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Pushkin delicacies

Road Trip Route. Wolf layers, Rzhevsky cakes, Kleinya Brewery, Italian cheese factory, Marmalade Tale, Karelian wickets, .

Tver Province is famous for its fresh products and dishes, which were loved by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin. The writer has repeatedly stayed in Torzhok, Bernovo village, Staritsa. Pushkin wrote about Torzhok in his letters to Sobolevsky: "...At leisure, have lunch... At Pozharsky's in Torzhok. Taste the fried cutlets, And go easy..." Here you will taste the famous cutlets, walk to the places where the famous poet stepped, you will also visit Bernovo, where Alexander Sergeyevich often visited, you will try the famous puffs of Wolf. But you'll have to try not only Pushkin's dishes, you'll also stop at Seliger, where you'll taste the freshest ear and you'll be able to catch fish for it, you'll have a look at a real Italian cheese factory.

Gastronomy, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Tver

Anna Semochkina. Travel Expert.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: In the places of Pushkin.

Today begins with the village of Bernovo (where Pushkin often visited). You will visit the poet's museum, immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the beginning of the XIX century and walk along the streets where the writer used to walk. Next you are going to visit the most beautiful town of the Upper Volga region - Staritsa. Here you will taste Wolf's puffs, which Pushkin also praised very much. After a hearty lunch visit a shop at the brewery in Rzhev and go in search of traditional Rzhev gingerbread, cooked exclusively with honey. The day will end with the freshest fish soup and fish pies on the shore of Seliger.


Gazpromneft filling station No. 64

Start your journey by refueling at Gazprom Neft filling stations, grab coffee and fresh pastries on the way to make your trip more comfortable!

Музей А. С. Пушкина

The museum is located in the Wulfov Estate, where Alexander Sergeyevich often visited. Here the writer worked and had a rest from the city bustle. The doors of the museum are open daily except Monday and Tuesday from 11 to 17.

Старицкий холм

The most beautiful place for panoramic photos of the city

Борисо-Глебский Собор

One of the first cathedrals in Mother Russia, named after saints Boris and Gleb.

Старицкий мост

Very photogenic place and a great excuse to go for a walk.


The very place where Wolf's puffs are baked with the original recipe. Please note that in order to order the layers it is necessary to call [site](https://www.staritsahotel.com/untitled-c10jh) in advance.

Ernst Klein Beer and Brewery

Traditional Izhevsk drinks. The shop at the brewery is open until 17-00, come in for tasty hop souvenirs!

Советская площадь

Visit the main square in Rzhev, stop at a tourist shop and taste traditional Rzhev gingerbread. Traditionally, they are baked only on honey.

Ресторан "УХА"

Come to a traditional home restaurant, be sure to try fresh ears and fish pies.

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.

Монастырь Нило-Столобенская пустынь

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.


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

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.