Travel from Gromovo to Sakkola

Priozerskiy rayon, Northwestern Federal District, Russia
Est. 7.9km / 3 hrs 30 mins / Map

Travel from Gromovo to Sakkola - Cya On The Road

If you want to learn about the way of life of the settlements of the Karelian Isthmus at the beginning of the last century, you definitely need to get acquainted with the Travel from Gromovo to Sakkola route. One of the largest areas of the Karelian Isthmus - Sakkola at the beginning of the 20th century symbolized the successful path of "sustainable development of the territory", which we can only dream of in an era of awareness of the disastrous path of globalization. Can we learn something from this story? Are there any sprouts that take root on this land for its stable future and do they grow from the past? We can find out about everything by going through this route.But besides this, we can admire the beauties of Lake Sukhodolskoye (Suvanto) and magnificent landscapes of pine forests and spacious fields, open the veil of secrets of the Kalevala epic.The route is constructed in such a way that when traveling by car, you can connect 2 villages - Novinka and Gromovo, and the objects inside the villages are within walking distance. In this case, the time on the route will take no more than two hours.Cyclists will have to spend 3 hours on the entire route.If you want to travel on foot, you can resort to buses connecting the settlements of Gromovo station and the village of Gromovo (623, 624b). You can see the bus schedule on the rasp.yandex.ru. The bus from Gromovo station to the village of Novinka takes no more than 10 minutes. We advise you to use the services of a local taxi, as the bus runs very rarely. In the village of Novinka you need to drive through spacious fields and after fields, get off at the first stop, in front of a steep mountain.Walking time for the route will be 3.5-4 hours.The route begins in the village of Novinka, on the shore of Sukhodolskoe Lake (Lake Suvanto) and passes through the villages of Novinka and Gromovo. The route ends in the village of Gromovo, at the foundation of the former Lutheran church.

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