Tourist information about the village of Privetnoye in the Crimea
Zelenogorie (Zelenogorie) is a small village 10 kilometers from the southern coast of the Crimea, refers to big Alushta (S. zelenogorie on the map of the Crimea). Located away from the beaches at an altitude of 260 meters above sea level. It has a population of just over 200 people.
Despite the tiny size and great distance from beaches, zelenogorie is a popular tourist destination. Most tourists and travellers come here just for the day to see local iconic landmarks: the tract of Panagia, Arbatskie waterfalls, a mountain lake. Really, one day is enough to make a trip to this mountain village and return to the Sunny beaches of the Crimea. However, there are tourists who stay here for a few days because zelenogorie is a completely different situation and a different kind of holiday than on the Crimean beaches. Around there are beautiful mountain landscapes, numerous mountain trails invite to explore the surroundings, and to sunbathe and swim in the lake or the waterfalls. But the most important thing besides a quiet rustic atmosphere of a mountain village.
Of course, to spend your whole vacation in zelenogorie will be difficult, because the decor is rustic, and infrastructure relevant: no opportunities at least stores and public catering, no transport. In addition to exploring the surrounding area or the contemplation of the scenery except that you can go home in a rustic bath, to try homemade food. All this is offered by the locals. But besides that classes for the evening are to be found, so the perfect option for travelers is to visit the village in the morning, take a walk around the neighborhood and see the sights in the evening to take a bath and dinner at home. And in the morning to go back to the coast.
To stay at zelenogorie in one of the several guest houses at the recreation center, or in the homes of local residents. Problems finding housing will not occur everywhere in the village you can find signs with suggestions to spend the night in private homes. You can rent a room from 1000 rubles, a house from 3000.
Weather, tourist seasons in the village zelenogorye
Since there are no beach vacation, visit zelenogorye in order to relax from the hustle and bustle in a rustic setting at all. However, in winter private infrastructure (rent the homes of local residents and other services) are not always ready to receive tourists. The best time to visit zelenogorye for sightseeing is the late spring or early summer, as in late summer and autumn mountain lake shallows, waterfalls tracts of Panagia almost dry..
The seasons in the village zelenogorye months, when is the best time to go
* best time to visit;
appropriate time to visit;
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Current weather in S. zelenogorie and forecast
How to get to zelenogorie
The village is located 10 kilometers from the coast, 65 kilometers from Alushta, and 40 kilometers from Sudak. To get here by public transport is very difficult, the only flight of the bus from Alushta. So often in the village look down travelers on the transport. To get to the village by car is not difficult, here is a good asphalt road. But the first trip be careful because the road is mountainous and winding.
The only bus route connects zelenogorie Alushta and villages Privetnoe, fishing, Marine, Solnechnogorskoye along the way. One bus per day departs from Alushta at 16:42, Zelenogore at 06:10, two and a half hours. From Alushta bus leaves from the bus station (see how to get to Alushta).
Sites zelenogorie only two: the lake and the tract of Panagia, which is the tourist route. Also in the vicinity are many other unsettled trails used by local people, which can be quite interesting as a tourist attraction. To buy excursions in the village other attractions of the Crimea is impossible.
Natural boundary panagija and Arbatskie waterfalls
Natural boundary panagija is the main attraction Zelenogore. In the narrow gorge of the ravine flows a stream Arpat, he's a river Panania-Uzen, which means "Holy river". The water of the cliffs formed many beautiful waterfalls, and water over millions of years made the stones, fancy bath. Along the Creek Hiking tourist route for walking through which, and here come the tourists and travelers.
The tourist route passes through a well-equipped trail with ladders and railings, benches for rest, and at the beginning of the route even includes a toilet. Trekking doesn't require special training and equipment, but in some places the passages are quite complex, and the elderly and children will not. However, the most beautiful and interesting places in the beginning of the route is accessible to everyone. If desired, in the bathrooms, you can swim in summer the water there is very warm. Read more about natural Boundary panagija and photos here...
🕐 Time of work: round the clock, visit best in the daytime in the spring or early summer
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: the entrance to the tract – 50 rubles
🚶 How to get there: the entrance to the trail in the tract located on the outskirts of the village zelenogorye (path on map), and from any point of the village it is easily reached on foot. Read more on how to get to Zelenogore.
Mountain lake Panagia
Artificial mountain lake Panagia or just a mountain lake in the village zelenogorye is located at an altitude of 290 meters above sea level in the picturesque, surrounded by mountains near the gorge of the mountains, the Muezzin-Kai and chalk Sary-Kaya. Around you can enjoy beautiful landscapes, which are decorated with the turquoise water of the lake. This is one of the attractions of the mountain village zelenogore, which they attend together with the tract of Panagia.
The lake is generally small, and from the village is limited to bulk dike, which leads up a dirt road. Before the dam is a spacious area where you can leave your car, and if you want you can climb the dam, but not every car out there will call in bad weather. The lake shore is mostly steep and rocky, only one place has some sort of beach. There's no sand, mostly small stone, but not turned waves pebbles and sharp stones. However, if desired, it is possible to enter the water and swim. The lake is small fish and frogs, fishing conditions there. Comfortable places for tents can be found just South of the lake, and if you want you can put up a tent and on the hillside on the beach. The car in this case, it is best to leave the area before the dam, because if it rains, you can from the dam and not to leave. Read more about the lake and photos here...
🕐 Time of work: round the clock
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free
🚶 How to get there: the lake is located on the outskirts of the village zelenogorye (lake on the map), and from any point of the village it is easily reached on foot.