Key tour highlights: Skornyakovo Estate, Zaraisk Kremlin, Kulikovo Pole, Don River, Zadonsk Monastery, fishing and swimming (in the August tour only), Galicia Gora
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Moscow – Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe – Moscow
Day 1. Moscow – Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe, 480 km
We are leaving Moscow with MA highway, after a while we will exit to the direction South via picturesque roads in Lipetsk district. In the evening we will reach Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe, a former nobility estate which is now turned into a modern hotel. This place managed to preserve its heritage and history. In a local restaurant they serve tasty food and liqueurs made according to traditional recipes and authentic recipes.
Highlight of the day: Skornyakovo Estate
Day 2. Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe and its neighborhood, 290 km
During this day we will ride in the neighborhood. First we will see lots of churches and monasteries in a beautiful town Zadonsk and after that we will take secondary roads and ride to Oldenburg palace a remarkable example of neo-gothic architectural style. In the evening we will get back to our estate where will grill fresh fish or make BBQ at the lake shore.
Highlight of the day: Zadonsk Monastery
Day 3. Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe – Moscow, 460 km
On the way back to Moscow we will visit Galitschya mountain, a unique nature reserve where You will see variety of plants that are not common for this climatic zone. Also here they have a birds of prey park which is worth visiting. After having a cup of coffee in Elets we will drive back to Moscow.
Highlight of the day: Nursery of birds of prey Galicia Gora