Breathtaking family weekend in the Urals – Road.Travel

Breathtaking family weekend in the Urals

Road Trip Route. See a collection of vintage cars, Visit reindeer, Have active rest at a ski resort, Make ceramics, Visit a XVIII century temple, Visit the Falling Tower.

An exciting and fascinating family trip awaits you. You will visit reindeer, go skiing and tubing, see one of the most beautiful houses in Russia and a large collection of retro cars and other means of transportation. You will visit a ceramics workshop and take part in a master class, visit the Nevyansk falling tower and the exhibition hall of the Nevyansk State Historical and Architectural Museum and have a look at the temple, preserved since the XVIII century. It will be informative and a lot of fun! **Recommendations:** - It is important to keep a social distance when visiting public places and to use personal protective equipment. - It is also worth remembering that a valid QR code or a negative PCR test for a maximum of 72 hours may be required when checking into hotels and when visiting museums.

🎅 Winter Trips, Unique Locations, Families with Kids, Active Leisure. From: Yekaterinburg

Eugenia Laputina. Traveller.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Active recreation with the whole family

The first day begins with a visit to the museum, where a large number of retro cars and motorcycles are on display. Then you will go on a tour to the reindeer, see the picturesque lodge, and then go to the ski resort to get a lot of positive emotions.

Yekaterinburg

Gazpromneft filling station #30

Start your journey by refueling at Gazprom Neft filling stations, grab coffee and fresh pastries on the way to make your trip more comfortable!

Museum of Automotive Technology

The first point of the route will be the Museum of Automobile Technology. There are more than 500 Soviet and foreign retro cars, there are also bicycles, motorcycles. You will see cars from the end of the 19th century to the 90s, and on the top floor of the museum you will see retro motorcycles and sports cars. More information about guided tours for adults and children can be found [on site](https://mkugmk.ru/ru/about-complex/automobile_museum/) of the museum. Monday's a day off.

Riding Deer Nursery "Northern Lights"

Go on an excursion to visit reindeer! Learn all about these amazing animals, the life of reindeer herders and ride on reindeer. It will be fun and interesting! You can find out more about the work of the complex and sign up for a tour [on the website](http://urdm.ru/personal-foto/). The complex is open on Saturdays and Sundays, on other days - by appointment.

Dom Kuznetsa Kirillova

Along the way, stop by the creation of blacksmith Sergey Kirillov, who has been creating it for over 50 years. It is an amazingly beautiful small house decorated with many exquisite details. If you look closely, you can see the domes of churches, birds, flowers, the coat of arms of the Soviet Union, figurines of children and many other elements. Be sure to take beautiful pictures!

Café Slavyanskoe

For lunch stop at Café Slavyanskoe. The menu offers a variety of snacks, soups, side dishes, meat and fish dishes, pizza, desserts, a good selection of soft drinks. Have a rest and go to conquer the mountain peaks!

Alpine skiing complex Gora Ezhovaya

Here you have reached the skiing complex. There are several ski slopes, a snowpark, cafes and restaurants, and a sauna on the territory of the complex. In addition to skiing and snowboarding you can also go tubing. Go skiing to your heart's content, enjoy the beauty of nature and just have fun! More information can be found [on the website](https://ezhovaya.ural.ski). Mode of operation: Monday - Thursday: 12:00 to 18:00 Friday: 10:00 to 20:00 Saturday: 10:00 to 21:00 Sunday: 10:00 to 20:00

Bar Ezh

After the active rest go to the cafe on the territory of the complex for dinner. The menu includes a variety of appetizers, salads, hot dishes, soups, desserts. The dishes are prepared from natural products according to the author's recipes. Enjoy delicious dishes, coziness and warmth!

Day 2: Cultural holidays with the whole family

You will start the day by visiting the ceramics workshop, where you will learn a lot of interesting information and participate in a master class. You will visit the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, the Nevyansk Tower and the exhibition hall of the Nevyansk Museum.

Tavolozhskaya ceramics

Start the day at the ceramic workshop. During the excursion you will learn about the history of the Ural and way of life of the locals in different historical periods, about folk arts and crafts, about the technology of production of ceramic products and participate in a master class, where you will have an opportunity to make a ceramic product yourself. At a workshop there is a shop with branded products. Make yourselves and your loved ones happy! For more information please call +7 (982) 722-81-29.

Khram Nikolaya Chudotvortsa V Byn'gakh

Visit the main attraction of the village of Byngi - the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. The temple was erected in the 18th century and includes elements of both classicism and baroque. In the temple there are three altars, and the icons are painted by Nevyansk masters. The Church is a kind of reserve of the Nevyansk icon painting school.

Cafe Smack

Stop in for lunch at Café Smak. The menu offers a good selection of salads, hot dishes, soups, pies with various toppings. Nice prices, polite staff!

Nevyansk Tower

Visit the Nevyansk falling tower, built in the XVIII century by order of Akinfy Demidov, Russian entrepreneur and founder of mining business in the Urals and Siberia. During the excursion you will visit 8 floors of the tower and learn many interesting things. You will see ancient photos and documents, visit the Demidovs' office, the laboratory where presumably silver and gold were smelted to make fakes, you will fall into the hearing room, will see the bell, rise on the observation platform and you will see the city from a bird's-eye view. To get to the tower, you need to make a reservation in advance. You can book a tour [on the website](https://невьянскиймузей.рф/posetitelyam/jekskursii/nevjanskaja-naklonnaja-bashnja-demidovy/).

Muzey Istorii Nev'yanskogo Kraya

After visiting the tower, take a walk around the square. The Cathedral of the Transfiguration and the Historical and Architectural Museum are located here. You can approach the pond and take a walk along the alley. Walk, relax and enjoy the local architecture!

Exhibition Hall of Nevyansk State Historical and Architectural Museum

Go to the exhibition hall of the Nevyansk State Historical and Architectural Museum. Touch history, learn interesting facts about everyday life of the past, see antique items and other interesting things. You can visit the exhibition hall both individually and with a guided tour. Get more information and book a tour [on the website](https://xn--b1afbhegcduec2c4a3jxb.xn--p1ai//).

Своя компания

For dinner stop by the Svaya Kompaniya restaurant. The menu features European, Russian and Japanese cuisine: a good selection of salads, hot dishes, soup, pasta, pizza, rolls, desserts. Everyone will find a dish to his liking!

Yekaterinburg