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How many films have been filmed on the territory of the Kola Peninsula. Many domestic and foreign directors admire and are inspired by the incredible history and nature of the region. Touch this and you!
Our route runs from Murmansk to the north-winding coast of the Barents Sea. The village is located in the Kola region on the banks of the Teriberka river of the same name, 160 km from the regional center.
During the journey, you will see all the variety of landscapes of the north from mixed forests near Murmansk to rocks and the Arctic desert on the coast of the non-freezing Barents Sea and an unforgettable panorama, where, along the non-freezing water surface, somewhere in the distance, 2000 km, only the north pole of the planet Earth.
You will learn the history of the settlement and get acquainted with the life of the village, which is more than 500 years old, where about 700 people now officially live, you will see the Barents Sea and a beautiful waterfall that carries its stormy waters right into the Arctic Ocean. It is here that you can taste the Arctic cuisine, cod, brown trout, scallop and Kamchatka crab caught right off the coast.
The sensational picture-winner of the Cannes Film Festival - "Leviathan" (directed by S. Zvyagintsev) was filmed in this village. You will have a unique opportunity to walk around the filming locations of the movie, to meet people who were directly involved in the crowd scenes.
Return to the city at the end of the excursion.
Departure from Murmansk. Route 170 km. Go south along the Kola federal highway to the Apatity-Kirov region. Industrial and Tourist Cluster of Murmansk. You will see the storeroom of the Kola Peninsula and the capital of mining. Khibiny - low compact mountains on the Kola Peninsula with plateau-like peaks, soft relief and treeless slopes; the highest point is 1200 m, the elevation changes are from 500 to 1000 m. This mountain range is interesting not only for its severe northern beauty, but also for its special opportunities for skiing. The Khibiny remains covered with snow for most of the year - you can ski from November to June. The thin arctic air brings the local climate closer to the alpine one. With stable weather, good snow cover and long daylight hours, this place in April is considered one of the best in Europe to close the ski season.
The ski capital of Khibiny, the city of Kirovsk, is located 200 km from Murmansk right at the foot of the mountains. The main ski resorts are located here - on the Aikuayvenchorr and Kukisvumchorr mountains. There are ski areas in the city of Apatity - just 12 km from Kirovsk. In Apatity is the Kola Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences named after Academician Fersman and the main capacities of the dressing plant OJSC "Apatite" and "Fosagro".
Equipped slopes of various difficulty levels in this oldest Russian ski resort attract all winter sports enthusiasts, both amateurs and professionals.
The Khibiny is in itself the main attraction of the Murmansk region. But even here there are many interesting places worth visiting. For example, the Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden is the northernmost botanical garden, located on Vudyavrchorr Mountain.
Visit to the Museum and Exhibition Center of the region's mining industry and the stone museum of the Phosagro corporation. The notable building of Kirovsk, the local "Big Bene", houses a modern world-class museum - eight exhibition halls, two exhibition halls and one gallery. It features interactive models of mines and mines with sound and light accompaniment, a huge collection of minerals and an exhibition of historical materials. The museum regularly hosts art exhibitions, "quests", meetings with interesting people and free screenings of films.
Return to Murmansk at the end of the program.
Visiting the Pechenga region, the city of Nickel. Zapolyarny.
• Panoramic site on the West Bank of the Kola Bay, settlement Abram Mys, anti-aircraft defense point of Murmansk 1941-1944
• Excursion to the Valley of Glory, where defensive and offensive operations took place during 1941-1944, 60 km from Murmansk. Visit to the memorial near the Zapadnaya Litsa River, where the Great Patriotic War began and ended in the Arctic.
• Pechenga village. Visit to the memorial complex of the burial place of Soviet soldiers, the cemetery of the Edelweiss mountain ranger division and the German SS battalions that tried to break through to Murmansk
• Visit to the Trifono-Pechenga Monastery in the village of Luostari.
Return to Murmansk at the end of the excursion.
Organized transfer to the airport.
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