“The borders of the Russian state run along the edge of the Cossack sabers,” - this is how Catherine II appreciated the importance of the best warriors of the empire. Donskoye took a special place among the Cossack troops of Russia, because all the territorial acquisitions and military victories of the country are associated with it. We will talk about the class and the people who have become a distinctive social phenomenon during our trip through the ancient cities and villages. Individual excursion for 1-4 people Duration 9 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes By car 6500 rubles per excursion Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
History of the Don Cossacks Traveling to Novocherkassk and Starocherkasskaya, Aksai and Rostov-on-Don, you will hear about the origin and birth of the Cossacks, about the symbolic letter of Ivan the Terrible, the service of the Cossacks to the Russian state and courage, which became an example of serving the Fatherland. You will learn how closely the history of the Don Cossacks is intertwined with the history of Russia, which grew stronger and expanded its possessions largely thanks to the Cossacks. A separate story will be about the riots and the legendary Don atamans - Sary-Azman, Ermak, Razin, Bulavin and Pugachev. As a result, the words of Napoleon "Give me some Cossacks, and I will go with them all over Europe" will be revealed to you in a new way
The original world of the Cossack Don In addition, you will get acquainted with the culture, life, traditions and customs of the Don Cossacks. You will see ancient cities and villages, visit museums of Cossack glory and historical sites. Explore ataman palaces, authentic dwellings - kurens - and cultural and exhibition centers. You will also taste traditional local dishes - crayfish, Don fish soup, balyk, donuts with kaymak, nardek (jam made from watermelon peels) and much more.
- The program includes visits to museums, where you can, if you wish, book excursions with local museum guides. Thus, there are compulsory and optional expenses on the trip.
- Ticket prices: Atamansky Palace in Novocherkassk - 180 rubles; Palace of Atamans Efremovs in st. Starocherkasskaya - 210 rubles; A post station, a Cossack kuren in Aksai - 120 rubles, the Don Cossack Guard center in Rostov-on-Don - 400 rubles.
- Additional excursions - 650-950 rubles / group
The beginning of the excursion at the Railway Station Square. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.