To be photographed in a thoughtful pose at the monument to lyceumist Alexander Pushkin.. Imagine yourself a pupil of the Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum.. Walk around the Saarland Manor, which has become the royal village.. To be a smith in the village of Count Shuvalov.. Witness the signals of Shepelevsky Beacon. Make a wish under the umbrella of Ole Lukoje in Andersengrad. Have a look at the collapsing Kopor fortress. Learn the secrets of the Priory Palace. Solving the mystery of the birch house in Gatchina Palace Park.

Family weekend in the southwest of the Leningrad region

Here is an entertaining and informative itinerary for the whole family. We start with the city of Pushkin, where we learn how Alexander Pushkin studied at the Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum. We will visit the Russian village of Shuvalovka, where for a while we can become apprentices of the blacksmith. We will visit Andersengrad in Sosnovy Bor and the Koporskaya Fortress on Izhora Hills. And finally, we'll walk around the Priory Palace and the Palace Park in Gatchina.

Family weekend in the southwest of the Leningrad region

2 days itinerary by Alina Maslova - Families with Kids, History and Culture - Car, 1 Hotel

Road Trip Categories: Families with Kids, History and Culture

Day 1: To lyceum student Alexander Pushkin and Count Ivan Shuvalov.


We'll spend the first half of the day in Pushkin. Let's look in educational classes of the Imperial Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum, see the bedroom of the young Alexander Pushkin, walk around the Lyceum garden. After we go to the Russian village of Shuvalovka and get acquainted with the Russian life of two hundred years ago.
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Day 2: From Andersengrad to the Priory Palace.


We visit the medieval town, created on the basis of fairy tales by G. H. Andersen. Then we'll move to the Kopor fortress, which is on the edge of Izhora Upland. In the afternoon we will learn the secrets of the Order of Malta in the Priory Palace and try to solve the mystery of what hides the birch house in Gatchina Palace Park.
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