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River transport


Nizhny Novgorod is one of the largest centers of river tourism in Russia.

* Admire the beauty of the city with a watery surface, you can ride on small pleasure boats. Pleasure boats run every navigation (the end of April - the end of September) from Nizhny Novgorod to Bor on the river. Volga, as well as up the river. Oke. River trips are organized from the berths of the River Station or from the embankment of Lenin Square by several companies: Vodokhod, Gama, Infoflot.

* Every year tourists who travel by motor ships can visit Nizhny Novgorod, choosing one of the numerous cruise routes along the Volga River:

"St. Petersburg - Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod - Kazan";

"Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod";

"Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod - Samara";

"Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod - Cheboksary";

"Nizhny Novgorod - Astrakhan" (including Cheboksary, Kozmodemyansk, Kazan, Ulyanovsk, Perm, Samara, Volgograd and other cities in various combinations of routes, including departure from the city of Moscow);

"Nizhny Novgorod - St. Petersburg."

* Only in Nizhny Novgorod there is such an original kind of adventure as a walk on Khivus (hovercraft). This is a safe, comfortable and fast way to travel throughout the year. Such a ship does not need roads, you just need to choose a direction. So, you can fly from Nizhny to Bora or Bor Islands, to the Makaryevsky Monastery, to the "City of Masters" in Gorodets or to Dudin Monastery in Bogorodsk.

Detailed information can be found on the official website:

* Nizhny Novgorod is connected with Bor Ferry. It is a convenient quick way to get to the left bank of the Volga on your personal car and continue your journey through the north of the Nizhny Novgorod region.

The ferry service opens every year at the end of May and runs daily from 6.00 to 22.00.

For more information and more information, please call: 8 (831) 229-99-99

Official website

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