If you are in Helsinki now, do not forget to visit our stand on the international travel fair MATKA. Our colleagues, Yulia and Elena, will be glad to answer all your questions and will offer you the most interesting tours.
Today the world-known Kizhi Museum is celebrating its 50-year anniversary! Each tour operator emphasized high quality service of the museum as well as its important role in research, preservation, and popularization of local culture.
Lake Onego has completely frozen. The ice is thick enough to start 1-day tours by hovercraft from Petrozavodsk to Kizhi Island. The first hovercraft leaves Petrozavodsk on the 28th of January.
Intourist-Petrozavodsk is exhibiting at the Nordic Travel Fair 2016 in Helsinki, Finland. Come and meet us from January, 21 till January, 24 at stand 7b58 to get the latest information and best prices for accommodation and tours to Karelia! We hope to see you at the Nordic Travel Fair!
Kizhi churches in winter time resemble a magic castle. Dark silhouettes on the crispy white snow leave no one indifferent. During winter time the island is less populated and less visited, compared to the summer season. That's why you get the chance to enjoy the unique atmosphere of peace and harmony to its full.
Intourist-Petrozavodsk Ltd wishes you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We thank each of you for being an important part of our success in 2015 and wish you years and years of good health, hours of happy times with family and friends, love which never ends, and new travel experiences in 2016!
Last week we participated in a wonderful fam trip in Tatarstan. We loved every sight, which we visited, and every minute of our adventure in Kazan! We would like to say our big thank you to the State Committee on Tourism of the Republic of Tatarstan for organizing the opportunity to get acquainted with Kazan.
Sortavala, the town of Karelia situated close to the border with Finland, became the New Year capital of Russia! Now the town is getting ready for the numerous events, which will take place in Sortavala in December 2015 and in January 2016. Join us on celebrating the upcoming New Year!
The navigation to Kizhi Island is almost over, however there is a still a chance to travel from Petrozavodsk to Kizhi Island by hydrofoil this year and see the most famous wooden churches of Karelia in bright autumn colors.
If you want to celebrate your marriage according to the Russian traditions or if you wish to celebrate a renewal of vows after some years of marriage in a completely different way, wedding ceremony on Kizhi Island will become a nice option.
On the 1st of August residents and guests of Kizhi Island celebrated the Kizhi Regatta. It is an annual race on traditional and modern boats. Participants came from Petrozavodsk, from the villages of Karelia and Kizhi Island.
Karelia is well-known for natural and tasty products. Recently the first cheese factory has been opened in Karelia. If you want to taste Karelian cheeses and see, where and how they are made, we invite you to join our 1-day tour to the cheese factory in Karelia.
April is the month of cracking and floating ice on the Onego and Ladoga Lakes. If you visit Karelia in April, do not forget to come to the two largest lakes in Europe for stunning pictures.
Today Karelia enjoyed the unforgettable view of the total solar eclipse. This rare phenomenon inspired a lot of residents of Petrozavodsk and guests of the capital of Karelia to take a break and go outside to witness the total solar eclipse.
Dear ladies, accept our sincere congratulations on the International Women's Day! We would like to wish you love and harmony in your family life, creativity and inspiration in your work and a lot of bright sunny days this spring!
A selfie with a cute husky is one more reason to come to Karelia! 1-day husky tours can be arranged all year around. In winter time we invite you to experience husky sledding. In summer it is worth trying trekking with huskies.
Tonight all residents of Petrozavodsk and guests of our city could witness an unbelievably bright Aurora Borealis. We invite you to visit Karelia and witness the mysterious Aurora Borealis in our region!
This week the capital of Karelia, Petrozavodsk, hosts the annual international festival of snow and ice sculptures «Hiperborea». This is most waited winter event in Karelia, which citizens and guests of Petrozavodsk enjoy so much.