Novgorod - A Trip to Ancient Russia

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Novgorod. Situated on the ancient trade route between Central Asia and northern Europe, Novgorod was Russia's first capital in the 9th century.


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daily at 7:30 AM
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Russia's 9th century capital is surrounded by churches and monasteries. It is a centre for Orthodox spirituality as well as Russian architecture. Its medieval monuments and frescoes illustrate the development of its remarkable architecture and cultural creativity. It will take three hours by auto to get to this amazing city with all its historical and architectural monuments. These include the Novgorod Kremlin and St. Sophia's Cathedral built in the eleventh century, the old market place on the bank of the river Volkhov, the Church of the Saviour with its frescos by Theophanus the Greek and the Yuriev Monastery with St. George's Cathedral.

Have a wonderful dinner at the restaurant, located on the territory of the Novgorod Kremlin, with its interior maintained in age-old Russian style. It is only here that you will be able to treat yourself to genuine Medovukha, dishes and snacks cooked according to old Russian recipes. Novgorod Kremlin, St. Sophia Cathedral, the Faceted Chamber, Yuriev Monastery will make history come alive for you on this trip.


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Transportation by car or mini van

  • Assistance of an English-speaking local guide

  • Entrance fees

  • Restaurant lunch


  • Optional activity costs

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

Please Note

  • German and French-speaking guides are available upon request, with no extra cost.

  • Requests for Italian and Spanish guides are available with additional charge.

  • Infants up to 2 years old may take the tour free of charge if they have a baby seat with them.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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