Long journeys and active leisure in Russia!
What to do on weekends? Travel! Petrozavodsk has a great location. You can easily visit the most interesting and popular historical and religious sights on the North of Russia: Solovetsky and Valaam Monasteries, Kinnerma village, Saint Petersburg and Velikiy Novgorod. Besides in Karelia you can experience what Russian rafting is. Enrich your Summer Russian language course in Russia with long journeys and active leisure. Long journey activities usually take place on weekends!
Trip to Saint Petersburg
Visit one of the most beautiful cities in Russia
Saint Petersburg is one of “must see” places in Russia. There is a combination of history and modernity in the city. Historical City center with amazing palaces, churches and monuments on one hand and a big city with many people and tourists walking around it on the other. Visit it and be impressed with Russian history! The price depends on the amount of people.
Trip to Velikiy Novgorod
Trip to Kinnerma historic village
Kinnerma historic village is one of the most ancient villages in Karelia. There are several houses founded in the 18th and 19th centiries. Several families are still living there and receiving guests! There is a museum and chapel. In 2016 Kinerma was included in The Most Beautiful Villages in Russia. The price is 2600 roubles per/person in a group of 4 people.
Valaam Monastery is located on the largest island in Lake Ladoga, which is the largest lake in Europe. The monastery was grounded in the 14-th century and have been one of the main attractions on the North for visitors from all over the world. Monastery with its long history, northern forests, blue lake and silence make this place magnetic and unforgettable. The price is about 7200 roubles per/person in a group of 4 people. Transport for extra pay.
Solovetsky monastery is a fortified monastery located on the Solovetsky Islands in the White Sea in northern Russia. It was one of the largest Christian citadels in northern Russia before it was converted into a Soviet prison and labor camp. The Solovetsky Monastery is also an historical museum. It is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The price is about 9000 roubles per person in a group of 4 people. Transport is for extra pay.