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Journey of ice and snow: "on ice under sail"

Road Trip Route. Plesheevo Lake National Park, Kite school "Riders of Shadow", Iron Museum, Horse-racing club Veslevo, Ski Centre Loza.

During this trip you will see the main lake of the Yaroslavl region - Pleshcheevo Lake, learn to distinguish the tracks of different animals and see how the boar's belly traps work, play paintball, learn to snowkite and go skiing, and at the end of the trip you will see a real Russian bath with a broom!

Active Leisure, Adventures, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Sergiev Posad

Maria Gorobets. Travel Expert.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Eco Trail and Kitesurfing

Today we will go to Pereslavl-Zalessky. The main natural treasure of this town is Plescheevo lake - the largest lake of Yaroslavl region. We'll get acquainted with the nature of this place, learn to distinguish traces of different animals and see how boar's belly traps work. And in the evening we will skate on this lake, but not on skates, but on skis or snowboard, adjusted by a flying sail!

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Gazpromneft filling station #8

The journey begins! For a smooth trip, we recommend stopping at a gas station - fill a full tank of quality fuel, pump up the tires, buy aromatic coffee and snacks on the road.

Plesheevo Lake National Park

In this national park you can take several excursion routes: The route "Bear Corner" will take you through the territory of Prigorodny district forestry. Along the trail you'll have an opportunity to see ploughshares and pebbles for birds, different kinds of salts for wild boars and elks, a variety of animal and bird tracks, feeding places for large animals and nursery for young animals, observation towers. You will also see beaver huts and how the boar's animal traps work. The duration of the route is about 3-4 hours. Depending on the season, the route can be done on foot or by ski. The route "Visiting the Grey Heron" runs along the eastern coast of Lake Plescheevo, here on this small area is home to about 50 species of birds. For more information and to pay for the visit, please visit the [National Park] website (

Fisch Herberg

We'll have lunch in a very colorful restaurant - its interior is decorated in the style of Peter the Great Holland. As it should be in Holland - the main dish here is herring! And it really looks like Dutch: just as tasty and a bit bony. Other fish dishes are tasty in the restaurant as well.

Kite school Riders of the Storm

You're going to try snowkiting! It's a sailing sport, a kind of kitesurfing. Kite surfing in winter and snorkeling training takes place on frozen bays and lakes or on snow-covered fields or hills (mountains). The movement is due to the pull of the kite. Skiing equipment in winter is skis or snowboard, various modifications. You can sign up for the class [here](

Музей утюга

In the evening you can go to the Iron Museum for a short while - no matter how many irons are not there! Please note that the museum is open until 18:00.

Family Cafe

Excellent cafe with European (mainly Italian) cuisine.

Day 2: Horse riding, alpine skiing and paintball

We're going for a ride today. No, we won't. Tonight we're going to KATYA! On horses and sleds, wagons and carriages, skiing and snowboarding. And we'll have time to play paintball between rides.

Horse-racing club Veslevo

Here you can ride a horse or pony under the guidance of an instructor. If you prefer mechanical means of transport, a sled, carriage and carriage are at your service. Horseback riding by appointment ( You can also play paintball at the center! These are real combat operations in the field, real weapons, firing balls with paint, and at will you can stock up on grenades and smoke bombs. Pateball must be pre [recorded](


We will have lunch in one of the best cafes in town with antique interior. Russian cuisine is served here.

Ski Centre Loza

Here you can go skiing and snowboarding. The center is located in a wooded area, where the wind is not so windy compared to other similar resorts. Therefore, you will be comfortable skiing here even in severe frost. For more detailed prices, please visit [site](

Русская деревня

In the complex "Russian Village" you can relax in the bath after several active days and have a delicious dinner. The local restaurant is especially famous for its barbeque and meat dishes. Be sure to order the bathhouse in advance by calling [group](

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