12: 00 — (the time indicated is preliminary and may change-check with the Manager) Arrival at the airport vaskovo from Talagi airport.
12: 30 – Boarding the plane / helicopter
13:00 – departure from vaskovo airport
14: 20 – Arrival to Solovki. Baggage claim. The guide meets you at the exit of the airport with a sign “Polar Aurora”.
14: 40 – transfer to the hotel (Solovki Hotel, Solovetskaya Sloboda). In agreement with the travelers check can be also performed in the Solo hotel Nord or at the hotel club Ostrovito Morosco. These hotels are considered the best in Solovki on the quality of service.
Lunch at the hotel by yourself. There are a number of catering facilities on the island. These are the refectory of the monastery, cafe “Cabin”, restaurant “Izba”, cafe “Pinagor”, restaurants in the hotel Solo Nord and in the hotel Solovetskaya Sloboda, as well as cafe “Old Karbas”. You can have lunch and dinner in these establishments, and our escort will tell you where they are located.
16: 00 – Sightseeing tour of the Solovetsky monastery (2.5 hours). During the tour You will be told about the history of the Solovetsky monastery from its Foundation (1436) to the present day. The tour takes place in the Central complex of the male Solovetsky monastery, inside the fortress walls. You will not just walk around the fortress wall, and you as a group will visit the fortress wall and a number of temples, which are not allowed without a tour. Guests of the island also get acquainted with the history of the Solovetsky special purpose camp, the Training detachment of the Northern fleet and the Jung School. This is a very informative walking tour, which is held in any weather and political situation. For 3 hours you can learn almost everything about Solovki, visit the existing temples, expositions, exhibition cell and other premises. The tour is pedestrian and takes place exclusively within the fortress of the Solovetsky monastery.
Free time to continue independent acquaintance with the Solovki. And our guides will help you to spend it correctly – they will tell you about the main attractions of the island, about possible additional excursions, will help to sign up for them, explain where you can eat and where to go on foot or go by bike in your free time. Do not forget about the White nights – this is an exceptional time for contemplation of the White sea, the fortress walls of the Solovetsky monastery!
You can go to the Cape of labyrinths, to the negotiating stone, to the Maritime Museum, to the exposition of the Solovetsky special purpose camp, to go by boat to the Beluga whales, to ride on the lake-channel system and much more.