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(private) Golden suburb of Moscow: Sergiev Posad and outdoor rest

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Prospekt Mira Metro Station, Moscow, Central RussiaYour guide and your comfortable means of transport will arrive at the hotel or at the appointed place at 9:30 am. The road to Sergiev Posad runs along the highway and takes about an hour and a half.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, Sergiyev Posad, Sergiyevo-Posadsky District, Moscow Oblast, Central Russia[tickets included] ★ Upon our arrival to Sergiyev Posad, we first go to the main attraction of the city – the Trinity-Sergius Lavra, which many compare to the Russian Vatican. You will become acquainted with the main spiritual center of orthodoxy in Russia, founded in 1337 and witness to crucial historical events in the state.We will visit the territory of the monastery and visit the temples and churches. In total, there are 10 churches in the laura, such as the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, the church in honor of the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles, the Cathedral of the Assumption, the church of St. Nikon of Radonezh, the church of Saint Zosima and Savvatiy of Solovki, the church of St. Sergius, the church of St. John the Forerunner, the church of Mikheyevskaya Church of the Smolensk icon of the mother of God.Also, we will have a little time to walk around the walls and the park.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Russian yard[not included] ★ Time for rest and lunch. After the excursion program, we have time to rest in the traditional restaurant “Russian Yard”, where the interior is beautifully restored in a rustic chic style(!) Lunch at the restaurant “Russian Yard” is a recommendation only. At your request, lunch can be in any other restaurant, cafe or canceledDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Gremyachiy Klyuch[all inclusive] ★ Outdoor Rest. The Russians always try to go out with their friends and relatives at the first opportunity. In the same way, we will take advantage of the possibility that we are out of the city and that we relax with fresh air....(A): Summer Option - 2 hours. At 1 hour from Sergiev Posad is a popular place of pilgrimage and family holiday – the source of Gremyachy. A sanitized bath is built in the vicinity of nature, where the temperature is 6 °C all year round. Water is considered healing and enriched with radon. We strongly recommend that you swim and recharge your batteries with an invigorating freshness. The territory also has a cozy log temple and a place where you can get healing drinking water. Arrival in Moscow around 17h30 +/- 30 minutes.(!) WARNING: If it rains on the day of the circuit, you must be ready to walk 1 to 1.5 km from the source to avoid a car crash....(B): Winter Option - 3 hours. At 1 hour from Sergiev Posad, you will be waited by a sledge pulled by a horse that will lead you to a comfortable clearing in the forest. Lunch by the fire with "shashlik" (Russian barbecue) accompanied by a prodigious folk duo. After a hearty lunch, we wait for a little activity for the strength of each one: to hit a hill in sled or tube. Arrival in Moscow around 19h30 +/- 30 minutes.Duration: 3 hours