13 hours

Vladimir & Suzdal Day Tour by Train

Embark on a journey to Russia's ancient Vladimir and Suzdal – world famous towns of the Golden Ring!

Unveil the magic of the famous Golden Ring – medieval towns Vladimir and Suzdal – the best places to experience Russian province. This is a full-day tour from Moscow (about 220 km). The journey starts at 6 am, but do not be scared, you can catch on your sleep while travelling in a comfortable train from Moscow to Vladimir (it takes about 1.45 h one-way). A private transport is provided upon arrival.

We start our exploration by visiting Vladimir Observation Platform to get enchanted by the panoramic view of this gem town. From here the whole city is if on your palm. Then through the medieval streets, we reach the Assumption Cathedral; its walls are covered with elaborate carvings, and here we can glimpse at Adrei Rublev’s frescos – the most famous icon-painter in Russia.  You will have the undivided attention of your guide and the itinerary can be adapted to suit your needs. The next stop is the Golden Gate - the architectural masterpiece of that time.

We move to Suzdal to walk on ramparts of its Kremlin and enjoy the onion domes and golden spires. In addition, you learn a lot about Russian history and culture.

For the shopaholics and just people in search of extraordinary memorabilia the Suzdal Museum of Wood Craftsmanship open its doors. The huge variety of handcraft souvenirs will astonish you, also you will be pleasantly surprised by its prices that is far lower than in Moscow.

Let the journey begin!


Tour availability depends on train schedule (announced some 40-45 days before the tour). Considering two or three dates for the tour will significantly increase your chances for the tour! 

Meeting point: 
Your central Moscow hotel
End location: 
Your hotel or city centre 
13 hours

Tour Highlights

  • Vladimir City Tour
  • Suzdal City Tour
  • Vladimir Observation Platform (visit)
  • Suzdal Kremlin (visit)
  • Vladimir Assumption Cathedral (optional visit)
  • Suzdal Museum of Wood Craftsmanship (visit)
  • Golden Gates of Vladimir

Important information

The tour cost includes: private guided tour, all transportation fees, museum admissions, pick up from/ drop off at your central Moscow hotel
Extra: Vladimir Assumption Cathedral admissions (optional visit), meals

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