dotted with stars, a symbol of the monastery, which is one of the oldest and most beautiful in the orthodox world. 

Transfer back to Moscow (90 minutes without trafic jams) and overnight stay at the hotel.

day 6 - Moscow
Voyage Moscou - Vieil Arbat
Vieil Arbat

Free time and transfer to the airport. Return flight.

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. Accommodation in indicated hotels or similar hotels, in a standard double room (except if your quotation indicates another room category)

. Breakfasts

. Transfers mentioned in the program

. Excursions mentioned in the program, with an English-speaking guide and admission tickets


. Meals which are not mentioned in the program

. Tips and personal expenses

. Optional visits and excursions not mentioned in the program


. These services are not included in the price, except if there are explicitly mentioned in the quotation


. 30% deposit upon reservation

. Balance payment one month before departure

. The order of the excursions can be modified according the touristic sites or for any other technical reasons  

. Non-binding pictures 

. According to the Warsaw Convention, in case of delayed baggage delivery, in the context of air travel, the passenger must personally hand in a written protestation letter to the effective carrier (the air company ensuring the flight, which can be different from the selling company, in case of code-share flights) no more than 21 days after said luggage was given to them 


. If the cancellation is made more than 30 days before departure, the fee is 100€ 

. Between 30 and 20 days before departure, cancellation fee equals 25 % of the total amount of the trip price

. Between 19 and 13 days, the fee equals 35 %

. Between 12 and 9 days, the fee equals 60 %

. If the cancellation is made less than 9 days before departure, the cancellation fee is 100% of the total amount

Ticketing service: except if specified otherwise, flight and train tickets are non-changeable and non-refundable

Other services: insurance and administrative fees are non-refundable

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