To see active and inactive beacons on the Gulf of Finland shore. To evaluate the scale of the Vuoksa River and the power of the Vuoksa Hydroelectric Cascade. Going to a church listed in the Guinness Book of World Records.... Look at an abandoned Finnish hydroelectric power plant. Climb the highest point near St. Petersburg.. Take a look at Tosna Falls and compare it to Niagara Falls..
A route for those who want to be alone with nature and see nontrivial natural and man-made sights of the Leningrad region. It is recommended to take with you an aerosol from mosquitoes and flies.
Hydroelectric power plants and beacons of the Leningrad region
2 days itinerary by Alina Maslova - Uninhabited Nature, Unobvious locations - Car, 1 Hotel
Road Trip Categories: Uninhabited Nature, Unobvious locations
Day 1: Vuoksa HPPs and unknown beacons
Let's start our journey on the Gulf of Finland. Let's see the beacons in operation and inactive. Then we will go to Vuoksa, where we will be able to assess the cascade of Vuoksa hydroelectric power stations, formed by Lesogorsk and Svetogorsk power plants. By evening we will move to Priozersk.
Visiting: Priozersk, Gvardeyskoye, Centralniy, Svetogorsk, Kyuryonniyemi, Krasnovka, Ozerki, Zelenogorsk, Roukhiala
Day 2: Unusual beauties of the Leningrad region
We will get acquainted with the natural and man-made beauties of the Leningrad region, which you have hardly heard about before. We'll visit the church, which was included in the Guinness Book of Records. Let's have a look at an abandoned Finnish hydroelectric power plant. Let's see St. Petersburg and its surroundings from the height of 176 m and finally take a photo near Tosnensky waterfall, which can then be turned into Niagarsky.
Visiting: Priozersk, Centralniy, Pushkin, Pargolovo, Saint Petersburg, Mezhevoye, Vasil'yevo, Ul'yanovka