Verkhnie Mandrogi is a reconstructed traditional Russian village.
It is located on the shore of the Svir River, which connects the greatest
European Lakes Ladoga and Onego. The distance to St.Petersburg is 270 km.
The village has several traditional Russian houses (izba), museums and
also facilities for accommodation, dining and entertainment of the guests.
The nature is nice around, the River has lots of fish, and forests are inhabited
with many bird and animal species.
Most guests visit Mandrogi village in summer by cruise boats from St.Petersburg and Moscow. In winter, transportation is possible by helicopter, train and bus.
Accommodation is arranged at a hotel (16 rooms) and houses (izba). The village has a restaurant with traditional Russian cuisine, bar, sauna. Outdoor picnics are served.
While in Mandrogi, guests can:
Take a look at the work of craftsmen (pottery, blacksmith's work, dressmaking etc),
Buy souvenirs, traditional Russian clothes, paintings etc,
Ride a horse,
Fish trout in a fish-well and carp in carp-ponds,
Visit a moose farm (the only one in the Russian Northwest),
Visit vodka museum and taste various brands of vodka,
Visit bread museum,
Visit a mini-zoo with bears, quail farm, geese, pheasants etc.
Go on hunting and fishing.
Cruise ships and boats from St.Petersburg, Moscow and Petrozavodsk.
Train from Moscow, St.Petersburg to the railway station Podporozhie, then bus or car.