Travel guide to Novgorod


Local name
When it is 12.00 in England, it is 14.00 in Novgorod.

Best time to visit

July and August are the warmest months in Russia and also the tourist season among Russians and foreigners. As it rains every third day during these months, May, June, September and October are appealing alternatives.

Culture and entertainment

Several festivals are held in Novgorod, all year round, such as the winter folk festival in the city's museum of wooden art in January, and the Maslenista in March, which is a folk fest celebrating spring. The international Rachmaninov Festival, which is a music festival for children, with concerts and piano competitions, is held once every third year.

Accommodation / Hotel

Novgorod has a decent selection of hotels in various price ranges and standards, and you can also stay at a hostel. Book your hotel in Novgorod here

Local transport



It shouldn't be a problem getting a taxi in Novgorod, but you should agree on the price with the driver before going anywhere.

Other transport

Buses are the best and cheapest means of transport in Novgorod, and the bus station is right next to the train station.
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