Movement is life: active weekends, visits to Vologda and Cherepovets – Road.Travel

Movement is life: active weekends, visits to Vologda and Cherepovets

Road Trip Route. Visit Baba Yaga, Try your hand at archery, Catch fish and cook dinner on fire, Practise marksmanship at a shooting club, Learn all about metallurgy at Cherepovets museum.

Alas, warm weather will have to wait for a long time. But you can not wait, but just get in the car and go on a trip to Yaroslavl and Vologda regions. This route includes the most interesting places, the visit of which is relevant even in the frosty season. Fishing, shooting club, excursion to the possessions of Baba Yaga - here it is, a perfect inoculation against a bad mood! The route for the confident drivers. Long, but comfortable moving is forthcoming.

Active Leisure, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Yaroslavl

Marina Selivanova. Traveller.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: The domain of Baba Yaga and the road to Vologda

Early in the morning you will go to the Baba Yaga's Estate in the village of Kukoboy. Then go to Vologda and walk around the town, and for dinner go to an Italian restaurant with its own cheeses to eat pizza from the wood-fired oven and taste delicious cheeses.


Gazpromneft filling station #50

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!

Kukoboi antiquity

On the first day of the trip visit Baba Yaga in the village of Kukoboy. The tour lasts for 2.5 hours and is designed for both adults and children. During the tour you'll learn the history of the village and the construction of the beautiful Spassky temple, you'll walk along the paths of the fairy park and taste the water from the holy spring. The tour is full of contests and quizzes with prizes and includes a tea party. Individual visits to the park can be on Wednesdays until 15-00 and on weekends with [excursion]( Interactive tours are available three times a day, 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., if possible. The day off is Monday. Visits must be coordinated at least two days in advance of the upcoming trip.


For the late lunch we stop at the roadside cafe ["Baranka"]( It will please you with quick service, well-maintained territory and a good menu, which includes fresh salads, soups and grilled dishes.

Вологодский кремль

After lunch you will arrive in Vologda. The main attraction is the Kremlin. Take a free walk around the territory and the streets of the city.

La Rosa Rossa

[La Rosa Rossa] La Rosa Rossa is the only restaurant in Vologda that makes pizza in a real Italian oven. Try the cheeses from the restaurant's cheese dairy and fish dishes. And don't forget about dessert in any case!

Day 2: Club "Russian Knights", sports and shooting club "Y.E.S." and private cinema.

In the morning we will go to the club "Russian Knights" - to play paintball, lasertag or try your hand at the best battle. Then visit the sports and shooting club "Y.E.S." to practice the accuracy, admire the animals in the zoo or relax on the ski slopes. The ideal end of the day is to relax in a private cinema, where you can watch your favourite films.

Russian Knights

In the morning we will go to the club ["Russian Knights"]( - to play paintball, lasertag or try yourself in the best battle (something new!). You should sign up for the game in advance. All games are team games, but if you don't have a team, you can find opponents among other club guests.


After the games in the open air, a wild appetite played out. Hurry up to the cafe ["Pizza Factory"](, where you can eat a lot of pizza at very attractive prices and not only. Keep an eye on the stocks at the restaurant to save even more!

Стризнево Yes

Next itinerary goes to the Sports and Rifle Club ["Y.E.S."]( Tickets to the parks are worth buying online in advance. There is a skiing complex with 13 tracks, a small zoo, a dinosaur park, an aquapark and a solid shooting area. Everyone will be able to shoot with smooth-bore shotguns at moving targets, which simulate the running of a hare, a goose or a duck.


We're going to Cherepovets for dinner. In the restaurant ["Pepper"]( is cooked on an open fire: amazing steaks, grilled shrimps, medallions made of chicken fillet - it is impossible to resist!

Private Cinema ESSA

Private restaurant ["ESSA"]( is a great way to spend time with your family or friends and watch the movie you want. You can bring your own drinks and snacks. The cost is 150 rubles per person per hour, the minimum price is 1500 rubles per hour. It is better to book the hall in advance, as the demand for this type of recreation here is great.

Day 3: Museum of metallurgical industry in Cherepovets, Health trail, fishing at the "Upper fish market" base

In the morning we will have a look at the Museum of Metallurgical Industry for an hour or two to answer all the accumulated questions about metallurgy. We will walk along the Health Trail in a picturesque forest and then go to the Upper Fishery Base for fishing and outdoor dining.

музей металлургической промышленности

To visit Cherepovets and not to visit its Museum of Metallurgical Industry is inexcusable. The modern centre, equipped with state-of-the-art technology and packed with interactive stands, sheds light on all the secrets of metallurgy. Here you will get answers to all these questions: why can't you smelt metal from ore, what does coke do, where is the biggest blast furnace in the world? You can use the services of a guide to get the most out of this location. Opening hours [museum]( Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 - 19:00

Maxi hypermarket

We'll stop by the supermarket for a short while to buy food and vegetables for the future picnic (spoiler: there will be fish!).

Tropa Zdorov'ya

At the exit from Cherepovets there is a nice forest, through which runs the so-called Health Path. It is a favorite place for citizens to relax in body and soul after the work week.

Restoran "Gorynych"

You've already had your appetite: have a look at the restaurant ["Gorynych"](, which offers a solid selection of European, Italian and Japanese dishes, as well as business lunches on weekdays from 11:00 to 16:00.

Verkhnyaya Rybinka

After lunch we will visit the legendary place for catching trophies - ["Upper Rybinka"]( Here they catch burbot, bream, pike, pikeperch, perch and asp. A professional gamekeeper helps you to achieve the best success (even if you are new to fishing). Afterwards, you can have a picnic and treat yourself to the fish you've caught - you can rent barbecues. Besides fishing there are other entertainments. You can find the list at [website](

Gazpromneft filling station #70

It's been a long journey, isn't it time for gas? Come to Gazpromneft for quality fuel, coffee and fresh baked goods to prolong the pleasure of the trip.