Moscow, the capital of the Russian Federation, is located about 180 miles (290 kilometers) to the west of Vyksa.
This part of the Russian Federation is a firm fixture on the tourist trail. To understand why, take a trip to the other towns and tourist attractions within easy traveling distance of Vyksa. Two examples of places in the vicinity of Vyksa are Kasimov, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the northeast, and Diveevo, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the northwest.
Whether you're following the popular tourist trail or heading off the beaten path, speaking a variety of Russian phrases will bring out the smiles in those you meet. Learning to use just a few key phrases, such as "Xotite potancevat?", which, in English means "Would you like to dance with me?", will be sure to make your stay all the more pleasant. "Otkuda ty?" means "Where are you from?"
Those holidaying in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast or anywhere else in the Russian Federation on the 12th of June, can take part in country-wide Russia Day festivities and events.
When it's time to return to your friends and family at home, you'll be bidding this special place a fond Poka! (farewell).