The registration for the post-conference tour is closed
Workshop and post-conference tour to
Cultural exhibition to magnificent Saint-Petersburg. The trip to the
of Russia goes along Ladoga lake and includes visit to Valaam island.
This Island is famous for the old orthodox monastery with rich history,
Karelian nature and mysterious Ladoga around. The first night will be on a
board the ship, which takes the group
from the island to Saint-Petersburg (approximately 8 hours from Valaam).
On boat workshop: "Multimedia representation and compression".
The next day will be dedicated to Saint-Petersburg (guided city tour) and
its suburb, Peterhof, famous for its fountains, parks and palaces. The State Hermitage Museum
will be discovered on Saturday: the guided excursion to the main museum of Saint-Petersburg
will take place in the first half of the day before leaving Russia.
||Departure from Joensuu, arriving to Sortavala, trip to Valaam. In the evening departure from Valaam to Saint-Petersburg by ship.
||Arriving to Saint-Petersburg. City tour and trip to Peterhof.
||Guided excursion to the State Hermitage Museum. Departure from Saint-Petersburg to Joensuu (or Helsinki) by train (see also Travel information).
Note: the travelling plan can be reconsidered due to possible changes in
Ladoga navigation timetable.
The Valaam monastery
The State Hermitage
Trip (the way back is not included):
Joensuu-Sortavala-Valaam-St.Petersburg, guided excursions in Saint-Petersburg and Valaam,
accomodation in the hotel (***) in St.Petersburg
|Train St.Petersburg-Joensuu (by default)
Visa to Russia: you should
order a visa in the Russian embassy in your home country.
You will need an invitation to get a permission to visit Russia. After you register for the trip we will
contact you to get necessary information and provide you with invitation.
Organizers:Pasi Fränti firstname.lastname@example.orgXiaolin
|| no.32, “Tolstoy”
(transit from Moscow)