Visit the Kopor Fortress. Climb Shepelevsky lighthouse. Touch the exhibits in the Fort Krasnye Gorky museum. .

Along the Gulf of Finland

The Gulf of Finland is one of the symbols of St. Petersburg. There are many interesting places near it. On the way to the Gulf of Finland we will visit the defense line of Oranienbaum bridgehead and visit the Kopor fortress. Already on the shore of the bay we will get on a tour in the museum Krasnye Gorky, and return to St. Petersburg we will be through Contlin.

Along the Gulf of Finland

1 day itinerary by Polina Zagoryanskaya - History and Culture -

Road Trip Categories: History and Culture

Day 1: Left bank of the Gulf of Finland


Today we will spend the day on the Gulf of Finland. The first stops in our journey will be the place of the defense line of Oranienbaum bridgehead and the Kopor fortress. On the shore of the Gulf of Finland we will climb the observation deck on the lighthouse, look into the museum on Red Hills, dedicated to the defense during the Great Patriotic War. The last stop on our journey will be the forts in Kotlino.
Visiting: Saint Petersburg, Kronshtadt, Sestroretsk, Sosnovyy Bor, Krasnaya Gorka, Kopor'ye, Petrovskoye, Shepelevo