The deepest lake on the planet. In one trip a whopper is not entirely clear, therefore, choose a place to stay based on their preferences. If you want to swim, go to Olkhon island or bays Mukhor, chivyrkuyskogo, the Barguzin, the Failure — in summer the water temperature there rises above 20 degrees.

Relax in the mineral springs is possible in the Tunka valley or on Cape Kotel'nikovskiy. Fans ethnographic trips is to head for the Top Golden Oriole and the village of Arshan in Buryatia, where there are beautiful Buddhist temples. In addition, there are cruises on lake Baikal in 4-8 days, during which you will be able to see the protected corners of the lake and even nezha in the sun seals.

Big Spring

This undrained bitter-salty lake is in the steppes of the Altai region, near the border of the Novosibirsk region. The water in Big Spring similar to the composition of the water of the Dead sea has healing properties. Rich in minerals and nutrients to the lake brine is widely used for Spa treatment. Many travelers, however, well and without a visit to the sanatorium: on the local shores and then meet people, head to toe smeared with mud.

On the lake there are beautiful beaches with water attractions, but the easiest way to stay in the private sector. Especially because in summer most of the apartments are rented out and already at the entrance to the city tourists waiting for the many "landlords".


It's not even a lake, and a lake system (24), located at the crossroads of the Tver and Novgorod regions. Amazing place, not far from the metropolis. To begin your journey with the best of the city of Ostashkov. From here boats go to Nilova deserts — revered monastery. Another option is to go to the sources of the Volga and the Western Dvina. Most of the camp sites set entertainment standard — walking around the lake, canoe trips, jet-skiing and Quad Biking, barbecues and fishing. In hot summer you can swim in the lake, but many hostels have private pools.

Lake Ladoga

To spend a holiday at the largest freshwater lake in Europe is those who do not like hot weather, but loves fishing and pristine Nordic nature. She is indeed beautiful: the famous Ladoga skerries, rocky ridges, granite cliffs, sand dunes, dense forest sprouted Islands.

The most famous attraction of lake Ladoga — Valaam archipelago, located in the Northern part. To reach the famous Valaamskogo monastery is easiest by boat from the city of Sortavala. Another option is to buy a ticket in one day cruise to Valaam from St. Petersburg.