The best regions, cities and resorts
Taking a tour in the best regions of Russia is ideal, here you can study and explore endlessly. But, there are special places that must be visited. Fans of all the mysterious advise to go to the Tver region and visit Lake Brosno, comparable to Loch Ness. The warehouse is covered with legends, one of which says that there is a monster at the bottom that can paralyze a person. Fans of beach holidays should pay attention to Krasnodar, the Azov and Baltic seas, of course, including the beautiful Crimea.
The Curonian Peninsula occupies a leading position with the picturesque sandy beaches that stretch along the coast of the Baltic Sea. The grill extends for almost 100 kilometers, and its territories are simply not inhabited, but are occupied by coniferous forests.
The limit of dreams is Lake Baikal, famous for its impeccable waters and wide beaches. For family vacations, the Sea of Azov is quite suitable.
This is one of the smallest seas, since the depth does not exceed 14 meters. There are many schools on the beaches, where instructors will teach beginners surf lessons.
In our country there are also ski resorts, for example, it is worth mentioning Sorochany, which in the immediate vicinity of the capital is a good place for beginners.
Outside the Arctic circle, the Vudyarv complex was built in the Murmansk region. You can also visit Rosa Khuto, which recently hosted the Olympic Games.
What is more interesting to see in Russia?
Undoubtedly, the first attractions of Russia of which, it is necessary to know this noble country, are Moscow and St. Petersburg, two cities, both in a certain period of time, two contrasts and places of interest with a rich history.
In addition, each tourist must visit the cities that are part of the Golden Ring, such as Uglich, Yaroslav, Kostroma, Suzdal, Vladimir, Rostov the Great, Myshkin and others. The trip can be done by bus as part of a guided tour or cruise along the river or by car if you prefer.
In these cities there are a lot of attractions such as sanctuaries (monasteries and temples of different centuries), architectural wonders, many museums and natural attractions.
Keep in mind that in our country there are more than 100 reserves and a large number of national parks.
On the other hand, it is necessary to mention the largest rivers in Russia, such as the Volga, the Yenisei, the Ob, the Lena and the Amur. It is also interesting to visit the deepest lake called Baikal. In addition, the Caucasian mineral waters, the volcanoes of Kamchatka, Lake Teleskoye in Altai, the mountains of the Grand Caucasus and the Black Sea spas are widely known.
Among the main attractions in general we have the following:
- Winter Palace
- Moscow Kremlin
- The Red Square
- St. Isaac’s Cathedral
- The Tretyakov Gallery
- The Palace Square in St. Petersburg
- The Cathedral of the Savior on Blood
- Kazan Cathedral
- St. Basil’s Cathedral
- The Moscow Metro
- The Hermitage
- Swallow’s Nest
- The Novgorod Kremlin
- The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts
- Baikal Lake
- The Bolshoi Theater
- Peter and Paul’s Fortress
There are endless attractions and places to visit, so I invite you to inquire a little on our websites about the spectacular sites of our nation.
How to get to the cities of Russia?
In Moscow, the capital of Russia, the following airports of international importance operate: Sheremetyevo, Domodedovo and Vnukovo, which constitute the Moscow Center (UIA), the largest in Russia.
The Pulkovo-1 and Pulkovo-2 airports in St. Petersburg, from here, as well as from Moscow, can take a direct flight to more than 100 cities in Russia, as well as abroad. In Ekaterinburg is the Koltsovo airport. In Novosibirsk, tourists can use the services of Tolmachevo airport.
To get to the Black Sea coast, tourists must reach Sochi or Adler, by train or plane. If the traveler wishes to visit the Urals, he must go to Perm or Yekaterinburg, again either by land or by air.
The trip to Kamchatka begins for tourists from the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. In this reserved area you can also take the train through Krasnoyarsk, Khabarovsk or Vladivostok.
How to move comfortably in Russia?
Traveling in Russia more comfortable is done by car, although the distances can be huge. Pay attention to traffic in the country, it is on the right side. In total, traffic management and road infrastructure in Russia are made to meet modern needs, but in the capital, unfortunately, traffic jams have become commonplace, and in remote places they can cope with a shortage of gas stations and motels.
In Russia, there is a well-developed railway communication, almost any city in the country can be reached by train. Comfortable buses also work, which in turn are excellent assistants for independent tourists.
In the distant cities and Russia, from Moscow and St. Petersburg, you can take the plane, it is fast, but they are generally quite expensive, because in the national air market of the country, there is still a low level of competition.
In addition, in Russia you can travel on a cruise ship, especially popular among tourists are cruises that travel across the long Volga River.
In Russia there are hotels of all categories, from 1 to five stars.
- 1-star hotels, is a private mini-hotel organization, which are located on the outskirts of cities. The rooms of these hotels are small and no meals are offered. However, they can be found in the most remote Russian cities.
- 2-star hotels are offered by travel agencies within the framework of excursion routes. The situation in this type of hotels is modest, but the rooms have a shower and TV.
- 3-star hotels are the best option for tourists. In these hotels all the necessary services are provided: telephone and TV, and a minibar.
- 4-star hotels offer tourists a high level of service. They are also, as a rule, in the city center and have all the comforts.
- 5-star hotels are available in the main cities of Russia (in general, all hotel chains of world brands are represented here), as well as in small tourist cities.
Climate in Russia
The territory of Russia is crossed by 4 climatic zones (Arctic and subarctic, subtropical and temperate). Russia is mainly in the middle and high latitudes, which determines the presence of a very severe climate in most of the country. Let us keep in mind that the Arctic air extends throughout Russia in winter.
In northern Russia, the climate is Arctic and subarctic. A little to the south is replaced by a temperate continental climate with cold or snowy winters and hot summers, but of short duration. From west to east, the continental climate increases. In Eastern Siberia, Russia’s climate is badly continental.
In the western and eastern border regions it is affected by the oceans, so the continental temperate climate, with maritime formations, as well as the monsoon on the banks of the Far East is common.
Keep in mind that most of our country is in a temperate zone, and on the Black Sea coast of the Caucasus there is a subtropical climate.
Russian National Cuisine
Touring in the best regions of Russia is excellent, it will also allow you to know its famous hospitality, so sitting at a Russian table, a tourist will never be hungry.
In Russia, before the main dishes, it is customary to serve snacks, which include traditional pickles and pickled vegetables, cabbage, apples and all kinds of mushrooms.
1. The range of the first courses wn Russia are all kinds of soups (pickled soups, hashish, cabbage soup), which is usually served pastry (cakes and pies).
2. Kasha is another favorite Russian dish, as they say in Russia, porridge is our mother. Russians like buckwheat, oatmeal and rice porridge.
3. In the second dish it is accepted to serve meat such as pork, beef and poultry. The dressing is usually represented with potatoes or salads.
Finally, it is customary to send certain dishes to certain festivities in Russia.
Security in Russia
Visiting the main cities of Russia for tourists is recommended. We can say with confidence that foreign guests can feel calm throughout the nation, except in some republics of the Caucasus, where the terrorist activity of the Islamists is still observed, however, one must remember the elementary precaution and comply with the basic security rules . In particular, one should not go alone to the mountains or dense forests, swim in forbidden places and not visit “unfavorable” areas in some cities at night.
It is noteworthy that in Moscow, a tourist police force has been created to protect tourists who sometimes encounter robbery in the capital. The employees of the tourist unit speak several foreign languages and will protect groups of travelers, as well as guarantee their safe location.
Sightseeing in Russia is an adventure of never ending. Visiting the main cities of Russia or taking a tour in the best regions of Russia is essential.
Russia is a state of Eurasia, the largest state in the world in terms of space. Its area is 17 million 75 thousand 400 km.kv., at the same time, in Russia there are a lot of natural, historical and cultural attractions, therefore, every year there are more and more tourists who prefer to travel exactly to Russia.
It is found in the three hemispheres: north, west and east. The territory runs through 11 hours.
It is limited to 18 countries: this indicator is the largest in the world. With most states, Russia has a land border. The length of the country from west to east is 9 thousand km.
Tourism in Russia is extremely attractive to tourists thanks to its rich history and high level of cultural development, the country offers travelers many interesting attractions, both architectural and cultural and religious.
Each region has its own history, which is interesting to study. Visiting the main cities of Russia is indispensable as they are living monuments of history and culture.
located in the north of Palmira and the north of Venice, the city of bridges and canals, the museum city, the cultural capital.
It is an incredible complex of Krasnodar, which runs along the coastal area of the Black Sea.
It is one of the most popular areas of Sochi, located several dozen kilometers from the center of the capital of the Winter Olympics in 2014.
It is perhaps the most popular in the Krasnodar territory, the demand among tourists to this city has been acquired mainly thanks to a unique combination of climatic and natural characteristics, as well as great opportunities for hobby.
It is the capital of Russia, an incredible place that emerged almost 900 years ago and grew on the “seven hills” along the banks of the Moskva River.
It is a city in the Krasnodar territory, located on the Black Sea coast and in the foothills of the main Caucasian mountain range. The city is located between two rivers “Tuapse and Spider”.
It is the main base of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation and the largest city in Crimea.
It is the southernmost settlement among the tourist zone cities of KMV. It is a unique place, surrounded on all sides by mountain ranges.
It is a tourist city located on the coast of the Nepheus Sea and is always popular with tourists and foreigners.