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, 170 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 Kudykina Gora, a theme park in the Lipetsk region. 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