New Year in Veliky Ustyug 2019: prices for rest
To find yourself in a fairy tale, without leaving the country, it is worth going to Veliky Ustyug for the New Year 2019. This Russian winter, the ancient architecture of the city, festive events help to feel a special mood.
Visiting a fairy tale
The estate of Santa Claus was built 12 km from Veliky Ustyug. On the New 2019, it will traditionally become the main attraction. Prices in winter are increasing. The site sells packages of services that include tours of the fairy tale trail, the Teremu, visiting master classes, participation in the game program (1050-1380 rubles, depending on date).
In a two-story wooden house, guests are introduced to the observatory, bedroom, owner's study, a room of Christmas trees, and a laboratory for growing snowflakes. You should take care of the gifts for the children in advance (handing out 50 rubles) or buy on the spot (from 500 rubles). Children will like:
- lessons in the School of magic;
- visits to the forge, carpentry workshop (100 rubles each), zoo (500 rubles a ticket for an adult, 100 rubles a child);
- Game programs “Fun of Baba Zary”, “Fun from Uncle Laughter” (by prior arrangement).
On Santa Claus Post, letters received from all over the world are stored on the shelves. On postcards sent from the office, put a special stamp. They will cheer up riding on a Russian stove, cheesecakes (100 rubles each), reindeer or dog sledding. Extreme lovers expect routes for snowmobile safaris, a length of 8 or 16 km (2.5-4 thousand rubles.).
December 31st. at 23 o'clock a performance is arranged near the Terema (ticket 900 rub.). The owner of the residence congratulates the guests on the porch. The New Year's Eve is held in the midst of fabulous characters, buffoons, to the sound of fireworks. Later street walks begin. To help guests warm up, make fires, organize outdoor games.
When planning your own trip to Veliky Ustyug for the New 2019, you should worry about housing a few months before the holidays. Places in hotels, resorts redeem travel agencies. The cost of renting an apartment grows 2-3 times. With early booking, you can find a version from 7 thousand rubles. per day.
To plunge into the festive atmosphere, it is worth staying at the “Votchina” hotel complex on the territory of the residence of Santa Claus. Infrastructure includes:
- free guarded parking lot;
- wood bath;
- restaurant "Snowflake" cafe "Veranda", "Schi da porridge";
- a sauna with a lounge (tennis, karaoke, fireplace, billiards);
- playrooms for children.
Price per room from 30.12. till 01.01. starts from 4 thousand rubles. (single) per day. Renting a cottage for 5-6 people will cost from 25 thousand rubles.
Operators offer holiday tours to Veliky Ustyug for the New 2019 from 30.12. on 02.01. from 22.5 thousand rubles. The price includes excursion, transport service, accommodation with breakfast. Tours with accommodation in village huts, with a Russian bath (from 20 thousand rubles) are in demand. Gifts, tickets to Kotlas, celebratory dinner (4.5-6 thousand rubles) are paid separately.
The city's attractions
Feel the spirit of Christmas will help walking through the old town. You should definitely see the churches of Dymkovo settlement, the architectural complex at the Cathedral yard, the monasteries: the Trinity-Gledensky and the oldest in the city of Mikhail Archangel. Beautiful views open from the Sukhona River Embankment.
For guests of the city, they hold cave shows, master classes, interactive learning classes:
- Christmas rituals, weaving, folklore (Museum of Ethnography);
- the art of writing icons (Veliky Ustyug Church);
- traditions of celebrating Christmas in Russia (Small Exhibition Hall).
On the Prospect of Soviet built another residence of Santa Claus, less known. Nearby is the Fashion House and the Mail Magician.
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