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Yacht port “Peski”, Republic of Karelia, Petrozavodsk, 43, Onezhskaya flotiliya street
Velikaya Guba Village is located
Republic of Karelia, Medvezhyegorsk district
Point of departure: will be discussed with our company during planning a trip
Latitude: 62° 14.304
Longitude: 035° 05.01105.011
How can you drive up to Velikaya Guba village?
By our own car
From the Murmansk side move along the P-21 route (until 2018 this route was named M-18) to Medvezhyegorsk
From Moscow move along М-10 route to Saint-Petersburg, then along P-21 route (until 2018 this route was named M-18) to Medvezhyegorsk
When you turn to Medvezhyegorsk, move down from P-21 to the right. Move further to Medvezhyegorsk and after 3.5 km, there will be a right turn to Velikaya Guba (directly on turn you will see a red brick building. This building will serve as an orienting point).
If you pass a traffic light, it means that you have missed the turn, please, go back.
Then you have to move along Medvezhyegorsk – Velikaya Guba road (110 km), all the way along the main road. The only place that can cause confusion will be a fork, that is located in 50 km from Medvezhiegorsk. When you will rich this fork, you have to turn left. In Shunga village , after the bridge, turn right, again on the main road. In Tolvuya village go to the right, but stop short of the center of the village. Then, drive along the main road 40 km to Velikaya Guba. From Velikaya Guba village you have to drive to the agreed point of departure.
Attention! If you drive with the help of navigator, then, in 50 km from Medvezhyegorsk there will be a fork and navigator automatically will offer a road passing through Kazhma village to Velikaya Guba. This way is shorter by 25 km. Dirt road will be along this way. Along with it road surface сan be damaged, especially after rains. That’s why it can take more time in comparison with the first asphalt way through the Shunga to Tolvuya village. But if you would like to take the shortest way, you have to get to know in advance about condition of the road surface. Moreover, evaluate your transport characteristics concerning vehicle flotation before our water cruising to Kizhi.
The way to Velikaya Guba goes through Kosmozero lake and the road itself is very picturesque. Moreover, you will pass Uzki and Kosmozero villages. There you will have a great opportunity to see existing chapel and church.
There is no gas station after Medvezhyegorsk! So, you have refill a gas tank in Medvezhyegorsk. Moreover, take into account that the last automatic teller machine is also in Medvezhiegorsk.
By a public service vehicle
There is a bus, driving from Petrozavodsk and Medvezhiegorsk to Velikaya Guba village. But you should keep in mind, that this bus doesn’t drive on a regular basis. Also you can rent a taxi. It will cost 3000 rubles from Medvezhiegorsk to Velikaya Guba and back. From Petrozavodsk it will cost 6000 rubles.