Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius
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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 !!!

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Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 31 reviews

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 !!!

Surly recomended

Our driver was very polite and professional, it took us around an hour and a half to get there, but it was ok. We enjoyed the trip. Our guide showed us great churches and cathedrals, we even went to the local market. Very interesting place! Surely I recommend to everybody!

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.

Great guide!

Vladimir was great, thanks! we’ve seen some surprising sight of Russian countryside as well! Well organized tour

Wonderful churches

Very nice trip from moskau. Beautiful churches and help understand the role of religion in Russia.