Discover the Russian monastery of Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, an architectural masterpiece in Sergiev Posad, and only 70 km away from Moscow, on a 5-hour tour.
Hop on a comfortable minibus or private car and relax on a one-hour journey to Sergiev Posad, a charming city to the north of Moscow.
Upon arrival at Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, you will enjoy a panoramic tour of one of the most famous Orthodox spiritual centers. Next, you will visit the city’s arts craft market packed with stands selling all types of souvenirs, including the world-renowned Matryoshka doll.
Follow your expert English-speaking guide on a tour of Sergiev Posad, also nicknamed “The Russian Vatican”, and visit the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, a striking Orthodox monastery. This religious site, made up of various buildings, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Admire the beautiful bright blue domes of the Assumption Cathedral. Then, step inside the Baroque-style Krasnogorsky Chapel and the Refectory of St. Sergius, which is exquisitely adorned, and marvel at the Orthodox art work housed in these two landmarks.
Afterwards, head to the brightly colored Chapel-at-the-Well bell tower, which stands 88 meters high.
At around 1pm, head back to Moscow. While you relax on the drive back to the capital, contemplate the Golden Ring, which are striking historic towns in the northeast of Moscow.
You will be dropped off at 2pm at Cosmos Hotel in Moscow.
This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.
Tour in English
Up to 2 peopleUS$ 269.7
Up to 4 peopleUS$ 404.6
Up to 6 peopleUS$ 472
Up to 10 peopleUS$ 629.3
Up to 15 peopleUS$ 696.8
Up to 20 peopleUS$ 842.9
The tour is exclusively in English.
Return transportation by minibus or private car to and from Sergiev Posad.
English speaking guide.
Admission ticket to Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 5 days before (Moscow local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
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A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
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