Golden Ring Tasting Tour – Road.Travel

Golden Ring Tasting Tour

Road Trip Route. Find out how they used to fish in the Pless Fish Museum., Taste delicious meat in the tourist complex "Salt Island", Get to know the moose at Sumarokov farm., Visit Baklusha Museum and Varenya Library, Try real Kostroma cheese at the Cheese Museum., Discover new ways to use salt.

On the territory of the "Golden Ring" there are preserved not only monuments of Russian architecture, but also Russian cuisine. In ancient towns they still carefully preserve ancient recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation, and now they are gladly served to curious tourists. We suggest you to make a small, but very rich in taste route along the Golden Ring of Russia!

Gastronomy, Animals and Farms, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Ivanovo

Александра Нуркаева. Travel Expert.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Kostroma cheeses, smoked plessies bream and moose milk.

Feel the taste of the ancient cities of the Golden Ring: try the famous smoked bream in Plesa, healthy moose milk and fragrant fire cheeses!


Gazpromneft filling station #107

So, guys, let's go, shall we? Just to avoid surprises on the way, refuel with quality fuel to the full, pump up the tires, fill the washbasin and get coffee with healthy snacks! Cool emotions from the trip!

Fish Museum

Smoked fish and delicious "corners" (fish cakes) in Plye are sold at every turn. But to awaken your appetite, be sure to visit the Fish Museum on the Market Square. Here you will be told in detail and shown how the fish in Russia and what kind of food was made of it later. To make an appointment for the tour you need to call: +7 (905) 106-78-56.

Торговая Площадь

Endless rows of stalls with fish delicacies and souvenirs for every taste and wallet stretch along the shopping area. Please note that not all shops can pay by card. The Market Square is the historical center of attraction in Plyosa. Since the middle of the 19th century fairs, folk festivals and festivities have been constantly held here. There are interesting architectural monuments on the square - two merchant mansions and a stone Resurrection Church.

Sumarokovskaya moose farm

Visit the largest moose farm in Russia and chat with cute moose, as the tourist season at the moose farm is open all year round! You can visit [official website]( for visiting rules and additional information.

Slavyansky" Restaurant

You can have lunch in a restaurant with traditional Russian cuisine, rustic interior and good service.

Cheese Museum

Learn all about the famous Kostroma cheese, take part in funny cheese activities and, of course, tasting, on an interactive tour in the "Cheese Museum". The cost of the program is 380 rubles. You can book the tour and read other rules of visit at [this site](

"Salt Island" Restaurant

For dinner visit the tourist complex "Salt Island". The restaurant serves delicious meat in pots and bakes delicate pancakes.

Day 2: Ancient Russian delicacies and a private cheese factory in the reserve

Take part in the salt boiling process, try the rose petals jam, have lunch in an institution where all dishes are made of onions and taste fine aged cheeses right at the cheese factory! [Photo Source](

The Great Salt Museum

Visit the Salt Museum with an excursion, plunge into the ingenious peasant life of the 13-17 centuries and discover very unusual ways of salt application. To sign up for a tour and find out the cost of services, visit [this site](

Gazpromneft filling station #17

It's a great trip, isn't it? And for it to be dynamic, come to the Gazpromneft filling station, take water and a snack.

Музей Баклуши

Go to the Seven Brothers - beat eat eggplant and jam! The excursion will fascinate not only children, but also adults, because it is not only very tasty, but also informative. You can find out all the information about visiting as well as participating in master classes at [the official website of the museum](

Кафе-музей 'Луковая слобода'

Visit the cafe-museum "Onion Sloboda" and learn a lot about this native Russian agricultural culture. The cafe only serves dishes that contain onions. Everything is very appetizing, and the interior is decorated in the style of a Russian abode. Visiting the museum without a tour is free.

Private cheese dairy Maria Kowal

Maria Kowal's private cheese dairy conducts interesting excursions around the farm with tasting of exquisitely aged cheeses. All can be purchased immediately, as well as arrange a small coffee break with fresh French baked goods. There's a dirt road leading to the farm, so be careful. You can read the rules of the visit and book the tour at [this site](

Church of the Primordial Trinity in Ankovo

Once upon a time the village of Ankovo was prosperous and famous for its horse fairs. Today it is remarkable only for its brick bell tower, which you will pass on your way back to Ivanovo. It is one of the best examples of hipped buildings of the Ivanovo region.


The journey is coming to an end. At this restaurant you can have a delicious dinner and share your trip with your friends!