A trip to the county town of Velsk

Velsk is a melodious and unhurried city. You will see man-made patterns of painted craftsmen, carvers and blacksmiths. Famously take a ride in a sleigh pulled by Oryol trotters and taste the amazing dezhen. You can do all this in the land of true history and fascinating nature.

Location

Russia, Arkhangelsk region, Velsk
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US$ 242
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 9 – 11 Aug
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 16 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Arkhangelsk region, Velsk
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Tour highlights

Excursion "Zaruchevsky lace"
You will visit the Church of St. John the Baptist and the suspension bridge of "Love and Good Luck"
Master class "The pattern of the Way"
Create a New Year's painted ball in the style of free-brush paintings of the region
Oryol Trotters
Visit the stable, feed the horses, ride horseback or in a sleigh on the racetrack tracks

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Group meeting. A tour of Velsk, an excursion "Uzorochye Povazhye" with a master class

    11:25 Arrival by train 042B from Moscow.

    Meeting at the train station. 

    Transfer to the hotel. Things in the luggage room.

    Sightseeing walking tour of the historical part of the city "Velsk: non-fictional stories".

    Lunch "Vazhsky dishes" at the Wagarden restaurant. 

    Excursion "Uzorochye Povazhye" to the Center of traditional folk culture "Berendey" with a master class (creation of a New Year's painted ball in the style of free-brush paintings of Povazhye), a visit to a souvenir shop.

    Check-in at the hotel. 

    Free time for walking around the city, visiting sites, buying souvenirs. 

    Dinner at the hotel restaurant.

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  • Day 2 - Excursion to Khoroshevsky horse breeding complex and excursion "Zaruchevsky lace"
  • Day 3 - Excursion to the village. Pejma. Literary and creative "Evening of the good old fairy tale"
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel. 

The cost for 1 person, depending on the accommodation, RUB.:

HotelCost
Yurievo Podvorye 3* Hotel, standard

21 300 

Hotel "On Vaga 3*", standard

21 300 

The surcharge for single occupancy is 3,000 rubles.

Yurievo Podvorye Hotel 3* or Hotel "On the Vaga" 3* 2 nights
Yurievo Podvorye Hotel 3*

Yurievo Podvorye Design Hotel offers free Wi-Fi and air-conditioned rooms with bright decor. Breakfast is served daily in the restaurant, which also serves international cuisine.

The interiors of the Yurievo Podvorye Hotel are colorfully decorated with floral patterns. The bright rooms feature cable TV, air conditioning and slippers, as well as a private bathroom with free toiletries.

The hotel is housed in a traditional wooden building, on the ground floor of which there is a bar and a restaurant serving traditional Russian, European and Japanese cuisine. There is also free parking and a 24-hour front desk.

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Another option
Hotel "On the Vaga" 3*

Hotel Na Vaga is located in Velsk. It offers a bar and a terrace. The complex has a restaurant and a 24-hour front desk. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. Room service is available. Family rooms can be booked at the complex.

The air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a desk, a safe, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. Some rooms have a kitchenette with a fridge and a stove. Towels and bed linen are provided in the rooms of the Hotel on Vaga.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 16 tourists
Minimum age
5 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Arkhangelsk region, Velsk

Included in price

  • hotel accommodation for 2 nights;
  • meals specified in the tour program (2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners);
  • transportation and sightseeing services;
  • entrance tickets;
  • a master class.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to and from Velsk;
  • meals, excursions and services listed as "on their own" or "for an additional fee".

It's important to know

Are plane tickets included in the price of the tour?

Air and railway tickets are not included in the price of the tour. You can purchase them yourself or contact us for help.

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Dates and Prices

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  • US$ 242
    9 – 11 Aug 3 days 2 nights
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