6 days in Yaroslavl Oblast Itinerary

6 days in Yaroslavl Oblast Itinerary

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6 days in Yaroslavl Oblast Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Drive:  4 h
1
Uglich
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Yaroslavl
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
3
Rostov
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Pereslavl-Zalessky
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
End: Moscow

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Uglich

Uglich
Uglich is a historic town in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, which stands on the Volga River. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Prince Dimitriy Na Pole, see the interesting displays at Museum-Gallery of Dolls of Olga Pavlycheva, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Resurrection Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John Chrysostom Nativity, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Prince Demitry the Martyr, and finally examine the collection at Museum Svistulki.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Uglich vacation builder website .

Moscow to Uglich is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yaroslavl.

Things to do in Uglich

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Resurrection Cathedral

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Yaroslavl

Yaroslavl ©
A World Heritage Site boasting hundreds of architectural monuments, Yaroslavl sits on the confluence of the Volga and Kotorosl Rivers and is renowned for its historical town center.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Znamenskaya Tower With The Church, meet the residents at Yaroslavl Zoo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Elijah the Prophet, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Yaroslavl Embankment.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yaroslavl trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Uglich to Yaroslavl in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Yaroslavl are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can take a train to Rostov.

Things to do in Yaroslavl

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Yaroslavl Embankment ©
Yaroslavl Embankment
Church of Elijah the Prophet ©
Church of Elijah the Prophet

2
nights
Rostov

Rostov
Rostov is a town in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, one of the oldest in the country and a tourist center of the Golden Ring. On the 4th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Saviour on Anteroom, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Gregory the Theologian, take an in-depth tour of Museum Rostovskoye Podvorye, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Frog Princess, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Varnitsky Trinity Monastery of St. Sergius. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum of Church Antiquities, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Resurrection of Christ, then see the interesting displays at State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Assumption Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rostov holiday builder site .

Take a train from Yaroslavl to Rostov in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pereslavl-Zalessky.

Things to do in Rostov

Museums Historic Sites
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Pereslavl-Zalessky

Pereslavl-Zalessky ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Kleshchinsky complex, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Spring of Nikita Stolpnik, pause for some serene contemplation at Nikolsky Women's Monastery, see the interesting displays at Historical and Cultural Center Russky Park, then examine the collection at The Kettle Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Peter the Metropolitan.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Pereslavl-Zalessky online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Rostov to Pereslavl-Zalessky in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Pereslavl-Zalessky

Historic Sites Museums
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Nikolsky Women's Monastery ©
Nikolsky Women's Monastery
Church of Peter the Metropolitan ©
Church of Peter the Metropolitan
The Kettle Museum ©
The Kettle Museum