Most Popular Russian Winter Destinations for Families Revealed

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Analysts from the RoomGuru.Ru hotel-booking service have determined that St. Petersburg is the most popular family vacation destination for the upcoming winter holidays, according to a press release received by

Analysts compared hotel bookings and reservations made by families planning to travel with kids during the upcoming winter holidays from Dec. 28 to Jan. 10. In the end, they came up with a list of the top ten destinations, with Saint Petersburg in first place.

Moscow came second and Kazan third, followed by Sochi, Vologda, Irkutsk, Ekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Pskov and Vladimir.

The average price per person per night in a hotel in St. Petersburg during the winter holidays is 3,400 roubles ($55). Vladimir seems to be the most affordable destination on the list, with rooms costing 2,700 roubles ($40) per person while Sochi has the most expensive rooms, with prices going up to almost 3,800 roubles ($60) per person.