One-day trip to Kizhi island by hydrofoil is a wonderful opportunity to see all major sights of the famous open-air museum of wooden architecture and cultural history. The core of the museum collection forms the world-known Kizhi Church Ensemble, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you come to Karelia just to visit Kizhi Island, this tour allows you to go to Kizhi without spending a night in Petrozavodsk.
- Church of the Transfiguration 1714 (under reconstruction)
- Church of the Intercession 1764 (functioning church)
- Farmer's house
- Church of the Resurrection of Saint Lazarus (14th-16th centuries)
Hydrofoil schedule from the second part of May till August, 31
Hydrofoil schedule from September, 1
11:00 Boarding time.
11:15 Departure by hydrofoil to Kizhi Island (about 1h 20 min).
12:45 Excursion in the Kizhi State Open-Air Museum of Wooden Architecture. Visit of the Kizhi Pogost and the village.
16:30 Boarding time.
16:45 Departure by hydrofoil to Petrozavodsk.
18:15 Arrival in Petrozavodsk.
See also our 2-day tours to Kizhi with accommodation close to Kizhi island.