Family weekends in Dmitrov and surroundings – Road.Travel

Family weekends in Dmitrov and surroundings

Road Trip Route. Learn the history of Fedoskino craft, Take a walk along Dmitrovsky Kremlin, Visit the Frog Museum, Learn how to make Christmas decorations, Visit a Kinogorod, .

Sometimes it's worth it to stop the fast pace and look around. How much beauty surrounds us! It's just so close, that's why it's invisible. Go on a fascinating family trip and rediscover the charm of familiar places. Following the route you will visit the Fedoskino manufactory and see how lacquer miniatures are created, examine the exquisite Dmitrovsky Kremlin and learn why a frog is considered to be the symbol of the town, get acquainted with the process of Christmas-tree toys making and walk along the streets of the ancient cinema town, imagining yourself a pirate or a guardsman.

History and Culture, Families with Kids, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Moscow

Alexandr Kosar. Traveller.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Amazing discoveries of the lovely Moscow suburbs.

Today you will visit the museum of the lacquer box in Fedoskino, admire the beauty from the shaft of the Dmitrovsky Kremlin. You will also be able to visit the frog museum and taste delicious food afterwards.

Музей народных промыслов

Start your trip with a tour of the Museum of Folk Arts and Crafts. This is the former mansion of the merchant Lukutin, the owner of the famous lacquer industry. This craft was founded to produce lacquer visors for headdresses during the war with Napoleon. And caskets were engaged later, in peacetime. Surprisingly, there are very interesting excursions, where it is told about the origin of the craft, about Chinese caskets "chinoiserie", which, actually, all has begun. Working hours: 10:00–17:00. Day off: Monday and Tuesday. Last Wednesday of the month - sanitary day.

Gazpromneft filling station #210

Isn't it time to stop on vacation? You can warm up, fill up and buy goods on the way at Gazpromneft's filling stations.


Stop by Yakitoria in Dmitrov for lunch. You can reserve a table in advance by calling +7 (495) 234-24-24.

Дмитровский кремль

And now we are going for a walk in Dmitrovsky Kremlin. We began to look around from the Kremlin rampart. What wonderful views open here! There are interesting expositions in museums on the territory of the Kremlin and temples have been restored. All is calm, orderly and noble. Working hours: Wednesday-Friday from 09:00 to 18:00; Saturday-Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00 (ticket sales from 10:00 to 16:30); Weekends: Monday, Tuesday (except for advance booking for groups) Order tours by phone: +7 495 993-74-13 or by e-mail:

Музей лягушки

Children and adults alike won't be able to get past the Frog Museum. Yes, there is one. The museum is opened in the building of the cultural and tourist gallery "Tourist's Dream". If you want, you can get a free tour. You can buy any of the frogs you like. Mode of operation until May 2021: Weekends: 10:00-18:00; Weekdays: by prior arrangement; Monday - production day. Phone for contact: 8-926-043-14-89.

Фонтан "Ожидание"

On the square in Dmitrov, which is considered the younger brother of Moscow, the "Waiting" fountain will also surprise the frogs. Sitting, waiting for a prince. A logical continuation of the museum on a walk before dinner.


Have dinner at Provence Restaurant. Cozy and tasty. Unusual dishes on the menu and good service. You can book a table by phone +7 (925) 353-10-45 or on [website]( of the restaurant.

Day 2: The little joys of travel

On the second day of the trip, you will be treated to the process of making Christmas decorations, a film city and delicious cheeses.

Музей елочной игрушки «Клинское подворье»

I always wanted to see the production of Christmas decorations with my own eyes. Ever since I was a little girl. And there is a museum and a factory nearby! Let's go! You will visit the shops where pears are made and where they are painted. Very interesting excursions. And in general there are 12 halls in the museum. You can look at the Christmas toys and learn about their production. Mode of operation: Monday is the day off. Free visit is not available, only with a guide, the hours listed in the schedule on [site]( Obligatory booking on weekends by phone museum (+7 (496) 242-40-34 or +7 (916) 246-60-34) or by e-mail (

Farmer Jay Close's organic cheeses

Amazing discovery! On the face of it, an unremarkable house in a holiday village, but it's worth the drive. You will not only be able to taste many different kinds of cheese, but also buy them for yourself and your loved ones. The choice is huge and the quality is no worse than in Europe. There are master classes and agritourism-style excursions, with stories about the cheese-making process. You have to sign up for these activities in advance using the contacts listed on [official website]( Product tasting is possible without appointment from 9:00 to 20:00 on any day. It's better to clarify your arrival time by writing to Jay. You will find the number on the website.

В Гости

While driving, admire the beauty of the Russian plain. You should have dinner in a cozy restaurant with oriental cuisine. Be sure to try the local khinkali! You can book a table by phone +7 (499) 734-89-91 or at [website](

Piligrim Porto Film City

An old town in miniature. Several streets, many different buildings, you can even go inside some of them, and you can even climb a ship that has run aground. Entry is free any day from 10:00 to 19:00. You just need to pay the admission ticket at the ticket office. Sometimes, when filming and private events are held here, the cinema city is closed. You can find out more by visiting [site](