29 days in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast Itinerary

29 days in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nizhny Novgorod Oblast journey planner

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Nizhny Novgorod
— 4 nights
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Gorodets
— 4 nights
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Vladimirskoye
— 4 nights
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Bolshoe Boldino
— 4 nights
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Diveyevo
— 4 nights
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Arzamas
— 6 nights
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Nizhny Novgorod

— 4 nights

Russia's Pocket

Founded eight centuries ago at the confluence of the Volga and the Oka rivers, Nizhny Novgorod boasts over 600 historical, cultural, and architectural monuments.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nizhny Novgorod: Children's Park (in Kstovo) and Monument to St. Sergius of Radonezh (in Bor). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Limpopo Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of State Bank, don't miss a visit to Verhnevolzhskaya Embankment, and step into the grandiose world of The Kremlin.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Nizhny Novgorod trip builder website.

Miami, USA to Nizhny Novgorod is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Miami to Nizhny Novgorod, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Nizhny Novgorod is cooler than Miami - with highs of 60°F and lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Gorodets.

Things to do in Nizhny Novgorod

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 17:

Gorodets

— 4 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Gorodets side-trips: Khudyakov's Homested (in Balakhna), Crafts Center (in Chkalovsk) and Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin (in Katunki). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Monument to Merchantry of Russia, examine the collection at Box of Musical Antiquities, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, and delve into the distant past at Gorodets Earthwork.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Gorodets online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nizhny Novgorod to Gorodets takes 1.5 hours. September in Gorodets sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 45°F at night. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel to Vladimirskoye.

Things to do in Gorodets

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:

Vladimirskoye

— 4 nights
For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vladimirskoye tour planner.

Traveling by car from Gorodets to Vladimirskoye takes 2 hours. On the 25th (Tue), you're off to Bolshoe Boldino.

Things to do in Vladimirskoye

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 25:

Bolshoe Boldino

— 4 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bolshoe Boldino: House of Baron Zhomini (in Gagino) and Pashkov Estate (in Vetoshkino).

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bolshoe Boldino road trip planning site.

You can drive from Vladimirskoye to Bolshoe Boldino in 5 hours. You will leave for Diveyevo on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Bolshoe Boldino

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:

Diveyevo

— 4 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Diveyevo: Vyksa (Metallurg Stadium, Estate-Industrial Complex Batashevyh-Shepelevyh, &more) and Church of the Holy Righteous Job (in Sarov).

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Diveyevo trip maker site.

You can drive from Bolshoe Boldino to Diveyevo in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Arzamas.

Things to do in Diveyevo

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:

Arzamas

— 6 nights
Change things up with a short trip to Pustynskiye Lakes in Staraya Pustyn (about 56 minutes away).

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Arzamas travel route tool.

Drive from Diveyevo to Arzamas in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 34°F. On the 9th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Arzamas

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 9:

Nizhny Novgorod Oblast travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Specialty Museums
Known worldwide for its long tradition of producing wooden "matryoshka" dolls, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast occupies the heart of European Russia. Its history and economic development inextricably linked to the Volga and the Oka Rivers, the region became a major trading and transportation center with the founding of its eponymous capital in the 13th century. The city of Nizhny, as the locals call it for short, remains one of the country's undiscovered gems despite a rich cultural heritage and laid-back atmosphere. The region's other notable attractions include age-old monasteries, modern ski resorts, sprawling biosphere reserves, and elegant country estates.