EXCURSION FROM SAINT PETERSBURG TO VALAAM CARELIA BY SAILBOAT
One day excursion from Saint Petersburg to Vallam (Major Island on Lake Ladoga Karelia), during the stop in Priozersk visit to the temple of the icon Konevskaya of the Mother of God, departure by hydrofoil from Priozersk to Valaam, the Greater Island of the 'Archipelago of Valaam, on Lake Ladoga in the Republic of Karelia.
EXCURSION BY SAILBOAT FROM SAINT PETERSBURG TO VALAAM ISLAND OF KARELIA
16-hour excursion departing by taxi from the hotel, arrival at the bus station, departure by bus to Priozersk, arrival visit to the Church of the Konevskaya icon of the Mother of God.
Departure by hydrofoil to Valaam, visit, return to St. Petersburg around 23:00
06:30 I meet with the taxi transfer to the bus stop
Tourist gathering (Vyborg highway, Ozerki metro station, opposite the Okey shop).
The bus number and guide phone are announced on the eve of the tour.
08.00 - 11.00
Transfer by bus from Saint Petersburg to Priozersk. Travel information
On the way, stop for a free visit to the church of the Konevskaya icon of the Mother of God (Sapernoye settlement).
11.00 - 12.30
Arrival at Priozersk pier. Departure with hydrofoil
A trip from Priozersk by hydrofoil along the Ladoga lake. The duration for Valaam is 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Mooring of the ship in the bay of the monastery.
12.30 - 15.30
Visit of the central estate of the monastery of Valaam Spaso-Preobrazhensky (conducted by the guides of the pilgrimage service of the monastery):
- climb the pilgrimage stairs to Mount Tabor;
- apple garden of the monastery;
- Znamensky chapel. Holy Gates, inspection of the monastery square;
- A visit to the lower and upper part of the Transfiguration Cathedral, where the relics of San Sergio and Herman of the Miracles of Valaam are located. Here you can see the old church of the Assumption refectory, the church of the Valaam icon of the Mother of God, restored frescoes and a huge iconostasis.
- A visit to the old fraternal cemetery.
15.30 - 16.00
Concert by the singers of the Valaam monastery
16.00 - 16.30
Lunch in the refectory of the central estate of the monastery of Valaam.
16.30 - 18.00
A walking tour to Nikolsky Monastery, one of the most beautiful monasteries in Valaam, where tourists will see the restored St. Nicholas the Wonderworker tent temple, a snow-white building and an apple orchard.
18.00 - 19.30
Return by hydrofoil to Priozersk.
19.30 - 22.30
Return by bus to St. Petersburg (Ozerki metro station).
22:30 Transfer from the bus stop to the hotel by taxi
The tour price for Valaam includes:
Transfer by taxi from the hotel to the bus stop and back
bus transfer from Petersburg to Priozersk and back;
a trip to Valaam by hydrofoil and back
two excursions on the island;
lunch in the refectory of the monastery
Discounts and promotions for tours in Valaam
50% - for children under 12 years of age accompanied by an adult relative;
15% - for students and graduates (supporting documents are required);
15% for schoolchildren;
15% - for pensioners, people with disabilities (in May, June and September) (the availability of supporting documents is required);
children up to 6 years included:
accompanied by an adult - 50% of the main seat;
N.B. THE TOUR PRICE MUST BE RECONFIRMED AT THE TIME OF BOOKING, IN ADDITION IT PROVIDES A SUPPLEMENT FOR ANY GUIDE IN ITALIAN