In the footsteps of the great creators. – Road.Travel

In the footsteps of the great creators.

Road Trip Route. Visit the museum-estate "Suida"., Visit the Christmas Manor and enjoy the beauty of the natural surroundings, Visit N.K. Roerich's manor., Take a walk in Catherine's Park, Dine at a restaurant, which is a real castle..

If you are interested in the theme of art, creativity and life of the great people of the past centuries, then this trip is for you! After all, you can see with your own eyes the manor, where the great-grandfather of Alexander Pushkin lived, visit the museum-estate "Rozhdestvenno", where you will learn about the life and work of V.V. You will also visit the museum-estate "Rozhdestvenno", where you will learn about the life and work of Nabokov, visit the estate, connected with the childhood of the great artist N.K. Roerich, and take an evening walk in the Catherine Park. **Recommendations:** - It is important to keep a social distance when visiting public places, as well as to use personal protective equipment. - It is also worth remembering that when checking into hotels, as well as visiting museums, a valid QR code or a negative PCR test is required for no more than 72 hours.

Arts and Creativity, History and Culture. From: Saint Petersburg

Ann Mikhaylova. Traveller.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Museum estates of great people and an evening walk in Catherine's Park

Today we will visit the museum-estate "Suida", where once lived the great-grandfather of the poet A.S. Pushkin, we will visit the manor "Christmas", where we will learn more about the history of life and work of the writer V.V.. Nabokov, we will see where the artist N.K. Roerich spent his childhood and youth, we will walk in Catherine Park and finish this day with a dinner in a real castle.

Saint Petersburg

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Suyda, Museum-Estate

We start our trip from A.P. Hannibal's estate museum "Suida" in the village of the same name, where once lived the great grandfather of the famous poet A.S. Pushkin. Here the poet's mother was born and married, as well as his favorite nurse - Arina Rodionovna. In the museum you can see about 1000 original things of Abram Petrovich Hannibal, from his library to the silver teaspoons. Many things were brought here by descendants of the Pushkin's family. So in 1991 the great-grandson of Alexander Pushkin presented a lace towel that once belonged to the great poet. Not far from the museum there is a tomb of A. P. Hannibal and the very green oak tree, which Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin once wrote about in his poem. ** Attention! *From October 30, 2021 the entrance to the Museum is provided by the current QR-codes.

Museum-Estate "Rozhdestveno"

And now we will go to the house where the writer, poet and playwright Vladimir Nabokov, who was loved by many people, used to live. Today the mansion houses an exposition dedicated to the life of the estate owner, thanks to which you will be able to learn more about the writer's biography, about the years he spent in emigration, about his work and hobbies. After the museum you can take a walk through the manor park whose trees have been standing there for more than 200 years. Walking a little further, you can see small caves and springs that gush out of the rocks. Locals believe that the water of one of the springs has healing properties. Here you can not only touch the history, but also enjoy a walk in the natural surroundings of the farmstead. **Be careful! *Starting from October 30, 2021 the entrance to the Museum will be provided by the current QR-codes.

U Samsona Vyrina

Today we'll have lunch at "Samson Vyrin's" tavern, which will not only please you with delicious dishes, but also surprise you with its interior in traditional Russian style: a real Russian stove, wooden tables, benches, carved wood patterns on the walls. The menu offers a wide variety of Russian and European dishes cooked according to old recipes.

Museum-Estate of Nicholas Roerich

The next point of our route will be the estate of Russian artist, archaeologist and defender of the natural heritage of humanity N.K. Roerich, where he spent his childhood and youth. In the museum itself you will find an exhibition of artifacts found once by Roerich, as well as an exposition devoted to his work and family. The house consists of 8 exhibition halls, where you can see his personal belongings, items of everyday life of that time, clothing, dishes and folk art of XVII-XIX centuries. The museum has more than 11 thousand items related to the Roerich family, as well as 800 reproductions of paintings by the artist. In addition to the estate, there are also nine buildings from several centuries ago, a large park with unique species of trees, lakes and ponds, which the artist so loved to depict on his paintings. **Clear! *From October 30, 2021 the entrance to the Museum is provided by the current QR-codes.

Catherine Park

The last point of our cultural programme will be a walk in Catherine's Park. The territory of the park is divided into two parts: the Old Garden, which, according to legend, was founded by Peter the Great himself, and the landscape English Park, where there are many interesting objects - terraces, monuments, ponds. Here you can see many unique architectural structures, monuments, artificial reservoirs, as well as enjoy the evening scent of the blooming garden. **Be careful! *From October 30, 2021 the entrance to the Museum is carried out using the current QR-codes.

Замок Бип

We'll end today's trip with dinner at a no less interesting place, the Marienthal Restaurant, which was built in the 18th century on the orders of Paul I. The exterior of the restaurant resembles an ancient castle, and only antique tableware is used to serve dishes here. Ordering a dish you'll be offered 6 variants of serving, or the chefs are ready to cook it according to your recipe! Cozy atmosphere and impeccable cuisine will surely make you to come back here many times.

Saint Petersburg