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In Harmony with Nature
Petrozavodsk + Kivach Waterfall + Kinerma + "Ruskeala” Park
2 days/ 1 night
Day 1. Petrozavodsk/ Kivach.
We will arrive to Petrozavodsk by train from St. Petersburg. Our local guide will meet us at the train station..
After breakfast we will go on a panoramic sightseeing tour of Petrozavodsk, we will visit the architectural ensemble of the Round Square (18th century), Emperor’s Garden, Theatre Square, the embankment of Lake Onega with its unique open-air collection of avant-garde sculptures, we will stop near the monument of Peter I to take pictures.
Afterwards, we will leave the city and go to the nature reserve "Kivach” (82 km)
On our way we will visit Assumption Church (1174). It was constructed in the end of the 17th century and considered to be a remarkable example of wooden architecture of the Russian North. Experts call it the swansong of wooden architecture of the North.
Later we will explore Kivach waterfall, the second largest waterfall in Europe.
Return to Petrozavodsk. Check-in. Lunch. Free time.
Dinner with a folklore show (included for groups of more than 10 people)
Day 2. Kinerma.
Breakfast. Check-out of the hotel.
We will take the bus to Sortavala, located 250 km from Petrozavodsk, on our way we will make a lunch stop in Kinerma village.The small settlement of Kinerma is situated in the region Pryazhinski (100 km from Petrozavodsk). It is a unique ensemble of wooden architecture that includes a museum and a rural chapel of Our Lady of Smolensk (2nd half of the 17th century).
In a couple of hours we will arrive to Ruskeala park. The mountainous park of Ruskeala dates back to the 19th century. It used to be a marble mine that supplied marble for the construction of cathedrals, palaces and fountains in St. Petersburg. Today the stone quarry is an open-air museum, a remarkable natural and artificial site.
We invite you to a fascinating night tour of the mountainous park of Ruskeala. Visitors have a unique opportunity to walk around the park and enjoy the romantic atmosphere and the colourful lighting of the place.
Return to Petrozavodsk. Dinner
Transfer to the train station.
Net price per person from 227 EUR
* Valid for groups of 25 pax
* The price doesn’t include accommodation
THE PRICE INCLUDES
- Transport services throughout the itinerary
- Entrances and tours
- English/German/ Spanish speaking guide throughout the itinerary
- Meals as per the itinerary