15 days in Russia Itinerary

15 days in Russia Itinerary

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15 days in Russia Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
1
Kirzhach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Vladimir
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Gus-Khrustalny
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Shatura
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Stockholm

3
nights
Kirzhach

Kirzhach ©
Kirzhach is a town and the administrative center of Kirzhachsky District in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located on the Kirzhach River in the west of the oblast, 125km west of Vladimir and 29km south of Alexandrov. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum of Copper and Brass and Military Technical Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Holy Trinity Temple (in Karabanovo), Spring Gremyachy Klyuch (in Vzglyadnevo) and Aleksandrov (Aleksandrov Art Museum & Alexandrovskaya Sloboda). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Annunciation Monastery, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Zaichushka, and snap pictures at Typographic Bridge.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kirzhach driving holiday planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Kirzhach is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Stockholm to Kirzhach, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Kirzhach are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vladimir.

Things to do in Kirzhach

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aleksandrov, Holy Trinity Temple, Spring Gremyachy Klyuch, Military Technical Museum
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Spring Gremyachy Klyuch ©
Spring Gremyachy Klyuch

6
nights
Vladimir

Vladimir ©
The most visited destination in the Golden Ring circuit, the city of Vladimir is known for its remarkably preserved white-stone monuments, which have World Heritage status.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Natural Fountain and Ilinskiy Meadow. Change things up with these side-trips from Vladimir: Suzdal (Venerable bell tower, Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex, & more) and Murom (Statue of Ilya Muromets & Transfiguration monastery). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Assumption Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Vladimir Suzdal Museum Reserve, explore the world behind art at Gzhel', Chastnyy Muzey Im. Velikogo Glada Valakesa, and get curious at Spoon Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vladimir trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Kirzhach to Vladimir by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gus-Khrustalny.

Things to do in Vladimir

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Suzdal, Murom, Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin, Natural Fountain
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Museum of Wooden Architecture ©
Museum of Wooden Architecture
Holy Assumption Cathedral ©
Holy Assumption Cathedral

2
nights
Gus-Khrustalny

Gus-Khrustalny ©
Gus-Khrustalny is a town in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located on the Gus River 63km south of Vladimir, the administrative center of the oblast. On the 11th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Temple, then admire the masterpieces at Maltsov Crystal Factory, then see the interesting displays at Maltsov Crystal Museum, and finally explore the activities along City Lake. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at History and Exhibition Center Steklokholding.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gus-Khrustalny route planner .

Drive from Vladimir to Gus-Khrustalny in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Shatura.

Things to do in Gus-Khrustalny

Museums Parks Nature
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Muzey Khrustalya Imeni Mal'tsovykh ©
Muzey Khrustalya Imeni Mal'tsovykh

3
nights
Shatura

Shatura ©
Shatura is a town and the administrative center of Shatursky District in Moscow Oblast, Russia, located on Lake Svyatoye 124km east of Moscow. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Reserve Zhuravlinaya Rodina and Alexander Nevsky Church. Explore Shatura's surroundings by going to Museum Dulevo Porcelain (in Likino-Dulevo), Severny Olen (in Antsiferovo) and Military Memorial (in Kostino). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Shatura Power Station 5 History Museum and see the interesting displays at Shatury Museum of Local Lore.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Shatura online tour builder .

Traveling by car from Gus-Khrustalny to Shatura takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Shatura are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shatura

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Alexander Nevsky Church, Severny Olen, Museum Dulevo Porcelain, Reserve Zhuravlinaya Rodina, Military Memorial
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Museum Dulevo Porcelain ©
Museum Dulevo Porcelain
Alexander Nevsky Church ©
Alexander Nevsky Church

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