Arkhangelsk region, Russia has 150 tourist routes

In the first 9 months of the year 2015 the number of tourists in the Arkhangelsk region amounted to 257’2 thousand people, which is 11.3% more than in the same period of last year. About it reported the Ministry of tourism in the Region, in the notice of planned annual growth in the number of tourists in the Region.
The five most visited municipalities of the Arkhangelsk Region includes the city of Arkhangelsk – 41%, sea urban area -13%, Устьянский the district — 12%, Вельский the County — 6%, Каргопольский the district – 4%.
The share of foreign tourists in the Arkhangelsk region in 2013 and 2014, amounted to 2.5 and 2.7% of the total passenger traffic (up to 2015 still no data). Among the countries leading to the arrival of the tourists — Norway, Finland and Sweden as well as Germany, France, UK, USA.

“An important indicator for the development of the туротрасли the Region is the number of day-trippers. Is this number in the year 2014 exceeded the values of the year 2013 in the 2.5-fold to 680 thousand. For 9 months of the year 2015 trips in the Arkhangelsk Region visited 704,5 thousand people”, said the Ministry.

It is noteworthy that for 9 months of the year 2015 in the Region open 18 new of the tourist infrastructure. Among them are the means for the accommodation and gastronomy, as well as children and leisure centre in Вельском area, the Exotarium and the Club Museum, “the rustic cabin” in Котласском area.

1. December 2015, the tourism products in the Arkhangelsk Region form 22 tour operator. On the territory of the Region, more than 150 tourist routes and programs. The most popular excursions in Arkhangelsk, the Solovetsky Islands, in Onego, the Каргопольский, pineshskij and Устьянский areas.

“Significant impact on the development of the Incoming tourist traffic has cruise tourism. In the Navigation 2014 was the 14 course cruise ships in the ports of the Region, in 2015 – 23 phone call that was a record year for the number of the Arkhangelsk region, Russia. The number of cruise tourists from abroad doubled. Total served has more than 4,5 thousand cruise tourists”, – has in the Ministry.