The Leningrad Region, Route #1: Shlisselburg - Old Ladoga - Olonets


"The Leningrad Region, route 1" – is a planned trip along the southern and eastern coasts of Lake Ladoga. It starts in St. Petersburg and ends in the Karelian village of Vidlitsa. You will visit fortresses and convents, the first capital of Ancient Rus, two lighthouses included in the “World’s 10 tallest lighthouses” list, a site where Oleg of Novgorod – a Russian Prince in IX-X centuries – is allegedly buried, the wooden hanging bridges of Olonets, a 10-km long desolate Ladoga beach… You will find all the necessary information about the route in the guide. After a purchase you’ll be able to download the guide in pdf format in English and in Russian.

53 pages of photos and descriptions of places you are about to visit

Duration of the trip – 9 days

Route length – 817 km

Trip budget – from ₽ 26 000 per person 

Here's what you will see: