In 9 days, on July 15, Russia will cancel covid restrictions on crossing land borders with other states. Starting from this day, Russian tourists will be able to get to Estonia, Finland and Latvia by land, by private car or public transport, and those who wish can go further by air.
TourDom.ru tells you how much a flight from these countries to European cities popular with tourists will cost.
The carrier Lux Express offers to make a bus trip from St. Petersburg to the capital of Finland for 2800 rubles. From the Finnish airport Helsinki-Vantaa on a Ryanair flight, you can go to Venice or Milan in early August, which will cost only 1,500 rubles. or, a little more expensive, in the Spanish Alicante (2200 rubles). And the Norwegian Air Shuttle will take travelers to Barcelona, Mallorca or the luxurious Greek islands of Crete, Corfu and Rhodes for only 3,500 rubles.
From Tallinn, Ryanair offers to travel in August to Rome, Naples and Beauvais (near Paris) for 1,500 rubles, and to Berlin for only 1,000 rubles. From Riga in July-August, you can fly with Buzz flights (a subsidiary of Ryanair) to Prague for 1200 rubles. The Irish low-cost airline itself sells tickets for flights to Malaga and Cyprus (Paphos) for over two thousand rubles.
Get into today EU from Russia by air is possible, alas, only through third countries, for example, Serbia or Turkey. At the same time, entry by land is traditionally more in demand among residents of the Leningrad Region. The rest of the regions, as a rule, choose simpler and more affordable destinations, writes GreekReporter.
Our publication previously reported that the Consulate General of Greece in Moscow resumed work visa and civil departments. However, it is worth noting that due to flight difficulties and high airfare, the number of tourists arriving in Greece from Russia after the start of the war in Ukraine has become extremely small.