Karelia Tours

Majestic Karelia in winter

Kivach Nature Reserve Marsial Waters Spa Petrozavodsk

Travel itinerary:

Day 1: Kivach Nature Reserve - Marsial Waters Spa - Petrozavodsk

Transfer to the Kivach Nature Reserve. Upon arrival excursion in the Kivach Nature Reserve. You will visit waterfall Kivach, which is the second plain waterfall in Europe, the nature museum, and dendrarium, where you will get acquainted with typical local flora and fauna and with rare plants like Karelian birch.

Transfer to the the first Russian spa, founded by Peter the Great in the 18th century.

Arrival at Marsial Waters Spa. The water, rich with iron, was discovered in the area in the 18th century. Afterwards Peter the Great ordered to erect the first Russian spa on this territory. In the Soviet time it was the best sanatorium in Karelia and till today this is a very popular place. Of great importance are not only the healing springs, but also the tranquil atmosphere and unique microclimate of the area. Tasting of water from 3 healing springs. Visit the ancient Church of Apostle Peter. Built in 1721 at the decree of Peter the Great, according to his design and drawings.

Lunch in the restaurant afterwards. Transfer to Petrozavodsk.

City tour of Petrozavodsk. Petrozavodsk was founded by Peter the Great in 1703 on the banks of Lake Onego, in the first place as an iron factory and quarrying centre. The city, now capital of Karelia, has fine examples of the 18th century Neo-Vlassical architecture. The city tour covers the main sights, as well as a walk along the embankment of Lake Onego. Photo stop near the monument to Peter the Great.


Number of people 2 pax 4 pax 6 pax 8 pax 10 pax
Total package price in EUR * 106 €  77 €  64 € 

59 € 

53 € 

*We offer discounts for groups more than 10 pax. To enquire about group rates, please contact us. 

This one-day tour is available during winter season and includes:

  • English-speaking guide’s services as per the program
  • Transportation as per the program
  • Entrance fee and excursions as per the program
  • Visa support 

Price doesn’t include:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals and beverages
  • Tips
  • Photo and video shooting fee
  • Visa fee
  • Train tickets