PSKOV, November 23. /TASS/. A Pskovsky tourist cluster project is being implemented in the Pskov region according to the Federal target program on the development of domestic and inbound tourism. The project engulfs the Pskov old city area located within ancient fortress walls with a total length of about nine kilometers, as well as the Velikaya and Pskova River promenades.
The project particularly stipulates establishing cycle routes, four kilometers of cycle routes have been already set up. The overall length of the Pskov cycle routes passing by fifty historical and cultural heritage sites, will amount to seven kilometers. The work on the cycle routes will be completed by 2019.
As of September 1, six hotels, four restaurants and cafes, an aqua park, two multifunctional complexes, one of which houses a gym and a pool, have been put into operation.
The total funding amounts to around seven bln rubles (roughly $107 mln) including 1.6 bln rubles (roughly $25 mln) of federal funding, 0.4 bln rubles (roughly $6 mln) of regional funding and 4.9 bln rubles (roughly $76 mln) from extra-budgetary sources.