More information about Crimea, articles

How to get to the Crimea by car via ferry

На пароме в Крым

What city of Russia you go (except Sochi), your path will pass on the M4. It's a great track, well-equipped, with some paid sites. Yet you need to pay for the move from Moscow to Voronezh region and the Rostov and Krasnodar territory the free movement. However, even for the paid sites have free alternatives. Everything you need to know about paid travel, can be found on the website...Read more...

The ferry to the Crimea in the questions and answers

Фото парома в Крым

Ferry "Caucasus Port" - "Port of Kerch" on the Crimean Peninsula is well organized, it is possible to cross both passengers and cars and trucks. The ferries ferried railroad cars. But still there are some nuances, which the travellers should know in advance before you travel in order not to lose through ignorance the time, or not at all to be denied the crossing. To do this, we collected information on the ferry crossing to the Crimea in the questions and answers...Read more...

ATMs, credit cards and banks in Crimea

Фото пластиковых карт

Problems with banks and Bank cards in the Crimea appeared in connection with the imposition of sanctions after the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation in 2014. At first, you couldn't pay by card or withdraw money from ATMs, and tourists were forced to travel only with cash. But now the situation has improved significantly, have the opportunity to pay by card in shops and even withdraw them from ATMs. But not to get into a situation where the withdrawal or transaction will remove an unexpected Commission, or your card will refuse to work, read the following information...Read more...

The most profitable mobile Internet in the Crimea

Мобильный Интернет

Today, it is difficult to imagine the trip without constant communication with the network, because the Internet at any time you can find useful travel information, maps, low-cost calls through the application, use your phone or tablet as a Navigator, etc. would be useful to have a permanent connection to the Internet and while traveling in the Crimea, in order not to depend on availability of wifi in hotels or free access areas. Here is an overview of the cheapest options to connect to mobile Internet in the Crimea in 2017, and just below a comparison of the tariffs in table form...read more...

Rent a car in Crimea, useful information for tourists

Грунтовка на Арабатскую стрелку, Крым

To see the sights and travel around the Peninsula of the Crimea is most convenient by car. However, to date, to get to Crimea by car is problematic: by land, the route passes only through the territory of Ukraine, and therefore for the Russians the only way to get to Crimea by car only by ferry. Ferry crossing takes not much time, but is unreasonably expensive, if you compare the cost with other countries. Moreover, in peak season here accumulate a significant turn. Therefore, many tourists prefer to get to the Peninsula by plane and has on-site car rental. All the nuances of car rental in the Crimea continue reading...read more...

Where better to go to rest in the pike perch or the New world

Царский пляж, Новый Свет King's beach in a New Light

On the black sea coast of Crimea not far from each other are two wonderful resort town of Sudak and Noviy Svet. Both are popular places for a beach holiday, and tourists often ask where is better to go to Court or the New world. Of course, it's impossible to say which of these two resorts is better because it all depends specific your preferences and expectations. However, below we will try to give a comparison of these two places, that you already own could have adopted the right decision and choose the right place to stay without spending many hours of time searching and studying information on the Internet and guide books...read more...

Much better to go with the child to Crimea

Отдых в Крыму с детьми

In Crimea, a lot of resorts and beaches, but not all of them suitable for comfortable rest with children. Unfortunately, objectively, we should admit that the infrastructure for the rest of the Peninsula is very weak, and especially this sensitive children. It is possible to be on a beautiful beach with a warm sea, but in the absence of children's entertainment this holiday will be a real torture for the children and will be spoiled for parents. Let's see, where do you go on vacation in the Crimea with the children, and where a child should not go...read more...

Curative mud of the Crimea

Лечебные грязи Крыма

No matter how far stepped medicine, in the treatment of many diseases remain the most effective means known to mankind since ancient times. Mud therapy – one of the most ancient ways of healing. Millennia ago, Egyptian doctors treated their colds and skin diseases, advise patients as a means to strengthen the bones, gives strength and increases immunity. And beauty of ancient times used the dirt to rejuvenate.

Among the Crimean therapeutic muds are among the most valuable in the world. Thus, the content of nutrients in the mud of Saki lake is several times higher than the world-famous Dead sea...read more...

The trip by car to the Crimea: practical information

Автопутешествие в Крым Traveling to the Crimea

From the moment when the Crimea returned to Russia in 2014, the popularity of the Peninsula to travel there by car from Russian regions has grown rapidly. And today, a trip by car to the Crimea almost no different from car trips to other regions of Russia, and, of course, has its advantages compared to the usual tour by plane or train. If you among those who are going to go to the Peninsula on your car, the following practical information will help you in planning your trip:...read more...

Poisonous plants of the Crimea

Белладонна или Бешеная вишня

While traveling through the wild places of Crimea is not superfluous to know what plants can be dangerous. After all, beautiful and harmless at first glance, the flowers or the berries may actually represent a mortal danger. Especially carefully it is necessary to monitor small children who can easily pull in the mouth poisonous berries, or to disrupt the beautiful bright flowers, the touch of which you can get serious burns. Here are the most poisonous plants of the Crimea and advice on how to deal with the consequences of poisoning...read more...

Crimea in the viewfinder of British tourists

Despite existing sanctions, especially severe sanctions against the territory and inhabitants of the Crimea from Western countries, foreign tourists have not stopped travel to this wonderful land. Meet in the high season of tourists from China, Spain, Italy, England, and, of course, from Belarus today is not uncommon. Visited the Crimea and two tourists from London – young couple Dasha and Richard Hugg Hugg. In may 2016, they visited the most interesting places of the Peninsula and took this account a fascinating video posted on YouTube. In General we can say that the Crimea they liked, and judging by the number of hits (more than 225 thousand views in two weeks) and like other users...read more...

Danger in the Crimea: what is to be feared and how to avoid trouble during the trip around the Peninsula

Каракурт

Going on vacation in the Crimea, especially if your trip involves trekking in the mountains and steppes of the Peninsula and living in tents, no harm will be acquainted with the dangers that may await you there:

Karakurt – a subspecies of the Black Widow – one of the most dangerous spiders. For human bites black widow deadly if not treated on time. Deaths in Crimea was yet was not...read more...

What is the "boathouses"

Комплекс эллингов в поселке Утес, Крым

During his travels in the Crimea, you can often find suggestions for accommodation in the sheds. But not even all experienced travelers know what it is. Boathouses is a structure for the construction, repair or storage of vessels on shore. But don't worry, no one invites you to live among the repaired boats. In fact, the boathouses in the Crimea for tourists is a comfortable home on the very first line of the sea. And therefore, this accommodation is very appreciated among experienced hikers as the place where you can not only go to the beach or the promenade, but also get a wonderful view of the sea...read more...

Jellyfish in the Crimea, whether they should be wary

Медуза

In the two seas surrounding the Peninsula of the Crimea, sometimes there are large concentrations of jellyfish. Fortunately, much you mustn't fear them as deadly poisonous species here not found. From a meeting with Medusa in Black or Azov sea may burn comparable to a burn of the nettles, and more...read more...

Mites in the Crimea, whether they should be wary

Клещ

In Crimea there are ticks, but contrary to popular belief that in the southern regions it is much more likely to be bitten by a tick in the Crimea is no higher than in other regions of Russia and much less in comparison with Siberia and the Urals. To indulge in the journey on the Sunny Peninsula for fear of ticks completely unjustified, however, preventive measures to take should...read more...

Snakes of Crimea, whether they should be wary

Долина Привидений, Алушта, Крым Snake in the Crimea in the "Valley of ghosts"

The nature and climate of the Crimea differs from most of Russia, and therefore here you can find plants and animals that cannot be seen in the natural environment in other regions. In this regard, travelers and tourists, a reasonable question arises: "are There any snakes in the Crimea, and dangerous? Are there poisonous snakes?"......read more...

Fruits of the Crimea, seasons of maturation

Фрукты на рынке в Крыму

Any tourist gets the opportunity to go to the Crimea, must try the berries and fruits of this unique area. After all, here Matures huge variety of delicious fruits, some of which are considered exotic to the rest of Russia.

But be aware that, as in any other area of the planet, in the Crimea too, in the market you can find fruits brought from other countries. In order to get enough real of the Crimean fruits and berries, you need to know the seasons, months, when and how fruits ripen. If you see that the fruit is not sold in the season of ripening, as if you are not assured retailers that do not believe that this is a local product...read more...

Mobile communications and the Internet in Crimea

Связь

Mobile communications in the Crimea is billed as domestic roaming (not international), so no need to buy SIM card from local operators on arrival. In addition, while in the Crimea are sold SIM cards the only Russian operator MTS. To save, it is best to have your cellular provider to enable options to reduce the cost of roaming in Russia like "Everywhere as houses" from MTS.

Unfortunately, the special options are not all operators operate on the territory of Crimea...read more...

How to navigate in the Crimea on the bus quickly, inexpensively and without problems

Междугородный автобус по Крыму

In the Crimea is well developed intercity and commuter bus service. To get directly or with transfers from and to anywhere, and major cities and resorts are connected by frequent direct flights. Prices on travel compared to travel similar distances in other regions of Russia is very low. For example, a two-hour transfer from Simferopol in Evpatoria at a distance of about 100 kilometres on local bus costs just 80 rubles (price of June 2015)...read more...

Where to live during your vacation in the Crimea: tips on booking hotels and accommodation

Отель в Крыму

Unfortunately, the hotel infrastructure of the Crimea is still woefully underdeveloped for independent budget travel. Very few hotels, especially budget, and in high season (second half June to September) they are all booked months in advance. Fans of traveling in Southeast Asia, used to travel from city to city and hotel reservations in the next day or just on the spot, may be unpleasantly surprised by the lack of capacity in the Crimea. In the season to find the hotel value less than 1500 rubles almost unreal. In General, seasonality in prices this is very much, almost twice. On the whole, the price of the hotels in the Crimea, a budget and expensive, did not match their quality in comparison with many other countries...read more...

Comments / recent posts on the topic on the forum
Faina Starchenko 21 Feb 2017, 21:07
In September in the Crimea is the juice. In October, I was the eldest, what is already talking about September. Fewer children and fewer tourists and the water is as warm even if the rain will be small - not a problem) ...
17 May 2017, 16:24
Tell me where you can pick up these dangerous insects, and animals? ...
admin 17 May 2017, 18:32
You mean what exactly? ...
Delduwath 18 May 2017, 10:51
We plan in the Crimea in August by car. Choose while sandy beaches. ...
serg03166 22 Jul 2017, 18:15
But what about the boars, a lot of them in the mountains. ...
admin 23 Jul 2017, 07:33
You mean the boars on a private experience I know that a lot of them, or only heard? I'm saying that there wild boar very much, first time I hear from you. ...
Prozerpina 17 Aug 2017, 18:46
In this year of double-faced snakes in the yard of his private house. Live three years in the steppe Crimea. First time zheltobriukh in the garage of swallows burst. The second time, three days ago, I crawled into the porch. Kid scared to death! He ran to me, crying, the good husband at home. Otherwise I would sleep. In addition is stable in the center of the crawling vipers. It is very annoying. I read here once that perochena adder dear creature, devotional. Yeah, dreaming . Thank God at least from the meeting with the snake protects us luck ...
nausla 17 Aug 2017, 19:55
So the snake did not seem poisonous? ...
, anytus 31 may 2017, 16:07
Hello tourists. Managed taking vacation in September, I want to go to the Crimea. Tell me how is the weather at this time whether or not to go. And tell me where better, where it is warm in September. ...
admin 01 Sep 2017, 04:43
If was looking mainly for a trip to the Crimea, it is certainly worth it, although I'd consider an alternative like Turkey. As for the place, then all southern coast of Crimea considered itself warm, i.e. it's Big Yalta and its resorts, but IMHO, the big difference between South coast and other resorts, I did not notice, however I was in the Crimea at the beginning of the season. ...