Moscow – Valaam – Saint Petersburg (1.5 days)
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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.
In ancient Myshkin, which in 2008 celebrated the 860th anniversary, there appeared real royal chambers! Bright, dressed, similar to a gingerbread house, they immediately attract attention.
In them and nowadays live the king with the queen. The doors to the wards are guarded by guards who do not pass by without an answer to their question. The rooms clean palace girls ready to tell all secrets and carry out secret mouse paths. Guests are waiting for an exhibition of mice of all factures and sizes and a mini-zoo, where different mice live: from ordinary to volatile. And in the bright hall everyone will meet the Mouse King and the Queen, who know firsthand how heavy the crown is.
The doors of the Mouse Chambers are open to both children and adults. Bright representation, lots of unusual facts about mice you didn 't know before, and incredibly beautiful views from the palace balcony. Residents of the city are sure: there lives a good mood! Let'scheck!
Dive into the tranquil atmosphere of this extraordinarily picturesque small river town of Goritsy. A bus will drive you to one of the major Orthodox strongholds of Old Russia, the Monastery of St. Cyril on the White Lake. Founded in the 14th century, the monastery has preserved its magnificent architecture and fascinates the visitors by its wonderful collection of Russian Orthodox icons and majestic churches. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
You will visit the main island of a unique archipelago in the northern part of the Ladoga Lake, where ships with foreign guests are rarely come. Visit the Valaam will become truly unforgettable experience. Amazing nature of the island of Valaam has attracted artists since olden times. We will make a trip on a small boat along the coast of the island and also visit the impressive monastery, which is the most important center of Orthodoxy. Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
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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