Moscow - St. Petersburg bike tour

The cycling route goes from Moscow, the modern Russian capital, to the old one, St. Petersburg, through the oldest one, Novgorod the Great (UNESCO world heritage, Hanseatic city).

You will be charmed by the spirit of olden times in Torzhok, Staraya Russa, Ostashkov. In Staraya Russa we will visit the museum of Fyodor Dostoyevsky, who wrote there his novels The Brothers Karamazov and The Possessed. We will pass cross woody Valdai hills, where Great Russian Volga river starts. We will spend a night near "European Baikal" lake Seliger, one of the biggest natural lakes of Central Russia. In Novgorod you will see its ancient Kremlin (Detinets), magnificent XI-century St. Sofia Cathedral and wonderful Russian Millennium Memorial. You will be surprised with the luxurious beauty of grand palaces and parks, built for Russian Tsars in St. Petersburg area. After the tour you can return to Moscow by comfortable train or stay longer in the northern capital of Russia.

Most roads along the route do not have heavy traffic and are paved with asphalt. 

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Ride type:
Mountain biking
Road riding
Rail Trail
Difficulty: Easy (Blue)
Ride Duration: Multi-day
Tour duration: 9 days
Fitness Level: Low
Language(s): English, Russian
Shared Bike Path - Paved
Shared Bike Path - Dirt
On-Road Bike Lane
Off-Road - Fire Trail
Off-Road - Rail Trail
Off-Road - Single Track
Off-Road - Downhill
Gravel Road
Mobile Coverage: Limited
First Aid
Bike hire
Bike servicing
Accessible by bike
Accessible by car
Accessible by public transport
Accessible by shuttle
Phone Number: Click to Call
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