1. Highlight: Travel by train to Karelia
At 5:00 in the morning your driver will accompany you to the train station, from where you will take the train to Karelia.
At 10:30 am, upon your arrival in Sortavala, your guide will be waiting for you. Together you will travel to Ruskeala on the retro steam train "Ruskeala Express". Seats will be reserved for you in the dining train, where a light meal will be waiting for you.
2. Highlight: Walk through the park Ruskeala
Walking in the enchanting nature and between the marble walls of the gorge, you will learn the history of extraction of the famous Ruskeala marble, used to decorate the palaces and cathedrals of St. Petersburg.
3. Highlight: Visit to the village of Kinerma
On the way to Petrozavodsk, stop in the old Karelian village of Kinerma, which was included in the list of "The Most Beautiful Villages in Russia" in 2016. The Kalmykov family, permanent residents of Kinerma, awaits you here. At the end of the tour, you will stop at a village house for dinner .
Around 22:00 arrival in Petrozavodsk
Overnight in Petrozavodsk
Time on the train: approx. 5,5 h