Where better to relax for the New Year
More and more Russians go on New Year’s holidays on a journey – in their own country or abroad. The meeting of the familiar home, family holiday outside the walls of your apartment is a new trend in the winter tourist season of recent years. To make the New Year’s Eve unforgettable, it is not necessary to go to exotic countries – Russia offers many interesting winter destinations and routes. As a rule, the choice of tourists depends on both financial circumstances and the availability of documents – passports and visas.
New Year holiday themes
New Year holidays can be very interesting and varied. For example, many Russians will travel to Europe, where they will visit museums, excursions and walk around the cities of Austria, Germany, Denmark and other countries decorated for Christmas.
Someone devotes New Year holidays to skiing every year: winter resorts are not only in Europe, North America and Russia, but also in South Korea and Australia. Our tourists also love to celebrate the New Year in an exotic setting, on the beach by the warm sea – they are waiting for the resorts of Southeast Asia, the sunny state of Florida, the Maldives or the Caribbean.
Given the length of the winter holidays (in 2015 they will last until January 11 inclusive), you can successfully combine different types of recreation – for example, walking in Vienna with skiing in the Alps, Paris museums and entertainment in Disneyland, shopping in Helsinki and a visit to the homeland of Santa Claus to Lapland, the beaches in Dubai (UAE) and the local indoor ski center.
Many families use the New Year holidays to show children a particular corner of Russia. Russian cities also offer tourists a lot of attractions and entertainment. Hotels prepare their programs and special offers for the new year, museums often work for free during the New Year holidays, ice rinks and entertainment centers are open until late.
In addition, you can relax in the countryside, in a boarding house or in a recreation center, surrounded by snowy trees and away from city noise. Russian national parks and protected natural areas are also waiting for tourists for the New Year holidays. Here, horseback riding, hiking and skiing routes are prepared for travelers, and you can stay at one of the camp sites.
Whatever you choose – a tour to Paris or a cruise along the shores of South America, a trip to the residence of Santa Claus in the city of Veliky Ustyug or a trip to Mountain Altai – the main thing is that the vacation becomes an unforgettable and good start to the new year.