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  1. Russia
  2. Central Federal District
  3. Moscow
  4. Zvenigorod

Zvenigorod Day Trip and Russian Countryside

Product ID: 117216
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Enjoy a full-day private tour around the ancient town of Zvenigorod. Explore the countryside, museums and churches on this interesting day out.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up service

Pick-up at hotel. Please be in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before pick-up time
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the 14th-century Savva-Storozhevsky Monastery
  • Enjoy the Museum of Russian Dessert and try medieval sweets
  • Compare both ancient and modern Russian Orthodox churches
  • Experience a typical Russian tea ceremony
Full description
Start your tour with a drive from Moscow to Zvenigorod - one of the oldest towns in the Moscow region. Along the way you can enjoy the beautiful landscape along the Moscow River and there will also be stops at a few old churches.

Once arriving at Zvenigorod you will explore its medieval center and check out the 14th-century Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery. You will also get a chance to try a famous Russian summer drink called kvaas (only available during the summertime) with famous Russian pastries called pirozhki. 

Then you will take a break for lunch in a cafe where you will have the chance to try dishes from Russian or soviet cuisine. After lunch you can visit the Museum of Russian Dessert to enjoy the stories behind some classic local desserts while sipping tea at a Russian tea ceremony. The final stop of the day is at the Ershovo Estate, a gorgeous place to walk around and enjoy the nature.
Includes
  • Private car tour with a friendly guide
  • Pick-up and drop off at your Moscow hotel
  • Entrance fees to Museum of Russian Dessert and Zvenigorod Museum of History, Architecture and Art
  • Russian tea ceremony
  • Monastery pastries and kvass tasting
  • Drinking water
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
Organized by

Moscow With Locals

Product ID: 117216