Visit the dilapidated 18th century church in Grabtsevo.. To visit the mansion of noblemen Chirikovs, who left a noticeable trace on the Kaluga land. To find out how things are at Baryatino Manor.. Learn the secrets of Princess Dashkova at her estate in Trinity.. .

In the footsteps of the past: a journey through the abandoned estates of the Kaluga region.

The mysteries of abandoned estates do not cease to fascinate fans of history and extreme recreation. On the territory of the Kaluga region there are a lot of lapses that arouse interest among impression hunters. To reach them is not always easy, but the real enthusiast is unlikely to be frightened by bad roads!

In the footsteps of the past: a journey through the abandoned estates of the Kaluga region.

1 day itinerary by Marina Voronchikhina - History and Culture -

Road Trip Categories: History and Culture

Day 1: Grabtsevo estate, ruins of Chirikov estate, Baryatino estate, Dashkova estate in Troitskoe village


We will start the day by visiting the manor in the village of Grabtsevo, and then wander around the majestic ruins of the Chirikov estate. In the afternoon we will look into the remains of the manor in Baryatino, after which we will find the most beautiful scenery for a photo shoot in the village of Troitskoye, where the mansion of Princess Dashkova, the companion of Catherine II, lives its life.
Visiting: Kaluga, Tarusa, Baryatino, Pokhvisnevo, Ferzikovo, Troitskoye, Dubrava