Huge Gothic churches among the steppes, authentic checkerboard houses, hip roofs, monumental mills - we will follow the trail of the Volga German Republic and delve into the history of these lands. I will talk about the opposition of foreign settlers to the raids of the Kyrgyz-Kaisaks, their fight against droughts and the creation of their own culture. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 10 hours Children Without children How it goes By car 8000 rubles per excursion Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
"New Switzerland" You will find out what events led to the appearance of thousands of colonists in these parts and what surprises they had to face. In the former German colony of Schaefer, you will see the ruins of a monumental church and inspect the pastor's house, and I will tell you how a couple of years ago the locals saved the church bell. On the way to Lucerne, I will open the story of the great adventurer Baron de Beauregard de Cano and you will understand how the twins of the cities of the "Swiss Union" appeared in the Volga region
Poetry of the Volga region In the colony of Unterwalden, I will take you to a wooden house, where Tsarevich Alexander and Vasily Zhukovsky, the youth's mentor, spent the night. We will talk about how German villages are connected with Gabriel Romanovich Derzhavin, and try to see the first Parnassus of Russian poetry on the horizon. In Zurich, we will see the Church of Jesus the King - a unique example of the complete restoration of a German Gothic monument - and have a hearty lunch at a guest house, where you can also watch a film about the colony and the Lutheran church. Weather permitting, we will walk through an oak grove and swim in Lake Zurich. Returning, we will look into the former Yekaterinenstadt to see a monument to the Empress, who created a new civilization in these lands.
- You need a car for this trip. If you do not come with your own car, I will help you rent a car, minivan or minibus with a driver. Estimated rental cost per day - from 4000 rubles. (car) up to 9000 rubles. (minibus).
- Additional costs are not provided, but lunch is possible at a guest house in Zurich (from 200 rubles).
The beginning of the excursion Volzhskaya, 27a.. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking. History and architectureOutside the city2