Vologda Autumn Kaleidoscope

Weekend tour of the Vologda region!

You will visit the multi-headed Vologda with its unique "carved palisades", admire the time-untouched frescoes of Dionysius in the Ferapontov Monastery and enjoy the beauty of the mighty Kirillo-Belozersk fortress-monastery. You will also get acquainted with the history of metallurgy at the Severstal Museum in Cherepovets and buy the famous Vologda butter and dairy products at the Vologda Combine company store.

Location

Vologda region, Cherepovets
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 6 – 8 Sep
    • 25 – 27 Oct
    • 22 – 24 Nov
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
7 years old
Group meet at
Vologda region, Cherepovets
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

The Vereshchagin Family House Museum
Let's get acquainted with the biography of the Vereshchagin brothers: the founder of industrial dairy production in Russia and the world-famous Russian artist
A unique Lace Museum
We will learn the history of the development of the traditional Vologda craft and the world history of lace weaving
Lunch "Vologda style"
We will treat ourselves to dishes of authentic Northern cuisine, fragrant tea with northern pastries and try the famous Vologda butter

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Cherepovets. Sightseeing tour of the city and the Severstal Museum

    Arrival in Cherepovets before 09:00.

    Meeting with the guide at the railway station building no earlier than 08:30-09:00.

    09:00 City tour "Welcome to Cherepovets!".

    During the tour you will visit the most important sights of Cherepovets: the ancient Cathedral Hill, Sovetsky Prospekt with its ancient merchant buildings of the XIX – early XX centuries.

    You will see the first stone building of the city – the Resurrection Cathedral, walk along Milyutin Square, where there is a monument to the famous Cherepovets mayor, walk along Metallurgov Square, where in a cozy square you can make a wish by holding the hand of a sculpture of a bronze boy (monument "Continuity of Generations" in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Cherepovets Metallurgical Combine).

    11:00 A guided visit to the Museum of the metallurgical industry of the Severstal enterprise, whose expositions, designed using modern technologies, tell about the history of metallurgy. The halls are equipped with interactive screens, electronic stands, audiovisual installations created on the basis of unique photo and video archives, documents and artifacts.

    13:00 Lunch at a cafe in the city.

    14:00 Excursion to the Vereshchagin family House Museum.

    The most famous were the Vereshchagin brothers: Nikolai Vasilyevich, the founder of industrial dairy production in Russia, and Vasily Vasilyevich, the world–famous Russian artist. The house presents authentic works of the artist, reproductions of his famous paintings in the collections of museums around the world, photographs and documents. 

    15:00 Excursion to the Galsky Manor Historical and Art Museum - a monument of architecture and culture of the early 19th century, the estate of the Galsky noble family, who were called "local Yusupovs" for their economy and enterprise. A magnificent house, which contains the belongings of several noble families, a flower garden, a stable.

    16:00 Transfer to Vologda (140 km).

    18:00 Accommodation in the selected hotel according to the passport. Free time. Overnight stay.

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  • Day 2 - Vologda. Sightseeing tour and Lace Museum
  • Day 3 - Completion of the program. Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery and Ferapontov Monastery
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale

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

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the accommodation, RUB.:

Accommodation in hotels:2 places. placement1-places. placement3 places. placement
VOLOGDA, railway/center216002405020450
SPASSKAYA, the center217002480020900
"GUBERNIA", the center224502680022250
"ATRIUM", the center226002680021850

Breakfast type: buffet.

*When choosing a double room, tell the manager which room is required: with two single beds or one double bed.

"Spasskaya" 2* or "Province" 3* or 2 nights
"Spasskaya" 2*

Near the center of Vologda there is a comfortable hotel "Spasskaya". A few hundred meters away there are such attractions as the Zasetsky House, the museum of Forgotten Things, and a carved Palisade.

It offers 196 rooms of different categories, all with a TV, telephone, shower. The double rooms also have toiletries, slippers, and towels. The suite room also has a sauna. The hotel also has billiards, bowling, a swimming pool, and a spa center for an unforgettable vacation.

There is a cafeteria on site, and breakfast is served as a buffet in the morning. There are many cafes and shops nearby.

The hotel provides rental services for an equipped conference hall with a capacity of up to 100 people.

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"Province" 3*

The Gubernia Hotel is located in Vologda. You can park your car in the free parking lot. You can check in with your pets.

The hotel has 16 rooms of two categories: "standard" and "superior". Additional amenities include a refrigerator, a telephone and a TV. And in some, guests will be pleased with the presence of air conditioning.

Meals for vacationers are organized in the hotel cafe, where they can enjoy breakfast, which is already included in the price. They are also offered a shared living room-kitchen for self-catering.

Within walking distance there is a supermarket "Magnit", the Central market, the Vereshchagin restaurant, the cafe On Glinka. It will take you no more than 20 minutes to get to the airport.

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Vologda Hotel

The Vologda Hotel is located in the city of the same name. The main infrastructure and attractions can be reached in a short period of time.

The rooms are presented in different categories and pricing policies. Each has the necessary furniture and appliances for a comfortable stay.

You can have lunch or dinner at the restaurant, which is located on the territory of the hotel.

A conference room can be rented for important events or business meetings.

The nearest train station is 415 metres away.

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Atrium Hotel

The Atrium Hotel is conveniently located in the very center of Vologda, which is an undoubted advantage of this hotel. For its guests, the hotel offers a wide range of services for maximum comfort. It is aimed at guests who have come to the city on business matters, as well as tourists who want to explore the many attractions.

The rooms are designed in a classic style, which is dominated by the clarity of lines and simplicity of design, all this creates a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere in which it is pleasant to relax and work. The room fund is represented by business class rooms, each of which is equipped with necessary furniture and appliances.

A hearty and delicious breakfast is served every morning in the cozy hotel restaurant, where you can also have lunch and dinner. Dishes of European cuisine will not leave you indifferent.

For business meetings and any kind of events, the hotel has a spacious conference room with modern equipment.

Less than 1 km from the Atrium there are museums, theaters, architectural monuments, as well as cathedrals and temples that can be visited while walking around the city or during a break between meetings.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Vologda region, Cherepovets

Included in price

  • Accommodation in the selected hotel: 2 nights;
  • Meals: 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches;
  • tour service with entrance tickets;
  • transportation services;
  • guide services.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Cherepovets and back from Vologda;
  • earlier hotel accommodation;
  • additional excursions;
  • dinners;
  • personal expenses.

It's important to know

Are plane tickets included in the price of the tour?

Air and railway tickets are not included in the price of the tour. You can purchase them yourself or contact us for help.

Is insurance included in the price of the tour?
Is it possible to change the program?
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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 244
    6 – 8 Sep 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 244
    25 – 27 Oct 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 244
    22 – 24 Nov 3 days 2 nights
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