Along the Kaluga Highway

Tags: kaluga, borovsk, kozelsk
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Kaluga – Borovsk – Kozelsk – The Optina Pustyn – Shamordino

2days/1night A Guided Bus Tour

A guided bus tour. A sightseeing tour around Borovsk, a visit to the chapel of Boyaryna Morozova. A visit to the estate of the merchant Zolotarev. A sightseeing bus tour (without getting off the bus) around Kozelsk. A guided tour around the territory of the Otina Pustyn Monastery.

A hotel of your choice (3* or 4*), Kaluga

Arrival in Borovsk. The ancient Russian city on the high bank of the Protva River, in the 14th century was one of the centers of the Serpukhov-Borovsk Principality.
Borovsk

A visit to the Borovsk Monastery of St. Paphnutius.

A sightseeing tour around the city, a visit to the chapel of Boyaryna Morozova.

A sightseeing tour around Kaluga, one of the most beautiful cities of the Russian province.

A visit to the estate of the merchant Zolotarev (the Kaluga Regional History Museum), the unique estate complex, considered the richest in Kaluga, built in 1808 in the classic Russian style.

A sightseeing bus tour (without getting off the bus) around Kozelsk – the city of the Military Glory, that will be remembered in the history of the Russian State for the unparalleled heroism of its residents. In 1238, they repelled Batu Khan’s army several thousand strong.
Kozelsk

Arrival at the Optina Pustyn Monastery: The monastery has always been a perfect place for a hermitic reflective life, being situated in the clearing of a pine forest and isolated from the rest of the world by the Zhizdra River.

A guided tour around the territory of the monastery.
Optina Pustyn Monastery

A visit to the temple of the Transfiguration of Our Savior in the village of Nizhnie Pryski (a classical estate’s temple).

A guided tour around the monastery, a visit to the holy spring and necropolis with the tomb of the sister of Leo Tolstoy, Maria Tolstaya.


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