Karelia & Archangel: Architecture of Northern Russia
10 Aug — 22 Aug 2019 | Tour Director: Alex Koller
• Venture into the isolated north-west territories of Russia and encounter unique monastic communities
• Make a whole day excursion by boat to Kizhi Pogost on Lake Onega to see masterpieces of 18th century wooden architecture
• Discover the great pilgrimage site of the UNESCO-listed region of Solovki, with visits to the Solovetsky Monastery
lecturer in art history and architecture
Morning visit to the Cathedral at Kem. Transfer to Petrozavodsk (founded by Peter the Great) with visit en route to the Church of Peter the Apostle at Martialnye Vody. Three nights at Hotel Fregat.
Morning lecture: Wooden Architecture at Kizhi. Whole day excursion by boat to Kizhi Pogost on Lake Onega: UNESCO-listed masterpieces of 18th century wooden architecture including the Transfiguration Church (topped with 22 wooden domes).
10 Aug — 22 Aug 2019
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Dr Koller is an articulate lucid and pleasant Tour Director, who made the (outstanding) cultural content of this course readily comprehensive on the basis of his extensive knowledge.
For customers who wish to make their own travel arrangements, ACE are pleased to be able to offer a flight reduction of:
return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, four lunches, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
visa, travel insurance, single room supplement £445, optional boat trip to Muksalma Island.