Get-togethers in Smolensk. A journey with gastronomic pleasures

Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Smolensk land!

This tour is one of the most popular and in demand among our guests. You will see the "Necklace of Orthodox Russia" – the Smolensk Fortress, visit the main shrine of the city – the Assumption Cathedral. You will find a legendary deer from East Prussia, a monument with eagles and the only one preserved in Russia, Stella A. Adamini. Russian russians will enter the golden age of Russian culture – the village of Novospasskoye, which was so loved by the great Russian composer M.I. Glinka. And of course you will try a variety of dishes of Smolensk cuisine.

We invite you to the "Smolensk Gatherings"! 

Location

Smolensk
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 31 May – 2 Jun
    • 28 – 30 Jun
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 44 people
Minimum age
10 years old
Group meet at
Smolensk
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Tea party with Vasily Terkin
You will participate in an interactive program at the A.T. Tvardovsky Museum-estate, where Vasily Terkin will meet you with his cheerful accordion, and homemade jam with fragrant tea will be a delicious addition
The fabulous Tower
Visit the historical and architectural complex "Teremok", which, with its fantastic paintings, resembles a house descended from the pages of good old fairy tales
Smolensk is a fortress city
Stroll through the streets, squares and parks of Smolensk and admire its main temple – the Holy Dormition Cathedral
Tasting of the Sapsho cake
You will taste the famous Smolensk cake, the recipe of which is kept secret and is not disclosed to anyone

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Smolensk. City sightseeing tour

    11:15 Meeting with tourists arriving by Lastochka train near the main entrance of the railway station with a guide (sign "Gatherings in Smolensk").

    Accommodation at the hotel.

    12:47 Meeting with tourists arriving by train from St. Petersburg near the main entrance of the railway station with a guide (sign "Gatherings in Smolensk").

    Excursion "Shrines of the Assumption Cathedral"

    The Assumption Cathedral rises above the Dnieper hills, it is he who is the hallmark of the city.

    In 1101, Vladimir Monomakh laid the first stone structure on Cathedral Hill in Smolensk and placed the icon of the "Hodegetria", painted according to legend by St. Luke.

    The Smolensk "Hodegetria" is a sacred image for soldiers and all believers, because it was on this icon that M.I. Kutuzov and the entire Russian army prayed before the Battle of Borodino.

    The beauty and rich decoration of the Assumption Cathedral will not leave anyone indifferent.

    Real masterpieces of art are also kept here: a gilded carved iconostasis and a shroud embroidered by the craftsmen of Ivan the Terrible's aunt Euphrosyne Staritskaya.

    Lunch with tastings of Smolensk cuisine.

    Sightseeing tour "Smolensk is our city".

    An exciting sightseeing tour of the city, where you will get acquainted with Smolensk.

    You will walk along the Fortress Wall, make a wish at the Phoenix bird, take a picture at the Deer sculpture, and hear the musical works of M.I. Glinka.

    Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Smolensk land: the Monument with eagles and the Eternal Flame, the Alley of Glory and the Heroes' Memory Square are symbols of gratitude for the heroic feat that was performed by the Russian people in the wars of 1812 and the Second World War.

    The parks and squares of Smolensk, the unusual landscape, the combination of the old and new city, its originality and intimacy, uniqueness and complacency of the Smolyans will give you pleasant memories that will be with you for a long time.

    16:00 The end of the program in the city center near the Drama Theater.

    Free time.

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  • Day 2 - Novospasskoye, Zagorye and Talashkino
  • Day 3 - Completion of the program. The village of Przhevalskoye
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium

The tour provides accommodation in a Smolensk hotel of your choice.

The cost of the tour for 1 person / rub.:

Name of the hotelCostSurcharge for single occupancy*Placement on the additional location
Respect Hotel 3*15000240013150
Smolenskotel Hotel 3*17200300013900
Standard Hotel 4*160002400
Megapolis Hotel 5* (standard 2-bed rooms)17500260015800
Megapolis Hotel 5* (Junior Suite rooms - 2-bed/3-bed accommodation)1880015800

*Additional places: Respect Hotel – Euro clamshell; Megapolis Hotel - Euro clamshell.

Discounts on the tour are provided:

  • for pensioners – 330 rubles;
  • for schoolchildren – 480 rubles.
Respect Hotel 3* or Smolenskotel Hotel 3* or 2 nights
Respect Hotel 3*

Respect Hotel is located in the center of Smolensk, just a 5-minute walk from Lenin Square and the Blonye Garden. It offers free Wi-Fi.

All rooms at the hotel are equipped with a TV with satellite channels, a refrigerator and a desk. The windows overlook the Assumption Cathedral. There is also a dining area and a private bathroom with a shower, hairdryer and free toiletries.

At Respect Hotel you will find a 24-hour front desk, a garden and a terrace. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk and ironing services. Free parking is available on site.

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Another option
Smolenskotel Hotel 3*

Smolenskotel Hotel is located in the historical center of Smolensk, right on the main Lenin Square. It offers elegant rooms and free Wi-Fi.

All rooms are decorated in a classic style and feature a TV and a refrigerator, and most of them have air conditioning. The bathroom comes with slippers and free toiletries.

The hotel's restaurant serves a variety of Russian and European dishes, and drinks can be enjoyed at the bar.

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Standard Hotel 4*

Standard Hotel is located in Smolensk, 4 km from Victory Square and 4.4 km from Blonie Garden and Smolensk Historical Museum. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi. It offers a fitness room and a sauna.

The rooms at the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Some rooms at the Standard Hotel offer views of the city. The private bathroom is equipped with a shower. The rooms have a wardrobe.

A buffet breakfast is served every morning at the hotel. 

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Megapolis Hotel 5*

The Megapolis Grand Hotel is located in the center of Smolensk, next to the park named after him. Gagarin.

The stylish rooms with private bathroom are equipped with modern furniture, safe, air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi.

There is a mini-bar, a refrigerator, and dishes for meals. The hotel has two original restaurants and a bar. A buffet breakfast can be ordered for an additional fee.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 44 tourists
Minimum age
10 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Smolensk

Included in price

  • accommodation in a hotel of the selected category;
  • meals (breakfast, lunch);
  • transportation services;
  • guide services;
  • entrance tickets to museums with guided tours;
  • tastings.

Paid extra

  • railway tickets to Smolensk and back;
  • dinners;
  • personal expenses (souvenirs, alcohol, etc.).

It's important to know

Recommended trains

Arrival:

  • Saint Petersburg – Smolensk, train 087A (departure at 20:00 (21:09), arrival in Smolensk at 12:48);
  • Moscow – Smolensk, Lastochka train 715M (departure at 07:15, arrival in Smolensk at 11:17)

Departure:

  • Smolensk – Moscow, Lastochka train 732M (departure at 18:40, arrival in Moscow at 22:45);
  • Smolensk – St. Petersburg, train O88A (departure at 17:40, arrival in St. Petersburg at 10:35).
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Dates and Prices

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    31 May – 2 Jun 3 days 2 nights
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