Sanatorium-health center "Karacharovo" is located 75 km. of the regional capital city of Tver, 120 km. from Moscow on the territory of 65 hectares of forest area.
Shore of the great Russian river Volga, the great nature of Central Russia predetermined the creation of this beautiful vacation spots, but open in the two sources of mineral water (drinking water treatment and a dining room and mineral water of high concentration) allowed to organize a multi-center sanatorium for 800 places with a complex health care .
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History Karacharovo goes back centuries and has its origins in the XV century. In
1485 as a result of a long struggle between the principalities of Tver and Moscow, these lands were annexed to the principality of Moscow and bestowed his brothers (the Tatars by origin), Ambrose and Methodius Karacharam for their feats of arms.
Estate for nearly 300 years belonged to Russified Tatar family. These lands for a long time passed from hand to hand. And in the middle of the XIX century the owner was Prince Karacharovo GG Gagarin, painter, architect, vice-president of the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, a friend of A. Pushkin, MY Lermontov.
From the time saved a lot: a house built in the style of an Italian villa where the family lived Gagarin (now in its issue of "Junior"), a magnificent park, broken once by the principle of regular English parks.
In 1917 the estate was nationalized, and in 1937 opened a holiday home here. In 1971, on the ground Karacharovsky discovered mineral water, and people go there not only to rest and treatment.
So here came the sanatorium "Karacharovo", converted in 1999, health-wellness center "Karacharovo."
Land Karacharovsky associated with the names of many famous people of Russia.
Twenty-two years he lived here well-known Soviet writer and landscape painter IS Sokolov-Mikitov, attracted by the extraordinary beauty of nature here. On a visit to him repeatedly visited by famous writers: Fedin, A. Twardowski, B. Soloukhin.
Nature has its own favorites, which makes it very carefully and gives special powers. This is, without doubt, Karacharovo - Party unprecedented fabulous, magical beauty.
Tall trees, steep bank of the Volga hide from the winds resort, safeguard against unnecessary noise and create a "Karacharovo" a very special microclimate, which is easy, enjoyable and comfortable vacation, with a wonderful view of the Volga, and is waiting for you one of the oldest parks in Russia. Preserved from the time ancient buildings, grottoes, wings give a special flavor to this place.
Sanatorium "Karacharovo" is in the area comfortable for living and recreation environments.
The average daily temperature in summer +20 ° C. .. +23 ° C, in winter -5 ° C. ..- 15 ° C.
The average January temperature of -8,5 ° C to -10,5 ° C, in July from +17 ° C to +18 ° C. Rainfall 550-750 mm per year.
Auspicious time for summer vacation lasts 85-95 days for the winter - 2,5-4 months.
Top of the cold winter period is in November. The duration of the winter cold period covers almost six months. The end of winter falls on the last of March - early April. Spring, as a transitional season, took two months: April and May, but sometimes starts earlier and more - at the end of March. Summer lasts three months - June, July and August.
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