If you are at a loss as to where to go on vacation this Summer, then make a trip to Crimea, trust us, you will never forget the hospitality and wonders abounding there. The Crimean peninsula is another whole world packed into one scenic, cultural experience. On the peninsula you will find renowned resorts, and many attractions, an incredibly diverse natural environment, a very healthy climate, and friendly people thrilled to play host or tour guide.
Here’s a look at some of the most compelling reasons for visiting Crimea this year.
One – There’s No Beating the Prices
It is no secret that price plays an important role in the decision about where to go on vacation. Today, travel agencies provide a great number of options for recreation on Crimea. Therefore, depending on your financial situation, an array of choices will be presented to you to choose from. Accommodations are possible at every level of comfort, distance from the sea, coolness, and other factors. On that note, you can have a good vacation in Crimea, even in the event that your budget might be modest. After all, much of your time will probably be spent on excursions and entertainment, so sleeping arrangements might not be at the top of your list of important value. But make no mistake, even the most luxurious digs on Crimea are dirt cheap since the exchange rates for the ruble changed so drastically. Crimea is one of the best values anywhere in the world today.
Two – The Unique Attractions
There are a lot of beautiful places and tourist attractions in the world, but it’s worth noting that many of the most unique and magnificent are located on Crimea. And it is not only monuments, but also natural and historical attractions too. Each place has its own history and unique features, and the locals reflect the richness of a place that has been a vacation land for centuries.
On the peninsula you can visit the wondrous caves (Marble, Red, etc.) and the majestic castles and towns of the peninsula (Mangup-Kale, Eski-Kermen for example). You must climb the mountain Ai-Petri and all of its 1,231.2 meters to see the famous “Swallow’s nest” fortress and the Cape Ai-Todor. It would take a long time to see all the sights of Crimea, but it is best to come and see with your own eyes!
Three – Beautiful Nature
In Crimea there is a sea and sand, mountains and steppes, canyons and caves, forests and nature reserves, waterfalls and lakes, the beautiful plants and animals. But that’s not all! Crimea’s Nature is truly gorgeous and unique. It attracts tourists from all over the globe, all year round. And regardless of the season, there is always something to do: in the warm season, you can go on one of the hiking trails, bathe in the sun at the beach, or go on a tour, and in winter – go skiing or snowboarding.
Four – Fun for Families
For the children, Crimea has a lot to offer; Fresh air, beautiful beaches and bays, warm seas and loads of activities. In addition, the peninsula has functioning sets of children’s sanatoriums, boarding houses and camps, like the legendary Aptek (above). In addition, Crimea is overrun with water parks, excursions and other entertainment facilities, where children can have fun and benefit greatly from their experiences.
Five – Spa Lovers Welcome
Since daily life affords each person his or her fair share of stressful situations, it is not surprising that in recent years, Crimean Spa centers are growing more and more popular among tourists. The list of services that are offered here, are constantly expanding. Moreover, for each customer personalized sets of procedures can be drawn up to their specific liking.
Six – Wide Diverse Leisure
Every year, millions of tourists come to Crimea from all over the world, and each has their own idea about how to get some rest and relaxation. Therefore, depending on the preferences of the travelers in the Crimea, there are large assortments of all kinds of recreation: both passive and active. For example, you can lie on the beach, swim in the warm sea, take a stroll through the picturesque parks, explore the Crimean palaces and museums, go hiking, take part in a bike tour, ride on a yacht, or visit a variety of festivals. However, this list of features that are available in the Crimea do not stop at just those things. The list could go on for a long, long time.
Seven – The Entertainment
Every year a huge number of diverse events held in the Crimea: all kinds of exhibitions, sporting events, music festivals, thematic contests, you name it? Crimea has it. Among the most famous events -the festival “Republic of Z” (popularly known as the “Kazantip”), two popular jazz festival ( “Jazz Koktebel” and Live in Blue Bay), the musical talent of Alla Pugacheva at the Crimea Music Fest , the international exhibition of resorts “Crimea – all year round,” along with one of the best festivals in the CIS chivalry “Genoese helmet” and many others.
Eight – Extreme Crimea
If you like extreme vacations, then this is yet another reason that you should come to Crimea.
Due to the extremely varied landscapes of the peninsula, the conditions for adventure tourism are virtually endless. There are diving and underwater excursions, jeep safaris, quad biking, Spelunking, hiking, mountain climbing, hang gliding, and bungee jumping, along with much, much more. Such a wide range of extreme kinds of holiday lets everyone who wants to choose what is more to their liking.
Nine – Food and Wine Tours
It in Crimea are situated the best vineyards of the region. Therefore, many tourists who come here choose wine tours. In particular, on the peninsula you can visit the Massandra, Koktebel, Inkerman and other plantations and vineyards, walk through wine tasting sessions, and probe the best vintage wines.The peninsula also widely represents its dishes from all sorts of nationalities such as Russian and Ukrainian, as well as Crimean. It is therefore not surprising that the food tours are also very popular in the Crimea.
Ten – Therapeutic Possibilities
Thanks to the healing Crimean air, and the presence of a large number of resorts with therapeutic possibilities, the Crimean peninsula became a place for great relaxation and rejuvenation. In addition, located in Crimea, is the world famous mud resort, which attracts people from different countries all over the world. Prices on wellness treatments are readily available, and the results are immediate, and very soothing.
Crimean resorts offer quite a wide range of services, and specialize in the treatment of various diseases, so be prepared to let your aches and pains be a thing of the past.
What awaits you on Crimea is impossible to list or evens suggest in an article. You’ll simply have to visit in order to experience what the Czars did, what the Greeks were interested in, and what the Royal Scythian kinds sought out here. Come to Crimea, for the time of your life.