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Ship with tourists sank on the Volga River

Submitted by Visit Plus on Mon, 07/11/2011 - 20:39

bulgaria ship Ship “Bulgaria” with tourists sank on the Volga River near the Syukeevo village, approximately 3 kilometers from the river bank. According to official data on the ship boat were 148 passengers, 23 crew members and 8 staff (from other sources - 185). But in reality on board were much more passengers.

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Shopping brings together countries

Submitted by Visit Plus on Tue, 07/05/2011 - 22:23

K-CITYMARKET   Kotka Volume of sales goods at duty-free trade system (Tax free) in Finland has increased again this year. “Tax free” sales rose in January-June across the country. In total, during the first half of year sales amounted to almost 112 million euros. In the same period last year this figure amounted to approximately 75 million EUR.

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Russians continue to buy property abroad

Submitted by Visit Plus on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 07:25

Russians continue to buy property in Finland, but the nature of the purchased housing has changed a bit. For example, in Imatra (Imatra is the closest city to Russia in Finland) has decreased the number of Russian citizens purchased expensive apartments and houses. Russians are increasingly attracted to smaller inexpensive apartments near the lakes. Such housing purchase "not rich" families to come here several times a year for spending free time. For example, an attractive option for buyers from Russia will be a small one-bedroom apartment cost from 40 thousand euros.

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In St. Petersburg is planned to build campings

Submitted by Visit Plus on Mon, 06/13/2011 - 00:52

St.  Pete campSt. Petersburg Governor Valentina Matvienko has confirmed that to attract more tourists in St. Petersburg is planned to build camps. As far as leadership of the city's plans in St. Petersburg will campsites, where tourists will come, who can not afford to stay in expensive hotels.

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1000 days before the Olympic Games in Sochi

Submitted by Visit Plus on Thu, 05/12/2011 - 08:40

May 14, 2011 is 1000 days before the Olympic Games in Sochi. XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi training centers for volunteers in 2014 will open this day. Celebration of volunteer centers opening will start at 12.00 at the Palace Square in St. Petersburg.

St. Petersburg Center for volunteers attracting and training organized on the basis of St. Petersburg State University of service and economics. Volunteers traning will be held here to take part in organizing and holding the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi in 2014.

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Visas to Russia in Finland will issue the Visa Application Centres

Submitted by Visit Plus on Fri, 04/15/2011 - 16:59

Custom finland As reported in the Internet, due to the increasing demand for visas to Russia and to improve the quality of service visa to the Russian Federation in Finland will issue a "Visa Application Centre". Visa Center in Helsinki is already open. In Lappeenranta, Turku and Mariehamn (Maarianhamina) visa centers must begin operate 05/06/2011.

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Cyprus and Saint Petersburg strengthen relations

Submitted by Visit Plus on Sun, 04/10/2011 - 00:28

Cyprus is one of the favorite holiday destinations for Russians. This island is a good place spending free time with pleasure. Many people from Russia spend their holidays on Cyprus every year. Cyprus authorities also satisfied with this. They want to attract more tourists to the island from Russia. For example, a visa to Cyprus can be obtained free of charge and very quickly. (For example a visa to Finland for the residents of St.

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Is Saint Petersburg the cultural capital of Russia?

Submitted by Visit Plus on Sat, 04/09/2011 - 20:54

Russians have long been accustomed to this expression: “Saint Petersburg is the cultural capital of Russia”. No one knows who the author of this statement. Many products of art are concentrated in St. Petersburg. But the culture, cultured people, this is something else.

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