One-day trip to Valaam Island by hydrofoil acquaints you with the central monastery complex and hermitages of Valaam. The monastery is an important religious centre of the Russian North and at the same time the island with its rocky shore and pristine nature is the area of rare beauty.
- Central complex of the Valaam Monastery
- Hermitages of Valaam
- Lunch in the monastery's refectory
06:30 Early departure from Petrozavodsk for Sortavala (250 km).
10:45 Boarding time.
11:00 Departure for Valaam by hydrofoil (50 min).
12:00 Excursion in the central monastery complex. Transfer to the Nikon's Bay. Excursion in the Valaam Hermitages. Lunch in the monastery's refectory (simple monastic food).
17:00 Departure for Sortavala.
18:00 Arrival in Sortavala. Departure for Petrozavodsk (250 km).
22:00 Arrival in Petrozavodsk.