Mysterious northern nature, age-old pines, majestic cliffs, silent lakes and lush rivers with steep rapids ... Looking at these stunning landscapes, it is hard to believe that once upon a time bloody wars were fought here. Until now, there are traces of the Finnish people who owned these lands in Karelia. A striking monument of his presence in the past is an abandoned church in the Karelian village of Lumivaara.
The former village of Yakkima is located three kilometers from Lahdenpohja. Here, on a hill next to the Church Mountain, there is an unusual monumental structure - the Yakkima Church, built in the middle of the 19th century by local Lutheran Finns.
The small village of Lumivaara is located in the Lahdenpoh district of the Republic of Karelia. The name of the village comes from a mixture of two Finnish words: snow (Lumi) and hill (vaara), so it can be translated into Russian as “Snow Mountain”.
Lake Paikyarvi is located in the Lahdenpoh region of Karelia, 20 kilometers north of the district center - the popular tourist city of Lahdenpohja.
Putsaari is one of the largest islands on Ladoga, its total area is about 17 square meters. kilometers It is located near the coast, in the northwestern part of the lake and from the “big land” Putsaari separates the strait less than a kilometer wide.
In the vicinity of the Park Hotel Sorola Village is located the Ruskeala Mountain Park, which has no analogue. It miraculously combines natural and man-made landscapes.
The preservation of the animal and plant world is the preservation of the human soul, the "cure" from indifference and cruelty, the ability to penetrate and be closer to nature.
Sortavala is the only city in Karelia, where historical building is preserved.
The Valaam Island is the pearl of northern Russia, has been inspiring artists, poets and writers with its greatness and pristine beauty for centuries.
The Snake Mountain is a beautiful rock,from which is observed a great view. The geologists that examined the snake mountain called it the open-air museum.
Waterfalls of Ruskeala is a whole complex consisting of four waterfalls. The most famous of them is the waterfall Ahvenkoski.
The island of Sorolansari, where the small village of Sorola is situated with a bridge that links the mainland. On the east side of the island there is a small cave in the water cliff, called the Cave of Solomon.
The owl mountain is a reopened, military-historical object, one of the ten components of the South Karelia tourism-recreation cluster.
Rest on the island of Coinsaari. What to see, where to walk, a description of nature and
route walk around the island. Koyonsaari Island nature photo tips travelers.
Paaso Mound in Karelia | Surroundings of the Park Hotel Sorola