The Republic of Karelia is located in the Russian Northwest close to the Finnish border.
It takes just four-hour drive to get here from Saint-Petersburg, what makes this beautiful region accessible for tourists from all over the world.
Karelia is famous for its breathtaking landscapes: thousands lakes and rivers, stony shores and virgin forests. Due to rich nature resources this land is the perfect for fishing, rafting, hunting and other outdoor activities. Furthermore Karelia boasts its unique historical, architectural and cultural objects.
Kizhi, the largest ensemble of wooden architecture in Russia, is situated on the small island in the Onega lake. This fabulous place is one of the most well-known historical and architectural sights in the country. National handcrafts, customs, traditions and games are represented here.
The Valaam island is located in the Ladoga Lake. This small island is one of the main orthodox religious centers in Russia and it attracts thousands of tourists and pilgrims every year.
Another one must-see place in Karelia is ancient Petroglyphs – prehistoric rock paintings of more than five thousand years old.
We would be more than happy to welcome you in Karelia, this picturesque and mysterious northern land.
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