Serpukhov and Prioksko-Terrasny Reserve – Road.Travel

Serpukhov and Prioksko-Terrasny Reserve

Road Trip Route. Vysotsky Monastery and History and Art Museum, Nature Reserve and Bison Discovery, Oka River and the best food in Serpukhov.

Serpukhov is one of the most sated sightseeing cities of the Moscow region. The city attracts with its historical buildings and attractive landscapes of Oka. On this trip you can visit the city itself and its sights, meet bison, bison or deer in the nature reserve, swim in the Oka, if the weather allows, as well as dine in some of the best places in the city.

History and Culture. From: Moscow

Olesya Ponomaryova. Traveller.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Architecture and History

Let's go to Serpukhov! The city is a hundred kilometers away from Moscow, the road to the first attraction will take just over an hour. The most interesting places for today are Serpukhov Historical and Art Museum and Vysotsky Monastery.

Ресторан "Палисад"

Almost reaching the town of Serpukhov, you can come to this institution to eat. Here are very tasty preparations - visitors especially recommend fish and salad with caviar, as well as various soups.

Серпуховский Историко-художественный Музей

Upon arrival in Serpukhov, first thing you can send to the museum, which is open until 17:00 except Monday and Tuesday. According to the reviews - this is one of the best Russian museums, especially among the museums of small towns to collect paintings, including Western European. Russia is represented by rare works of Polenov, Shishkin, Aivazovsky, Makovsky, Semiradsky and other artists.

Высоцкий мужской монастырь

Serpukhov's business card is a beautiful monastery on a high hill. It can be seen from many points in the city. Here is a wonderful area: paths, benches, many flower beds, garden. Quiet, clean, bright! Excellent view of the city, river and dam from the observation deck near the monastery. Excellent walk before dinner is provided.

Kraft Bar

The car can already be parked outside the hotel to go to Kraft Bar, where you can enjoy not only a great and varied dinner, but also a great beer to celebrate a little trip!

Gazprom Neft filling station #204

At the filling station there is a cafe under its own brand Drive Cafe, where you can eat and drink coffee brewed according to a unique recipe, as well as a shop offering various products on the road. Car enthusiasts can use the services of a petrol station, a tire inflation station, free WI-FI, a tap with technical water.

Day 2: To visit the bison.

Prioksko-Terrasny reserve is an amazing corner of wild nature, located only twelve kilometers from Serpukhov. Just imagine, there are 143 species of birds and 57 species of wild mammals, the largest of which are bison.

Tri Skovorodki

How about some pancakes for breakfast? Not only are they served here, but it's the pancake menu that's worth special attention. A lot of different kinds to suit every taste.

Приокско-Террасный заповедник

Next to the town there is a large reserve, where most of the bison are protected. Be sure to take an excursion so that you can go where you are not allowed without a tour, and see animals close by. Apart from bison, there are bison, deer, wild boars and rabbits, which can also be seen if you are lucky - the reserve is quite large.

Пляж р. Ока

In the warm season, you can relax by the water and take a swim in the Oka while you're around. If the weather doesn't allow, on the way here you'll pass through the village of Pushchino, from where you can enjoy beautiful views of the river, as well as there are places to walk and what to visit.

Baba Ulya

Cozy place in Serpukhov, where you can have lunch before going back to the capital, if you follow our scenario. Here is a very pleasant atmosphere and just great khachapuri!