Karelia. Sightseeing tours

Description

Karelia is a land of fabulous and amazing nature, clear blue lakes, vast untouched forests, harsh rocks and rapid rivers. The charm of Northern beauty, unique monuments of Russian history, cordiality and hospitality of the people are waiting for you there.

Karelia is divided between Finland and Russia. Karelia stretches from the White Sea coast to the Gulf of Finland and is known as "the country of lakes." One quarter of Karelia's surface is covered by water including about sixty thousand lakes. TIt contains the two largest lakes in Europe, Lake Ladoga and Lake Onega. 

Karelia is exceptionally rich in historical, cultural and natural attractions that will satisfy the diverse interests of tourists. Among the most famous attractions of Karelia are:

  • the attractions of Petrozavodsk
  • Kizhi Island
  • Kizhi Necklace
  • Valaam (Valaam Monastery)
  • Solovki (Solovetsky Islands)
  • Resort "Marcial Waters" - waterfall Kivatch
  • Petroglyphs: Devils Nose (Lake Onega) and Vig River (White Sea region)
  • Seids on the Kuzova islands in the White Sea and on Mount Vottovaara
  • Mazes on the Solovetsky Islands
  • Ruskeala marble quarry
  • Ancient villages: Sheltozero, Kinerma, Manga, Rubcheila, Korza
  • The sights of Karelia related to the Karelian-Finnish epic "Kalevala": Voknavolok, Kalevala (Ukhta), Voinitsa
  • Lake Ladoga Skerries
  • Architectural sights of Priladozhje
  • Ancient volcanoes
  • Vazheozersky monastery, Murom Monastery
  • Military Historic Sites of Karelia: Medvezegorsk and Mannerheim lines of defense

 



Hotels
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    (Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel)
    Region:
    Moscow  Moscow
     Rooms:
     427
    Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel & Business Center is located in the center of Moscow on the Europe Square. Moscow Central Exhibition Complex Expocentre and World Trade Center lie nearby. The hotel is located on the banks of the Moscow River, a 10-minute walk from...
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    (Alfa Izmailovo Hotel)
    Region:
    Moscow  Moscow
     Rooms:
     963
    Izmailovo Alfa Hotel enjoys a great location in the green zone of Izmailovo woodland park near Serebryano-Vinogradny ponds, Pokrov cathedral, “Vernisage” and at the same time in 15 minutes drive from the capital center and in 50 meters from “Partizanskaya” metro...
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    (Delta Izmaylovo Hotel)
    Region:
    Moscow  Moscow
     Rooms:
     2000
    Izmailovo Gamma-Delta is a complex that includes a three star hotel Izmailovo Gamma and a four-star hotel Izmailovo Delta , which can accommodate up to 3,500 guests. The hotel complex is located in a picturesque area of Moscow,...