Welcome to Samara! The hospitable city is situated in the centre of the endless plain, on the high bank of the Volga River facing the majestic Zhighuly Mountains.
Guests can reach the Samara Region easily and with comfort from more or less anywhere in the world. Such international airlines as Lufthansa, Czech Airlines and Aeroflot offer regular flight from European cities to Samara. Each day there are more than 10 flights that connect Samara and Moscow.
The Samara Region offers accommodation options for every taste and budget. Enthusiasts of world famous international hotel brands can stay at the Renaissance Samara (a Marriott brand) or Holiday Inn Hotel (InterContinental Group). Authentic local hotels meet European standards as well. Vacation homes along the Volga outside of the city are another accommodation alternative that allows tourists to enjoy the comfort typical of hotels combined with active sports, fishing, outdoor activities and picturesque views.
155, Frunze Street
(846) 332-11-22, 332-03-77
A. N. Tolstoy Memorial Estate – the unique monographic museum devoted to the author’s life and work - was inaugurated in 1983. The city estate which dates back to the second half of the XIX century is a small world of the old days in the heart of the big city. It is a unique sight of great historical and cultural value and it attracts many tourists. The greater part of the exposition consists of the archives of Tolstoy and that of his mother A.L. Tolstaya (Bostorm), who was a writer.
The archive includes letters, diaries, photographs, books, some private things. The stock of the museum contains more than 10 thousand papers and other documents connected with the author’s life and work.