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Spring Getaway to Voronezh

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Easy - nothing more than normal walking while sight-seeing
Moderately Easy - 1-3 hours of physical activity daily
Moderate - 3-5 hours of physical activity daily
Challenging - 5-7 hours of challenging physical activity daily
Extreme - 7+ hours of challenging/extreme physical activity daily
Difficulty
Basic — most of nights in tents or rooms with shared WC, some nights in comfortable rooms.
Standard — most of nights in comfortable rooms, some nights in tents or rooms with shared WC.
Upgraded — all nights in comfortable rooms.
Comfort
Highlights
  • An insight into Voronezh beautiful nature and culture heritage
  • Khrenovsky stud, breeding Orlov trotter since 1776
  • Cave chalk Church of the Sicilian Mother of God
  • Divnogorye chalk canyons
Tour Overview

Nothing planned for the next Russian national holidays?

Join us in our tour to Voronezh region!

Located about 650 km in the south of Moscow, Voronezh region offers interesting although little-known cultural, architectural and nature wonders.

In this tour you are going to visit the city of Voronezh which grew up in the 16th century, you are going to discover Khrenovsky stud, which breeds Orlov trotter, traditionnally used to pull troikas, you will admire the fabulous Divnogorye Chalk monuments, and will explore Russians princes and artists properties.

A stunning week-end, off the beaten track !

Tour programme
  • Day 1
    Optional: train ticket Moscow to Voronezh (night train - departure on the evening of previous day) 08:00 AM - Group meeting at Voronezh train station 09:30 AM - Installation in the hotel and breakfast 11:00 AM - Sightseeing tour of the city of Voronezh, which developed itself on the impulse of Fyodor the 1st, during the 16th century: Admiralty Square, Monastery Alekseevo - Akatova, church of the Annunciation, monument to Peter the Great, Stone Bridge. 02:00 PM - Lunch 03:00 PM - Excursion to Khrenovsky stud, the oldest stud farm in Russia. Founded in 1776 by Count Orlov-Chesmensky, the stud breeds Orlov trotter. The farm itself is a beautiful example of Russian architecture. 08:00 PM - Dinner at the hotel and night
  • Day 2
    09:00 AM - Breakfast 10:00 AM - Excursion to one of Russia's natural, archeological and architectural wonders: Divnogorye. We will discover the amazing chalk monuments "Divy" (miracles), chalk canyons, Mayatskaya fortress and beautiful landscapes of the museum-reserve. Visit of Divnogorsky Holy Dormition Monastery. Lunch in the refectory of the monastery. Visit of the cave chalk church of the Sicilian Mother of God which was built in the 17th century and of the church of St John the Baptist. 08:00 PM - Dinner at the hotel and night
  • Day 3
    08:00 AM - Breakfast 09:00 AM - Excursion to the Biosphere Reserve with a visit to the beaver nursery. Visit of Tolshevsky monastery, built in the Middle-Age on the order of Tsar Alexey Mikhaylovich. 01:00 PM - Lunch 02:00 PM - Excursion to Novozhivotinnoe, where we are going to visit of the museum-estate dedicated to the Russian Romantic poet D. Venevitinov. Then, visit of the Ramon Estate. This pretty English-style castle has been built at the end of 19th century on the order of Tsar Alexander II, who gave it as a present to his niece, Eugenia, Princess of Oldenburg. Visit of the ceramic museum. 05:30 PM - End of the programm Optional: train ticket Voronezh-Moscow (night train)
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        Price includes
        • English-speaking guide services
        • Accommodation as per itinerary
        • Transport as per itinerary
        • Meals
        • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
        • Letter of invitation
        Price does not include
        • Personal expenses and tips
        • Visa fees and travel insurance
        • Optional activities
        • Railway tickets
        • Beverages
        For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
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