Tour to Kinerma Village

Duration

Approx. 6 hours

Tourist activity

Culture and History, Ethnic Tours

Tourist destination

Karelia Tours

Authentic and unique insight into the local culture of Karelia

  • Visit the historical village Kinerma, dated back to the 16th Century
  • Meet Karely family and learn about their life
  • Lunch or dinner with traditional dishes
  • Optional master class on cooking Karelian ‘kalitky’ pies
Itinerary
Day 1. Petrozavodsk - Kinerma - Petrozavodsk
  • Included meals: Lunch
Pick-up in Petrozavodsk by our English-speaking guide.
Drive to the village of Kinerma (110 km).
In Kinerma, visit the Chapel of Our Lady of Smolensk (18th Century) and meet Karely people, indigenous inhabitants of this area.
Visit a small museum of the local family located in their old house of the early 20th Century.
Lunch with traditional dishes.
Optional baking master class. Learn to make Karelian ‘kalitky’ pies from rye dough, fill them with mashed potatoes or rice and bake in the Russian stove.
Drive back to Petrozavodsk.
Drop off at your hotel or train station in Petrozavodsk.
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Included

1. Private transfer Petrozavodsk - Kinerma - Petrozavodsk.
2. English-speaking guide's service.
3. Walking tour of Kinerma village.
3. Lunch (or dinner).

Questions & Answers
What kind of vehicles do you use?

We use modern, comfortable 9-seater vans, for example Volkswagen Caravella with plenty of luggage space.
For smaller groups we use suitably sized cars, such as Skoda Octavia.
For bigger groups we use Mercedes Sprinter buses or full-sized coaches.