Enjoy the charm of nature near the first city in Europe – Road.Travel

Enjoy the charm of nature near the first city in Europe

Road Trip Route. Visit the museum complex "Demidov-Centre, Situated on the border between Europe and Asia, Take a walk in a unique nature park, Take a picture of ancient church on the edge of a cliff from a suspension bridge.

The name of the tour must have interested you! What Europe can be in the Urals? Soon you will learn a lot of interesting things about the wonderful city of Revda, which is located as close as possible to the border between Europe and Asia. There is also a modern museum complex dedicated to local history and development of metallurgy in the region. But the most important thing about this journey is that you will see the most fascinating parts of nature in the Sverdlovsk region. You'll visit an incredible nature park, walk along the Chusovaya River bank, find yourself in a village where time seemed to have stopped a few centuries ago, and see the mysterious Didinsky Tunnel. ** Book hotels along the route with cachebacks up to 10%.

Active Leisure. From: Yekaterinburg

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Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Deer Creek Nature Park and Demidov Museum Complex Center

The adventure begins at the border of Europe and Asia, and continues in Europe's first city, Revda. Here we will learn about the history of the region's development in one of the region's largest museums. After the excursion we will have a horseback ride through the unique nature park "Deer Streams".


Sign Boundary of Europe and Asia

The journey begins at the 17th kilometer of the Novomoskovsk Track with the obelisk "Boundary of Europe and Asia". Stones from the easternmost and westernmost points of Eurasia are laid at the base of the monument.

Demidov Center

The museum complex "Demidov Center" is relatively new, it is equipped with all necessary modern equipment, which makes visiting this place fascinating and interesting. The museums have 9 expositions devoted to the famous Demidovs' mining dynasty, the history of Revda in 18-20 centuries, the development of metallurgy, ancient life and craft, as well as the battle glory of the Uralians. The museum complex offers individual and group excursions, thematic informative and entertaining programs for children and adults, which include master classes, mini-presentations and tea drinking. More details about Demidom Center services can be found [on the official website.](http://demidov-centr.com/index.php?id=94).

Плотина городского пруда на реке Ревда

After viewing the museum exhibits, take a walk to the dam of the Revda factory. The first dam appeared here in the XVIII century and existed until 1964. The structure that you can now see appeared in 1984. The length of the dam is 70 meters and its height is 8 meters.

Sushi Fresh

Before you go to Deer Creek, you need some refreshment. Stop by a cozy cafe in the centre of Revda, where amazing pizzas and rolls are prepared.

Оленьи Ручьи

The Nature Park ["Deer Streams"](http://olenpark.ru/) was established in 1999 and immediately became a popular tourist destination. No wonder, as the landscapes of the ancient river valley will not leave anyone indifferent. The territory of the park amazes with its special landscapes, formed in the XVIII-XIX centuries as a result of human economic activity. In the central part of the park there are several hiking trails, the total length of which exceeds 40 kilometers. The most popular among visitors of the park is the small circular route, 6 km long, which connects the main attractions: the rocky banks of the Sergi, grottoes and caves, all major types of forest.


On the way to the recreation center stop for dinner at the Melnik cafe. The peculiarity of this place is its unusual interior, made in the style of Old Russian choirs. The menu features the best dishes from traditional Russian cuisine.

Day 2: Amazing Sloboda Village and Didin Tunnel

Today's adventure begins with a visit to a cultural and entertainment center on the territory of the recreation center, where you can visit a mini-museum or visit the contact zoo. Further on, head to the village of Sloboda, where a church from the beginning of the 19th century that has never been destroyed is preserved. Here you can also walk over the 1961 wooden suspension bridge! And finally, the highlight of the trip is a tour of Didinskiy Tunnel.

Turbaza "Chusovaya", Turisticheskaya Baza

You may have already noticed that there is a cultural and entertainment center called "Barca" on the grounds of [campground](https://www.chusovaya.ru/), be sure to see what there is to see. You can find billiards, a contact zoo, snowmobile or ATV rental, a horse club, a museum "The Land of Chusovia", which will not leave you indifferent: it has about 100 exhibits, you can hold them in your hands, study them in detail and dive into the history of each.

Podvesnoy Peshekhodnyy Most

On the way turn to the ancient Ural village Sloboda. There is a church of the XIX century preserved here, a suspension bridge appeared in the XX century, and the highlight of the landscape is Sloboda rocks. It would seem that such a small village, and so many interesting things. Let's start, perhaps, with the story of St. George's Church, it was erected in the early XIX century and since then has never been ruined or destroyed. Its location is also interesting - it stands on the edge of a rock above the Chusova River. In 1961 a wooden suspension bridge was thrown over the river, from which you can take very atmospheric photos.


In Pervouralsk drop in for lunch at Baroque. The menu of the cafe in person will please you with a wide choice of dishes for all tastes. Monday - Friday: 11:00 - 16:00 Saturday, Sunday: closed

Innovative Cultural Center

Next stop is the Innovative Cultural Center. Two permanent exhibitions are presented to the attention of visitors: "History of mining civilization" and "Museum of stone". In addition to Ural minerals, the Stone Museum collection includes samples from deposits on the Kola Peninsula, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Eastern Siberia and the Primorsky Region, as well as about a hundred exhibits from the USA and Latin America, Africa, Central and South-East Asia.

Didinskiy tunnel

And now let's add a little extreme! The Didin tunnel is an abandoned railway track, which appeared over a century ago. There is a legend that somewhere around here are the treasures of the White Army, which retreated through a tunnel during the Civil War.

Park Inn by Radisson

Dinner is served in the Magellan Restaurant, located on the grounds of Park Inn by Radisson Hotel. The menu offers a variety of dishes from Russian and European cuisine. Be sure to order something from the grill. **If you are a guest of the city, book a room on a special page on the Radisson Hotels website and pay for it with a Mastercard premium card and get a 15% discount, as well as the possibility of early arrival and late departure. [Full promotion rules.](https://www.mastercard.ru/ru-ru/consumer/offers-promotions.html?offer=radisson-ekaterinburg)**