2 Days/1 night: Vladimir and Suzdal with children by trainThis tour programme is designed for families with children. It is a good mix of cultural activities with master classes and entertainment. This Golden ring tour for families with kids includes a visit to some farm animals which your children will particularly enjoy. There are some optional masterclasses which can be included in the tour as well as seasonal activities such as a carriage/sleigh ride or dog-sledding.
9.30 am train to Vladimir from Kursky train station (fast train- 1 hour 40 min)
11.14 am meeting with a guide and a driver
Sightseeing Tour of Vladimir to see Golden gates ( outside) and learn the old history of Vladimir, once the capital of Russia, see the Assumption cathedral (famous for Andrey Rublev frescoes), St Demetrius cathedral (outside)
Visit of Smithy in Vladimir + master class to forge the nail
Or Matryoshka painting masterclass
Driving to Bogolyubovo where the famous Pokrova-on-the-Nerl Church of the 12 century is located among picturesque meadows
In the winter time horse sleigh ride can be arranged to the church. In the summer there is a nice 15 minute walk through beautiful meadows
leaving for Sudal
4-5 pm checking in the hotel
Dinner is on your own.
Breakfast at the hotel
10.00 am meeting with a guide and the driver at your hotel
Sightseeing tour of Suzdal which was once the capital of Rostov-Suzdal principality. This town is like a museum under the open sky, its medieval monuments can tell you its old story. During the tour you will see the Suzdal Kremlin, visit one of the numerous monasteries as well as the trading square where you can get some treats from locals.
One of the stops will be at which is wooden complex built as a movie set. There you might visit traditional wooden houses and sit on the real oven, see domestic animals. It is also possible to try bow and arrow shooting which might be fun for adults and children.
4.30 pm leaving for Vladimir to catch 17.59 train to Moscow
7.40 pm arriving in Moscow
master class at Shyurovo Gorodische