The national capital Moscow is located 100 miles (161 kilometers) southeast of Aleksandrovka.
While it can be a temptation to limit yourself to just the local sights when holidaying in Aleksandrovka, keep in mind that Moscow Oblast's abundance of scenic delights lie just beyond your doorstep. Nekrasovo, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast, and Yamok, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east of Aleksandrovka are also waiting to be discovered.
Go to Moscow Oblast's historic war relics and monuments, it's an excellent way to familiarize yourself with the area's fascinating history. This region has been graced with some beautiful cathedrals, sure to delight all visitors regardless of color, culture or creed.
Start a new hobby with one of the city walking tours. There are a number on offer in the Moscow Oblast area.
Please the locals in the Russian Federation by employing some commonly used Russian phrases. "Xotite potancevat?" is the Russian way to say "Would you like to dance with me?" "Otkuda ty?" translates to "Where are you from?"
Russia Day falls on the 12th of June, so be sure to put aside your sightseeing and join in the fun and festivities with locals.
When your time is up in Aleksandrovka, put the lens cap back on your camera, spend your last of your rubli on last-minute souvenirs, and bid Poka! (farewell) to this special place.