We invite you on a fascinating tour to the ancient monasteries of Volkhov, a town located just in 122 km from St. Petersburg!
Here flows fast river Volkhov, where you can discover a huge number of ancient temples, monasteries and picturesque villages. These places imbued with a special atmosphere of solitude and spirituality. Our tour will give you an opportunity to learn more about Novgorod land, feel the beauty of these places!
Our excursion program includes visit to three well-known Orthodox monasteries of XII –XV centuries:
- Former Zverin-Pokrovskiy Monastery (in UNESCO list) with the Church of Simeon & five-domed St. Basil's Cathedral - second largest Cathedral in Veliky Novgorod, which holds Holy relics of Savvas of Vishera;
- Nikolo-Vyazhischskiy Monastery with St. Nicholas Cathedral, founded in the XIV century. The monastery is the Shrine of the abode - the relics of St. Euthymius of Novgorod;
- Khutyn women's Monastery founded in the XII century, preserving the Holy relics of Varlaam of Khutyn. We also will have a guided tour to the Transfiguration Cathedral in the Khutyn monastery, where our great Russian poet & public figure Gavriil Derzhavin and his wife were buried.
! Russian-speaking guide
Why you should choose this tour:
-Our modern buses with large panoramic windows will allow you to observe the must-see attractions of Volhov.
-Our professional licensed guide will give you a lot of interesting historical information.
-Our optimal travel route allows you to see the main three well-known Orthodox monasteries of XII –XV centuries.
Bus tour to Volhov is an excellent choice to discover this ancient Russian city! Buy your tickets online without any fee & a queue. It takes just a few minutes. You don't need to print a ticket, just show it from your mobile device!
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A full description of all sights with exciting facts and explanations. *in Russian language
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Departure at 08:00 a.m. (arrival at 08:00 p.m.).
Duration: 1 day.
Place of departure:
Place of departure/arrival: Nevskiy pr. 35 (metro station "Nevskiy prospect", at the corner of Dumskaya str. & Nevskiy pr.). You can buy bus tickets on the website, without any queue & fee, or in our sales office: Nevsky prospect 22, 4th floor (*elevator), office 6 (don't buy tickets on the street!). In our office we offer free services: WC, water, city maps & booklets. The office is open daily, working hours. Сash & bank cards are accepted.