The legends of the old Pomeranian. Architectural tour

The Russian North has preserved amazing masterpieces of wooden architecture for posterity.

Centuries are passing, nature, people, states and civilizations are changing, but despite various cataclysms, the wooden temples of Pomerania carry the cultural code of ancient Russia through time. 

We invite connoisseurs of culture and lovers of photography on a unique tour of the lost corners of the Arkhangelsk region, where every object we visit can be called the most beautiful in Russia.

It is possible to conduct a tour on other dates for a group of 2 people or more.

Location

the city of Arkhangelsk
from
US$ 972
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 20 – 26 Feb, 2025
    • 6 – 12 Mar, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 16 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
the city of Arkhangelsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Arkhangelsk
Let's walk through the streets of the northern city, born of the sea
"Small Korels"
We will visit the unique open-air museum of wooden architecture
Wooden temples
Let's enjoy the beauty and grandeur of the wooden temples of Pomerania, Poonezhye, Podvinye
The village of Vorzogory
Being in this part of the world, we will feel like Pomors, a harsh inhabitant of the White Sea coast
Juicy pastries
We will take part in an interactive game where we will learn how to bake the famous Pinezh shanezhki
The village of Kizma
We will visit the "Most beautiful village of Russia" – the first Arctic village in the Federation of the most beautiful villages of the earth

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting, Arkhangelsk, museum "Small Korels"

    Arrival in Arkhangelsk.

    Self-check-in or things in the luggage room. 

    10:00 Meeting of the group with the guide at the accommodation hotel. 

    Sightseeing tour "The Northern city of Arkhangelsk", which introduces the history of the city, the diverse life of modern Arkhangelsk, its main attractions. 

    Walking tour of the city's protected street. 

    Unique northern houses with carved architraves, elegant porches, and spacious merchant estates have been preserved here.

    You will not leave that special feeling when you are present at the meeting of the past with the present. 

    Lunch at the cafe.

    Bus tour "Wooden architecture of the Russian North".

    During the tour, you will visit the Museum of wooden Architecture and folk culture "Small Karelians", where the world's largest collection of wooden architecture is collected. 

    As soon as you set foot on the territory of the museum-reserve, you find yourself in the distant past, in the world of brave pomors, hunters, loggers, farmers.

    This open-air museum, which protects a unique culture, has preserved the unique creations of folk architecture.

    Return to Arkhangelsk. 

    Dinner on your own. 

    Free time.

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  • Day 2 - Excursion to the village of Purnema, Kurtyaevo tract
  • Day 3 - Wooden temples of Poonezhye
  • Day 4 - Excursion to the village of Vorzogory
  • Day 5 - Wooden temples of Podvinye
  • Day 6 - Kizhma village is the most beautiful village in Russia
  • Day 7 - Excursion "Ice palaces of caves". Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour provides accommodation in hotels in double rooms with amenities:

  • Arkhangelsk – The Capital of Pomerania Hotel;
  • Onega – Yubileynaya Hotel;
  • Pinega is a tourist complex "Golubino".

The cost of the tour for 1 person:

  • double occupancy – 85,500 rubles;
  • the surcharge for single occupancy is 10,000 rubles.

It is possible to conduct a tour on other dates for a group of 2 people or more. 
The cost of an individual tour:

  • for a group of 2 people — 280 000 rubles.;
  • for a group of 3 people — 330,000 rubles.;
  • for a group of 4 people — 350,000 rubles.
The Capital of Pomerania Hotel or The Yubileynaya Hotel or 6 nights
The Capital of Pomerania Hotel

The Stolitsa Pomorye Hotel is located in the center of Arkhangelsk, on the historical cape Pur-Navolok. Stolitsa Pomorye Hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and rooms with free Wi-Fi.

The elegant rooms of the hotel are classically decorated in warm colors. They are equipped with a private bathroom and a flat-screen TV. Some rooms offer views of the Northern Dvina River.

The Barolo restaurant on the ground floor serves European cuisine. A sparkling wine breakfast is served on Saturdays.

The hotel is 450 metres from the 17th century Gostiny Dvor and 400 metres from Lenin Square.

Stolitsa Pomorye Hotel is just 300 metres from Troitskiy Prospekt bus stop. Arkhangelsk Central Train Station is a 10-minute drive away, and Arkhangelsk Airport is 13 km away.

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Another option
The Yubileynaya Hotel

The Yubileynaya Hotel is located in the center of Onega. Parking, Wi-Fi, sauna, laundry, safe at the reception and more are at your disposal.

The presented rooms are divided into several categories, and different numbers of guests are expected. Each of the rooms has everything that will make your trip pleasant.

There is a cafe On the 4th floor on the territory, where you can fully enjoy the offered complex meals, or order something from the menu.

Within walking distance of Victory Park, Raduga shopping center, railway station is just a 10-minute drive away.

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Another option
Forest hotel "Golubino"

Featuring free private parking, Forest Hotel Golubino is located in the village of Golubino, on the banks of the Pinega River. It offers a restaurant and a games room.

All rooms are equipped with a TV. Some rooms have views of the river or garden. Rooms with all amenities.

The property has a private beach area, direct access to the ski slopes, ski storage and ski equipment rental. Guests can play billiards or borrow a book from the library.

Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 16 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
7 days 6 nights
Group meets at
the city of Arkhangelsk

Included in price

  • accommodation according to the tour program;
  • meals according to the tour program (6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners);
  • transportation and sightseeing services;
  • entrance tickets;
  • guide services.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Arkhangelsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • excursions and services listed as "on their own" or "for an additional fee";
  • bathhouse.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

The program involves a long (up to 2 hours) stay outdoors. 

It is necessary to have warm clothes and comfortable warm shoes for walking in the winter forest. 

To visit the caves, you need to wear warm, preferably waterproof shoes and clothes that you don't mind getting dirty.

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  • Individual dates available on request
    1 Jan – 31 Dec
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  • US$ 972
    20 – 26 Feb, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 972
    6 – 12 Mar, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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