30 days in Russian Trans-Urals Itinerary

30 days in Russian Trans-Urals Itinerary

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30 days in Russian Trans-Urals Itinerary

Start: Verona
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Miass
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Satka
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Magnitogorsk
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Chelyabinsk
— 13 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Verona

6
nights
Miass

Miass ©
Miass is a city in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, located 96km west of Chelyabinsk, on the eastern slope of the Southern Ural Mountains, on the bank of the Miass River. Discover out-of-the-way places like Otkliknoi Greben and Aleksandrovskaya Sopka. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miass: Zlatoust (Church of St. Simeon, Monument to Anosov, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Turgoyak, see the interesting displays at House of Merchant Smirnov, don't miss a visit to Temple of the Epiphany, and pause for some photo ops at Memorial Grieving Mother.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Miass vacation builder tool .

Verona, Italy to Miass is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Yekaterinburg Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. In July, Miass is a bit cooler than Verona - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Satka.

Things to do in Miass

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Zlatoust
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Lake Turgoyak ©
Lake Turgoyak
Aleksandrovskaya Sopka ©
Aleksandrovskaya Sopka
Taganai National Park ©
Taganai National Park

4
nights
Satka

Satka
Satka is a town and the administrative center of Satkinsky District in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, located on the western slope of the Southern Ural Mountains on the bank of the Satka River, 190km from Chelyabinsk, the administrative center of the oblast. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historical Natural Complex Porogi and Sonkina Laguna Entertainment Complex. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at National Park Zuratkul. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Kurgazak Cave and head outdoors with Ice Fontain.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Satka trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Miass to Satka in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Miass to Satka is minus 2 hours. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel to Magnitogorsk.

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Parks Nature Outdoors
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5
nights
Magnitogorsk

Magnitogorsk ©
Magnitogorsk is an industrial city in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, located on the eastern side of the extreme southern extent of the Ural Mountains by the Ural River. Explore hidden gems such as The Poet Boris Ruchyov's Apartment Museum and Ecological Park. The adventure continues: make a trip to Temple of Archangel Michael, see the interesting displays at Museum of Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Plant, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Ascension, and appreciate the history behind Monument to Lermontov.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Magnitogorsk road trip tool .

Drive from Satka to Magnitogorsk in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Satka to Magnitogorsk is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Chelyabinsk.

Things to do in Magnitogorsk

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Magnitogorsk Local Lore Museum ©
Magnitogorsk Local Lore Museum
Monument to Lermontov ©
Monument to Lermontov
The Church of St. Nicholas ©
The Church of St. Nicholas

13
nights
Chelyabinsk

Chelyabinsk ©
The industrial city of Chelyabinsk has a markedly Soviet feel, but is a great destination for exploring mountain life in Russia.
Explore hidden gems such as Entertaining Sciences Museum Experimentus and Eternal Flame. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Labor and Fighting Glory, pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Simeonovsky Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Museum of History of The Southern Ural Railroad, and admire the landmark architecture of Culture Palace ChMK.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chelyabinsk trip planner .

You can drive from Magnitogorsk to Chelyabinsk in 4 hours. In July in Chelyabinsk, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chelyabinsk

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Museum of Retro Cars ©
Museum of Retro Cars
South Ural State University ©
South Ural State University