REST IN THE CRIMEA: FEATURES OF REST AND ATTRACTIONS OF THE PENINOUS ISLAND
The Crimean peninsula began to develop as a resort destination in the second half of the 19th century. Russian emperors, heads of the Soviet Union and many famous people liked to rest here. Nowadays, Crimea is a popular place where you can spend a quiet family vacation, and an active youth. According to the Crimea Guide website, about 5 million tourists from Ukraine, Russia, Belarus and other countries of the near and far abroad visit Crimea annually.
For accommodation in the Crimea, tourists choose numerous hotels, hotels, pensions pensions, many vacationers prefer to vacation in the private sector of the Crimea, where you can find comfortable accommodation – an apartment, a guest house at an affordable price.
FEATURES OF NATURE OF CRIMEA
Almost the entire territory of the peninsula is washed by the seas. From the west and south – by the Black Sea, and from the northeast by the waters of the Sea of Azov. A distinctive feature is the unique variety of landscapes. Here you can enjoy the mountain scenery and wide plains, visit the picturesque caves, grottoes and coves, soak up the sand or pebble beaches. Here you can even find cooled volcanoes.
The territory of the Crimea is about 26.9 thousand square meters. km, but there are 50 saline medicinal lakes here and more than 250 rivers flow. You can often meet waterfalls, cascades on rocky slopes and semi-submerged gorges of great beauty.
You can relax on the peninsula all year round. In the cold season, you can come here to recuperate in one of the year-round resorts, in spring and autumn it’s time for tours and excursions to interesting places and sights of the Crimea, and from the end of May to mid-September is the time of the “high” tourist season and beach rest . But It is worth noting that in May and June the water is sometimes cool, although the air warms up to 25-30 degrees. But July and August are the hottest months on the peninsula. With the arrival of autumn, the velvet season begins here. The air is not so hot, but the sea is still warm and the swimming season continues.
On the coast of the Azov Sea, it is good to relax with children, because there is shallow water, and the water warms up much faster, but the winds can cause turbidity in the sea.
If you prefer a quiet and secluded vacation, then you should go to the Crimea in late September. Most tourists are leaving at this time, but the weather is still warm, although precipitation is sometimes possible.
SIGHTS OF CRIMEA
Tourists will love the palaces, estates and estates of stunning beauty. The architecture will not leave indifferent even the most tempted vacationer. One of the most famous and visited places is the Vorontsov and Livadia Palaces, as well as the Massandra Palace, which was once the residence of Emperor Alexander III. The castle Swallow’s Nest is famous, located at an altitude of 40 meters on a cliff. Also worth a visit is the Bakhchisarai (Khansky) Palace, mentioned by Alexander Pushkin.