DAILY EXCURSIONS FROM PETROZAVODSK. SUMMER 2017
RUSSIAN NORTH (RUSSKY SEVER)
Karelia, Petrozavodsk, Gullinga, 7
Our sales office is in the pavilion near the entrance to the River Port Pier
Kizhi is the world famous museum of wooden architecture of Russian North. The core of the unique collection is the wonderful architectural ensemble of XVIII – XIX centuries consisting of the Church of Transfiguration, Church of Accession and a bell tower.
Program: 12:00 Board the hydrofoil "Meteor". Transfer by Lake Onego to Kizhi Island (1 hour 30 minutes). Guided tour of the museum with a visit to the Church of Accession and ethnographic exhibitions. 19:00 Return to Petrozavodsk.
Duration: 7 hours.
Dates: daily (June – August 2017)
Solovetsk Islands – the famous archipelago in the White Sea, where the acting male monastery is situated. Solovki are rightly considered a holy place for Russian Orthodox people with a complicated history and great architecture.
Program: 01.00 Board the bus. Transfer to Belomorsk (370 km). 07:30 Board the "Sapphire" boat. Transfer on the White Sea to the Bay of Prosperity of the Great Solovetsk Island. Breakfast on board. 12:00-18:00 Walking tour of the Solovetsk monastery. Walk along the White Sea shore to the Solovetsk labyrinths and "dancing" birch trees. 18:30 Board the "Sapphire" boat, transfer to Belomorsk. Return to Petrozavodsk.
Duration: 28 hours.
Dates (June – August 2017):