Where to go in August abroad cheaply and in Russia?
August is a delightful month because in this period the very nature of all prepared for a luxurious stay: a riot of greenery, warm waters and an abundance of ripened fruit. Those lucky people who managed to get a vacation in this coveted month, suffer a problem - where to go in August where to spend their summer vacation?
Stay in Russia
The version of "At sea"
If you have no passport, before you leave the question arises: where to go on holiday in August in Russia? Unchanged remains the choice of the black sea coast. It is well-known resorts:
Numerous boarding houses, campings, sanatoriums, children's summer camps offer a modern service, and the sea, the mountains, the sun immersed in the everyday atmosphere of the holiday.
It should be noted that in addition to a luxurious sanatorium in Sochi, Adler, Anapa, which restored using modern materials and the latest plumbing equipment in all cities and seaside towns a number of private hotels, which have their own websites on the Internet. Why rent a house in a private hotel, guest house or boarding house any it is easy.
If you go to sea in your car, note the coastal towns:
Problems with accommodation, Parking, food in the small town to be solved, and the attractions easy to get to.
It is important to remember that August is "high season" for any vacation. Therefore, all prices will be too high. And in such small towns you can find acceptable housing option.
Besides, you should brace yourself for a lot of people on the beaches, in cafes and restaurants, markets, parks and places of entertainment.
Option "On the deck of a cruise ship"
Comfortable and informative stay in August in Russia, conducted on the deck of the ship, making one of your chosen routes. Passports and visas are not needed! The most popular cruise routes:
- The Black sea cruise , calling at the seaports of the Krasnodar region, the Crimea and Ukraine
- Volga cruise: "Moscow – Uglich – Moscow" (3 days), "Moscow – Nizhny Novgorod - Moscow" (7 days), "Moscow – Astrakhan - Moscow" (21 days)
You can choose different duration of cruise from 3 days to 3 weeks. The starting point of the cruise can be:
- Nizhny Novgorod
The cruise price includes not only the accommodation in the cabin, the food in the restaurant of the ship, but also an extensive entertainment program on the ship, calling at ports EN route and sightseeing. The unique combination of a comfortable stay on the ship with an interesting and informative tours in unfamiliar cities will make your vacation unforgettable.
Option "In the mountains"
Perhaps this holiday in August, suitable for lovers of extreme travel. You can go to the Altai and there to make the 12-day ascent of mount Belukha. However, you have to be at least a little climber. But there are other options for tours to Altai:
- Rafting on mountain rivers Katun, Chuya on rafts, canoes, kayaks
- Hiking with overnight in tents and campfire songs
- Horse 7-10 day trips to the foot of Belukha, Karakol lakes, rivers and glaciers in South Chuya ridge
- Cycling tours of the Chuisky highway, on the Ukok plateau
You can also choose car tours or jeep tours in the Mountain Altai.
The version of "city break"
City break is referred to as an urban experience which involves the sightseeing of a particular city with hotel accommodation and the daily walks, excursions of your choice.
If you don't like to lie on the beach like herrings in a barrel, can't handle the heat, the holiday in August, can spend in any city of our vast Russia. A great opportunity to touch the history, architecture, immerse yourself in the charm of old Siberian cities, the comfort of the Patriarchal cities of the Volga, to visit St. Petersburg, Kazan, Astrakhan, Moscow, in any city of their choice and desire.
To help you:
- Online booking of hotels and private apartments
- Numerous travel agencies in the cities of tours
- Online booking of air tickets rel="nofollow" target="_blank">aviasales.ru and train tickets rzd.ru
Rest in Crimea
If you choose a beach vacation in August, you should consider the pearl of black sea – Crimea.
- First, it is not abroad
- Secondly, the climate is milder than on the coast, yet the subtropics
A favorite place of rest for respectable people (in the old days of the Russian tsars) is Yalta. The famous swallow's nest, Nikitsky Botanical garden, Livadia and Vorontsov palaces, all southern coast of Crimea. If you are lucky enough to go to Yalta, you will surely meet on the promenade with some Russian celebrity. They are very fond of August in Yalta!
The best option for vacation in August in the Crimea is to book in advance a room or apartment in any city of the Crimean coast:
A small private hotel at reasonable cost offer not only comfortable accommodation, but sometimes also private access to the sea, but can also arrange meals, transfer to the train station in Simferopol. Thus, even in "high season" you can rest in the Crimea at affordable prices.
Read about the most popular destinations in August:
Where to go in August abroad cheaply? The palm at affordable prices to keep popular visa-free countries Turkey and Egypt. However, August in Egypt is the hottest month, +33° +40°, and the water temperature is +26° +27°. So comfortable to go to Egypt in October or to go in November. And in Turkey is very hot.
If you're looking to relax by the sea in August, select the Adriatic in Montenegro. Turquoise clear sea, beaches awarded with the blue flag of UNESCO as the cleanest, the abundance of cheap fruit, the Serbian language is clear and friendly, the Serbs will win you over forever. Visa is not required!
Visit Scandinavia in August – great idea! Having estimated all "for" and "against", we conclude that Scandinavia at this time is the most favorable period for visiting the North countries:
August for Scandinavia is one of the hottest months of the short summer, the air temperature around +20°. The most comfortable temperature for your city tours, going to museums and exhibitions, excursions and trips by boats. Despite the fact that the Scandinavian countries are on the shores of the Baltic sea, for a beach vacation and other Finns, the Swedes go to the South seas.
Finland and Sweden draw their tour program, a unique climate, ecological products, quality products, excellent SPA complexes.
The easiest and cheapest way to Scandinavia – a ferry cruise from St. Petersburg. Tour operators offer tours of varying length – from a week-end on weekends to a full week and two-week tours. You can only visit Helsinki for 2 days, and to go on tour "Four Scandinavian capitals", "Norwegian fjords", "Nordic pearl", "Vacation in Legoland", "the Spirit of the Vikings".
For lovers of camping, fishing, you can rent a Finnish house in a pine forest on the banks of the beautiful pristine lake, to purchase fishing licenses, and dive in a calm, measured rest.