8 days in Vladimir Oblast Itinerary

8 days in Vladimir Oblast Itinerary

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Fly to Sheremetyevo International Airport, Drive to Aleksandrov
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Aleksandrov
— 1 night
Drive
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Vladimir
— 3 nights
Drive
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Murom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gorokhovets
— 1 night
Drive to Nizhny Novgorod Strigino International Airport, Fly to Samara

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Aleksandrov — 1 night

On the 4th (Wed), examine the collection at Origin of Fairy Tale Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Nativity of Christ, and then don't miss a visit to Alexandrovskaya Sloboda.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Aleksandrov online sightseeing planner.

Samara to Aleksandrov is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Samara to Aleksandrov. Traveling from Samara in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Aleksandrov, with lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Vladimir.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Vladimir — 3 nights

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.
Vladimir Suzdal Museum Reserve and The Convent of the Intercession (Pokrovsky Monastery) will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Svyato-Bogolyubsky monastery and Galeyskaya Church of St. Nicholas for their historical value. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Savior Transfiguration Parish Church of St. Nicholas, steep yourself in history at Golden Gate, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Saint Demetrius, and appreciate the history behind Monument to Prince Vladimir And Saint Fedor.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vladimir travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Aleksandrov to Vladimir in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Murom.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips
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Murom — 2 nights

Murom is a historical city in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, which sprawls along the left bank of the Oka River. On the 9th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Convent, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church on the Embankment (Nikolo-Naberezhnaya), appreciate the history behind Monument to Peter and Fevronia, Murom saints, then pause for some serene contemplation at Transfiguration monastery, and finally snap pictures at Cable-braced bridge.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Murom driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Vladimir to Murom in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gorokhovets.
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Gorokhovets — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Gorokhovets History and Architecture Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nichola's Holy Trinity Monastery, and then explore the world behind art at Mstera Art Museum. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Ski Resort Puzhalova Mountain.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gorokhovets online holiday planner.

You can drive from Murom to Gorokhovets in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -8°C, and evening lows to -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Vladimir Oblast travel guide

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Churches · Specialty Museums · History Museums
A land of thick forests and vast grassy plains, Vladimir Oblast makes a good vacation spot for visitors eager to enrich their travels with a bit of history and culture. The region encompasses the territories that once formed the central part of the Vladimir-Suzdal principality, considered the cradle of the modern Russian state. The area contains popular destinations on the "Golden Ring," a series of historic towns boasting outstanding examples of Russian architecture. Vladimir, the 900-year-old regional capital, draws hordes of tourist with its World Heritage Sites, including two majestic cathedrals and the remains of 12th-century ramparts. Use the city as your base for tours of other towns on the "Golden Ring."