Arkhangelsk county town of Velsk

Velsk is a quiet county town in the Arkhangelsk region, located on the banks of the Vaga River, which is an excellent place to explore the real Russian province. 

We invite you to plunge into the cozy atmosphere and amazing nature, rich history and traditions.

Location

Russia, Arkhangelsk region, Velsk
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Duration
2 Days
1 Night
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 22 – 23 Jun
    • 20 – 21 Jul
    • 17 – 18 Aug
    • 7 – 8 Sep
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    1 night
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Arkhangelsk region, Velsk
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Exciting master classes
You will try yourself in free-brush painting, making ritual dolls and calligraphy
Graceful Oryol trotters
You will visit the horse breeding complex and ride on horseback or in a britzka along the tracks of the racetrack
Ethnic immersion
Get to know the traditions and crafts of the northern culture

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - A tour of Velsk. The center of traditional folk culture "Berendey". Velskaya Art Gallery

    11:24 Arrival by train from Moscow. Meeting at the train station. 

    Transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel.

    Sightseeing walking tour of the historical part of the city "Velsk: unreal stories".

    Lunch "Vazhsky dishes" at the Wagarden restaurant.

    Excursion to the museum of house paintings of the Volga region and the Center of traditional Folk Culture "Berendey" with a master class (creating a souvenir in the style of free-brush paintings of the Volga region).

    The Velskaya Art Gallery. The Museum of cameras "Light and Shadow".

    Merchant's dinner at the Boulevard restaurant.

    Free time.

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  • Day 2 - Khoroshevsky horse breeding complex. Excursion "Zaruchevsky lace". The village of Pezhma. The Velsky Central Library
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    1 night
Comfort
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation in the Yurievo Podvorye 3* hotel, standard rooms.

The cost of the tour is 20,000 rubles/person.

The surcharge for single occupancy is 2,000 rubles.

Yurievo Podvorye Hotel 3* 1 night

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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Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
5 years old
Duration
2 days 1 night
Group meets at
Russia, Arkhangelsk region, Velsk

Included in price

  • hotel accommodation for 1 night;
  • meals specified in the program: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 2 dinners;
  • transportation services;
  • tour service, including entrance fees;
  • master classes.

Paid extra

  • 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 train tickets included in the tour price?

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

  • US$ 223
    22 – 23 Jun 2 days 1 night
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  • US$ 223
    20 – 21 Jul 2 days 1 night
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  • US$ 223
    17 – 18 Aug 2 days 1 night
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  • US$ 223
    7 – 8 Sep 2 days 1 night
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