“There is the unique wooden “troinik” in the Vorzogory village – the churches of the 18th -19th centuries. Only several of them have left in the Russian North. Vorzogory is the ancient pomor settlement with interesting houses and local naval life. Near the Vorzogory there is the beautiful view on the White Sea, the steep coast and wonderful sandy beaches. When you are at this place you can feel yourself like a real pomor, a severe citizen of the White Sea coast. The Pomors are the citizens of the severe lands who lived, prayed and viewed the world in their own way. It is surprising that the local people didn’t have the boats at all. The explanation is that they could be destroyed by the sea storm. We don’t need them…”
Option # 1: by bus from Arkhangelsk – bus # 530 from the bus station; the way takes 5 hours, price for a one-way ticket is 500-600 roubles (order in advance by phone 8(900)911022-00)
Option # 2: by car from Arkhangelsk along the road Arkhangelsk-Onega (the way takes 45 hours). The ferry across the Onega river to the Legashevskaya zapan (Ponga).
From the Onega port – by ferry or boat to the Legashevskaya zapan (Ponga).
The steamboat “Zarya” sails everyday from Onega at 7 am, 8 am, 9 am, 12 am, 2 pm, 4 pm, 6 pm, 9 pm. The ticket price is 35 roubles. The way takes 15 minutes.
From the river to the Vozgory:
Option # 1: by private car (the drivers stand on the bank) to the Vorzogory village (the price (one-way) – 650 roubles). The way takes 40 minutes.
Option # 2: by bus to the Vorzogory village (the way takes 1 hour).