If you ask a foreigner to talk about Russia, then, covering his eyes, he will describe the nature of Karelia, although he has never been there. Indeed, Karelia represents endless Russia, with its lakes and forests. A cool climate only adds color to it. Indeed, thanks to him, in Karelia you can meet dwarf spruce and birch.
Tourism in Karelia has always been popular. People come here to hunt and fish. For tourists, there is a variety of offers: from river rafting to ATV rental. Also, the tourist market is replete with various accommodation options. Comfortable hotels, holiday homes, yurts – all this is at the service of tourists.
The favorite pastime of all guests is, of course, dog sledding safaris. If before it was almost the only way to travel in these parts, now sled dogs are just exotic fun, so loved by tourists and locals. In winter, skiing and snowshoeing are also popular in Karelia. The location in the middle zone of Russia provides a good snow structure, which makes skiing a pleasure. Ski tourism is very well developed in Karelia. Such beautiful and comfortable resorts as Gorka, Ulitsa Teddy Bear and Spasskaya Bay are always welcome both for professional skiers and amateurs. Small snow resorts will surprise you with modern facilities, hospitality and comfort. More and more fans of extreme winter sports are choosing Karelia for winter holidays. Continue reading