Serafimovich

Type of excursion: by bus
Language: Russian / English
Duration: 14-15 hours
Limitations: none
Included: transport support, guide services, museum visits (except for non-working days)
Not included: food / drinks, tips, souvenirs

One of the most popular tourist routes in the Volgograd region is a trip to Serafimovich. This small town, founded at the same time with Tsaritsyn, is located on the right bank of the great Russian river Don in a picturesque place. Getting here, you find yourself in the possessions of the Cossacks, because for a long time Serafimovich was the center of one of the districts of the Great army of the Don. In addition, there are one of the unique Orthodox churches, as well as the most beautiful monastery, which is associated with several legends. In the years of the Battle of Stalingrad, approach has begun from here, and Marshal Zhukov himself conducted the meeting on these lands.
This tour will show you endless Russian steppes and oak forests, you will visit the Museum of the famous writer Serafimovich, the city named after him. You will also inspect the Resurrection Church built in the end of the 18th century, and the Ust-Medveditsa Savior-Transfiguration Monastery, founded in the XVII century, you will learn about the mysterious passages where the monks were hiding. Many travelers come from Moscow and St. Petersburg to touch the beautiful nature of the Don region in silence and tranquility, to take a break from business and bustle.