Kaliningrad today opens the tourist season. The official start will give the head of the Federal tourism Agency and the Governor of the region. How are we going to take a rest? And what special offers are waiting for visitors?
I Think now is the best time to see sand dunes in Russia. The height of the EFA on the Curonian spit. One of the most visited places in the Kaliningrad region. Last year it was visited by about 600 thousand tourists. This year it is already clear that will be much less. Especially now, when the national Park had just opened for the mass of tourists after three months of quarantine.
Visitors are gradually returning to the national Park. The world heritage site of UNESCO in this season is working on new rules — guests are required to keep social distance, in areas wear a mask and gloves.
Organized tourists now arrive on schedule, at certain time intervals, so as not to crowd the entrance. Souvenir shops are open not all. The national Park is preparing new routes, to divide the flow of tourists.
“the Park is constantly reveals something new in the territory, to raise the tourist flow, as the “Curonian spit” is very popular. We are one of the most remote routes, which leads to Swan lake,” said a spokesman for the National Park “Curonian spit” Olga Bolshakova.
the Kaliningrad region expected this year to receive 2 million tourists, booking for may-June was more active than last year. But the pandemic and quarantine prevented to set a record. Regional authorities allocate subsidies to restart the tourist industry and are preparing a new package proposal.
“We are preparing for the autumn tour package “2+1″ — two nights tourist buys himself a third receives a gift. Hotels are willing to join this action. We also have a guest card, which is one of the elements of the passport of the tourist. It now offers various discounts to those who come to Kaliningradskth region”, — said the Minister of culture and tourism of the Kaliningrad region Andrey Ermak.
to visit the region today will need hotel reservation for two nights minimum, or lease of property or the inquiry on absence of coronavirus.
today the official start of tourist season in the region will give the Governor Anton chief Executive officer and the head of the Federal tourism Agency of sarin doguzova.