Russians will be taken to Turkey on “Comets”

Russians will be taken to Turkey on the Comets

Russian tourists will have another opportunity to travel to Turkey by water. In addition to the ferry, the Comet will run from Sochi to Trabzon along the Black Sea. Travel time is only 4.5-5 hours. Details about the cost – in the material TURPROM.

Sochi and Turkish Trabzon have been sister cities since 1991. The distance in a straight line across the sea is only 288 km. This path “Comet” will overcome much faster than the ferry. The cruise line for high-speed boats, according to a message from a tourist on the Yandex.Zen channel, will open on May 1, just in time for the beginning of the beach season.

Comets will depart from the Sochi Sea Terminal, the harbor where the cruise liner Astoria Grande. Ticket price – 7 thousand rubles. The price includes baggage allowance of 30 kg, anything above is at an additional cost.

The ferry between the two cities will also run. However, the travel time will be 12-14 hours. Ticket price – 4-9 thousand rubles. depending on location. Departure to the Turkish coast is scheduled for 18:00 in the evening, so most of the way the ship will move at night, so, alas, you won’t be able to admire the views from the deck.

Where to go from Trabzon?

Travelers who do not want to stay in the resort of Trabzon can go to Istanbul, take a walk there and fly from the hub to one of the 50 visa-free countries for Russians or to EU countries with a Schengen visa. The bus ride to the cultural capital of Turkey will take 14 hours, the ticket price is $30-45 (2.5-2.9 thousand rubles at the current exchange rate).

Unusual for Russians, Trabzon is a city in the north-east of Turkey and also resort, however, the Black Sea and not so popular. Compared to Antalya, a tourist province in the south of the country and the Mediterranean Sea, summer in Trabzon comes later, respectively, and the water in the sea warms up later. In winter, Trabzon is a popular skiing destination.

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