Dozens of mountains in Crimea have unique forms that resemble animals with their outlines. Many of them are even named after the representatives of the fauna. We offer a selection of the most famous mountains of Crimea, the names of which indicate birds and beasts.
Miracle trees of the Nikitsky Botanical Garden: a thousand-year-old pistachio, an immortal oak and a tree of death
In September 1812, the first plantings were made in the Nikitsky Botanical Garden. But even before the appearance of the collection of exotics there, rare flora species grew on this territory. The age of some of them at the time of laying the garden accounted for a thousand years. Read in our material about the survived old-timers of the NBG.
Climbing mountain peaks is always an adventure, new vivid emotions, an opportunity to test yourself. That is why this type of outdoor activity is so popular. And it is in Crimea, where all conditions for this are available.
You can endlessly watch how water flows... And listen, of course, too. After all, the sound of a waterfall pacifies and gives relaxation. There are many stunningly beautiful watersides in Crimea, where everyone may attain the zen meditation.
For the International Mountain Day the Travel Crimea Portal has collected useful tips for mountain hiking in Crimea. Crimean guides, photographers-bloggers and just amateur hikers shared with us their life hacks, from which we compiled a checklist for climbing winter peaks.
From April 30 in the Republic of Crimea there are restrictions on visiting forests. This is to ensure safety in the situation of increased fire hazard. At the same time, the warm weather invites Crimeans and guests of the peninsula to nature. In addition, in the beginning of May the so-called T-shirts season starts.
A small and cozy Wonder Donkey farm is in the village of Zalesnoyeh, Bakhchisaray district. Its inhabitants are donkeys of the Somali and Nubian breeds, as well as horses, Vietnamese pigs, Hungarian oxen, decorative chickens, Cameroonian goats, peacocks, ostriches, pheasants, geese.
The longest unpiered cable road in Europe is located in Crimea. It leads from the South Coast village of Miskhor to the Ai-Petri plateau. In the cable car tourists can go up to the height of 1153 meters in 15 minutes and to find themselves in one of the most picturesque places on the peninsula.
Autumn is an ideal time of the year for traveling in Crimea. Warm sea, cozy cities and soft weather give an unforgettable relax and the possibility of relaxation without fuss. Russians and guests from close and far countries more and more often prefer to come to Crimea especially in the velvet season.