It became known where the Russians will go by train on the February holidays

St. Petersburg has become the most popular railway destination for the upcoming February holidays. Informs RIA Novosti with reference to the data on the number of bookings received by the service.

Experts analyzed trips from Moscow. From the capital to St. Petersburg in the period from 21 to 23 February, on average, you can leave for 2.2 thousand rubles, and compared to last year, prices have decreased by 12 percent.

The high demand for St. Petersburg can be explained by the implementation of deferred demand. For several months, the City on the Neva was desperately fighting the pandemic and this affected the comfort of tourists.

For example, on New Year’s holidays, cafes and restaurants were completely closed for several days. There were also very tight restrictions on museums and theaters. Accordingly, the maximum that tourists could count on was walking around the city.

Now in St. Petersburg the situation has stabilized, the city is returning to normal life and tourists are getting ready for long-planned trips.

Nizhny Novgorod is popular, you can get there from Moscow for 1000 rubles, which is 22 percent cheaper than a year ago. The most noticeable drop was tickets to Kazan, which was in fourth place in the rating. You can get to the capital of Tatarstan for one and a half thousand rubles, which is 42 percent less than a year earlier.

The rating also includes Yaroslavl, Vladimir, Rostov-on-Don, Tula, Smolensk, and the most popular destinations are Sochi and Adler.

Source: Российская Газета by

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