Travelling in a fairy tale

Travelling in a fairy tale


Want to get to visit Carlson, meet Cinderella or visit family Moomin? “My Planet” tells the amazing fabulous places to travel with children.

Museum tales of Astrid Lindgren “Junibacken”

Where: Djurgården, Stockholm, Sweden

Open daily from 10:00 to 17:00

This museum – now a fabulous place where you should definitely call in with children while traveling in Sweden. Before you get to the museum, visitors enter the area Tales where built scenery for famous works. In each of the little fairy houses can go all touch. Located just behind the exhibition gallery of the works of illustrators, due to which readers around the world have learned how to look, for example, Carlson or Pippi Longstocking. And then the fun begins: the train will carry guests through the many fairy tales. Guests will visit the house and Carlson visiting Nils fly over sleepy village and see the terrible dragon. And all this under the story of the guide, which is conducted in the native language for guests. Fabulous train terminal station – villa “Chicken”, this childhood home with slides, horses and other attributes “the strongest girl in the world.” You can jump in the classics, in the kitchen at pohozyaynichat Pippi, change into clothes and show off your favorite heroes.

Astrid Lindgren recognized as the most popular woman in Sweden XX century, its name even named one of the minor planets of the solar system. In Sweden, pending rename the street, but in March 2002, after the death of the writer, Stockholm street Dalatagan street was renamed “mom Carlson”


Where: Naantali, Finland

Hours: c 8 June to 25 August and from 16 to 24 February from 10:00 to 18:00, after August 12, 12:00

This is the real theme park created as a graphic illustration to works Tove Jansson, a haven for fans of Moomin. 3D-models in every detail transmitting fabulous life of your favorite characters are made so skillfully that it is not only small, but also adults and serious surprise guests Moomin dale totally immersed in the fabulous world of children’s fairy tales. It seems not enough for a week to explore every nook and cranny. Not be bored here precisely, as are the tales, Moomin Museum is literally filled with different unusual things, such as for example Potato Theatre, where she has played every funny scenes with the main characters of the tale. In the park, everyone can find something for everyone: play with Snusmumriken harmonica fun with Moomintroll and Snork or pay a visit to the kitchen Moomin mother: all these characters can be found on a walkway. Memory should buy some trifle, good souvenir shops in the museum a huge amount.

Museum of Andersen’s fairy tales

Where: Copenhagen, Denmark

Hours: Summer – daily from 10:00 to 22:00, in the rest of the time – vs.-cht. from 10:00 to 18:00, Fri-Sat from 10:00 to 20:00

This museum was opened through the efforts of journalist Leroy Ripley. This is not his first project (he founded several unique museums, including the Museum of Guinness), but certainly the most magical. Place for the museum Ripley chose historical – in the house where the fabulous exposure, long lived Andersen himself. Famous storyteller (or rather, his sculpture) he greets guests at the entrance to the museum, and even his wax figure can be seen in the office of the table. Lovely house literally inhabited tales: a huge gallery located here, in which all works of the author and illustrations to them. And after the gallery visitors get in a real fairytale world. As if by magic tale of the famous writer alive … This is achieved using light and sound effects, amazing scenery and well-made figures of characters from favorite fairy tales. Kay and Gerda, Naked King, The Little Mermaid, Little Tin Soldier, Thumbelina and many other favorite childhood heroes literally “tell” museum visitors their little sad and touching stories.

Breteuil Castle – possession of Puss in Boots

Where: 35 km from Paris, France

Hours: Park is open from 10:00 am tour of the castle – every hour from 14:30 to 17:30 and

In this castle try to get tourists from around the world, most of them with their children. And it’s not that you can admire the lavish interiors and a delightful stroll through the park, although it is worthy of attention. But the main thing – in this castle settled characters of fairy tales by Charles Perrault. In the halls of the castle and surprising in its surroundings, visitors can meet Puss in Boots, Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf toothy … The room Sleeping Beauty princess leaned over Prince, ready to wake up to your favorite kiss, basement became the home of the boy’s family-in-law, one of the halls settled Bluebeard and Cinderella and the Prince were frozen in a graceful pas in a small house in the midst of a park labyrinth. But the real owner of the castle – it’s Puss in Boots. His figures of wax in Breteuil more than twenty, and completely different from each other and in different clothes. Guests can watch the cats and musicians, and peek into the kitchen to the cat-chef admire the cat and the cat-aristocrat-perfumer. On Sundays, guests castle organize public readings of the best works by Charles Perrault, and those lucky enough to be here at Easter, entertain actors in costume characters from fairy tales and treat chocolate Easter eggs.