About Bed & Breakfasts in Russia
Bed and breakfast accommodation in Russia is to be found mainly in the so called mini-hotels. This type of accommodation has gained a lot of popularity in the main tourist destinations of the country because it provides plenty of facilities and comfort at rates approximately twice as low as the rates of regular hotels. Sometimes bed & breakfast in Russia is also referred to as pension, private rooms, guest house or family hotel. In the big cities Russian B&B may occupy beautiful town houses and modern flats. In the countryside they may be found in holiday villas called 'dacha' and private homes with traditional Russian architecture. Bed and breakfast in Russia is most often synonymous to friendly and welcoming atmosphere, delicious breakfast, home-like comfort and reasonable rates. It is a great way to acquaint with Russian way of life, people and culture.
Russia is mainly known for its two largest cities - Moscow (the capital) and Saint Petersburg, which are the main entrance points for tourists visiting the country and some of the most beautiful cities in Europe. These are vast metropolises with amazing architecture, innumerable historic landmarks and rich cultural life. Together with the cities from the Golden Ring area east of Moscow, these are definitely a must-visit destination in Russia. But the largest country on the planet has a lot more to offer, especially to those who prefer to travel off-the-beaten track. Russia spreads on two continents, borders three oceans and several seas. It has sea-size lakes, huge rivers, immense forests, incredible wildlife, grand mountains. Its natural beauty and wealth is truly unique and impressive, therefore protected in 23 national parks and 40 biosphere reserves. Great outdoors enthusiasts will discover that Russia is perfect for skiing, rock climbing, trekking, cycling, rafting, kayaking, diving, fishing and hunting, to name a few.