Join RTC1 to explore the vibrant history, culture and natural beauty of the cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sergiev Posad and Vladimir, Suzdal.
Day 1 Moscow
Arrival to Moscow
Transfer to the hotel
Day 2 Moscow
Moscow Metro: An Underground Masterpiece
Descend into Moscow’s metro system and step into a world of architectural splendor. Admire the ornate designs, intricate mosaics, and breathtaking sculptures found in the underground stations.
Get Lost in the Charm of Old Arbat Street
The oldest street in Moscow, Old Arbat is filled with colorful stalls, street performers, and charming cafes. Step back in time and immerse yourself in the romance of this iconic street. You will find souvenirs, antiques and beautiful pieces of art at every corner! Find street performers and talented musicians creating unforgettable live performances. Enjoy a cup of coffee at one of the numerous cafes with picturesque settings.
In the afternoon enjoy City tour with photo stops, including Red Square, Zaryadye, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Vorobiovy Gory and other main places of interest.
Day 3 Moscow
Visit to Red Square and Moscow Kremlin, a Fortress of Splendor
Witness the heart of Moscow as you stroll through the iconic Red Square, surrounded by landmarks like St. Basil’s Cathedral and Lenin’s Mausoleum.
Step inside the magnificent cathedrals within the Kremlin walls, including the breathtaking Assumption Cathedral and the ornate Archangel’s Cathedral.
Immerse yourself in Russia’s history as you explore the dazzling treasures of the Armoury Chamber, home to stunning royal artifacts and imperial regalia.
Ger ready to embark on a breathtaking journey along Moscow River. A river cruise offers an unforgettable sightseeing experience, showcasing the beauty of Moscow’s historic architecture and renowned landmarks from a new vantage point.
Day 4 Moscow – Sergiev Posad- Suzdal
Excursion to Sergiev Posad
Troitse-Sergieva Lavra Monastery
Visit the spiritual heart of Russian Orthodoxy at the Troitse-Sergieva Lavra Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site filled with beautiful churches and holy relics.
Indulge in the delicious flavours of Sergiev Posad, sampling traditional Russian dishes, such as borscht, blini, and pelmeni.
Transfer to Suzdal
Day 5 Suzdal – Vladimir – Moscow
Discover the Beauty of Vladimir and Suzdal
Experience the beauty of the Russian countryside with a visit to these two beautiful towns. Explore the historical buildings and stunning landscapes that have inspired artists and poets for centuries. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with the peaceful charm of Vladimir or Suzdal.
Visit the unique architecture of the Assumption Cathedral and the Golden Gate in Vladimir and the Suzdal Kremlin.
Transfer back to Moscow.
Day 6 Moscow – St. Petersburg
Take high-speed train Sapsan from Moscow to Saint-Petersburg
Arrival to St. Petersburg
Enjoy St. Petersburg on a guided city tour: St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospect, Kazan Cathedral, the Admiralty and more (all from outside) Saint Petersburg was considered to be the key for paradise for Russian Empire. St. Petersburg is the imperial city of golden spires, golden domes, pastel palaces and picturesque canals. With its arrow-straight avenues, leafy parks and lovely architecture, it is called the Northern Venice.
Day 7 St. Petersburg
Visit The State Hermitage Museum. The second-largest art museum in the world, it was founded in 1764 when Empress Catherine the Great acquired an impressive collection of paintings from the Berlin merchant Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky. Its collections, of which only a small part is on permanent display, comprise over three million items, including the largest collection of paintings in the world.
In the afternoon visit Peterhof Garden & Grand Peterhof Palace, the “Russian Versailles”.
Stroll through the meticulously manicured Lower Gardens, adorned with stunning flower beds and charming pavilions.
Step into the lavish world of Russian royalty as you explore the luxurious interiors of the Grand Palace, adorned with priceless artwork and intricate designs.
Day 8 St. Petersburg
Visit The Catherine Palace, a Rococo palace located in the town of Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin), 30 km south of St. Petersburg, Russia. It was the summer residence of the Russian tsars. The Catherine Palace is a historical and compositional center of the palace-and-park ensemble.
Visit Pavlovsk, located 30 kilometers south from St. Petersburg and about 4 kilometers southeast from Pushkin. The town developed around the Pavlovsk Palace, a major residence of the Russian imperial family. Catherine the Great liked the nature in Pavlovsk area and frequently visited it for hunting trips.
Day 9 St. Petersburg
Marvel at the grandeur of the Cathedral of St. Isaac, with its striking gold dome and intricate architectural details.
Admire the dazzling mosaic-covered facades of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, a masterpiece of Russian architecture.
Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress with Cathedral, a Symbol of St. Petersburg
Explore the stunning Peter and Paul Cathedral, the final resting place of Russian emperors, and marvel at its soaring spire.
Ascend the fortress walls for panoramic views of the Neva River and the picturesque cityscape of St. Petersburg
Day 10 St. Petersburg
Transfer to the airport to take flight home.
The touroperator reserves the right to change the sequence of excursions and visits to objects.