Master-classes, horseback riding, paintball: mini-journey with children from Nizhny Novgorod. – Day 2: Ski complex in Kineshma, Museum of valenki, Open-air Museum of Military Equipment and Antikafé

Start your morning with a visit to the Gorki ski resort and have a look at the mini zoo in Kislyachikha. In Kineshma, visit the wonderful Museum of valenki, see the ancient church and the collection of paintings of the local painting museum.
Master-classes, horseback riding, paintball: mini-journey with children from Nizhny Novgorod.
Travel distance by car: 119 km.Travel distance on foot: 0 km.Visiting: Kineshma, Sobolevo, Gorki, Kislyachikha, Zavolzhsk

Trip duration: 3 days

Marina Selivanova

Park "Kind"

In the morning, head to ["Park Kind"](, a mini zoo featuring ostriches, deer, wild boars, peacocks and raccoons. The park is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day except Mondays. Young children up to 3 years of age are admitted free of charge.

Gornolyzhnyy Klub "Gorki"

Ski Complex ["Gorki"]( in Kineshma is 15 slopes with different levels of difficulty and length up to 600 meters. Their total length is 5.5 kilometres. The slopes are equipped with 2 ski lifts. For snowboarders there was built a pipe and several ski jumps. Instructor services are provided. There is also a snowmobile and lollipop rental, and after skiing you can have hot tea at the cosy mini-café. Opening time of the skiing complex: on weekends from 10:00 to 17:00.

Кафе Карамель

Tea Rooms

For lunch, stop by the Karamel family café, which will treat you to your favorite Russian dishes.

Valenok Museum

One of the nicest and funniest museums in Kineshma is the Valenok Museum. Here you will see more than 300 exhibits of the main regional handicrafts: intricately decorated valenki, milling machines and even valenok-gotatyr 205 cm high (listed in the Book of Records of Russia). The museum is open daily from 11:00 to 16:00. You can make an appointment for the tour by phone: +7 (910) 681-28-98 +7 (915) 819-23-21.

Kineshemskiy Khudozhestvenno-Istoricheskiy Muzey. Khudozhestvennyy Otdel.

The Kineshma Museum of Art will pleasantly surprise you. There are works by famous classics of Russian painting: Korovin, Aivazovsky, Shilder, and you can also get acquainted with paintings of provincial artists.

Mirnaya Pristan Boatel

Kafe Rokets

For dinner, check out Café Rockets. The café is very cosy: the large windows make it seem as if you're sitting right in the middle of a picturesque square. In addition to traditional dishes, there's something unusual on the menu, like burgers with potato toppings. You can book a table by phone: +7(902)318-00-68.

Mirnaya Pristan Boatel

After a busy dinner you want to stretch out on the bed and forget about a good night's sleep. Hurry up to the hotel! We'll have breakfast here tomorrow at the hotel restaurant.