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Passage through the beauties of the Karelian Isthmus

Passage through the beauties of the Karelian Isthmus
Starts from

Saint Petersburg

Duration

6 Days

Transportation

By Car

Length

752 km

Hotels

4

Guidance

Self-Guided

Categories

History and Culture
The Leningrad region is one of the most interesting regions of Russia for car travel enthusiasts. There is an incredible, unique nature, and amazing historical heritage, and a variety of cultural objects.
This trip is specially planned for brave and active people who love long walks, are interested in the culture and history of their country and its traditions. Our trip will begin with a car rental, after which we will travel north along the shore of Lake Ladoga. There we will have a one-day trip to Valaam Island. And after that we'll go westward towards the most "European" city of Russia - Vyborg, to walk along its ancient streets and feel the peace in the park with a very unusual landscape.
Alexandr Kosar
Alexandr Kosar
Traveller
  • Make a pilgrimage to Valaam Island.
  • Enjoy the unique and fascinating nature of the Karelian Isthmus.
  • Learn more about the European architecture of Vyborg.
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Sightseeings along the Ladoga
Day 1123 km

Sightseeings along the Ladoga

Journey to the Leningrad region begins! First we will go to the coast of Lake Ladoga, where we will see the most interesting cultural-historical and picturesque natural sights.
10:3522:00
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On the way to Priozyorsk.
Day 2274 km

On the way to Priozyorsk.

Let's go to Priozersk. Before leaving, we will stop at the Road of Life museum. On the way we will stop in several picturesque places, and on arrival we will also visit the ancient fortress of Korela.
22:00
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Ferry trip to Valaam Island
Day 37 km2 km

Ferry trip to Valaam Island

Today promises to be very interesting and memorable. We are planning a trip to the famous island of Valaam. Many people dream to get acquainted with the beauty of this place, so at the height of the season the influx of tourists here is so large that tickets can not be purchased otherwise than in advance.
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Get to know the beautiful city of Vyborg.
Day 4129 km4 km

Get to know the beautiful city of Vyborg.

Today promises us many interesting discoveries and memorable experiences. In the morning we plan to leave Priozersk and go to Vyborg. We are going to get acquainted with its historical sights, many of which are included in the list of Cultural Heritage Objects of the Peoples of Russia.
22:00
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Walking through the streets of Vyborg
Day 5108 km189 m

Walking through the streets of Vyborg

The acquaintance with Vyborg continues. We will walk around the park with the French name "Montrepo", see the central square, and spend the evening in nature, by the lake.
22:00
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A short leisure time on the way to St. Petersburg
Day 6111 km

A short leisure time on the way to St. Petersburg

Today ends our trip to the Karelian Isthmus. We managed to visit many interesting and amazing places during these six days, and now we are going back to St. Petersburg. On the way we will make several stops to walk and enjoy the natural landscape.
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