Add to favorite
 
123
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS
russian visa


The Most Popular Destinations for Short Trips in Russia
August 19, 2020 19:08


(Source: https://yandex.ru/collections/card/5d7e4c4715490655418b37c4)

The most popular destinations for city-breaks this year are St. Petersburg, Kazan and Kaliningrad, the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) reports.

St. Petersburg is the leader among almost all tour operators as a destination for short trips across Russia in the 2020 season. Kazan and Kaliningrad are also in the top 3. In addition, Moscow, Karelia, and the cities of the Golden Ring are in demand.



Some routes are gaining popularity - these are the cities of the Volga region (Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Volgograd, Astrakhan), and central Russia (Tula, Tver). The demand for tours to the Moscow region and the cities of the northwest - Veliky Novgorod and Pskov is recovering. According to some tour operators, in the near future there will also be demand for directions where it is convenient and fast to get from the capital region: Kaluga, Ivanovo and Vladimir regions.



Tours for 3 days and 2 nights are in high demand. Traditionally, tourists leave on Thursday-Friday and return on Sunday. In summer, during the vacation period, both three-day arrivals from Friday to Sunday (about 40%) and weekly trips (60%) are popular. 

At the same time, most often tourists seek to limit the travel budget, so they book 1-2 excursions in advance, or generally buy them on the spot.



In general, market participants expect an increase in demand for short trips in September-October. Seasonality will play a role: in autumn, as a rule, interest in excursion and sanatorium-resort vacations increases.  Quarantine-free cities with good transport accessibility and tourist   facilities operating without restrictions will be in demand.

ATOR stressed that   the depth of bookings for short tours and excursion trips in Russia in general remains low: many people are no longer ready to plan a vacation in advance, several months in advance, as it was before. 




Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: travel to Russia Kazan Kaliningrad St. Petersburg Golden Ring 

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

World Heritage lands sold out at contractual price The Ostankino Tower Is Preparing For The Olympics Baikal Volunteer Programs Hiking in Russia: where to go Hello or Zdrastvujte









Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Russian business  Penza  Russian singers  inventions  Russian oil  Sobornaya Square  Chelyabinsk Region  Sochi 2014  Valery Gergiev  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian culture  Aeroflot  Russian universities  Alyonka chocolate  Russian tourism  Sberbank Leasing  Festivals in Moscow  Russian regions  Norman Format  Advertizing  Ski resorts  Oleg of Novgorod  Russian Actresses  Wooden Sculptures  Bashneft  Museums of Vologda  St. Petersburg  Russian fashion designer  Books  lawsuit  State Literary Museum  List of Moscow Museums  buy Russian designers  Russian Traditions  health  Russian Cinema  Petrikirche Cathedral  IMF  Nanotechnologies  VKontakte  Smolensk Monuments  Moscow  travel to Russia  Republic of Tatarstan  Alexander Volkov  Street Art Museum  Theatrical Costumes  Georgy Nisskiy  Exhibitions in Moscow  Sochi Olympics tickets 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites