Don region attracts tourists with the rich history, the charming nature, hospitable inhabitants, original Cossack culture.
The Don River – one of the largest rivers of Europe, with its sleeves and inflows, the Sea of Azov and its Taganrog Bay, the Tsimlyansk Reservoir, the Don and Azov steppes form the unique and memorable image of the Rostov region.
Alexander Pushkin, Mikhail Sholokhov, Nikolay Turoverov, Vitaly Zakrutkin, Anatoly Kalinin, Vladimir Fomenko, Vitaly Syomin, Anatoly Sofronov, Boris Kulikov, Nikolay Dorizo, Arshak Ter-Markaryan's creativity is connected with the Quiet Don.
On the Quiet Don long time the special community of people with the tenor of life, uniform interests, traditions and classes – the Don Cossacks was formed.
The history of the region is closely connected with names of the famous Don Cossacks of the XVI-XVIII centuries – Yermak Timofeyevich, Stepan Razin, Kondratiya Bulavin, Yemelyan Pugachev, Matvei Platov.
The nice history of Don is connected with activity of the Russian emperors Peter I, Alexander I.
The Quiet Don remembers stay on its open spaces of the commander A.V. Suvorov and the admiral F.F. Ushakov, historian V.D. Sukhorukov, the geographer I.V. Mushketov, polar researchers G.Ya. Sedov and R.L. Samoylovich, the philosopher A.F. Losev, the artist-painter of battle-pieces M.B. Grekov, the sculptor E.V. Vuchetich, the writer A.M. Gorky, the great actress V.F. Komissarzhevskaya, the marshal of the USSR S.M. Budenny.
Here the world famous writer A.P. Chekhov was born.
The recognized tourist centers of edge of the Quiet Don are the cities: Rostov-on-Don, Novocherkassk, Azov, Taganrog; Aksay, Azov, Neklinovsky, Ust-Donetsky, Belokalitvinsky, Tsimlyansk and Sholokhovsky districts of the Rostov region. In the Don museums, unique collections of finds from gold of the skifo-Sarmatian period, the excellent ethnographic collection representing variety of national cultures of Don region, objects of the Cossack life, a cloth of the famous painters of the 18-20th centuries are collected.