Ministry of natural resources of the Russian federation

       Polistovsky National Nature Reserve

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Author tours

The creation of conditions for interaction between local community and the protected area, when nature protecting becomes interesting and beneficial for the local community and is fundamental to eco-tourism. Residents of Tsevlo village in Bezhanitsy district have become engaged in the development of author tourist routes. Excursions can be booked by appointment with the reserve specialist.

Tsevlo Village Tour.

Tsevlo village is a little community in Pskov region. It has rich cultural traditions, which are carefully preserved by the local people. We invite you to take the Tsevlo village tour if you have an interest in the traditions and cultural heritage of the population of old villages. Your guide will introduce you to the Tsevlo area's amazing history. You will walk through streets where only 100 years ago the biggest local fairs were organized. You will see  old trees - the remaining part of a once magnificent park of German Baron Korff, now ruined. Also you will learn about the Krenitsyny nobles incompetent management and the fate of the poet, Alexander Krenitsyn - Alexander Pushkin's friend.

The cost of the tour for 1 person is 100 rubles (1,5 Euro).

The tour is available for a group of 2 or more people.



Recreated classroom of Early 80-ies and Tsevlo Village Local History Museum.

A small and intimate local history museum was personally developed from a school by Tsevlo school teacher Galina Yegorovna and her pupils. Here one finds assembled the whole village history - photographs, antique spinning wheels and irons, komsomol cards, pioneer banners and old school notebooks.

You will have an unique opportunity to feel an almost complete immersion in Soviet period school childhood by visiting the recreated classroom of 70s-80s. In this place you can hold in your hands an old children's primer from forty years ago, lay down an example of the accounts, and review Soviet demonstrations of for various school subjects.

The cost of the tour for 1 person is 100 rubles (1,5 Euro).

The tour is available for groups from 2 to 10 people.


The Abandoned Narrow Gauge Railway Trolley Journey.

This is an absolutely unforgettable adventure for the romantic and courageous. Sixteen kilometers of narrow-gauge railway has been overgrown by birch and alder but is a fragment of the industrial past. A wonderful mechanism moves you to a special place where time has stopped and the link with civilization has been broken. During the three-hour tour, driver, owner and remarkable guide Pavel shows the old peat extraction points, beaver lodge and ancient churchyard. He recounts the Polisto land legends and the history of the district.

The cost of the tour for 1 person is from 150 to 300 rubles (2-4 Euro) depending on the length of the route.

The tour is available for groups from 2 to 5 people.



We invite our guests to try delicious Russian cuisine made by locals of the Tsevlo village. Everything is prepared exclusively from natural products, most of which are grown in the village. A Russian oven used for cooking. By prior arrangement our guests can choose how many times per day to eat can discuss the selection of dishes.

Price per person:

Breakfast - 200 rubles (3 Euro)

Lunch - 400 rubles (6 Euro)

Dinner - 400 rubles (6 Euro)

Tea with pies - 70 rubles (1 Euro)

Call +7 (81141) 223 91 for a tour booking

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