Did you even think that around Saint-Petersburg there are many places with north waterfalls of amazing beauty? There are many such places hidden where every traveler can find calm and tranquility within natural wonders. We tried to find the most picturesque of such places for you.
Waterfalls of Tosno and Sablino
It’s hard to believe but the biggest waterfall in the whole Europe is located near Saint-Petersburg in Sablino. This huge flow of water is usually called the Niagara the short. It’s really east to travel to this natural beauty – there are buses going to it from the city. The water here is very warm and clear, fine enough to take hydro massage bath.
There are many different falls hidden around Sablino, some of them almost 4 meters tall.
The fall of Gorchakovshynsky
This waterfall is 4 meters tall and is located in beautiful canyon near the river. This place is not known by many tourists due to its’ secluded location in the forest, but is also the best place for those who want to relax in the most peaceful and calm atmosphere. To find the place you must travel to the village nearby and follow the links guiding you through the forest to the hidden place. Don’t forget to wear the most comfortable shoes!
Waterfall of Karasta river
Karasta river is situated in Oranienbaum High park and is 11 kilometers long. Taking its’ start in swamps it goes around forest springs and has many turf particles in it. Due to turf the water of this river in unusually red. The ponds and falls around Karasta river were made by people, but even so their beauty is mesmerizing. The walk to the fall can be magically combined with the excursion to Chinese palace in Oranienbaum.
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