We offer ethnographic tour to see the places in republic of Karelia, where the old traditions, customs and mode of life of Karelian villages are still kept.
During the tour you will visit traditional Karelian village Sheltozero (a real village of Veps, situated 84 km from Petrozavodsk) you will get acquainted with the culture of Veps – a small nation in the Republic of Karelia. The village famous both for ancient wooden houses erected according to the traditions of Russian wooden architecture and for hospitality and friendliness of locals. You will see their traditional wooden houses, visit the Ethnography museum, enjoy the traditional folk show and taste local pastries with tea.
Type: Small Group Tours
Duration: 6 hours
Departure time: 08:00 AM, 10:00 AM
Hotel pick up and drop-off
Driver’s services as per the program (Comfortable car/minivan with A/C)
Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request (additional charge may apply)
Tea and pastries
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Gratuities to guide/driver (optional)
Soft and alcoholic drinks (available to purchase on the spot)
Departure and Return
Pick-up and drop-off at the place of your accommodation in Petrozavodsk
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