Karelia is an amazing and picturesque region in the North-West of Russia. On its territory there are more than 50 thousand lakes and more than 25 thousand rivers. Forests here occupy about 15 million hectares of the total area…
But people come here not only to admire the landscapes. There are many attractions in the region. There are temples, monasteries, medieval fortress, mountain Park, waterfall, arboretum. Go on vacation in Karelia alone or in pairs, families or noisy companies. In this article we will tell you what to visit here if you are going for a weekend or 1-2 days.
That is worth a visit
Different companies develop exciting tourist routes for guests of the Republic. They usually begin in the city of Petrozavodsk. It is the capital of Karelia with its unique history. It was founded in 1777. At different times there were cast guns for the army, made iron jewelry for St. Petersburg. Continue reading