Delicious journey along the Volga from Nizhny Novgorod – Road.Travel

Delicious journey along the Volga from Nizhny Novgorod

Road Trip Route. Taste the famous Chuvash beer, Learn what Shartan is and how to eat it, Try an ostrich steak.

We're going to take you on a fascinating journey into a world of new flavours. We hope you're not on a diet? Don't forget to sign up for tours in advance. Let's go!

Gastronomy, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Nizhny Novgorod

Sati Sarkisyan. Travel Expert.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Road to Cheboksary

The first day is dedicated to the road, not the food, but that doesn't mean it will be boring. Along the way you will be able to visit several places for fun and outdoor activities. In the evening - delicious beer! Фото: [Ирина Казымова @ Wikipedia Commons](,_%D0%9D%D0%B8%D0%B6%D0%B5%D0%B3%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%B4%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%8F_%D0%BE%D0%B1%D0%BB.,_%D0%A1%D0%BF%D0%B0%D1%81%D0%BE-%D0%9F%D1%80%D0%B5%D0%BE%D0%B1%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%B6%D0%B5%D0%BD%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B8%D0%B9_%D1%81%D0%BE%D0%B1%D0%BE%D1%80_%D0%B2%D0%B8%D0%B4_%D1%81%D0%B1%D0%BE%D0%BA%D1%83.JPG)

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Терраски Парк

Don't pass by Terrace Park, which will be on the way. There are many entertainment options here - from mountain skiing to tubing, but the most interesting and unusual is sledding with huskies. And to make the visit to the kennel close to the theme of the route, you can feed the dogs. Opening hours [kennel]( 11:00 - 15:00 on weekends and public holidays during the winter season.

Kadnica village

Nearby you can enjoy a beautiful panorama from the hill in the village of Kadnitsy near the monument to the inventor of the first horse-drawn carriage on the Volga - Mikhail Andreevich Sutyrin.

Georgiyevskiy Khram

Let's walk to the temple in honor of St. George the Victorious. The snow-white atypical building catches the eye. It is pleasant to walk along the well-groomed territory and enjoy the beautiful architecture of the building.

Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Sobor

This colorful cathedral is over 300 years old. It is the oldest building in Lyskovo. The building is a refectory and a separately standing bell tower. From the outside to look at this ancient monument of architecture, of course, is worthwhile. Those who wish may also visit the inner halls, except for St. Nicholas chapel, which is opened only once a year - on August 19.

Lyskovsky Brewery

The famous brewery. There is also a specialty shop here. You can buy local products and spend the rest of the evening at the hotel, resting up for tomorrow's trip. You should also have dinner at the hotel restaurant. Driver, don't drink too much! If possible, you can try to arrange a tour of the plant. But it lasts for 2-3 hours, not everyone can be interested. To specify the information, call +7 83149 5-14-44. [Official website](

Day 2: An ostrich farm. Beer Museum. National Chuvash cuisine.

Today we will visit an ostrich farm and taste locally produced steaks. After that we will go to the capital of the Chuvashia Republic, the city of Cheboksary. Here we will visit the Beer Museum and taste different kinds of traditional Chuvash drink. For dinner we will go to a restaurant of national cuisine and enjoy the main dishes of Chuvashia.

Ostrich Farm Bravo.

We'll visit the Bravo Ostrich Farm. Here they produce organic products, eggs and meat of exotic poultry. At the farm's restaurant, we just have to try an ostrich steak. Also very tasty is an omelette made of huge local eggs. *In wintertime, visits are made by appointment 2-3 days in advance. Specify that you need a tour of the farm and lunch. +7 906 133 0747 +7 922 023 7121* Registration is also possible [on the website]( via the feedback form.

Beer Museum

One of the main gastronomic attractions of Chuvashia is the Beer Museum. Beer has been one of the main drinks of dudes since ancient times and is brewed here by a special recipe. In the museum you can not only get acquainted with the culture of brewing, but also try different kinds of traditional Chuvash drink. You can also order snacks here. The museum is open every day from 10:00 to 20:00.

Красная площадь

After a beer tasting, it's worth taking a little walk. We're right next to Red, which means a beautiful square. Let's take a walk and admire the lights of the evening city.

Svetovoy Most

The 320-meter-long footbridge across the Cheboksary Bay has become one of the most favorite places of the locals. And the fact is that in the evening the bridge turns into a shining light tunnel. It looks very impressive. Be sure to walk it from Red Square to the Protecting Mother Monument.

Mother Patroness Monument

The monumental monument became a symbol of the city. The impressive height of 46 meters is impressive. The main heroine of the monument is the mother of the whole city, who as if embraces him from the height of her pedestal.

Yekhrem Khushcha

It's time to join the real Chuvash cuisine. Today we will try traditional meat dishes shartan and kakai-shurpi. We are going to drink wine made of birch sap. And for dessert we will have puremech, traditional Chuvash cheesecake vatrushka.

Day 3: Yasna Ethnocenter. The Volga.

Today we're going to have a real dude feast! Traditional songs and dances, national cuisine and preparation of the local drink Sara are waiting for us in the Ethnic Center "Yasna". On the way to Nizhny Novgorod we will stop at the observation deck to take beautiful photos for memory.

Yasna Ethnocomplex

An ethnic center that will introduce us to the culture and life of the Chuvash people. Sign up for the tour you like. Выбрать можно [на сайте]( Pre-registration is necessary. Phones for contact: +7 927-667-74-04, +7 937-958-75-87 You can have lunch here too.

Aleksandro-Nevskiy Muzhskoy Monastyr'

The beautiful wooden complex of the Alexander Nevsky Monastery consists of two temples, a chapel, a church, a spring and a worship cross. All buildings here are made of wood. Walk around the monastery surrounded by nature and admire its unique architecture.

Памятник князю Воротынец

At the entrance to the city of Vorotynec is a monument to Vorotyn Prince. An imposing figure 5 meters high holds a royal charter for owning the lands of the Nizhny Novgorod Volga region. Stop for a little walk and get some fresh air.

Gazpromneft filling station #239

There's a gas station coming up. If you are tired, make a comfortable stop - come for a coffee!


By this time, you will definitely be hungry. It will be too late to cook dinner. At the end of the trip, have dinner on the bank of the Volga in the restaurant with the same name.

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