Pushkin delicacies – Day 2: Cheese and chocolate fairy tale

The morning of the second day of the trip will start on Seliger. You will visit the beautiful Nilo-Stolobensky desert and enjoy the gorgeous views of the lake. Then the way home is waiting for you with a lot of tasty stops: cutlets by Pozharsky in Torzhok, little Italy in Mednoye, marmalade factory in Likhoslavl.
Pushkin delicacies
Travel distance by car: 294 km.Travel distance on foot: 0 km.Visiting: Ostashkov, Likhoslavl', Tver', Svetlitsa, Torzhok, Mednoye, Dubrovka

Trip duration: 2 days

Anna Semochkina

Монастырь Нило-Столобенская пустынь

Historic Sites

The main shrine of the monastery is the relics of St. Nil Stolobensky. This is the most beautiful active men's monastery, which is waiting for you daily from 9 to 19 hours. The monastery has its own museum, which is open from 9 to 17 hours (on Sundays and church holidays the museum is open from 13:30, every day after the holidays, as well as the first and third Tuesday of the month in the museum sanitary day). Please note that it is desirable for women to wear skirts and shawls.


Scenic Lookouts

Of course the best views of the surrounding area can be seen from the bell tower.

Ильинская Площадь


Leave the car in the square and walk a little towards Pushkin Park.

Пушкинский парк


Here Pushkin often walked, enjoying the views, walk and you here, take a volume of Pushkin and try to find a description of these places in his poetry.

Ресторан Староямской гостиный двор

Food Courts

One of the best places in the city, where you can try the real Pozharsky cutlets, which in addition to Pushkin loved and Nicholas I. The restaurant is located at the hotel.

Gazpromneft filling station #66

Ahead of the Gazpromneft filling station. A good reason to make a stop: refuel with quality fuel, drink coffee and just warm up.

Little Italy Cheese Maker.

The Italian Cheese Farm is the oldest agro-tourism enterprise in Russia, founded in 1999. Here you can go into a small tasting room, also in the cheese farm you can make your own cheese, more information and contacts for booking [here](http://italferma.ru/events.html). There is also a stable at the cheese dairy. The cheese dairy is waiting for you from 10:00 to 19:00.

Marmalade Tale

Marmalade Fairy Tale produces handmade marmalade whose recipe goes back a long time. Production is open weekdays until 6pm, so there's plenty of time for both tasting and shopping. Be sure to sign up for a tour in advance by calling the number listed on [website](https://marmeladiki.business.site/?utm_source=gmb&utm_medium=referral). Please note, production and the shop are closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Cafe Seda

Dinner awaits you in a warm place, where it is better to call in advance and ask for wickets - thin-based pies made of rye flour with the addition of wheat flour for better rolling of the dough. Apart from wickets, don't forget to have a full dinner before returning home. Call [website](https://vk.com/sedahotel) to order.