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Monday
24 May 2021
Monday
31 May 2021
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The expedition: Saint Petersburg - Ladoga

Duration

Total days:8Cruise days: 8

Team level

Еxperienced, Beginners

Activity level

Moderate

Event Language

Russian
The expedition: Saint Petersburg - Ladoga
About event

Start:St Petersburg, Russia

Finish:St Petersburg, Russia

The expedition: Saint Petersburg - Ladoga

An unusual experience - putting away the mast, sailing on the Neva during the day under bridges without a mast, putting up the mast in Shlisselburg.

The main attraction of this trip is the Valaam Monastery.

The founders of monasticism on Valaam are considered Saints Sergius and Herman of Valaam. The earliest documentary evidence of the monastery dates back to the 14th century. The monastery was repeatedly ravaged by the Swedes. In the 18th century, under Abbot Nazaria, the Sarov monastery charter was introduced on Valaam. The Valaam Monastery reached its peak in the 19th century. under Abbot Damascus. Until 1917 Valaam Monastery was one of the largest Russian monasteries, it was called North Athos. By 1917, there were 21 churches (15 stone and 6 wooden ones) with 26 altarpieces, 22 chapels on Valaam; the total number of brethren was 600 monarchs and 86 workers; there were small industries (resin, brick, candle, tanneries, various workshops), a farm, gardening, horticulture, fishing, handicrafts flourished. The Valaam Monastery possessed an extensive archive and library, and was famous for its singing traditions.

Events schedule

  • 24 May, 2021

    An unusual experience - putting away the mast, sailing on the Neva during the day under bridges without a mast, putting up the mast in Shlisselburg.

    The main attraction of this trip is the Valaam Monastery.

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Location

Saint Petersburg - Valaam

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