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Day trip to Yaroslavl by train



Yaroslavl is a picturesque town on the Volga River, famous for its beautiful 17th century churches, parks and gardens, luxury merchants' mansions and the oldest drama theatre of Russia. For the beauty and unique character Yaroslavl is nicknamed the 'Florence of the North." During our tour you will explore the charming historic centre which is the UNESCO World Heritage site, learn about the city turbulent history.

The Volga River Embankment
The Volga River Embankment

Tour itinerary:

7.35 am (3.18h) train to Yaroslavl

10.53 am meeting with a guide

Trolleybus to the city center

11 am - 2 pm  During your walking tour of Yaroslavl you will visit Transfiguration monastery, the oldest monastery in Yaroslavl. You will continue by walking along the embankment to see the stunning views of the Volga river. You will have a stop at the Church of Elijah the Prophet, one of the masterpieces of Yaroslavl architects which can be visited only during the summer time.

Church of Elijah the Prophet
Church of Elijah the Prophet

2 pm - 3 pm Lunch break on the summer terrace of the restaurant with a view of the Volga river

Observation deck with a beautiful view of the city

Meeting with a driver. You will see the Church of St. John Chrysostom, St. John the Baptist Church and the Fyodorovskaya Church.

Russian-style snack 

Transfer to the train station to catch 19.34 train back to Moscow which arrives at 22.53


Tour cost: 4900 RUB per person

Minimum group size: 4 people

Included: English-speaking guide, driving services  (4h), trolleybus tickets, observation deck, tickets to the Governor's Garden

Not included: round-trip train tickets (about 2300 RUB per person) and meals


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