Lake Elton

Salt Lake Elton is one of the most amazing places in Russia located in Volgograd region Pallasovsky district. This lake is also called “golden” for its extraordinary golden hue of water in sunset hours. And it is the largest mineral lake of Europe.

There are many legends about Lake Elton. Even nowadays local residents remember people who were healed of variety of ailments by using the miraculous water and healing mud. And these legends are backed up by scientific facts. The average mineralization of Elton water is 1.5 times higher than the Dead Sea concentration indicators.

Just imagine you’re walking along the shore of an endless lake, salt water warming up you and even the wind, saturated with salt particles, heals your body. Your gaze is pointed up towards the horizon, and your thoughts are as calm and smooth as the water of Lake Elton ...