Yasnaya Polyana and Tula
Visit Yasnaya Polyana, the place of Leo Tolstoy!
We invite you for a trip following the life of Leo Tolstoy by exploring his cradle and alma mater – Yasnaya Polyana. Yasnaya Polyana is the place where the legendary writer was born and lived with his family. Tour to Yasnaya Polyana and Tula is a great choice for a weekend. It is just 200 km (2 hour ride) away from Moscow the capital of Russia. We will have a nice car ride with conversations and literature discussion. When you see a beautiful nature scenary, you know we are in Yasnaya Polyana. We will proceed to the fascinating tour revealing Tolstoy life. After we learn a lot of extraordinary facts about Leo Tolstoy, his famous “War and Peace” novel and his mansion, we will have lunch and head to Tula.
Tula is a more than 850 years-old city famous for its ginger-bread and armories. We will enjoy walking along its ancient streets with new constructions, explore Tula’s Kremlin and Samovar Museum (another world-wide known Russian symbol). After that we will hear the story of the first Armament Plant built by Demidovs. It is the oldest museum in the city, showcasing the history of weapons since 1724! Of course, we will try Tula’s pride and invention – ginger-bread which will make a great last brush stroke on our picture of Russia’s exploration tour.
- Discover rural life of Central Russia.
- Expert highlights about Tolstoy in tour to Yasnaya Polyana and Tula.
- Stop by to visit Tula’s Museum of Weapon.
- Explore Tula’s Kremlin territory.
- Learn about Russia’s first Arms Plant built by Demidovs.
- Taste famous and delicious Tula’s ginger-bread (pryanik in Russian).
DepartureYour Moscow hotel / will be confirmed after the booking?
Departure Timewill be confirmed after the booking?
Dress CodeCasual. Comfortable clothing, shoes, hat, warm clothing depending on the season.
Includedentry fees in museumsPersonal GuidePrivate tours in cities
Not Includedaccommodation in 3* or 4* hotels with breakfastAirport TransfersFood and BeveragesTrain stations transfersTrain tickets