Another successful for the Northern Capital of Russia rating was made by the Travel.ru web portal. The tourist service assigned the most popular cities to visit on the Defender of the Fatherland Day weekends. The rating was based on the hotel reservations for the February 21- 23, 2016 made by the independent travelers.
Top 10 popular tourist destinations for February 23 are such Russian cities as Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Kaliningrad, Tula, Yaroslavl, Vladimir, Pskov and Veliky Novgorod. The most popular resorts are Krasnaya Polyana (Sochi) and Dombay.
The least expensive top 10 cities to spend your weekends are Saint Petersburg (RUB 1950 per night) and Veliky Novgorod (RUB 2010 per night) and the most expensive ones are Moscow (RUB 5000 per night) and Sochi (RUB 8 000 per night).
On the average people plan to stay in Moscow for 2 nights, in Saint Petersburg for 3 nights, in Kaliningrad for 4 nights and for 6 nights in Sochi.
In top 20 popular tourist destinations for holidays in February are also such cities as Nizhny Novgorod, Krasnodar, Astrakhan, Ufa, Anapa, Yalta, Saratov, Kostroma, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk.
Among the most popular foreign cities where you can spend the weekends are Tallinn, Prague, Milan, Barcelona, Berlin, Madrid, Helsinki, Munich, Budapest and Nice.