Yalta is located on the Black Sea coast. On all sides, it is surrounded by high mountains like an amphitheatre. The climate is similar to the Mediterranean. Whatever empire Crimea was part of, this place was perceived as a zone of idyllic relaxation and tranquility.

Therefore, both the Russian tsars and the leadership of the Union tried to build palaces not so much for practical purposes, but for rest and relaxation. Near Yalta there are resort villages – Gurzuf, Massandra, Livadia, Oreanda, Gaspra, Koreiz, Miskhor, Alupka, Simeiz, Foros, which, together with the city itself, make up Greater Yalta.


The Livadia Palace, the Nikitsky Botanical Garden, the Massandra Palace, the winery, the Swallow’s Nest are the most famous symbols of Yalta. By visiting this beautiful city, you can discover new historical and simply picturesque places for weeks. Experienced guides will be happy to help you make your vacation rich and informative.

The longest cable car in Europe will take you to the top of Mount Ai-Petri, from where you can enjoy a magnificent view of Yalta and the Black Sea coast. The hallmark of the city is the embankment, more than a thousand meters long, which is visited annually by more than two million people.


And of course, what is a summer vacation without a beach. The length of the beaches of Big Yalta is 59 km. Yalta beaches are small-pebble, reminiscent of the beaches of the Riviera. All city beaches, well-equipped with showers, toilets, attractions. The descent into the water is quite steep, but the water pleases with its purity and transparency.

No wonder Yalta is famous for its sanatoriums and children’s camps. The most famous of them is Artek. In addition to equipped city and resort beaches, there are a huge number of wild, very tiny beaches, which are nevertheless very popular.


Probably it is not necessary to say that such a popular tourist place offers a wide variety of opportunities for those wishing to rent a house. Currently, Yalta is developing rapidly. New hotels are being built and old hotels are being reconstructed.

Expensive hotels and mini-hotels, apartments and guest houses and, of course, the opportunity to rent an apartment inexpensively from a private owner – there are a lot of offers. Nevertheless, it must be remembered that in the high season it is not so easy to rent decent and comfortable housing. Therefore, it is better to use the possibility of booking two or three months before the vacation.

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