Guide to the ski resorts of the Leningrad region

National Park

There is very little time left before the start of the winter season, so it's time to think over your plans for the weekend and the upcoming New Year holidays. There are many ski resorts in the Leningrad Region with all the necessary infrastructure: hotels, restaurants, equipment rental and, of course, excellent ski slopes. On the eve of the season, the editors of "I buy" made an overview of the ski resorts of the Leningrad region.

Red Lake Ski Resort

Korobitsyno is a paradise for lovers of winter activities. The small village is famous for its slopes and three resorts at once, one of which is "Red Lake". The site is suitable both for sports (there are a large number of trails for athletes of any level) and for relaxation - spas, saunas, cottages and beautiful views will help to recuperate during the winter holidays. There is also the only ski acrobatics stadium in the region.

Trails: 15 slopes, 6 lifts and baby-lifts.

Except trails: ski acrobatics stadium.

Artificial snow: yes.

Cafe: restaurant and cafe-bistro.

Hotel: sanatorium, spa hotel and cottages.

The cost of the lift: from 200 rubles.

Parking: free.

  • Address: Leningrad region, Priozersky district, near the village. Korobitsyno
  • Phone: +7 (812) 960-0-960
  • Website: krasnoeozero. u

Ski resort "Puhtolova Gora"

In a special selection of ski resorts in the Leningrad Region, we tell you where, how and for how much you can go downhill skiing and snowboarding in the 2020-2021 season without going far from St. Petersburg. Bookmark - information is constantly updated!

Red Lake

Leningrad region, Priozersky district, near the village. Korobitsyno.

Coordinates: latitude 60 ° 32′0. 3 ″ N (60.33453), longitude 29 ° 44′22. 8 ″ E (29.39578).

How to get there? By car: to Korobitsyno, after him about another kilometer along the highway and to the left up the hill. More details. By train: from Finland Station to Sosnovo. Then take a bus. By public transport: by buses No. 645, 646 from Sosnovo (get off before reaching Korobitsyno); No. A898 from art. m. "Parnas" and No. A897 from the station. m. "Devyatkino" (tickets are bought in advance). The schedule is available here.

Prices. Rental services: ski set for children (height up to 140 cm) - from 500 rubles. per hour, adult - from 700 rubles. in an hour; children's snowboard set (height up to 130 cm) - from 600 rubles. per hour, adult - from 700 rubles. in an hour. Lifts: children under 12 years old and pensioners - from 500 rubles. per hour, adults - from 700 rubles. in an hour. Baby lift - free. Promotions, discounts and package offers are valid.

Trails. Eighteen illuminated trails of varying degrees of difficulty, with a height difference from 605 to 120 meters and a length from 300 to 1050 meters. Among them are a training slope, two children's 100-meter races with a minimum slope, five different slalom tracks, slopes for extreme skiing, competitions and ski acrobatics. Two Baby lifts are working. There is a slope for cheesecakes. The number of trails open for skiing on a particular day depends on weather conditions and the presence of snow.

Golden Valley

Leningrad region, Priozersky district, near the village. Korobitsyno. Coordinates: latitude 60 ° 31'40 ″ N (60. 27817), longitude 29 ° 46′5 ″ E (29. 68183).

How to get there? By car: to Korobitsyno, after him about another kilometer along the highway and to the left up the hill. More details. By train: from Finland Station to Sosnovo. Then take a bus. By public transport: by bus No. 645, 646 from Sosnovo (get off before reaching Korobitsyno), No. A898 from the station. m. "Parnas" and No. A897 from the station. m. "Devyatkino" (tickets are bought in advance). The schedule is available here.

Prices. Rental services: ski/snowboard set for children - from 550 rubles. per hour, adult - from 700 rubles. in an hour. Lifts: children - from 500 rubles. per hour, adults - from 700 rubles. in an hour. The lift to the training track (slope no. 5) and the Baby lift are free, and children under 6 years of age (accompanied by adults) do not pay for lifts. Promotions, discounts and package offers are valid.

Trails. Twelve illuminated trails of varying degrees of difficulty, with a height difference from 10 to 105 meters and a length from 70 to 1100 meters. Among them are sports and training slopes, a fan park for extreme Newschool and snowboarding enthusiasts, a half-pipe, and a freeride track. There is also a children's playground with a Baby lift on the slope No. 1. There is a slope for cheesecakes. The number of trails open for skiing on a particular day depends on weather conditions and the presence of snow.

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Photo of the Vepsian Forest National Park

Vepsian Forest National Park - Leningrad Region, Vepsian Forest National Park

The Vepsian Forest National Park is a real pearl of Russian nature. This reserve plays an important role in the ecological well-being of the North-West of Russia. The total area of ​​forest land is 189 hectares. The park is located in the eastern part of the Leningrad region, it is divided into 7 special territories-reserves with a special nature conservation status.

Most of the park is located on the Veps Upland. In the center of the forest there is a small mountain range consisting of carbonic deposits that arose here more than 320 million years ago.

"Vepsian forest" is the land of lakes, swamps and mountain rivers. The largest lake is Lerinskoe. The park's arboretum is dominated by spruce and pine trees. Most trees are 100 years old and up. In accordance with the features of the relief, climate and vegetation, a unique taiga fauna has been formed in the park, which is not similar in the Leningrad region and the surrounding regions. The "Vepsian forest" is inhabited by brown bears, Red Book owls, woodpeckers, crossbills, rare black-throated loons, which disappeared in other territories of the North-West region 50 years ago. The park is one of the few places where an animal that is almost impossible to meet in the wild - the wolverine - lives.

The ethnographic significance of the "Vepsian forest" is great. One of the smallest nationalities of the Russian Federation, the Vepsians, has lived here since ancient times. This is a unique ethnic group with its own language, original culture and ancient traditions. The Vepsians belong to the Finno-Ugric group, which was greatly influenced by the Baltic peoples. In the village. Shugozero is an ethno-museum, and in the village. Vinnitsa - Veps culture center.

The Vepsian Forest is a mysterious, beautiful place created by nature itself. The authorities of the Leningrad region managed to preserve this reserve in its original form. The park is pristine taiga forests, blue lakes, foggy swamps, numerous streams and rivers, air saturated with the aromas of spruce and pine needles.

The entire tourist infrastructure has been created in the Vepsian Forest Park: eco-hotels, guest houses, campgrounds. All man-made objects are maximally carefully built into the natural landscape. Visitors to the park will be able to relax in nature, improve their health in the fresh air, fish, hunt, get acquainted with the culture of the Vepsians, and taste amazing local cuisine.

The park administration organizes tourist programs for both single travelers and families, groups of schoolchildren and students. With the participation of experienced geographers and ethnographers, several ecological routes have been created, fully acquainting tourists with the life of the Vepsian forest.

Guests must be accompanied by guides, therefore, excursions must be agreed in advance. In the forest, there are many hunting lodges where you can stay overnight.

For many residents of St. Petersburg, the question has not been raised for a long time where on weekends, on vacation or on vacation to have a rest in the winter in the Leningrad Region.

As a rule, these are places where you can enjoy clean forest air, picturesque rivers and lakes, and this is in the absence of long flights, language barriers and long acclimatization.

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We leave for nature in winter

Departure in winter from any megapolis of Russia to nature, it is always a unique opportunity to walk in the forest, which is shrouded in snow, fishing, hunting and skiing.

On the coast of the Gulf of Finland there are a large number of sanatoriums that specialize in the prevention of diseases of the respiratory, digestive, nervous, cardiovascular systems.

Everyone, both local residents and guests of the region, has the opportunity to spend their holidays in the Leningrad Region in winter with the benefit of their body, there is a good choice.

Ski resorts of the Leningrad region

The ski resorts of the Leningrad Region are a great place for an active family or corporate vacation.

Here vacationers are waiting for cottages, which are equipped with a swimming pool, sauna and bath, well-developed infrastructure and slopes covered with snow.

Trails, mineral springs, cafes, hotels - all this will ensure the most comfortable rest.

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