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, Take photo near an unusually beautiful house, Have active rest at a ski resort, Make a ceramics, Visit a XVIII century temple, Visit a falling tower, Visit the exhibition hall of the Nevyansk State Historical and Architectural Museum.

An exciting and fascinating family journey awaits you. You'll visit the reindeer, go skiing and tubing, see one of the most beautiful houses in Russia and a large collection of vintage cars and other means of transportation, visit a ceramic workshop and take part in a master class, visit the Nevyanskaya Falling Tower and the exhibition hall of the Nevyansky State Historical and Architectural Museum and look into the temple, preserved from the XVIII century. It will be informative and very fun!

🎅 Winter Trips, Unobvious 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 will begin with a visit to the museum, where a large number of retro cars and motorcycles are exhibited, then we will go on a tour of the reindeer, see a picturesque house, and then go to the ski resort to ski and 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"

Let's go on a tour of the reindeer! We will learn all about these amazing animals, the life of reindeer herders and ride deer. It'll be fun and interesting! More detailed information about the work of the complex and sign up for the excursion is available [on site](http://urdm.ru/personal-foto/). The complex works on Saturdays and Sundays, on other days - by appointment.

House of blacksmith Kirillov

On the way we will stop near the creation of the blacksmith Sergey Kirillov, who created it more than 50 years. It is an amazingly beautiful small house, decorated with many fine details. When you look at it, you can see the domes of churches, birds, flowers, the coat of arms of the Soviet Union, children's figures and many other elements. We will definitely take beautiful pictures!

Café Slavyanskoe

We'll stop for lunch at the cafe. The menu offers various snacks, soups, side dishes, meat and fish dishes, pizza, desserts, a good choice of soft drinks. Let's have a rest and go to conquer the mountain peaks!

Alpine skiing complex Gora Ezhovaya

So we got to the ski resort. There are several ski slopes, snow parks, cafes and restaurants, a sauna. In addition to alpine skiing and snowboarding, you can also take a tube ride here. Enjoy the beauty of nature and just have fun! More information can be found [on site](https://ezhovaya.ural.ski). On Saturdays the complex works till 21:00, on other days - till 20:00.

Bar Ezh

After an active rest we will go to a dinner in a cafe on the territory of the complex. The menu offers a variety of snacks, salads, hot dishes, soups, desserts. The dishes are prepared from natural products by author's recipes. Enjoy tasty dishes, coziness and warmth!

Day 2: Cultural holidays with the whole family

The day will begin with a visit to the ceramic workshop, where we will learn a lot of interesting things and take part in the master class, visit the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, visit the Nevyansk Tower and the exhibition hall of the Nevyansk Museum.

Tavolozhskaya ceramics

We'll start the day with the pottery workshop. During the excursion we will learn about the history of the Urals and the life of local people in different historical periods, about folk art crafts, the technology of making ceramic products and take part in a master class, where you will have the opportunity to make ceramic products. In the workshop there is a shop of branded products. We will please ourselves and our loved ones! For more detailed information, as well as to sign up for a tour, please [online](http://tavolgatur.ru).

Church of Nicholas the Wonderworker

We will visit the main attraction of Byngi village - the temple of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. The temple was built in the XVIII century and includes elements of both classicism and baroque. The temple has three altars and icons painted by Nevian masters. The church is a kind of reserve of the Nevyansk icon painting school.

Cafe Smack

We'll stop for lunch at the cafe. The menu offers a good selection of salads, hot dishes, soups, cakes with different fillings. Nice prices, polite staff!

Nevyanskaya Tower

We will visit the Nevyanskaya "falling" tower, built in the XVIII century by order of Russian businessman and founder of mining industry in the Urals and Siberia - Akinfiya Demidova. During the excursion you will visit 8 floors of the tower and learn a lot of interesting things. You will see old photographs and documents, visit the Demidovs' office, the laboratory where silver and gold were supposedly melted to make fakes, get to the hearing room, see the bell, go up to the observation deck and see the city from a bird's-eye view. To get to the tower, you need an appointment. The tour can be booked [on site](https://невьянскиймузей.рф/posetitelyam/jekskursii/nevjanskaja-naklonnaja-bashnja-demidovy/).

Historic center of Nevyansk

After visiting the tower, we'll take a walk around the square. Here you'll find the Savior Transfiguration Cathedral and the Historical and Architectural Museum. You can go to the pond and walk along the alley. We walk, relax and enjoy the local architecture!

Exhibition Hall of Nevyansk State Historical and Architectural Museum

We will go to the exhibition hall of Nevyansk State Historical and Architectural Museum. We will touch the history, learn interesting facts about the past, see antique objects and other interesting things. The exhibition hall can be visited individually or with an excursion. For more information and to book a tour, please [on site](https://невьянскиймузей.рф/vystavochnyj-zal-nevjanskogo-muzeja/).

Своя компания

For dinner, we'll stop by "Our Company" restaurant. The menu offers dishes of European, Russian and Japanese cuisine: good choice of salads, hot dishes, soup, pasta, pizza, rolls, desserts. Everybody will find something to enjoy here!

Yekaterinburg