Events Of Season

31/12/ 2014
Big winter holidays-time to rest, see new places, spend first ten days of January with fun and use. Altai Kray is a wonderful choice for winter rest, here one can find places for any case. Noisy modern skiing resorts, solitary rural guest houses, unique excursion objects-creations of nature and wonderful creations of people.
10/04/ 2014

International tourist's forum "Visit Altai" is a unified ground for meetings and dialogues of the representatives of goverment, scientific community, business and public associations of Siberian federal district, Russia and other countries.

Every generation promises to remember their defenders eternally. But decades pass and wounds will be cicatrized, books will be decayed, the wind of change leafs through and open a new page of  history. However humanity learned to protect heroes from oblivion: there are monuments and museums in towns and villages. Modern tourism is more and more sated with past, the threat of tourist's routes is interlaced with stories of soldiers of those times.

International Day of Tourism was created to propagandize tourism, the development of international connections, to inform the community about the significance of tourism in economics of countries and regions. It is the day of employees of tourist's companies, museum employees, managers and the personnel of hotel complexes- those whose profession is to provide people with comfortable and safe rest.

Rozhdestvenskiye reedings are the events devoted to the compatriot- the poet Robert Rozhdestvenskiy. The meetings take place during  two days: they are held in Barnaul in the State Museum of the History of Literature, Art and Culture of Altai. They continue in small homeland of the poet in village Kosikha, in July.

Every year the holiday "Medoviy Spas na Altae"(Savior of the Honey Feast Day) gathers scopes. Increases the number of outputs, the citizens and guests of the city now have the opportunity to taste and buy the production. Altai Kray is one of the first regions of Siberian federal district which passed the law about beekeeping.

Altaifest is the regional festival of drinks. It takes part annually in June in "Sibirskoe Podvor'ye", not far from Belokurikha...

Winter recedes taking away beautiful moments of winter entertainment: skiing, skating and sledges but there is no need to be sad. For active and those who seek the most interesting things start. So the first review of the nearest coming events which open summer tourist's season in Altai Kray.

International Cheese Celebration takes place in Altai annually. It started in 2008 and has been successfully held for six years. Guests have a chance to attend different interesting events: presentations of cheese products, sampling of tasty cheeses and wines,  work of “Cheese cafe” and selling of unique cheeses on “Cheese bazaar”. Every year a big children animation program is organized, too.

Altay Region

Geographische Lage der Altai Region

Die Altai Region liegt im Südosten des westlichen Sibiriens an der Grenze des Kontinentalasiens und 3419 Kilometer weit von Moskau entfernt. Die Fläche der Altai Region beträgt 168 000 km².

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Die Altai Region ist durch ihre mannigfaltige Landschaften bekannt. Im Norden und im Westen breiten sich die endlosen Steppen. An südlichen Grenzen nimmt seinen Anfang der einzigartige Streifenwald. Im Norden türmen sich die majestätischen Berge des Altai.



In der Altai Region herrscht gemäßigt kontinentales Klima, das in Folge der häufigen Änderungen der Luftmassen gebildet wurde.

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Die Jahreszeiten der Altai Region sind nicht vorhersagbar. Im Sommer steht am Morgen Nebel, am Mittag herrscht Hitze und in der Nacht kommt ein Gewitter.

Snow and Winter

Der Schnee bedeckt den Boden erst Mitte November und fängt an zu schmelzen Anfang April. Die Niederschlagsmenge beträgt 40-60 cm.

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Der Winter im Altai dauert eine lange Zeit und bringt viel Schnee und strenge Fröste. Eines Winters bauen die Kinder kleine und große Schneemänner überall,  und anderes Winters ist der Boden mit Schnee kaum bedeckt. Aber jeden Winter fahren alle Ski, laufen Schlittschuhe oder rodeln.

Altai Is Rich In Mineral Waters And Curative Mud.
On their basis was developed sanatorium system. Resort Belokuriha widely uses sources with weak radon subthermal weakly mineralized nitrogen-siliceous waters, mineral deposits are developed ZAVYALOVSKY medical table groundwater mud Yarovoye small lake, preparing for the development of the field of therapeutic mud Lake Bitter-ZAVYALOVSKY and Mormyshanskoe.
Since 1786 Altai has been developing stone-cutting industry.Famous "Tsarina of Vases» was made of jasper in Kolyvan', which now adorns one of the halls of the Hermitage .
Developing Of Altai Kray Began
In VIII Century
Young Russian metal required for the production of weapons and coins. Ural breeder Akinfiy Demidov founded in 1729 the first metallurgical plant - Kolyvano Voskresenskiy. Rudniy Altai was rich in silver. Clerks of Demidov started production in 1744. As the result there was establishment of feudal mining based on serf and artisan labor
Health and Beauty

Die Flora der Altairegion zählt 1184 Arten von Pflanzen, darunter mehr als 100 Heilpflanzen, deren Verwendung in Medizin offiziell erlaubt ist.

Das sind: Rosenwurzel,  Maralwurzel,  Süßklee,  Nord-ostasiatische Pfingstrose,  Echtes Süßholz u.s.w.  Es gibt auch solche Heilpflanzen, deren Kultur zu kompliziert ist und deren Naturvorräte die einzige Quelle der Rohstoffe für Heilmittelproduktion darstellen. Das sind Adonisröschen, Preiselbeere, Sumpfcalmus, Nuphar lutea.

Unique Phenomenon
In Altai One Can Observe Unique Natural Phenomenon - Bloom Maralnik5III3532_283.jpg