Stage 19 : Travel guides to Russia

Stage 19 : Travel guides to Russia.


Stage 19/24 - 531 kms

0 km Vitebsk

131 kms Smolensk

400 kms Moscow

carte Vitebsk a Moscou

Vitebsk : an academic theatre for tourists

VITEBSK - Belarus

VITEBSK - Belarus © Uladzimir Sarokin -

                                                                      The eastern Belarusian city is a major industrial, scientific and cultural centre of the country. The Belarusian academic theatre called Yacub is one of the oldest. Tourists will be able to enjoy the Palace of Culture, many cinemas and libraries.

Do you have the travel guides to Smolensk : a dynamic and famous city


SMOLENSK - Russia © Mikhail Markovskiy -

It is a city lying on the Dnieper River. This walled city was destroyed several times throughout its long history, as it was on the invasion routes of both Napoleon and Hitler. Today, Smolensk is famous for electronics, textiles, food processing and diamond faceting. Smolensk has been a special place for the Russians, particularly because the local cathedral had housed one of the most known icons of the Orthodox, St. Luke.

Discovering Moscow's attractions

Moscow, Russia’s capital, is a living museum, a millennium of political, religious and cultural history. Plan one day of your stay. There are so many things to see in this vast and vibrant city. The Kremlin, the Red Square, the Orthodox Church of Moscow, the museums and galleries, parks, famous streets are some of the attractions.

Losiny Ostrov National Park 

It is Russia’s first national park. It is located in Moscow and in the Moscow Oblast and is the third largest forest in a city of equivalent size, after the Table Mountain National Park and Pedra Branca State Park. This authentic greenbelt is home to almost one thousand plants and as many faunas.

Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent : the best-preserved monastic

The Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent is one of the best-preserved monastic complexes of the “Moscow Baroque”. It had a symbolic and physical relationship with the Moscow Kremlin and the “Tsar’s road” linking the two complexes.

The Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow

Inextricably linked to all the most important historical and political events in Russia since the 13th century, the Kremlin was the residence of the Great Prince and also a religious centre. At the foot of its ramparts, on the Red Square, St Basil’s Basilica is one of the most beautiful Russian Orthodox monuments.

Church of the Ascension in Kolomenskoye imperial state

The Church of the Ascension was built in 1532 on Kolomenskoye’s imperial state, near Moscow, to celebrate the birth of the prince who was to become Tsar Ivan IV. One of the first examples of a traditional wooden-roofed church on a stone and brick structure, it had a great influence on the development of the Russian

Practical Services

Smolensk : City Hotel

Smolensk : Greenpark

Smolensk : Hotel Koleso

Smolensk : Respect Hotel

Moscow : Hotel Mandarin

Moscow : Sherston Hotel

Moscow : Hotel Leon Spa

Moscow : SK Royal Hotel Moscow

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