The Gulf of Finland

The Gulf of Finland Gulf of Finland, part of the Baltic Sea and the natural attraction of our city.
Since the beginning of the 6th century it was great by sea, the bay lay part of the famous way ” from the Vikings to the Greeks ”. Later, the water area became a place of trade the Hanseatic merchants and the main means of income in Sweden. The Gulf of Finland is quite melokovoden, especially in its eastern part, which is also called ” Marquis puddle ” in honor of the Secretary of the Navy of the early 19th century, the Marquis de Traverse. Now at the bottom of the Gulf is more than 5000 wrecks, which, thanks to the cold and low salinity water is well preserved and is now of interest to scientists. In addition to enjoying the outdoors, fishing and picnic area where you can rest and heal in one of the resorts or to book an excursion by boat to Peterhof, Kronstadt, Oranienbaum.