A walk through the manors of great writers – Day 1: The estates of L.N. Tolstoy and A.T. Bolotov.

The first destination is the estate of Andrey Timofeyevich Bolotov, a famous Russian scientist, philosopher, writer and encyclopedist. Then you will visit the estate belonging to the Tolstoy family - Yasnaya Polyana. This is where the great Leo Tolstoy was born, lived and created. You will spend the evening in the ancient city of Tula, here and stay here for the night.
A walk through the manors of great writers
Travel distance by car: 239 km.Travel distance on foot: 0 km.Visiting: Tula, Taganskiy, Dvoryaninovo, Tul'skaya Oblast', Pervomayskiy

Trip duration: 3 days

Darina Frantz

Volkswagen Polo Sedan

Дворяниново, Музей-усадьба А.Т.Болотова

Historic Sites

Andrey Bolotov is a famous Russian scientist, philosopher, writer, encyclopedist. His estate is located in his family estate, where Andrey lived most of his life. Visiting the museum you can learn about the life of an amazing man, one of the first creators of a landscape park in Russia, perhaps, the main distributor of potatoes and tomatoes, the creator of the first code castle, and the first Russian children's theatre. The estate is open daily from 9:00 to 17:00.


Restaurants, Cafés

The restaurant itself is located in a forest area. There are also houses, playgrounds, children's corners and swings on the territory. You will be surprised with delicious homemade food. Guests recommend tasting borscht and dumplings.

Hotel on Kaminskogo

Дом-музей Л. Н. Толстого

History Museums

Yasnaya Polyana is a unique Russian estate, a family estate of the great Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. It is here that one can truly "plunge" into the world of his works.

Могила Л.Н. Толстого

Historic Sites

Make sure you walk to the grave of the Great Writer. Feel the spirit and power of this place.

Казанская набережная


It's time to meet the sunset and admire the picturesque Kazan embankment overlooking the Tula Kremlin. A great place for a walk. There are bicycles for rent and electric cars.

Check In


At the end of this beautiful day, take a walk to the Check in bar and restaurant. Pleasant interior, extensive menu: from cold snacks to hot dishes, delicious cocktails and even live music on weekends.

Hotel on Kaminskogo

Now it's time to get a good night's sleep before tomorrow's busy day!