Travel guide to Ural Mountains


Local name

Travel preparation


Best time to visit

The Ural Mountains are most interesting in July and August, especially if you want to take advantage of the many outdoor activities that the region can offer.

Local conditions


Time zone

When it is 12.00 in England, it is 16.00 in the Ural Mountains.

Culture and entertainment

The most interesting town in the Urals, Jekaterinburg, has a soccer stadium and a theatre, where you can watch operas and ballets. The city contains many sights besides this, which can tell about the Russian history and culture.

Accommodation / Hotel

The major cities in the Ural Mountains have a broad selection of hotels in all price ranges and standards. Book your hotel in Ural Mountains here

Local transport


Other transport

Buses, trains and trams operate in the major cities of the region. Jekaterinburg even has a metro.

Special conditions

The far-reaching industrialisation in the course of time of the Ural Mountains also means that the region is one of the most polluted in Russia.
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