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Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe: a nobility estate, Galitschya mountain, Elets, Don river and many more

Southern Russia tour where majestic Don river, small and cozy towns Elets and Zadonsk, staying in refurbished former nobility estate, swimming, BBQ and healthy sleep are waiting for You
  • Dates - 6-8 September 2019
  • Duration – 3 days
  • Total mileage – 1250 km
  • Difficulty – light
  • Roads - 99% asphalt
  • Price is 850 Euro (bike rent included)
  • Minimum number of participants – 6 persons

Key tour highlights: Skornyakovo Estate, Kulikovo Pole, Elets, Don River, Zadonsk Monastery, fishing and swimming (in the August tour only)

Price includes:

  • Accommodation in 3-4* hotels (based on sharing a double / twin room)
  • Breakfasts
  • Motorcycle rent
  • Petrol
  • English-speaking guide on a motorcycle
  • Entry tickets to places of interest
  • Technical support

Price does not include:           

  • Lunches and dinners
  • Medical insurance
  • Personal expenses

Route: where we will go

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.

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.

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.

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