Veliky Ustyug is waiting more than 30 thousand tourists during the Christmas holidays

Великий Устюг ожидает более 30 тысяч туристов в новогодние праздники

The authorities of Vologda region expect that the estate of father Frost in Veliky Ustyug during new year holidays will visit more than 30 thousand tourists, the report said governments in the region.

Votchina of Ded Moroz is Veliky Ustyug. Every year it attracts thousands of tourists go on trips, visit a winter garden, a Museum of ice figures, and meet well-known fairy tale characters on the “Trail tales” and Santa Claus himself.

“More than 30 thousand offers Great Ustyug during new year holidays. Visit the Winter Wizard tourists will come to different types of transport – cars, buses, trains, planes. It is expected that in December 2016 tourists will bring on 120 buses in January 2017 – 190. In the winter tourist season at the railway station “Kotlas southern” and “Velikiy Ustyug” will take place 22 specialized turboed”, — stated in the message.

In the period of new year and Christmas holidays traditionally local airlines introduced additional flights in Veliky Ustyug of Vologda and Cherepovets.

“The survey showed major Russian tour operators selling tours to the birthplace of Santa Claus has grown in comparison with last year from 10% to 20%. This year introduced a system of electronic ticketing for tours to Veliky Ustyug from 1 to 10 January. You can buy them online. This method has been used by more than 1000 tourists”, — stated in the message.

Tourists arriving in the Great Ustyug, basically visit the birthplace of Santa Claus, his zoo, in the city – urban residence, post office and Museum-reserve of the Winter Wizard, the fashion House of Ded Moroz. Will soon be opening a new tourist object – the Russian house on the street were moved. Also on December 20 will host a Fair of Christmas gifts on Lenin square, where, in addition to trade, there will be master classes, live entertainment, attractions.

As was noted at the meeting of the working group on the implementation of the project “Great Ustyug – homeland of father Frost”, Velikiy Ustyug ready to meet tourists: – planned work of hotel complexes and food outlets. Round-the-clock during the new year holidays will work with a team of physicians, road services, rule of law will follow the staff of the Ministry of internal Affairs.