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Husky, Vikings, rural cooking and treasures of Vyborg.

Road Trip Route. Zubrovnik, Cheese Farm "The Village", Vyborg Market Square, Picturesque Park of Montrepo, Medieval town of Svargas, Military Museum of the Karelian Isthmus, Vyborg Castle, Dog sledding, Rope Park.

An active, rich and very exciting journey for the whole family awaits you. You will plunge into the Middle Ages, visiting Vyborg and its sights, as well as the open air historical and ethnographic museum. You will also have an active rest: you will visit the bison, husky, overcome various obstacles in the rope park. You can also visit the farm, learn about village life, take part in cheese tasting and a master class on cheese making.

Families with Kids, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Saint Petersburg

Eugenia Laputina. Traveller.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Farm, northern architecture, medieval city

The first day of the trip starts with a visit to the bisonhouse, then a visit to the farm with cheese tasting and cooking, a small stop near the Lutheran church and an arrival to Vyborg.

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Зубровник

The journey begins with an acquaintance with the bison. You can also see chickens, goats, rabbits, sheep. After visiting the park you will have the most beautiful memories! More information about the park events is available [on site](http://zubrovnik.ru/Index).

Ферма-сыроварня "Деревня"

Here you will have a unique opportunity to plunge into farm life. The farm has special programs for the whole family, where you will meet the animals, take part in tasting various cheeses, as well as make your own cheese. You can select the appropriate program and sign up for it [on the website](https://ferma-derevnya.ru/news/afisha/).

Ресторан "Дача"

Lunch will be held at the restaurant. Here you can taste dishes of Russian, Caucasian and European cuisine. There is a really cozy country atmosphere!

Кирха

You can stop at the early 20th century Lutheran church, built in the style of Finnish national romanticism.

Лавка вкусностей

Discovering Vyborg starts with a delicious shop where you can buy an edible symbol of the city - Vyborg pretzel, as well as gingerbread, Vyborg ale, dried meat and much more!

Market Square (Рыночная площадь)

On the square you can see the Round Tower of 1547-1550, which served as a defensive structure. Here was signed the "Vyborg treatise" - an agreement between Charles IX and Vasily Shuisky on military assistance of Sweden to Russia. It is also worth paying attention to the market building, which was built by a Finnish-Swedish architect in 1904-1905 in the North Art Nouveau style.

Камелот

Dinner will take place in a cafe decorated with medieval themes. There are knight's suits, swords and shields in the interior. And the menu will please you with delicious dishes of Russian and European cuisine.

Day 2: Middle Ages Age

The day begins with a walk through the very beautiful park, then a visit to the medieval town of Svargas, military museum, Vyborg castle and a dinner in a medieval tavern.

Monrepos (Монрепо)

The day begins with a leisurely stroll through the picturesque park of the XVIII-XIX centuries. On the territory you can see the Wish Grotto, Ludwigstein Island, Neptune Temple, Chinese bridges, falling stone and much more. A detailed map of the park is presented [on site](http://www.parkmonrepos.org/posetitelyam/obekty).

Сваргас (деревня викингов)

The medieval town of Svargas is an open-air historical and ethnographic museum. You will get acquainted with life, culture, craft of the Middle Ages, enrich your knowledge and take part in entertainment programs. A visit is only possible with a guided tour. The schedule of excursions is presented [on a site](https://www.swargas.ru/programmi/raspisanie-raboty-srednevekovogo-goroda-svargas-na-noyabr-2020-goda-dlya-chastnyh-turistov).

Кафе «Крепостная, 5»

It's lunchtime. The menu offers dishes of Russian and European cuisine. Salads, soups, hot dishes, desserts. Here you can taste the real Finnish ear!

Военный музей Карельского перешейка

There are several expositions in the museum: "The feat of women in defending the Fatherland", Exhibition of leaflets from the wars of 1939-40 and 1941-44, diorama "On That War of the Unknown", There's a lot of different antique and memorabilia. It is best to make an appointment in advance by calling the [official community] phone number (https://vk.com/muzei_peresheika). Weekend: Monday, Tuesday.

Vyborg Castle Museum-Reserve

Vyborg Castle was built by Swedes in 1293 during the 3rd Swedish Crusade. On the territory of the castle there is a museum of local lore, where you can see various antique household items, photographs, documents, military uniforms, military instruments of torture and much more! At St. Olaf's Tower, you can visit the observation deck, which offers beautiful views of the city. Monday's a day off.

Сад скульптур

You can go for a walk in the park before dinner. Look at the stone sculptures and simply spend time in a calm atmosphere.

Таверна

Dinner will take place in a medieval tavern. You will taste dishes of the locals according to preserved original recipes: dried venison, rolls, bread, cheese bunyoli.

Day 3: Active recreation for the whole family

On the third day, you'll make friends with a husky and go dog sledding, walk in the winter forest and visit the rope park.

Husky Center

The day starts out active and fun at the Husky Center. You will make friends and play with husky, learn a lot about this breed of dogs, ride on dog sleds. Before your visit, you should make an appointment by calling the number indicated [on the website](https://pastorskoelake.ru/xaski-centr/). Weekend: Monday.

Restaurant Pastor Lake

Lunch will take place in a restaurant with panoramic windows on the lake shore. Here you can taste dishes of Russian and European cuisine.

Toxic school staircase

A walk in the forest will allow you to have a good rest, recharge the energy of nature and improve your mood! The park has winter paths, bridges and even the hut of Baba Yaga.

Rope adventure park "Mediterranean"

And now it's time to overcome all fears and pass obstacle lanes in the rope park. In the park there are tracks of varying difficulty, so even small guests can pass the lane. There is also a bungee, a climbing wall and many other obstacles! Mode of operation: Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 11:00 to 19:00. The park is open all year round! More information about the park can be found [here](http://toksovotur.ru/ropepark/).

Гости

After an active adventure in the rope park, quality rest and delicious dishes are a must. The menu includes snacks, salads, hot dishes and desserts. Friendly staff and warm home atmosphere!

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