Karelia is a region in northern Russia and endowed with a fascinating beauty that makes it a place of interest worthy of entering the itinerary of your tour of Russia. To get you started, giving an idea on Lake Ladoga you will see fjords, those incredible as typical landscapes of Norway.
For those who do not know, fjords sea entrances are caused by glaciers left results in a beautiful landscape of mountains separated by a kind of river. In addition to the fjords, Karelia is a region with many lakes so abundant places to visit if your motivation is a postcard landscape, however if you are looking for interesting places to have a lot of history, you will find amazing archaeological sites.
An example of this is Lajdenpojia, which is nothing more and nothing less where the oldest settlement in the Karelian started, indeed, was where the Corellian ethnicity went on to become who later became the Karelian. So great was the settlement of old Karelian in this area that people who currently inhabit these lands are numerous archaeological remains and very often from bronze bracelets to metal-tipped spears.
According to the study of several archaeologists who have worked at the site, most of these remains may become dated century X. You can include in your tour a visit to Lake Onega, a beautiful lake with crystal clear waters, which are even cleaner that Lake Baikal. This lake is the second largest in Europe so for Karelian civilization was one of the most important places here will see the first reference to ski humanity. This is a petroglyph carved by Karelian of a man riding an extremely long slopes.