The Russian hotel reservation service Tvil.ru determined the cities most popular with tourists in the Volga Federal District (VFD) based on the results of 2017. The rating was prepared according to the data concerning the reservations made in hotels and apartment hotels in 2017.
Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Perm, Ufa, Saratov, Izhevsk, Ulyanovsk, Cheboksary, and Saransk hit the top ten cities of the Volga Federal District popular with tourists.
Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, and Saransk will host FIFA World Cup matches in June and July 2018. Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, and Samara will hold 6 matches of the 2018 World Cup, and Saransk – 4 matches.
According to Tvil.ru, last year, tourists made reservations in Kazan hotels and apartment hotels on average for 4 nights and paid 3.1 thousand rubles per day.