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
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
— 11 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Verona


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. Explore hidden gems such as Otkliknoi Greben and Monument to Anosov. Get out of town with these interesting Miass side-trips: Zlatoust (Sculpture Winged Horse, Zlatoust Pond, & more). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Aleksandrovskaya Sopka, explore the ancient world of Megaliths of Vera Island, appreciate the history behind Stele Miass, and don't miss a visit to Mahalla Number 918 Mosque.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Miass trip planning site .

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 slightly colder than Verona - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Satka.

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Aleksandrovskaya Sopka ©
Aleksandrovskaya Sopka
Church of St. Simeon ©
Church of St. Simeon


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 Sikiyaz Tamak Cave Complex. Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at National Park Zuratkul. There's much more to do: Head underground at Kurgazak Cave, get outside with Ice Fontain, and get your game on at Sonkina Laguna Entertainment Complex.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Satka trip planning app .

You can drive from Miass to Satka in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Yekaterinburg Time (YEKT) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is minus 2 hours. On the 14th (Tue), you'll travel to Magnitogorsk.

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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. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Poet Boris Ruchyov's Apartment Museum and Ecological Park. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Temple of Archangel Michael, walk around Lukomorye Recreation Park, make a splash at Vodopad Chudes Aquapark, and see the interesting displays at Magnitogorsk Local Lore Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Magnitogorsk trip planner .

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. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chelyabinsk.

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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


Chelyabinsk ©
The industrial city of Chelyabinsk has a markedly Soviet feel, but is a great destination for exploring mountain life in Russia.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Entertaining Sciences Museum Experimentus and Eternal Flame. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Sculpture Levsha Podkovavshiy Blokhu, admire the striking features of Culture Palace ChMK, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint George Church, and enjoy some diversion at Sport Complex YUUrGU.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go 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. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chelyabinsk

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Museum of Retro Cars ©
Museum of Retro Cars
South Ural State University ©
South Ural State University