Where to go on New Year's Eve: 8 directions in our country

Already decided where to spend the main night of the year? We have selected for you such cities where you definitely will not get bored and have a great New Year celebration. And most importantly - you do not need a passport and do not have to change money for another currency.

Where to go on New Year's Eve: 8 directions in our country

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The city on the eve of the holidays shines with multi-colored lights, everywhere a fabulous atmosphere. Start a walk along Kazan from two tourist streets: Kremlyovskaya and Bauman (local Arbat) - to see the main attractions.

The main Christmas tree is set on Millennium Square - here, in the open air, you can celebrate the New Year, watch a New Year's show, and participate in various competitions.

In Kazan, next to the Ekiyat puppet theater, according to tradition, a beautiful ice town is built annually. For skate lovers there is a large outdoor NEFIS skating rink located at the Kazan Arena stadium.

Be sure to visit the Kazan Kremlin and the snow-white Kul-Sharif mosque. It is worth a trip to the island-city of Sviyazhsk - it is located 60 km from the city.

Be sure to try Tatar dishes and enjoy a mixture of cultures.

  • Flight Moscow - Kazan, ticket from 5,300 rubles (round trip) per person.
  • Accommodation from 1,000 rubles per night.

Where to go on New Year's Eve: 8 directions in our country

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Karelia is the land of rivers, lakes and forests that occupy half of its territory.

To feel the beauty of Karelian nature, it is better to rent small houses.

In Karelia you can ride dog sledding, snowmobiling along forest paths, skiing along excellent tracks or arrange horse riding. And also visit the husky kennels, Kivach waterfall, take a sightseeing tour of winter Petrozavodsk, try national pastries - wickets, fish cuisine - Kalaruoka and many other Karelian dishes.

  • Flight Moscow - Petrozavodsk, ticket from 9,170 rubles (round trip) per person.
  • Accommodation from 2 100 rubles per night.

Where to go on New Year's Eve: 8 directions in our country

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Snow-capped mountains, forests, untouched nature. On New Year's Day, go to a camp site or to an eco-hotel - this is where you can spend your holidays in perfect harmony with yourself and enjoy the views of the Altai Mountains.

Active recreation is also provided for: snowmobiles, cheesecakes, skis, exploration of caves and other fascinating excursions. Altai has its own local New Year, it is celebrated every time according to the lunar calendar at different times (February-March).

But they don’t forget about the traditional holiday - in hotels and restaurants they hold banquets, festivities, and show programs. We recommend trying lamb dishes. Do not forget about the harsh climate and dress warmer.

  • Flight Moscow - Gorno-Altaysk, ticket from 11,000 rubles (there) per person.
  • Accommodation from 1,000 rubles per night.

  • Flight Moscow - Barnaul, ticket from 15 000 rubles (round trip) per person.
  • Accommodation from 900 rubles per night.

Where to go on New Year's Eve: 8 directions in our country

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At your service are camp sites in the very heart of Siberia. Winter sports are available for active travelers: snowmobiles, skiing, hiking on a frozen lake and even golf on ice.

One of the most popular villages of tourist destinations is Listvyanka. It is located at the mouth of the Angara River. On the way to the village there is a good museum - Taltsy, an open-air architectural and ethnographic complex. There you can get acquainted with the life of the indigenous peoples of the Baikal region, wooden architecture. The museum also celebrates New Year and Christmas in accordance with ancient customs.

There are workshops on the territory where it will be interesting to learn the ancient crafts of the Buryats, Evenks, Tofalars.

  • Flight Moscow - Irkutsk, ticket from 30 800 rubles (round trip) per person.
  • Accommodation from 900 rubles per night.

Where to go on New Year's Eve: 8 directions in our country

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In the streets of Kaliningrad you will be greeted with German-style houses and festive garlands.

It is better to spend New Year's Eve in a restaurant - all the most interesting will be the next day. And on January 1, you can walk around the city and take an active part in events - attend concerts, various colorful performances, watch fireworks, go to the New Year's fair.

It’s also worth going to local museums, for example, the Museum of the World Ocean. City guests and residents love to come to New Year's Eve on the square near the Cathedral - the oldest attraction in Kaliningrad. Be sure to visit the Fish Village on October Island (the historical center of the city), where you will feel the true spirit of Europe.

If weather permits, take a trip to the Curonian Spit. Although the climate there is mild, it can be quite windy and damp due to the proximity of the Baltic Sea.

  • Flight Moscow - Kaliningrad, ticket from 13 179 rubles (round trip) per person.
  • Accommodation from 1,100 rubles per night.

Where to go on New Year's Eve: 8 directions in our country

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New Year's Eve over the Arctic Circle. There are ski resorts and a camp site near Lake Imandra. Meet 2018 in the open air, see the northern lights, go on a snowmobile tour in the Far North or on a deer trip. Adventures are harsh and incredible. Even in the Murmansk region you can go fishing on the tundra rivers.

In Murmansk, go to the Museum of the History of the Murmansk Shipping Company to look at the models of ships, and to the Museum of the History of the Polar Olympics.

  • Flight Moscow - Murmansk, ticket from 5,954 rubles (round trip) per person.
  • Accommodation from 2 200 rubles per night.

Where to go on New Year's Eve: 8 directions in our country

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The ski slopes of Krasnaya Polyana have long been loved by avid skiers and snowboarders, there is also a sledding center and an extreme park.

Usually, Krasnaya Polyana means several large tourist complexes, including the well-known ski Rosa Khutor.

In Sochi, the winter is warm, the temperature does not drop below zero, and may even rise to + 15-20 degrees. New Year's holidays can be spent both in a sports drive, and leisurely walking along the promenade or swimming in the heated hotel pools.

  • Flight Moscow - Sochi, ticket from 15 880 rubles (round trip) per person.
  • Accommodation from 6 000 rubles per night.

Where to go on New Year's Eve: 8 directions in our country

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This area is perfect for families with children. From the first minutes you can plunge into a fairy tale, plunge into childhood surrounded by famous fairy-tale heroes and characters, ride a sleigh with deer.

In Veliky Ustyug you should see not only Fatherland of Father Frost, but also a city where unique ancient monuments of Russian architecture are preserved: Cathedral yard, Procopius the Righteous Cathedral, St. Michael the Archangel Monastery, Transfiguration other.

Veliky Ustyug is called a city-reserve. You will be met by clean, frosty air. And here are picturesque taiga forests and interesting museums.

  • Flight Moscow - Veliky Ustyug, ticket from 9,000 rubles (there) per person.
  • Accommodation from 600 rubles per night.

Prices are valid on the day of writing the material. Airline prices are for the period December 31 - January 8. The price includes the price for one person in a hotel (not in a hostel, not sharing).

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