Polenovo (Поленово) is an estate of the famous Russian artist Vasily Dmitrievich Polenov (1844-1927). He chose these picturesque banks of the river Oka for living and settled here in 1892. Polenov’s house was never empty, it attracted lots of artistic people.
Main House guided tour in Russian 270 RUB. Photos 200 RUB. Website in Russian http://www.polenovo.ru/ru/glavnaya/
How to get to Polenovo:
You should get to Tarusskaya (Тарусская) station from Tula or Moscow (Kursky station Kursky direction or Kalanchevskaya station) then take a bus to Velegozh (Велегож) or Lanshino (Ланьшино) and alight at the stop Strakhovo (село Страхово). First ask the driver if the bus goes via Strakhovo. Then walk 1 km to Polenovo estate. Or take a taxi from Tarusskaya. See map https://goo.gl/kYmlvh
There is a nice beach in Polenovo so take all you need to swim.
There is the first locavore restaurant in Russia not very far from Polenovo, only 5 km, called Mark I Lev (Mark&Lion). Try ruby beer. They also offer houses for rent.