The most economical cities in Russia for May tours

Traveling abroad for many Russians has become an unaffordable luxury since the ruble entered a steep peak. For those who are not very attracted by the prospect of holding the beginning of May in front of the TV, Forbes and compiled the list of most economical cities for trips to the May holidays .

The cost of the trip includes a visit to the most famous city attractions, lunch in a cafe and a daily stay in a two or three-star hotel near the city center.

We have also selected excellent ideas, where to go for the May holidays in 2016.By car in Russia or at sea.


  • 7. Kungur
  • 6. Bulgarian
  • 5. Sergiev Posad
  • 4. Yeniseysk
  • 3. Soligalich
  • 2. Pereslavl-Zalessky
  • 1. Zaraysk

7. Kungur

The price of the stay is 3 366 rubles.

Opens the top 7 most inexpensive tours for a trip to the May holidays city, famous for its ice cave. It arose about 10-12 thousand years ago and stretches for 5700 km. During the sightseeing tour, tourists can only pass 1500 km, although this way is enough to enjoy the amazing and majestic spectacle of lace frost, ice crystals, grottoes and clear water of underground lakes.

The former merchant's glory of Kungur is evidenced by the Gostiny Dvor - an architectural monument located in the center of the city.

Those who are interested in art recommend visiting the Art Museum, and see the paintings of Russian artists of the 20th century.

6. Bulgarian

Price for the stay - 3 355 rub.

The city in Tatarstan remembers the times of the Volga Bulgaria and the Golden Horde. There is a healing spring called "The Well of Gabdrakhman"( he is also the "Captain's Well").According to legend, he was created by one of the followers of the Prophet Muhammad, touching the staff of the earth. The water from the well healed the daughter of Khan Aidarkhan, who then converted to Islam. And the name "captain" source was received in honor of Captain Rychkov, who studied the region in the XVIII century.

But not one healing source is famous for the Bolgar. There is also the source of the holy martyr Abraham - a whole complex of buildings in the architectural traditions of the Volga Bulgaria.

Famous museums - the Museum of Bread and the Museum of Crafts.

5. Sergiev Posad

The price of stay - 3 344 rubles.

The main attraction is the Trinity-Sergius Lavra, the largest of all the monasteries of the ROC.It contains the remains of St. Sergius of Radonezh.

And young tourists together with their parents can visit the Toy Museum, which collects collections from different parts of the world.

4. Yeniseysk

The price of stay - 3 333 rubles.

You can admire this Siberian city for the temple architecture( Spassky and Epiphany cathedrals, Trinity Church) and the museum of local lore. The museum has collected a unique material demonstrating the history of the development and development of Siberia and the culture of indigenous Siberian peoples.

3. Soligalich

The price of stay - 3 322 rubles.

The city is located on the coast of Kostroma. His unusual name Soligalich owes salt springs and belonging to the Galich principality. But salt now you will not surprise, but curative mineral waters and city mud baths are very popular. View in Soligalich can be on the Cross and Preobrazhenskaya church of the XIX century, as well as the church of St. Nicholas on Navoloka XVII century.

2. Pereslavl-Zalessky

The price of stay - 3 300 rub.

One of the cities of the Golden Ring of Russia. It is recommended to visit those who are interested in temple architecture, as the city has many ancient churches, monasteries and cathedrals. The most interesting is the Transfiguration Cathedral of the XII century, there was a ceremony of baptism Alexander Nevsky.

Not far from the Goritsky Monastery is the Dendropark occupying 50 hectares. There are over 600 names of shrubs, trees and lianas from different regions of Russia and foreign countries.

1. Zaraysk

Price for the stay - 3 278 rub.

Tops the rating of the most inexpensive for tourists Russian cities in 2016.Visit it stands for the architectural complex - Zaraisk Kremlin. This is the only surviving whole fortress of the Moscow region. On its territory there is a unique paleolithic site and a museum with collections of Russian, West European, Chinese and Japanese paintings, sculptures and graphics.

The town has preserved the mansions of well-to-do merchants of the 17-19th centuries. Now they live in ordinary townspeople.