Staraya Russa Vacation Packages
Staraya Russa is located some 280 miles (451 kilometers) from Moscow, the national capital.
The area around Staraya Russa is brimming with cultural and natural attractions, from big-ticket tourist hotspots to lesser known delights. Pankovka, is 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the south, while Novgorod is situated 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the south.
About 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the north of Staraya Russa is Novgorod, a regional city where you can visit Saint Sophia Cathedral, Yuriev Monastery and Khutyn Monastery. If you're looking for more, check out Millennium of Russia, Nereditsa Church and Antoniev Monastery before you return to Staraya Russa.
Long-time travelers have learned that an excellent way to get the most from any holiday is to prepare a few relevant words in the native language. "Xotite potancevat?" is the Russian way to say "Would you like to dance with me?" Or try "Otkuda ty?" (Where are you from?).
The 12th of June is the date when many people in the Russian Federation mark Russia Day, so look out for festivities and parades if you are visiting Staraya Russa then.
As your adventures here draw to a close, spend your last rubli on that last souvenir and say Poka! To the interesting people you've met and the places you've enjoyed.