Sergiev Posad excursion with Matryoshka painting masterclass
Attractions & guided tours

Sergiev Posad excursion with Matryoshka painting masterclass

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: Tuesday to Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Join this completely private excursion to Sergiev Posad
  • See the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius - a world-famous orthodox spiritual center
  • Explore the Toy Museum
  • Take part in a Matryoshka-painting masterclass
  • Try authentic Russian dishes
What to expect

After being picked up from your hotel by your guide, you will head to Sergiev Posad, a city northeast of Moscow. Here you will visit the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius - a world-famous spiritual center of the Russian Orthodox Church and a popular site of pilgrimage and tourism. It is the most important functioning Russian monastery and a residence of the Patriarch. This religious complex represents traditional Russian-style architecture. It carefully preserves a number of precious cultural artifacts and relics.

Following is the Toy Museum and excursion to the operating toy factory, where authentic Matryoshkas are made. The craftsmen keep on mastering their skills strictly following ancient traditions of Matryoshka-making. They will gladly share their secrets, taking you through the whole production process step-by-step. You will learn the history of Matryoshka and take part in a master-class of Matryoshka-painting. The tour also includes a meal stop in Sergiev Posad where you can try traditional Russian dishes.

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What's included
  • Guided tour
  • Private transport
  • Admissions
  • Traditional Russian dinner
  • Matryoshka-doll painting masterclass
What's not included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hot drinks and snacks
Reduced price
  • Children ages 6-17: free with min 2 paying adults
  • Infants ages 0-5: free
Where
Meeting point:

Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel.

What to remember
  • The program includes short distance walks, so please ensure that you wear appropriate footwear and clothing, warm clothing in winter is required
  • At check-out, please make sure to leave your hotel address so the confirmation voucher can be sent to the reception. Please also provide your e-mail address to receive a mobile voucher, that can also be used
  • Guests arriving after departure cannot join the rest of the touring group, missed tours or lost tickets are non-refundable
  • Visits to places of attraction are planned in an order chosen by the company, ensuring best practices in terms of time-efficiency
  • This is a completely private tour. You won't find yourself exploring the sights in a crowd of strangers
  • Please contact the tour operator to confirm the details of your hotel pick-up. You will find the contact info on your voucher after booking
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When

This tour operates Tuesday to Sunday, starting at 8.30am

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Provider
TUI Russia
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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