"Sortava - Port to Valaam (Valamo)" Sortavala by akkipaa

Sortavala Travel Guide: 4 reviews and 8 photos

Sortavala - Main town in the are

Sortavala is an old town in the Northern Corner of the Lake Ladoga. Like all towns in the area, it has belonged to Sweden, Russia or Finland. Nowadays it's part if Karelian Republic in Russia.

Main attractions are orthodox cadhedral, town architecture, "Seurahuone" currently Sortavala culture house, market place and Valaam monastery (about 40 mins with ferry).

  • Last visit to Sortavala: Jul 2012
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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