Visit the Pavlov Estate.. Unravel the secrets of Palekh craftsmen at the State Museum of Palekh Art. Unravel the mystery of the anomalous zones in Kineshma.. Try on a valenki in the valenki museum in Kineshma. Immerse yourself in the Levitan landscapes.. Become the heroes of the movie "Cruel Romance" at the location of his shooting..

In the arms of Levitan.

What could be better than spending a weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the city, immersing yourself in the history of the region. You'll find a modern valenok museum, Levitan House Museum, local brewery, which can easily be compared to many European, as well as leisurely walks along the waterfront, where the famous artist stood for hours and painted landscapes of Mother Russia.

In the arms of Levitan.

2 days itinerary by Anna Semochkina - History and Culture - 1 Hotel

Road Trip Categories: History and Culture

Day 1: Ivanovo, Shuya, Palekh, Kineshma.


Start your day with the history of the cathedrals in Shuya and enjoy the snowy beauty of central Russia. Visit the Palekh Art Museum, whose exhibitions provide a complete insight into the history of Palekh and Kholu art of icon-painting from the 17th century onwards. Then your way to the city of anomalies - Kineshma. There is a legend that Stepan Razin drowned a Persian princess in the Volga near Kineshma. She started teasing him with the words "Will you kill me?", and that's what gave the city its name. You'll spend the night here in Kineshma looking for the city's ghosts, and there are many of them.
Visiting: Kineshma, Palekh, Shuya, Zavolzhsk, Kochedykovo, Filino, Ivanovo

Day 2: Levitan landscapes


Today will take place in a quiet environment, waiting for you at the Valencian Museum in Kineszma, after which you will set off again, this time towards the famous Isaac Levitan city of Ples. Here you'll discover the work of artists. You may even want to learn how to draw, so take a watercolour with you, who knows how much inspiration you will find on you from contemplation of the Volga nature. You will end your day on a more modern note - at the location of the shooting of "Cruel Romance" and already return home full of impressions.
Visiting: Kineshma, Ples, Ivanovo, Furmanov, Zavolzhsk, Dal'niy