30 days in Central Russia Itinerary

30 days in Central Russia Itinerary

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30 days in Central Russia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Kolomna
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tula
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Smolensk
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Sergiyev Posad
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Yaroslavl
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Kostroma
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Suzdal
— 3 nights
taxi + train:  2​h 15​min
8
Moscow
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Singapore

4
nights
Kolomna

Kolomna ©
Get out of town with these interesting Kolomna side-trips: Ryazan (Archangel Cathedral, Monument Mashrooms With Eyes, & more), Zaraysk Kremlin State Museum Reserve (in Zaraysk) and Gosudarstvennyy Muzey-Zapovednik S. A. Yesenina (in Konstantinovo).

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kolomna tour itinerary maker app .

Singapore, Singapore to Kolomna is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Moscow Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in May; daily highs in Kolomna reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tula.

Things to do in Kolomna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ryazan, Gosudarstvennyy Muzey-Zapovednik S. A. Yesenina, Monastery of St. John the Theologian, Zaraysk Kremlin State Museum Reserve
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Kolomna Kremlin ©
Kolomna Kremlin
Ryazan Kremlin ©
Ryazan Kremlin

4
nights
Tula

Tula ©
Though Tula is best known for Leo Tolstoy's country estate, the city has plenty of additional cultural and historical intrigue.
Get out of town with these interesting Tula side-trips: Vysotskiy Monastyr' (in Serpukhov), The Tsiolkovsky State Museum of Cosmonautics (in Kaluga) and Trinity Church (in Bekhovo). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Tula State Museum of Weapons, examine the collection at Yasnaya Polyana, appreciate the history behind Monument to Tula Gingerbread, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tula trip planner.

You can drive from Kolomna to Tula in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Smolensk.

Things to do in Tula

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Tsiolkovsky State Museum of Cosmonautics, Polenov Residence State Museum, Vysotskiy Monastyr', Kulikovo field, Trinity Church
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Yasnaya Polyana ©
Yasnaya Polyana
Tula Kremlin Museum ©
Tula Kremlin Museum
Vysotskiy Monastyr' ©
Vysotskiy Monastyr'

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nights
Smolensk

Smolensk ©
Smolensk is a city and the administrative center of Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located on the Dnieper River, 360km west-southwest of Moscow. Smolensk is known for historic sites, museums, parks, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption (Uspensky Sobor), admire the masterpieces at S. Konenkov's Sculpture Museum, contemplate the long history of Smolensk Fortress, and stroll around Central Park of Culture and Rest Lopatinsky Garden.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Smolensk online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Tula to Smolensk takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sergiyev Posad.

Things to do in Smolensk

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Katyn Nationl Memorial Complex
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Smolensk Fortress ©
Smolensk Fortress
Katyn Nationl Memorial Complex ©
Katyn Nationl Memorial Complex

3
nights
Sergiyev Posad

Sergiyev Posad ©
Sergiyev Posad is a city and the administrative center of Sergiyevo-Posadsky District in Moscow Oblast, Russia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sergiyev Posad: Pereslavl-Zalessky (Nikolsky Women's Monastery, Museum of Flat Irons, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gefsimansky Chernigovsky Skit (convent), steep yourself in history at Church of St. John Chrysostom Nativity, and get engrossed in the history at Peasant Life Museum Zhili-Byli.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sergiyev Posad sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Smolensk to Sergiyev Posad in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Sergiyev Posad can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Yaroslavl.

Things to do in Sergiyev Posad

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pereslavl-Zalessky
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The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra ©
Nikolsky Women's Monastery ©
Nikolsky Women's Monastery

3
nights
Yaroslavl

Yaroslavl ©
A World Heritage Site boasting hundreds of architectural monuments, Yaroslavl sits on the confluence of the Volga and Kotorosl Rivers and is renowned for its historical town center.
Explore Yaroslavl's surroundings by going to Rostov (State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin, Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery, & more). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Yaroslavl Embankment, admire the local landmark of Strelka Fountains, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. John Chrysostom.

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Take a train from Sergiyev Posad to Yaroslavl in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Yaroslavl can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kostroma.

Things to do in Yaroslavl

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rostov
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State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin ©
Yaroslavl Embankment ©
Yaroslavl Embankment
Vvedenskiy Tolga Convent ©
Vvedenskiy Tolga Convent

3
nights
Kostroma

Kostroma ©
As part of Russia's Golden Ring of historical towns, the city of Kostroma is something of an open-air museum with ties to the Romanov dynasty.
Get out of town with these interesting Kostroma side-trips: Ples (Provincial ARTgallery-M & Mountain Levitan) and Sumarokovskaya Elk Farm (in Sumarokovo). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Dom Gorodskogo Golovy Botnikova Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Zaprudnenskaya Church, admire the landmark architecture of The Resurrection Church on the Debra, and appreciate the history behind Monument to the Dog.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kostroma trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Yaroslavl to Kostroma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Kostroma, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Suzdal.

Things to do in Kostroma

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ples, Museum Istoricheskaya Syrovarnya, Sumarokovskaya Elk Farm
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Dom Gorodskogo Golovy Botnikova Museum ©
Monastery of st Ipaty ©
Monastery of st Ipaty
Susaninskaya Square ©
Susaninskaya Square

3
nights
Suzdal

Suzdal ©
One of Russia's oldest settlements, the small town of Suzdal boasts nearly a thousand years of history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Suzdal: Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin (in Bogolyubovo) and Vladimir (Holy Assumption Cathedral, Spoon Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex and take an in-depth tour of Suzdal Kremlin.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Suzdal trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kostroma to Suzdal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Suzdal

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Vladimir, Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin
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Holy Assumption Cathedral ©
Holy Assumption Cathedral

6
nights
Moscow

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Change things up with a short trip to FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex in Sharapovo (about 1h 20 min away). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Red Square, see the interesting displays at Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and brush up on your military savvy at Armoury Chamber.

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Do a combination of taxi and train from Suzdal to Moscow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery