Weekend at Lake Ladoga – Day 2: Bisons, village cheese and Swedish fortress

We will have breakfast with bison, visit a cheese farm, where we will taste different types of cheese and continue to plunge into centuries-old history. A day full of surprises!
Weekend at Lake Ladoga
Travel distance by car: 315 km.Travel distance on foot: 0 km.Visiting: Toksovo, Priozersk, Centralniy, Matoksa, Steklyannaya

Trip duration: 2 days

Ekaterina Riaposova

Skoda Octavia


Perfect place to start a new day. Here you can have breakfast, see and feed the bison, go horseback riding, enjoy nature and fresh air. Favorite place for many St. Petersburgers.

Ferma-Syrovarnya "Derevnya"

A unique place to buy fresh farm produce or order a farm tour and cheese tasting. The cost of up to 4 people - 1850 rubles. Duration of 1 hour. You should make an appointment for the excursion in advance, by phone on the farm website.

Ресторан «Kexholm»


Restaurant for lovers of Russian cuisine. The chef cooks great fish, meat, soups. Home-like, cozy and delicious.

Korela Fortress (Крепость Корела)

History Museums

Russian medieval fortress of the 13th century, which has been under both Swedish and Finnish influence for centuries. Partially destroyed, so it is worth visiting as soon as possible.

Спасо-Преображенский Валаамский Монастырь


The courtyard of the famous Valaam Monastery. It is worth at least a short peek to plunge into a quiet, beautiful, green corner and feel the spirit of tranquility. This place is called "an oasis among industrial places".

Гастрономическое кафе «Точка на карте»

Russian Restaurants, Scandinavian Restaurants

The beachside restaurant with its beautiful views, modern eco-design and delicious European cuisine is definitely worth your attention and is the final stop on this two-day trip. After dinner we head back to St. Petersburg.

Озеро Силандэ


A short stop in the countryside, so the road doesn't seem so long!