Exposed to the sun, washed by gentle waves of the Black sea, sheltered by the Crimean mountains from northern winds, Yalta is always full of charm and attraction. Picturesque landscapes, unique monuments of nature, history and architecture - all this is Yalta. Average July temperature is +24C, while average February temperature is about +4C. Here you will find beautiful summer palaces of Russian imperial family surrounded by numerous parks, here grows sun kissed grapes of which world-famous wines are produced. The vast Nikitin botanical garden boasting more than 28000 varieties of plants is situated quite close to Yalta. The town is famous for its Museums of russian writes: A.P.Chekhov, N.Z.Biryukov. Yalta was known as Dzhalita since 1145.