Sergiyev Posad
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  • From Moscow: Sergiev Posad (Golden Ring) Private Tour by Car

    1. From Moscow: Sergiev Posad (Golden Ring) Private Tour by Car

    You will start the morning with your journey to Sergiev Posad, located approximately 40 miles (70 kilometers) from Moscow. You will enjoy the beauty of the Russian countryside on the way there and stop to visit the Russian village, Rudonezh, a quiet and peaceful place, where Saint Sergius was born. You will see the beautiful Saint Spring and the Church of Sergey Radonezh. After, you will continue your tour to Sergiev Posad and spend some time in Trinity Lavra, visiting some of Russia’s most beautiful cathedrals, the Assumption Cathedral and the Trinity Cathedral. Enjoy exploring the fascinating monastery inside and marvel at the shining golden domes.  Then, you will have the opportunity to visit the local Matreshka market and have a break in a nice Russian restaurant before returning to Moscow.  

    This was a fantastic experience. Of you go on this trip please carry swimwear so you can get wet in the pond of fresh water. The tour guide Vladmir if I spelt his name correctly was amazing and very helpful.

  • Moscow: Full-Day Excursion to Sergiev Posad Tour

    2. Moscow: Full-Day Excursion to Sergiev Posad Tour

    Meet with your guide and private driver at your hotel at 07:00 and enjoy a full-day excursion to Sergiev Posad from Moscow. See the Monastery of the Holy Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius from the 14th century with an expert guide along with the palace.  Visit Trinity Cathedral, Chapel at the Well or Well Chapel, sometimes also known as the Well of St. Mary Church of St. Sergius Refectory. Admire the architecture of the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Assumption. Learn about the spiritual and historical significance of Sergiev Posad. Enjoy round trip transportation in comfortable minivan car and return back to your hotel at 14:00.

  • Sergiev Posad Tour from Moscow with Private Guide

    3. Sergiev Posad Tour from Moscow with Private Guide

    Meet your expert guide in your hotel lobby, hop on the train or bus and head out to Sergiev Posad, one of the ‘Golden Ring’ towns which was founded in 1340 by the Russia’s most revered saint, St Sergius of Radonezh. Be impressed by Sergiev Posad’s top attractions, including its churches with blue-and-gold cupolas offset by snow-white walls, wooden buildings made in old-school Russian style, and elegant squares. Make a pilgrimage to the Trinity Lavra, the spiritual center of Russian Orthodoxy. Take in the peaceful cloister, watch the monks at work and admire their squat, gold-domed Trinity Cathedral. Feast your eyes on icon-festooned interiors, mostly the magnificent work of prominent medieval painter Andrei Rublev and his gild and pay homage to St Sergius near his silver tomb. You will marvel at onion-domed 16th-century Assumption Cathedral, and 288-foot (88 meter) baroque bell tower a...

    Our guide Katya is amazing !!! She made every single part of this trip interesting She was very knowledgeable on all aspects related to culture, history and art. On top of that she has been very nice, organized and patient She also made great recommandation for food Thank you so much !!!

  • Sergiev Posad from Moscow

    4. Sergiev Posad from Moscow

    Begin at an outstanding metro station, which shows the three main wars of Russie. Head to the train station and take the train to Sergiev Posad. Look at the iconic mosaic works on the ceiling and try to work out where Stalin's face used to be. Stoll around the old city along the small neat little houses and pretty streets. Get ready to see the main sightseeing place in this wooden heart of Russia. Stop close to the Kelarskiy pond, founded in 1552. Prepare some bread and feed the birds as many Russians do every day. Discover the biggest church in Lavra inspired by the Assumption Cathedral in the Kremlin. It was influenced by Ivan the Terrible who had a particular veneration for St. Sergius. Admire the Bell Tower of the Trinity Lavra, which at 88 meters high is 11 meters more than the belfry of the Novodevichy Convent and 6 meters more than the bell tower of Ivan the Great in the Moscow K...

    Ekaterina was an awesome guide!!! kind,caring and paitent disnt rush me ar all! fantabulous! 10/10!

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What people are saying about Sergiyev Posad

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 31 reviews

It was magnificent and it was even more thanks to an exceptional guide, she spoke French very well, really passionate, attentive to our desires, and she really did everything to have a great day. a great support to discover the city, and very devoted to us. I wish you, future tourists, to have Natalia as a guide to visit Moscow and its surroundings in the best conditions.

This was a fantastic experience. Of you go on this trip please carry swimwear so you can get wet in the pond of fresh water. The tour guide Vladmir if I spelt his name correctly was amazing and very helpful.

Leaving Moscow for a day for this place seems strange; yet it is the best, perhaps unique, way to understand the soul of Russia.

Ekaterina was an awesome guide!!! kind,caring and paitent disnt rush me ar all! fantabulous! 10/10!

It is a nice and sanctuary place to visit. You will not be sorry to go there.