Theodosius: General information, weather, tourist seasons
Feodosia (Feodosiya) is a small town on the southeastern shore of the Crimean Peninsula, washed by the waters of the Feodosia Gulf of the Black sea, a popular and developed tourist resort (Theodosius on the map of the Crimea). The city's population over 100 thousand people.
In addition to the city of Theodosius decided to allocate also a great Theodosius (urban district), which includes 18 localities, including other popular resorts of Koktebel, Primorsky, Beregovoe, Ordzhonikidze, Resort etc. All settlements within the big Feodosia bound commuter bus service.
Feodosiya attracts tourists primarily for its beaches. This is one of the few beach resorts on the southern coast, where the shore is not with pebbles, and sand. However, the sand here is not everywhere: in the heart of the city is pebble beach town, farther from the center on South shingle interspersed with sandy, but do the long, sandy beaches with Golden sand starts outside the city and stretch for 10 kilometers along the coast to settlements coastal and seaside. Read about the beaches of Feodosia more...
Apart from the beaches, Theodosius pleases the tourists with excellent infrastructure. There are plenty of hotels and a large selection of housing to rent, every step of the way shops and markets, there is a large supermarket and several shopping centers. With food problems will not arise, cafes, canteens and eateries in the Mall a lot. Transport in the city is represented by a modest number of urban bus routes, but in most cases this is enough.
Entertainment in Feodosia abound. There is a tourism district along the street Gallery, the promenade and Paratroopers on the street Aivazovsky. All this pedestrian areas and concentrated variety tourist attractions, ranging from souvenir shops and finishing with children's rides. Capital nightlife Feodosia will not name, but a few night clubs and late night bars can be found on the aforementioned pedestrian streets, as well as on the street General Gorbachev. And of course, the beaches the whole range of water sports. The Jubilee Park has a lot of children's entertainment.
At Feodosia has a very rich history. The city was founded in the 6th century BC by Greek colonists. After that, the city is many times passed under the rule of various peoples, kingdoms and empires, and in the 4th century, was completely destroyed by the Huns. In the middle ages under the leadership of the Genoese received the name of Kaffa, and in that time, the city even surpassed the size of Constantinople. To Russia Theodosius passed In 1771, when the Russian troops took the city by storm.
Unfortunately, until today survived a few monuments of ancient history. The most striking of them is the medieval Genoese fortress Kafa.
Attractions in Feodosiya is not enough. For sightseeing, including the museums, historic sites, monuments, take more than one day. The two main attractions of Feodosia Museum of Aivazovsky and the ancient Genoese fortress of Kaffa are often determining factors for tourists when choosing Feodosia as the main places of recreation in the Crimea. Read about the attractions of Feodosia here...
Weather, tourist seasons in Feodosiya
Theodosius is not a year-round resort, especially given the beach orientation. In the winter months here, even often snows.
The beach season lasts from June to September, although in the first half of June the water is still very cold, and the temperature cool, and at this time you need to bring warm clothes.
The best time for recreation in Feodosia – July and "the velvet season" in August-September.
Seasons in Feodosia months, when is the best time to go
* best time to visit;
appropriate time to visit;
not a recommended time to visit
Current weather in Feodosia and forecast
Useful tips for Feodosia
- Housing. Rental housing owners and realtors will offer to the intercity bus station and on the street Gallery, especially in its part near the beach.
- Stores. Large and inexpensive supermarket PUD (formerly ATB) is at the intersection of nazukina and October. Next to it is the city's main market.
- Transport. If you need to go to the suburbs of Feodosia, it is best to get to the final bus station (final map), otherwise you can not get on the bus in the direction of motion, because they are often crowded.
- Bikes. In Feodosiya we are aware of only one bike rental in the bike shop at 3 St. nazukina.
- Output in museums. In the major museums of Feodosia off on Tuesday.