The Hanseatic route
1 day Аrrival in Riga
Riga was of great interest to the Hanseatic League in the Middle Ages - primarily because of trade with the Russian lands. Riga was the member of the Hanseatic League until the 15th century.
Ратушная площадь и Ратуша - Дом Черноголовых - Домский собор - Церковь Св. Петра - Собор Св. Екаба - Шведские Ворота - Двор Конвента - Площадь Ливов с гильдиями
2 day Pskov
Pskov, one of the oldest Russian cities, it was a merchant city, which had always been the open gateway to Rus for foreign merchants. It was the major partner of the Hanseatic League.
The Pskov Kremlin – Dovmont`s Town - Towers of the fortress – The Pokrovsky complex - Percy Wall – The Holy Trinity Cathedral - The monument to Alexander Nevsky - The monument to Princess Olga
3 day Pechory Holy Dormition Monastery , Izborsk fortress
The important treaty was concluded between Russia and the Hansa in Izborsk.
Fortress of the XVI century in Pechory - Pskovo-Pechorsky Monastery of the XV century - Izborsk fortress - Slovenian Springs
4 day Veliky Novgorod
Novgorod is the largest merchant partner
of the medieval Hanseatic League in Eastern Europe during the whole period of its existence. There was one of the largest Hanseatic offices in Veliky Novgorod.
The Novgorod Kremlin - St. Sophia Cathedral -The monument “Millennium of Russia” - Vladychny court- St. Sophia Belfry - Yaroslav's Court – Churche of Saviour`s Transfiguration - The Church Of Philip The Apostle And Nicholas The Wonderworker
5 day St. Petersburg.
Palace Square – The Admiralty - St. Isaac's Cathedral - Kazan Cathedral - Church of the Savior on Blood – The Winter Palace - Aleksandrovsky Sad (Alexander Garden) - Nevsky Prospect
6 day St. Petersburg. Departure