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Incoming tourists can get the information about tourist sights, itineraries and accomodation in Sortavala and nearby regions in Visit-center of Sortavala city.

Karelian villages Kinerma, Sholtozero and Rubchoila invite you to experience real  country life with its splendid air and imperceptible charm without city ruffle, noise and high technology.

Prionezhsky

General information
Prionezhsky municipal district is located in the south-east part of the Republic of Karelia, along the southwest coast of Lake Onega, around the capital city of Petrozavodsk.

The administrative center is situated in the city of Petrozavodsk. The area includes 13 rural municipalities, including 3 Vepsian: Sheltozersky, Shokshinsky, Ryboretskoe.
The area is closest to Petrozavodsk, so here there are a lot of holiday villages .
 
The tourist potential of the area
Prionezhsky metropolitan area – it is an ecological area with unique landscape and natural resources and opportunities for development of both summer and winter tourism. The area has a recreational tracts that have beautiful landscapes, the gifts of nature, sandy beaches, pine forests, torrential rivers. Uniqueness Prionezhsky region ,in terms of tourism, is that it is located around and near the capital city of the Republic of Karelia – Petrozavodsk. Developed transportation infrastructure are in this area. There are a number of tourist centers with modern standard, mountain ski slope.
 
Key lines of the development of tourism
-       Cultural and historical tourism associated with visits to cultural and historical sites and events;
-       sport tourism (skiing, ski touring, rally, orienteering, cycling and moto tourism);
-       scientific and educational tourism, local history tourism;
-       recreation and eco-tourism;
-       boating (including tourism in small boats - motor boats, yachts, motor-ship organization calls rounds).