On a boat trip you will visit three of the most interesting islands in the vicinity of Vyborg: Verkholaz, Ovchinny and Maly Vysotsky. Explore the old tower - "guard" of the Vyborg castle and learn about the estate of the Nobel family. You will also understand the key military events of the Russian North and discover a special history of naval maneuvers in the middle of the 19th century. Individual excursion for 1–5 people Duration 2 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On a boat Rating 5 on 1 review RUR 14290 per excursion Price for 1-5 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Acquaintance with the nature and history of the bay Any water voyage is in itself a great way to enjoy the surrounding panoramas, and in the edge of the northern skerries it is an opportunity to more sharply experience the harsh beauty of the local nature. On the walk, you will learn what is unique about the history of the Vyborg Bay, which has been inhabited for a long time by people, has gone through periods of presence of different peoples and times of military upheavals
Exploration of the three islands On about. Steeplejack you will see the Tour tower, which supposedly served to warn the Vyborg castle of danger, and learn the history of the Ala-Kiryola estate, which belonged to the Nobel family. On about. Sheepskin touch the events of the three wars, imprinted in the local ruins, see the remains of the Finnish hydro aerodrome and slipways for seaplane landing. You will also meet the cross in memory of the special White emigre camp. And finally on about. Small Vysotsky reveal the history of the Transund raid and the battery that stood there in the middle of the 19th century
"Above the steep waves on rainy days, And in the tropical calm, and in the polar fog, They all beckon us with their lights, Islands in the ocean, islands in the ocean. " A. Gorodnitsky
- The excursion takes place during the navigation period from May 15 to September 15 (the dates of the beginning and end of navigation are different and depend on the weather)
- Life jackets are issued to all participants
- It is recommended that you familiarize yourself with the weather forecast before booking an excursion. In case of strong winds and storms, the tour may be canceled / rescheduled.
- Due to the frequent strong winds in the bay, it is recommended to have warm, windproof clothing and hats
The excursion starts at the Market Square of Vyborg. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.