Literary Adventure Weekend from Nizhny Novgorod – Road.Travel

Literary Adventure Weekend from Nizhny Novgorod

Road Trip Route. Visit Maxim Gorky and Alexander Pushkin., Master the art of horse riding, Find out who Baron Antoine Henri Jomini is..

A weekend just like in the book awaits you. You will visit the great Russian writers, learn how to hold a saddle, have dinner in a castle, walk through the exquisite manor of Baron Jomini.

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

Sati Sarkisyan. Travel Expert.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Equestrian Club, Nature Museum, Gorky Museum

Your day will start at the equestrian club. Try to stay in the saddle, pet the horses and walk around the beautiful grounds. You will have a wonderful opportunity to visit the museum created by local hunters, and in the afternoon drive to the town of Arzamas, where you will visit the Maxim Gorky Museum.

Nizhny Novgorod

Gazpromneft filling station #243

Let's hit the road! To feel more confident on the road, come to the filling station "Gazpromneft" - refuel with quality fuel to full, inflate the tires, fill the washbasin and take coffee with healthy snacks! Cool emotions from the trip!

Stanitsa Vol'naya, Konnyy Klub

Start the day at the horse club. Volnaya village offers its visitors horseback riding lessons and horse walks. It is also nice to take a walk, pet the horses and take pictures with them. You can book the services using the contacts on [website]( Please note that on Mondays the horses have the day off, on other days they are waiting for you from 10am to 7pm.

Birthday, Museum. S.I. Trofimov Museum, Arzamas district

A wildlife museum created by local hunters. The exhibition consists of more than 1,000 exhibits telling about the inhabitants of the surrounding forests. There are stuffed animals ranging from mice to moose and bears. Working schedule: Mon-Fri 9 am - 5 pm Sat: 9.00 - 14.00. Sunday by prior request. Phone: 8 (831) 475-24-86

Dodo Pizza

Upon arrival in Arzamas, a quick and tasty lunch at a well-known pizzeria to make everyone feel good.

Музей А.М. Горького

Alexey Peshkov, better known to everyone as Maxim Gorky, spent the summer of 1902 in this house. Here are collected personal belongings, drafts of works, household items. In addition to the Gorky Memorial Museum, you can also visit the literary museum of A.P. Gaidar. It is located just across the street. The exposition of the museum will introduce you to the family tree of the writer and tells about his childhood years in Arzamas, his studies and not at all simple fate. By the way tickets should be bought in the Gaidar Museum Museums work from 09.00-17.00. The day off is Monday.

Castle de Santi Restaurant.

Dine in a colourful castle-style restaurant. There is a good selection of meat dishes that are cooked on fire. You can book a table at [site]( or by phone: +7 (910) 380 05 05; +7 (83147) 9-46-52.

Day 2: Tanya Savicheva Children's Museum. Boldino museum-reserve. The Jomini Manor.

Today you will visit three different museums. The first one on your way will be the children's museum of Tanya Savicheva. After that you will go to the house where the famous poet Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin created. After lunch, visit Baron Jomini's Manor.

Gazpromneft filling station #229

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

Музей-заповедник А. С. Пушкина «Болдино»

In the house-museum of Alexander Pushkin you will see where the famous writer, his life, personal belongings, drafts. Take a stroll through the beautiful territory of the reserve. *" Book a tour by phone: +7 831 382 3377* The museum isn't open on Monday. On other days, the museum is open from 9am to 5pm.

Restaurant "Boldin"

Lunch in the interiors of Pushkin's time. Here you will not only recover your strength, but also get aesthetic pleasure.

Усадьба Жомини

Baron Antoine-Henri Jomini's mansion is an amalgam of the cultures of three countries: Russia, France and Switzerland. It is an absolutely unique structure, which will surprise even seasoned travellers. Start with the museum and finish with a pleasant walk around the estate. Make an appointment for a tour by phone: 8 (910) 795-6538. Working time Mon - Sat: from 8:00 till 18:00 Tours are conducted every day by appointment. You can sign up for tours on weekdays from 8.00 to 17.00.

La Vera Pizzeria

To avoid cooking dinner after a long drive, stop at a pizzeria before reaching Nizhny Novgorod.

Nizhny Novgorod