Sochi, Anapa and Gelendzhik topped the top 10 popular Russian resorts
According to TourStat, the top 15 Russian resorts by the number of tourists include Sochi, Anapa, Gelendzhik, Yalta, Sevastopol, Sol-Iletsk, Yevpatoriya, Yeysk, Alushta, Novorossiysk, Svetlogorsk, Feodosiya, Yarovoye, Kislovodsk and Belokurikha.
In 2018, Sochi was visited by more than 6 million tourists a year, 6.5 million people are expected in this. Anapa - 4.7 million, including 3.8 million vacationers and 906 thousand day tourists, Gelendzhik - 4.3 million, Yeysk - 0.7 million
St. Petersburg, Kazan, Moscow, Petrozavodsk and Krasnodar are among the five cities that are popular for trips around Russia on May Day holidays. When compiling the rating, resort towns were not taken into account.
Sochi topped the rating of Russian resorts popular for families with children on May holidays. The top 5 also included Anapa, Yalta, Alushta and Theodosius.