Moscow – Yaroslavl – Moscow

Departure:
Moscow
30 Aug. 2021
Monday, 12:30
5 days | 4 nights
4 nights
Arrival:
Moscow
03 Sept. 2021
Friday, 11:00
Moscow - Uglich - Myshkin - Yaroslavl - Tutaev - Kalyazin - Moscow

from 421 €

in cabin of Twin Main d. A2 category
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Cruise schedule

Day 1

30 August (Monday)

Moscow

Departure at 12:30
Moscow, Northern River Station: Leningradskoye hwy, 51

Day 2

31 August (Tuesday)

Uglich

11:30 - 14:30
The main excursions included in the price, to choose from:

Uglich is an ancient town on the bank of the Volga. Nowadays it is difficult to tell why it got such a name. Some researchers claim that it is about the coal mines here, others - in the Volga, which in this place changes direction, forming an angle.

But, whatever the case, Uglich remains one of the most beloved cities, and since 2017 he has been part of the Golden Ring of Russia. Travellers are attracted to the atmosphere of comfort, silence and peace, picturesque streets, beautiful architectural monuments and unusual museums.

This excursion will allow you to get acquainted with Uglich 's centuries-old history in its development. To see ancient churches located on the territory of the Kremlin and to visit the Museum of Hydropower opened in 2006. Together with the tour guide tourists will study exhibits of 11 halls. Here you can learn about the history of hydropower in the USSR and Russia, study the types of hydropower plants, and see how the water mill works. This museum is a real interactive complex, the motto of which is "Touching with hands is allowed!." Therefore, it will be interesting for both adults and young travellers.

You will get acquainted with the city of Uglich, its architecture and centuries-old history.

The walk will begin with a visit to the Kremlin, located on the picturesque bank of the Volga. On its territory the princely chambers, the oldest building in the city and one of the oldest samples of residential architecture in Russia are preserved. Here is also the Cathedral of Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy, built in the 18th century and painted by a group of artists headed by the fortress peasant Timothy Medvedev. Travellersare invariably admired by biblical stories that decorate walls and resemble the works of famous Italian Renaissance artists. The six-tier iconostasis with unique icons of the XVII-XVIII centuries also deserves special attention.

Getting to know with Uglich will continue in one of the monasteries.

This small city, which is part of the Golden Ring of Russia, which has been enjoying the love of tourists for a year. Many of them return to Uglićover and over again. What is the secret to his attraction? We invite you to answer this question yourself after the excursion.

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Uglić is a picturesque city based on the bank of the Volga. It attracts tourists not only beautiful landscapes and monuments of architecture, but also museums. Among them are many original, for example, the Museum of History of Russian Vodka.

It is not by chance founded in Uglich: many years ago here worked as a waiter in the buffet PetyaSmyrnov - the future vodka king. Later, his spirits won medals at international exhibitions, and were supplied to the court of the Russian Emperor and to the royal courts of Italy and Norway. The brand founded by him flourishes to this day and is familiar, probably, to everyone.

In the museum you will learn its history, you will see dozens of different exhibits related to the production of this drink: self-driving machines, ancient labels, dishes used to drink vodka, as well as an impressive collection of bottles.

There are also other exhibits, the number of which is constantly growing - guests bring vodka from different countries of the world to the museum. By the way, everyone can purchase the products of the most famous liquor plants of Russia in a separate hall.

Myshkin

16:30 - 19:30
The main excursions included in the price, to choose from:

Walking tour of the city with visit to Dormition Cathedral, museum "Russian Valenki," Houses of Crafts", old mill

Myshkin is an amazing city that managed to be famous for the whole country, thanks to its name. But besides "mouse stories," there is something to go on an excursion for while the boat is resting at the marina.

Majestically stands on the high hill of Dormition Cathedral. It retains an amazing painting that could be called 3D graphics today. The walls show columns and cornice, and the dome drum shows pilasters and arches. At first they seem real and only if you look, it becomes clear: most of them are actually only skilled drawings.

Quite other miracles await guests in the museum "Russian Valenki." Here you can find out everything about how these native Russian shoes are made. And "House of Crafts" will become a find for fans of interactive museums. There are forge, pottery and carpentry workshops, and in each one there are master professionals who are ready to teach guests their craft of guests.

And, of course, it is impossible to visit Myshkin and not see the old mill! In this museum guests are shown the miracle of turning grain into flour, and then they treat tea with local baked sweets.

A review tour of the city with a visit to the Memorial of the 60th Anniversary of the Victory, the Chapel of St. George the Victorious, Upper Boulevard, Dormition Cathedral, the museum "Little City in the Great War," the club-museum of retro-equipment "Crew" with the technique of war years, the art gallery-gift of the artist-frontline Hermann Tatarinov.

Day 3

01 September (Wednesday)

Yaroslavl

08:30 - 13:00
The main excursions included in the price, to choose from:

More than a thousand years worth Jaroslav l. According to legend, it was founded by Jaroslav Wise on the place where the bear won. Experts argue that this is just a beautiful legend. And the residents of the city point to the city coat of arms on which this wild beast is painted.

In modern timesYarovl is a city-museum, which has preserved a huge number of architectural monuments. Travellers visit the ancient Epiphany Square and learn the history of the oldest theatre in Russia. They are welcomed by the Assumption Cathedral, erected near the arrow of the Volga and Kourosli rivers, and will visit the Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Monastery, the walls of which have repeatedly protected the city since the 12th century. Every tourist heard about this monastery in lessons not only of history, but also of literature: here in the 18th century found "Word about the regiment of Igorev."

Travellerswill certainly be struck by the church of John the Precursor, which is considered the most artistic Yaroslav temple. By the way, her outline will seem familiar even to those who have not been to Yaroslav: it is she who decorates the bill with the dignity of 1000 rubles.

Travellers will have a fascinating familiarity with the history and culture of one of the oldest cities in our country: Yarl, founded in the 11th century.

This city is rightly called an open-air museum: on its streets and squares there are buildings built in different years and epochs. For example, on Volkov Square almost opposite each other stand the theatre named after F. Volkov of the early 20th century with a facade in the style of modernism and monuments of architecture of the 17th century: the ancient Banner Tower with gates and the wonderful church of Epiphany made of red brick.

Yaroslav will surprise the beauty of the church of Ilia the Prophet of the 17th century, with its green domes and affective bell tower, and the power of the walls of the Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Monastery of the 12th century. Next to it is a monument to JararMudrom, who, according to legend, founded the city.

Walking along the picturesque embankment and visiting the complex of the Yarskaya Arrow, Eternal Fire and Assumption Cathedral, will end with a tour of the museum of hot enamel "Emalis." Here travellers will plunge into the history of development of enamel art, will see works of masters from Russia and Europe. And during the master class everyone will have a unique opportunity to produce a small souvenir on their own.

Tutayev

15:30 - 19:00
The main excursions included in the price, to choose from:

Modern Tutayev is located on both banks of Volga. Earlier in its place there were two different cities - Romanov of the 13th century and Borisoglebsk, which arose a little later. Over time, these cities merged into one. Nowadays Tutayevis known for his ancient churches, merchant mansions and picturesque views of the Volga.

During the excursion you will visit the Resurrection Cathedral, which stands on the right bank. It is a unique building with frescoes of the 17th century - many connoisseurs of Orthodox culture dream to see them. The walls show not only paintings illustrating the events of the Old and New Testament, but also historical stories. For example, Christianization of KievanRus'.

It is in this cathedral that you will see a three-meter image of the Salvation of the All-Powerful and the Tutai Icon of the Mother of God, which is also called "On the Addition of the Mind."

The cathedral building itself deserves attention: elegant, decorated, topped with bright domes, painted also outside.

During the walk on the Volga embankment and on the Shopping Square you will also visit the museum and exhibition complex "Borisoglebskaya side." The expositions "Tsar 's Sheep" (dedicated to the famous Romanovsky sheep brought out in these places), "Soviet Province" and "Manufacture E.E. Classena" will help to learn more about the history and culture of the city.

The walking tour begins in the former shopping square with a "journey to the fair of the late 19th and early 20th century" and familiarity with legends about locally produced goods, as well as Romanovian brands.

Walking through the provincial streets of "psychological comfort," on which merchant mansions - monuments of civil architecture are located, introduces curious pages from the history of the ancient city. Every house with its own character, with its own traditions.

On the main shopping street, Romanovsky, there were hotels with "numbers" and taverns. The tavern life of the city was noted in its paintings by artist B.M. Kustodiyev. A visit to the museum "House of Merchant S.A. Vagin" is a immersion in the atmosphere of merchant life. On the example of the Vagin'sfamily you can get acquainted with the mysterious merchant class and its role in the life of the provincial city. The merchant house is always full of secrets and mysteries.

The tour ends with a visit to one of the ancient temples of our city - the Annunciation Church, built 17 the middle of the 19th century. From the temple from the steep Volga bank there is a magnificent panorama of the left bank. It was here that once there was one of the ancient shopping areas, from here to Moscow there were arches with fish - a shell of the local edge.

Day 4

02 September (Thursday)

Kalyazin

09:30 - 14:00

Day 5

03 September (Friday)

Moscow

Arrival at 11:00
Moscow, Northern River Station: Leningradskoye hwy, 51

Schedules may be adjusted due to weather conditions, instructions from dispatch services, and other factors affecting the movement of the vessel. The cruise program shows Moscow time. All information provided is valid for 02/28/2021.

When pre-purchasing additional excursions, special prices apply (from 5% lower than the sale price of excursions on board the ship during the cruise). Members of the «Infoflot» Cruise Club will receive an additional 5% discount.

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