KALININGRAD, November 25. /TASS/. The development of water tourism in the Kaliningrad region may attract up to 100,000 tourists from all over the world, acting regional Minister of Culture and Tourism Andrei Yermak said at a regional cabinet meeting.
He noted that many of international waterways passed through the region. From the tourism point of view, one of the most interesting routes connects Holland’s Rotterdam and Lithuania’s Klaipeda. It passes through Holland, Germany, Poland and Russia. The Kaliningrad region section of the route is about 200 kilometers long, from the Polish border to the Lithuanian border. The route includes the Vistula Lagoon, the Pregolya River, the Deyma River and the Curonian Lagoon.
Yermak also said that in order to develop this international waterway, work was being done to arrange a checkpoint in the Krasnoflotsky settlement and establish a marina and a yacht club on the Prokhladnaya River. A hotel complex is under construction on the Trostyanka River, there will also be a yacht club and a restaurant. The complex is expected to be put into operation next year.