went to visit the good wizard Father Frost is possible not only in the season of winter holidays, but also at any other time of the year.Grandfather and his assistants do not have holidays, and he is always ready to take their possessions in big and small guests.Stay at the Residence of Father Frost in Veliky Ustyug is desirable to devote a minimum of 2-3 days to have time to visit all the attractions, tours, workshops, and just enjoy the beauty of nature and the purity of the Russian North.
road to the residence
the residence of Santa Claus is not quite in the Great Ustyug, and 11 km from the city.Distance of 1000 km separates Great Ustyug and Moscow.Path to the patrimony of Santa Claus goes through the ancient center of Russian culture: Kostroma, Yaroslavl and Vologda.
Getting to Great Ustyug possible aircraft - in the city has an airport, receiving small aircraft.
train from Moscow can be reached Kotlas or station "Yadriha" and from there by bus or taxi to get to the Gre
residence of Father Frost in Veliky Ustyug occupies a vast territory and is literally a town with a developed infrastructure.In addition to direct tourist attractions, it has a full hotel, cafes, homes, post office and a shopping arcade.When visiting an ancestral lands of Santa Claus you will not have to worry about where to stay and what to eat.The only thing to be concerned - it is about planning time to visit the many attractions.Let's dwell on each of them.
Map Residence Santa Claus
Terem Santa Claus - is the main attraction of the residence.During a tour of the dwelling a good magician will acquaint you with the decoration of the rooms and with Santa Claus himself.Children will be able to realize his dream - to talk to grandparents and to be photographed with him.
Walk on the trail of fairy tales, located in the residence of Father Frost in Veliky Ustyug, will be remembered for a long time you and your children.Walking along the path, you will not only enjoy the clean pine air, but also get acquainted with fantastic characters, waiting for nearly every turn.A particularly beautiful trail of fairy tales in the winter season, when after dark on her lights colorful lights.
Completing the trail of fairy tales - a fire 12 months (photo M. Grohotova)
At the post office of Santa Claus children can write and send a magician letter with their wishes.
Attractions for guests of the residence of Father Frost in Veliky Ustyug very diverse: you can go sledding and ledyankah specially equipped with slides, visit the skating rink or take a ski trip.Also at the demesne of Santa Claus is a real zoo and a conservatory.
Winter Garden and its inhabitants
tours, workshops and presentation
Great Ustyug - the city of the ancient and original.On its territory are a variety of museums of Russian culture, offering conventional and interactive tours and workshops for adults and children of all ages.So after a day of sightseeing in the territory of residence of Santa Claus, we strongly recommend that you spend the whole day visiting Great Ustyug.
programs offered by local tour museums, very extensive and varied: you will be able to meet with outstanding examples of traditional northern crafts: black, carving on birch bark, lace, embroidery, iconography.Getting to know the culture of the Russian North will not only visibility, but also practical: during workshops you can learn the basics traditional crafts.
burnished silver - one of the aboriginal fisheries, in which inhabitants Ustiug reached the highest success.
bracelet with black "Veliky Ustyug," MP Chirikov, the beginning of XX century.
interactive activities for children, organized at the museum, will introduce kids to the inhabitants of the forest, northern nature, Russian life, crafts and traditions.Performances with elements of historical reconstruction, confined to the traditional Russian holidays, certainly will appeal to both children and adults.
Painted spinning wheel and sledges - a part of the rich collection of the Museum of Ethnography
We are sure that a trip to the Great Ustyug and the residence of Santa Claus will be for you not only pleasant, but also useful.You will be able not only to relax and have fun, but also entertaining and unobtrusive way to introduce children to the native folklore and culture.
And if you absolutely want to spend a vacation in Europe, a Finnish «brother» of our Santa Claus - Santa Claus.