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Tourism in Nizhny Novgorod

Tourism in Nizhny Novgorod

Great Volga city

Day 1

Time to visit to one of the museums. Lunch at a cafe. Lodging either in Nizhny Novgorod or in Bogorodsk. Bogorodsk: a visit to the Modern Ceramics Museum and Local History Museum. Transportation to Vorsma. In Vorsma: a visit to the Monastery on Vorsma Lake and the knife production plant "Saro". Transportation to Pavlovo: a visit to the Local History Museum. Lodging at a hotel or return to Nizhny Novgorod.

Day 2

Transportation to Vyksa. In Vyksa: a visit to the Batashevy mansion, a chain of lakes and the city park. Optional: a visit to the Monastery of Iviron. Lunch at a cafe. Transportation to Kazakovo, a visit to the "Kazakov Filigree" factory, transportation to Arefino, a visit to the local cathedral. Return to Nizhny Novgorod.

One-Day Itineraries

"The Centers of Pottery Art and Metalwork"

Day 1:

N.Novgorod: a sightseeing tour, a walking tour along the pedestrian Bolshaya Pokrovskaya Street with a visit to one of the museums. Lunch at a cafe. Lodging either in Nizhny Novgorod or in Lyskovo.

Day 2

Lyskovo: a visit to the Local History Museum, the Gruzinsky mansion, the Transfiguration Cathedral. Crossing the Volga River, a visit to the Makaryev Monastery. Optional: a visit to an ostrich farm, the Fominy museum. Lunch at a recreational center. Return to N.Novgorod.

The Makaryev Monastery of the Holy Trinity on the Volga River

Makaryevo

A tour around the 17th century complex, an introduction to its history. Duration: 8 hours

  • Itinerary 3-UZK N.Novgorod - Vorsma -N.Novgorod. "The Art of Metalwork"
  • Itinerary 4-UZK N.Novgorod -Pavlovo - Vyksa -N.Novgorod. "In Their Hands, the Metal Obeys"
  • Itinerary^ 5-UZK N.Novgorod -Pavlovo -N.Novgorod. "The Metalworking Capital"
  • Itinerary 6-UZK N.Novgorod -Vyksa - N.Novgorod. "Vyksa - "The Town of Iron Castings"
  • Itinerary 7-UZK N.Novgorod - Vorsma - Oranki -Pavlovo - N.Novgorod. "The Sacred Places"

Vyksa - the Iviron Icon of Our Lady Heals the Body and the Soul

  • The Monastery of Iviron, the Nativity Church, John the Apostle's Church. Duration: 13 hours Cost: starting at 650 rub.
  • Oranki - Lukino - Sartakovo
  • Oranki, Lukino, Sartakovo
  • The Oranky Monastery of Our Lady, famous for the miracle-working icon of Our Lady of Oranky, St Vladimir Church, the sacred spring "Prince Vladimir".

Duration: 10 hours Cost: starting at 600 rub.

EASTERN RING

Itinerary 1-VK (2 days/1 night) N.Novgorod - Kstovo - Lyskovo N.Novgorod *

Makaryevo. "The Incredible Is Close" The history of the Makaryev Monastery and Makaryev Fair. A visit to an ostrich farm. Sample dishes made of ostrich meat and eggs.

Duration: 8 hours

Cost: starting at 1,800 rub

ECO-ROUTES

Kerzhentes Nature Reserve

A guided tour around the forest. Getting to know the unique nature of the Kerzhenets area. After a visit to the eco-center and a weather station you'll learn a lot about the reserve's history and its curren tlife. Duration: 9 hours

Cost (adults/children): starting at 630/600 rub

  • N.Novgorod - Peshelan - N.Novgorod (The Mining, Geology and Speleology Museum, a zoo, "Afanasy" exhibition center, lunch at the "Afonya" cafe)
  • N.Novgorod - Ichalky Forest - N.Novgorod (a visit to the epibiotic pine forest and the Local History Museum in Perevoz)
  • N.Novgorod - Natural Park "Voskeresenskoye Povetluzhye" - N.Novgorod (a visit to Svetloyar Lake. Optional: the Local History Museum in Voskresenskoye, the museum of Epochs in Rusenikha, Wood Production Museum in B.Otary)
  • N.Novgorod - Pustyn Lakes - Chernukha -N.Novgorod
 
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