Tourist information about Partenit, Crimea
Partenit (Partenit) – urban village on the South coast of the Crimea, about halfway between Alushta and Yalta (Partenit on the map of the Crimea). Is among the popular beach resorts of Crimea. It is a small village with a population of just over 6,000 people, is part of Big Alushta.
Partenit – is quite famous among tourists, and there are several decent large resort, including a departmental sanatorium "Crimea" of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation. From other resorts it is a cosy and clean, lovely views, and high prices. But it is necessary to say frankly that for independent tourists is not the best place. Primarily, this is due to the inaccessibility of the local beaches. There are few of them, and available to all visitors, only two of them, and is not the best. On other beaches you can get, but they have the status of health, and will have to issue passes for an additional fee. Another minus – no promenade for an evening stroll, so in the evenings you can either walk around the town centre around the bus station or to sit in one of the cafes. What else is inconvenient, especially for aged people, the resort is on a slope, the terrain is mountainous. In the end, to move around the city and get to the beaches have to constantly rising uphill, then down.
Attractions in Partenit quite a bit: the Park of Ayvazovsky, mountain Ayu-Dag (Bear mountain) and a stone Museum, Dolphinarium. The only thing that will save here from the deadly boredom of fans of interesting places – tours to different corners of Crimea, which can be purchased in local travel agencies. You can also take public transport and explore Yalta, Alushta, Simferopol.
Infrastructure in Partenit for tourists there, but all very modest. In the centre of the village, which was formed around the end of the bus station, there are shops and market, cafes and restaurants, sold tours, but the waterfront, as we mentioned, no. Hotels are just a few pieces, but immediately upon arrival at the bus station for rent housing. From entertainment to mention only Dolphinarium and the Park Aivazovsky.
Weather, tourist seasons in Partenit
To go to Sochi the best in the period from July to September. It was at this time the water warms up enough for a comfortable beach holiday, and almost no rain. You can also visit here in may-June or be delayed until October, but the comfort would no longer be the same. In the remaining months here to do absolutely nothing – it's too cold for a beach holiday, but more to do here and nothing.
Seasons in Partenit months, when is the best time to go
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Current weather in Partenit and forecast
Beaches in Partenit
With the beaches here are a real problem, so if their cleanliness, accessibility and beauty are important for you, it is best to choose a different resort, or settle in a hotel/resort with a great beach. Access to the shore almost everywhere restricted to the hotels and sanatoriums (medical beaches), and to get them you can either detours or for a fee when making a pass.
Beach city (Central)
This is the only public beach in the city center. It is quite small (length on the strength of 100 metres), and is a 15-minute walk from the center, but will have to come down and back to overcome the heavy lifting. No infrastructure they entertainment here, just changing rooms and sun loungers to rent. There is a conditional embankment, but to do it to nothing.
The beach itself was a pebble, is chock full of vacationers, it is often contaminated with debris from the sea. And, of course, spoils the entire look of the concrete, rebar, boat dock, and breakwater, although almost everywhere on the southern coast of Crimea. However, to swim and sunbathe here.
The beach of hotel "Europe"
The hotel Europe is located far from the center on the other side of the city on the North-East. To reach it on foot, would first have to overcome a long long ascent and then a descent. Although he is on site, go on it can anyone access is not restricted.
The beach here is small, relatively sandy, partially with pebbles. He could be a good place, but they spoil the concrete column on which stands the hotel.
"Town" beaches in the North-East
Just behind the hotel "Europe" begins a long chain of beaches along the seafront, separated by breakwaters. This is the public beaches. On the waterfront and in the district nothing, not even a seedy café. On the beach even there are no sun loungers to rent. The beach itself is pebbly, the strip is very narrow. We can recommend going here if you want to avoid holiday crowds on the Central beach, but to go here very far. To stay here no place, no shelter.
The beach of the sanatorium "Aivazovsky"
It is illegally closed to unauthorized access of the beach. You can get it by paying 200 rubles for the entrance to the Park "Ayvazovsky". If you are ashamed of the scandals, you can try to go through security "in a brazen" because the money charged for visiting the Park, not the beach. Sometimes it works, sometimes you can go to the beaches around, but nerves will pull decently.
The beach here is quite good: clean and well maintained, there are a couple of cafes, changing rooms, toilets, sun loungers, parasols, some entertainment. Pebbles on the shore.
The beach of sanatorium "Crimea"
Sanatorium "Crimea" is departmental, defense, and the most problematic for independent tourists. It can be accessed with a pass, but they then paid, then free, then do not let anyone. In the 2015 season, the beach access was free, but the passes that are issued for 50 rubles (i.e. you can only get for a fee). It is necessary to first apply with a passport and a photocopy for the admission, because it to wait until the next day to enter the territory. In General, it is not a comfortable place for solo travelers. However, the beach here is well equipped, has a sunshade and deck chairs, some entertainment.
Hotels in Partenit, housing
Hotels here are just a few pieces, the grip and one hand to count them. Room rates are very high. It is much cheaper to stay at a rented apartment or room that can be rented immediately upon arrival on the destination bus stations from private owners, who greet arriving tourists.
Settles best in the bus Terminus, but not in the "Aivazovskaya", otherwise the beach will walk very far and hard. Moreover, the whole infrastructure, i.e. the centre, is concentrated near the end.
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How to get to Sochi
To get this easily by bus directly from the airport of Simferopol. Buses depart from the bus station airport 05:05, 09:50, 10:30, 15:40, 20:20, in the path of one and a half hours, the cost – 105R. Departure from the village in 08:00, 08:10, 13:20, 17:30, 18:15.
From Simferopol buses depart from this bus station "Resort", via Alushta.
From Alushta bus 109 goes from 07:00 to 20:00 every 40 minutes, 30 minutes, and will cost 22 rubles.
Frequent bus service connects Sochi to Yalta: bus number 110 leaves/arrives at the bus station of Yalta from 07:00 to 19:00 every hour, on the road 35 minutes and the fare is 30 rubles.
All buses arrive and depart from the final bus station in the city centre, on the way making a stop at the bus stop "Ayvazovskaya" directly opposite the entrance to the Park "Ayvazovsky".
Transportation in Partenit, than to move on
Is a small village and all of it can be explored on foot. The only local bus number 1 connects the village with the track (the turn from South coast highway to the village). Available from 07:00 to 18:00 approximately every 40 minutes. You can use this bus to get to the village on a passing bus/trolleybus between Yalta and Simferopol.
Sights Of The Village
Aivazovsky Park (Paradise Park)
One of the main local attractions and entertainment. The Park is known far outside the village, and people come here for one day to watch it.
Founded in 1964-66. on the place of former vineyards. Today there are more than 13 thousand trees and 30 thousand shrubs. Creative solution to landscape garden inspired by the myths, legends and historical facts associated with this area of the southern coast of Crimea. Pride Park is a 200-year-old grove of olive European, which is based on the exposure associated with the ancient world and the colonization of the Crimea by the ancient Greeks.
If you go down to the sea, you can get to the beach of the sanatorium "Aivazovsky". It is considered the best in the village.
🕐 Working time: from 08:00 to 22:00, entrance until 18:00.
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: adults - 200 rubles, children (7-16 years) – 100 rubles. Children under 7 years free. Visit the garden of "Bonsai" an additional 50 rubles.
🚶 How to get there: the Park Entrance is near the bus station "Ayvazovskaya" (Park map), where stop all the buses in Partenit and its centre (the final stop). Walking distance from the centre can be reached in 15-20 minutes.
The mountain Ayu-Dag (Bear mountain)
They say that the mountain got its name from the fact that it is like a bear leaning to get a drink of water from the sea, although there are other versions of the origin of the name. This is one of the most famous mountains on the South coast. Immediately on the other side of the mountain starts from Partenit , Gurzuf and Yalta great.
Today it is a national Park where you can see foxes, badgers, stone Martens, hedgehogs, hares, squirrels, rodents, bats, many species of birds. Flora includes 577 species of plants, 44 of which are listed in the Red Book. Here are organized excursions to rise to the top (at a height of 570 meters), during which the guides are detailed and interesting talk about everything. But you can climb the mountain on their own.
🕐 Work time: to visit the mountain is better in the daytime, dangerous at night.
🚶 How to get there: the mountain is adjacent to the Partenit in the South (the mountain on the map). To get to the top is best guided in the tour, but it is possible to travel independently. The ascent to the top is about three hours, the climb is quite steep and time consuming. The beginning of the trail starts at the sanatorium "Crimea", and it is better to go to the climb through it (if a pass), or else will have to do quite a lot around.
Monastery of St. Martyr. Cosmas and Damian
Beautiful temple-monastery which you can visit during walks through the city.
🚶 How to get there: the monastery is located in the city centre (the temple on the map).
The Stone Museum
The stone Museum also known as Museum of the wonders of nature. This is a private collection of minerals, of which created these landscapes. Unfortunately, at the time of the last checking us in 2015, the Museum did not work, although the city and there are signposts in his direction. Perhaps in the future the situation will change and collection will open again for spectators.
🕐 Time work: not working
🚶 How to get there: the Museum is located on the territory of the sanatorium "Crimea" (the Museum on the map).
The house-Museum house
Hearing this name you might think that this house, which is inhabited by brownies. In fact it is just a workshop and exhibition room of sculpture, in which artists create wooden figures of brownies. Here you can not only see these unique figures, but also to purchase them. It is believed that mythical creatures brownies protect the house, care about them and about the hosts, and bring good luck. Check it out, you can and do if you visit this place and buy one of the figurines. Besides the house is an interesting tour, during which tells about the real hobgoblin who lives in this house.
🕐 Working time: from 10 to 19, but before attending it is best to call on the phone 8-050-21-22-770 and alert.
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: adult - 120 roubles, child (till 7 years) for free, students and art schools for free
🚶 How to get there: the house Museum is located in the village of Zaprudnoe, street southern, 1 (Museum map). To get from Partenit there by taxi or with a transfer by bus. Directly at the Slope turn-on the South coast highway buses No. 103 and No. 15.
The lake and the tourist camp "Turquoise"
This is a very beautiful lake in a mountainous area at an altitude of 610 metres above sea level. It really is turquoise and salty. It is fed by underground mountain springs. The scenery around is also worthy of a visit here. Go here, preferably in the form of a hike with an overnight stay at the tourist camp. But even if you have a little time to come here even for a few tens of minutes and walk around.
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free
🕐 Time of work: round the clock
🚶 How to get there: the lake is located a few kilometers North of the village Zaprudnoe (lake on the map). It can be reached by car, motorbike or Bicycle. You can also hike to it, preferably from the village.