Although it is possible to reach Russia directly by road, the most used method and alternative is air travel. There are both direct and connecting flights from Istanbul and Ankara.
The two most preferred cities for landing are Moscow and Krasnodar. You can choose the city you will land from among many different cities such as Astrakhan, Belgorod, Cheboksary, Ekaterinburg, Kaliningrad, Nizhny, St.Petersburg, Voronezh according to the route you have previously determined.
As it is a fairly large country, it may be necessary to check in advance the status of connecting flights and airports to get from one city to another.
There are many options to reach the city center from the airport. You can choose the most suitable one among the regular buses, suburban trains, minibuses and taxis.
Taxi prices are often preferred as they are more affordable than other countries. Tickets can be obtained from public transport stops near airports, from private kiosks or from the driver in the bus.
High-speed trains organize trips to the city center every half an hour for those who want to save time and have a comfortable journey. Ticket prices may vary depending on the time purchased.
Russia has the best metro and tram system in the world, for which Moscow, St. In cities such as St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Samara, Yekaterinburg and Volgograd, the metro is the most used form of public transport. It is followed by buses, trolleybuses and special shuttle buses.
Airline is generally preferred to go from one city to another in the country due to its large area.
The climate in Russia, the largest country in the world, varies from the polar regions in the north to the subtropical regions in the south.
Although it is always thought to have a cold climate, in fact, summers are quite hot in some regions.
Summertime, St. Petersburg, Moscow or cities included in the Golden Ring are the busiest months of the tourist season. Between June 1st and August 31st, large tourist convoys from all over the world flock to these cities.
The number of those who want to witness the fairy tale "White Nights" is not small. st. In northern cities like St. Petersburg, the sun never sets from late May to mid-July. Inspiring all artists, "White Nights" is known as the ideal time to visit Russia.
Those who want to watch one of the famous opera or ballet performances should take care not to coincide with their holiday in August because the main theaters are usually closed during this season.
Russia's familiar harsh winter begins on December 1 and continues until the end of February. How much you feel the cold depends on which city you go to, for example Moscow and St. While the temperature drops to -20 degrees in big cities such as St. Petersburg, this figure can vary up to -50 degrees in Siberia.
As the days start to get longer between May and June, tourism begins to revive slowly. Since Butter Day, Labor Day and May 9 Victory Day coincide with these dates, the streets of Russia are the scene of colorful images.
New Year's Eve celebrations in Russia are very special. People spend family time in their homes until 12 o'clock at night. After 00.00 at night, everyone takes to the streets. People flocking to the streets take walks together. Those who want to have fun enter the venues and enjoy themselves there until the morning. Various fireworks displays, dance and theater events are held. So as you can see, the New Year's Eve fun lasts until the morning. If you like to celebrate New Year's Eve, you should enter the new year in Russia.
If you know the special days in Russia other than New Year's Eve, you can plan accordingly. Apart from New Year's week, there are also special days such as Orthodox Christmas (January 7), Day of the Defender of the Fatherland (February 23), Russia Day (June 12), Unity Day (November 4). If you decide whether you want to be in Russia on these special days, your trip will be more enjoyable.