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
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Satka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Magnitogorsk
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Chelyabinsk
— 14 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Verona

7
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. Step off the beaten path and head to Otkliknoi Greben and Aleksandrovskaya Sopka. Get out of town with these interesting Miass side-trips: Zlatoust (Sculpture Winged Horse, Zlatoust Pond, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Turgoyak, examine the collection at Natural Scientific Museum of the Ilmen State Reserve, don't miss a visit to Temple of the Epiphany, and explore the ancient world of Megaliths of Vera Island.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Miass vacation builder website .

Verona, Italy to Miass is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Verona to Miass is 4 hours. Traveling from Verona in July, expect Miass to be a bit cooler, temps between 27°C and 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for Satka.

Things to do in Miass

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Zlatoust
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Aleksandrovskaya Sopka ©
Aleksandrovskaya Sopka
Taganai National Park ©
Taganai National Park
Church of St. Simeon ©
Church of St. Simeon

3
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. Step off the beaten path and head to Historical Natural Complex Porogi and Kurgazak Cave. Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at National Park Zuratkul. There's still lots to do: get your game on at Sonkina Laguna Entertainment Complex, explore the fascinating underground world of Sikiyaz Tamak Cave Complex, and head outdoors with Ice Fontain.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Satka trip maker .

Getting from Miass to Satka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Miass to Satka. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Magnitogorsk.

Things to do in Satka

Nature Parks Outdoors
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4
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 Magnitogorsk Local Lore Museum. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Temple of Archangel Michael, see the interesting displays at Museum of Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Plant, appreciate the history behind Monument to Street Cleaner and Plumber, and cool off at Vodopad Chudes Aquapark.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Magnitogorsk trip builder site .

You can drive from Satka to Magnitogorsk in 4.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Satka to Magnitogorsk due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Magnitogorsk can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Chelyabinsk.

Things to do in Magnitogorsk

Parks Museums Outdoors
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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

14
nights
Chelyabinsk

Chelyabinsk ©
The industrial city of Chelyabinsk has a markedly Soviet feel, but is a great destination for exploring mountain life in Russia.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Entertaining Sciences Museum Experimentus and Eternal Flame. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museum of Labor and Fighting Glory, admire the landmark architecture of Culture Palace ChMK, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Levsha Podkovavshiy Blokhu, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chelyabinsk trip planner .

Drive from Magnitogorsk to Chelyabinsk in 4 hours. July in Chelyabinsk sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chelyabinsk

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Museum of Retro Cars ©
Museum of Retro Cars
South Ural State University ©
South Ural State University