OREANDA-NEWS Vacations on the seashore turned out to be the most favorite type of vacation among Russian travelers, according to a survey of the online hotel booking service Ostrovok.ru. This type of pastime was chosen by 40% of men and 44% of women surveyed by the company.

The second most popular tourist destination was sightseeing holidays with trips to cities and countries.

31% of men and 47% of women preferred sightseeing, museums, galleries and cultural institutions.

On the third place in popularity among tourists were trips to nature, involving visits to national parks and reserves. This type of holiday was chosen by 25% of respondents of both sexes.