Things to see in Oural

This region, which is located at the junction of two continents, never ceases to amaze travellers passing through the area. From Yekaterinburg, a major city in the region, to magnificent forests that offer exceptional views, a trip like no other awaits you. Moreover, the Urals region offers a wide range of activities; whether long walks at the heart of lush nature or cultural visits, it will meet all of your expectations. In the district between Khanty-Mansiysk and Beryozovsky, you can admire the stunning landscapes of the Polar Ural. Seasoned hikers will enjoy visiting the Chusovaya River, where they can raft down 12 miles every day. Finally, in the Sverdlovsk region, you can see the Talkov Kamen Lake, which is known for its beauty.

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The landscapes you will encounter are both diverse and varied. From wet peaks and the rivers of the alluvial plains at the foot of the mountains in the west, to the tundra in the north, there is a lot to see.

The fauna and flora

The magnificent mountains, vast unspoilt forests and waters that stretch as far as the eye can see are a playground for large wild mammals, like the black bear, and many birds, such as the famous Ural Owl. It's a delight for nature lovers.


In the land of the tsars, the dishes are usually rich and hearty, which is perfect when you are faced with a harsh climate. You will have the opportunity to try piervoye, a soup made from beetroot, sauerkraut and even beef kidneys, and you can also enjoy all kinds of fish.

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