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Fascinating trip to Severodvinsk on a rented car

Fascinating trip to Severodvinsk on a rented car

16.04.2019
A road trip in the Arkhangelsk region is a great way to spend a holiday. Photo: https://ru.wikipedia.org/

On the shore of the picturesque White Sea, there is a relatively young town used to be the center of nuclear shipbuilding.

For many years there were travel restrictions for tourists and foreigners, but now you can enjoy the time spent there.

A road trip in the Arkhangelsk region is a great way to spend a holiday.

How to rent a car

In Moscow, there are many car rental companies with an extensive fleet. The service is so popular that we advise you to book a car in advance, otherwise it is highly likely that you will be left with nothing. 

Увлекательное путешествие в Северодвинск на арендованном автомобиле: что посмотреть в городе корабелов

How to plan you trip and choose the right car:

  • pay attention to the number of passengers;

  • amount of luggage;

  • availability of equipment according to the season (air conditioning, a set of tires, a ski rack, a heater, etc.).

Those who are going to Severodvinsk for the first time, should take a navigator as it helps to build a convenient route, find a street or a house.

Увлекательное путешествие в Северодвинск на арендованном автомобиле: что посмотреть в городе корабелов

Top 5 tourist attractions

Since 1936, the strategic Sevmash Enterprise has been manufacturing ships for the Russian Navy, nuclear and diesel-electric submarines, and has been repairing and upgrading naval ships of various types. On its territory, there is a museum with an extensive exhibition telling about the past and present of Russian shipbuilding.

Увлекательное путешествие в Северодвинск на арендованном автомобиле: что посмотреть в городе корабелов

The local history museum is a good place for those who would like to learn about the history of the region, natural resources, and ecology. There are very exciting exhibits illustrating the culture of the ancient Pomors.

The main landmark of Severodvinsk is an old steamer dated 1911, it’s still running, and you can take excellent selfies.

The Kudemsk narrow-gauge railway used to transport wood, today is open only for tourist. You can take a tourist train and enjoy the magnificent view of the forest and lakes. In 2010, the route "Vodogon - White Lake" was recognized as one of the most picturesque in the world.

Nikolo-Korelsky monastery was built long before the official foundation of the city. Initially, the buildings were wooden and were replaced with stone only in 17-18th century. Some of the buildings are open to tourists. On the territory you can visit the Assumption Church, the Cathedral of St. Nicholas, the bell tower and the refectory.

Nenoksa temple complex near Severodvinsk is unique in the world. The Trinity Church built in the 18th century is a wooden five-tent building, you would not find anything similar in Russia. The ensemble also includes the Nikolskaya Church and the bell tower.

Enjoy a picnic in Yagrinsky pine forest: sand dunes, coniferous trees and the seashore evoke pleasant thoughts.

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