A piece of France in the South Urals – Road.Travel

A piece of France in the South Urals

Road Trip Route. Visit local history museum in Verkhneuralsk, Marvel at the number of minerals in the private collection of the resident of Fershampenuaz, Get acquainted with the history of the Cossacks in Paris.

Only for one day you will plunge into the atmosphere of France, not leaving for the limits of the Chelyabinsk region, visit Paris and Fershampenoise, learn history of prison where Hitler's sister sat and take a walk on one of the oldest cities of Southern Ural. Photo: [Sergey Sekachev](https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9c/Магнитогорск_-_panoramio_%281%29.jpg)

Unique Locations, History and Culture, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Magnitogorsk

Александра Нуркаева. Travel Expert.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Paris is nice to me, but Ferchampenoise is more expensive.

You haven't been to Paris yet? That's easily remedied! On this one-day trip, you will see not only the Eiffel Tower, but also the village with the exquisite name of Ferschampenuaz, a unique stone museum, and the beautiful town of Verkhneuralsk.


Gazpromneft filling station #284

An exciting journey awaits you! Before your interesting trip refuel with quality fuel at Gazprom Neft! You can pay for fuel quickly and contactlessly in the application. [App Store](https://itunes.apple.com/ru/app/set-azs-gazpromneft/id502808508) [Google Play](https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gpn.azs)

Verkhneuralsk Local History Museum

In the museum you can see photos of famous prisoners of the Verkhoturye prison, archaeological finds of the Stone and Bronze Age and a machine gun "Maxim". The museum is located in two beautiful ancient buildings, which are monuments of architecture. When planning a visit, please note that the museum is not open on Sundays and Mondays.

Alexander Matora Stone Museum

The main attraction of the Chelyabinsk village, named after the French town in memory of the victories of the Russian army over Napoleon, is a unique stone museum. This is a private museum, the founder of which himself conducts excursions to the exposition of Ural minerals and gems. You can get to the museum by appointment: +7 (904) 934-55-39. The museum is open daily from 7:00 to 20:00.

Café Country

For lunch I suggest you come to the cafe "Country" near the Church of the Protection of the Holy Virgin.

Museum of the History of the Village of Paris

In the Cossack village of Paris, with a cell phone tower as a copy of the Eiffel Tower, you can visit a museum with an interesting exhibition on the history of the Cossacks. Please note [museum mode](https://www.culture.ru/institutes/12321/muzei-istorii-sela-parizh), it is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.


A good road goes through the village of Eleninka.


Today you have seen how beautiful and unusual the Southern Urals is and just a couple of hours away from home!