Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe: a nobility estate, Galitschya mountain, Elets, Don river and many more

Book the tour — 10 May - 12 May

Southern Russia tour where majestic Don river, small and cozy towns Elets and Zadonsk, staying in refurbished former nobility estate, swimming, BBQ and healthy sleep are waiting for You


  • Dates - 10-12 of May and 23-25 of August 2019
  • Duration – 3 days
  • Total mileage – 1250 km
  • Difficulty – light
  • Roads - 99% asphalt
  • Price is 850 Euro (bike rent included)
  • Minimum number of participants – 6 persons

Key tour highlights: Skornyakovo Estate, Kulikovo Pole, Elets, Don River, Zadonsk Monastery, fishing and swimming (in the August tour only)

Price includes:

  • Accommodation in 3-4* hotels (based on sharing a double / twin room)
  • Breakfasts
  • Motorcycle rent
  • Petrol
  • English-speaking guide on a motorcycle
  • Entry tickets to places of interest
  • Technical support

Price does not include:           

  • Lunches and dinners
  • Medical insurance
  • Personal expenses

Route: where we will go

Moscow – Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe – Moscow

Day 1.  Moscow – Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe, 480 km

We are leaving Moscow with MA highway, after a while we will exit to the direction South via picturesque roads in Lipetsk district. In the evening we will reach Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe, a former nobility estate which is now turned into a modern hotel. This place managed to preserve its heritage and history. In a local restaurant they serve tasty food and liqueurs made according to traditional recipes and authentic recipes.

Day 2.  Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe and its neighborhood, 290 km

During this day we will ride in the neighborhood. First we will see lots of churches and monasteries in a beautiful town Zadonsk and after that we will take secondary roads and ride to Oldenburg palace a remarkable example of neo-gothic architectural style. In the evening we will get back to our estate where will grill fresh fish or make BBQ at the lake shore.

Day 3.  Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe – Moscow, 460 km

On the way back to Moscow we will visit Galitschya mountain, a unique nature reserve where You will see variety of plants that are not common for this climatic zone. Also here they have a birds of prey park which is worth visiting. After having a cup of coffee in Elets we will drive back to Moscow.

Book the tour — 10 May - 12 May