Kaliningrad region

Health tourism in the Kaliningrad region

Date of publication: 03.1.016

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Dusmukhametova, K. V. State of the tourism industry in the Kaliningrad region/K. V. Dusmukhametova, A. D. Malova. - Text: direct//Issues of Economics and Management. - 2016. - No. 5. (7.). - S. 81-85. - URL: . u/th/5/archive/44/1592/(date accessed: 17.2.021).

This article discusses the prospects and problems of development of the tourism industry, presents the results of the analysis of changes in key indicators, and also describes the current situation in the industry.

Keywords: tourism, Kaliningrad region, number of tourists, collective accommodation facilities, tourist and recreational clusters.

The Kaliningrad Region is the westernmost and smallest subject of the Russian Federation. Tourism is one of the priority areas for the development of the region. This area, according to the Strategy of Socio-Economic Development for the Long-Term Perspective, approved by the Resolution of the Government of the Kaliningrad Region No. 583 dated August 2, 2012, is one of the basic priorities of the new model of the regional economy. This is what this article will be about.

First of all, it should be noted that the Kaliningrad region really has a huge potential for the development of the tourism cluster. In 2015, a record number of tourists arrived in Kaliningrad - more than 1 million people. [one]. Our region is truly unique. In the region there are many monuments of cultural heritage inherited from East Prussia, various natural landscape complexes, balneological resorts on the coast of the Baltic Sea. To date, the potential of the region in the tourism sector has not been fully revealed. However, the government of the Kaliningrad region is doing everything possible to develop tourism. Today seven tourist and recreational clusters are represented here: Krantz/Zelenogradsk, Rauschen/Svetlogorsk, Neikuren/Pionersky, Palmniken/Yantarny, Pillau/Baltiysk, Konigsberg/Kaliningrad and European Baikal/Lake. Vishtynets [2].

The Government of the Kaliningrad Region actively supports the tourism sector. According to the decree of 24. 2. 3 No. 993 adopted the state program "Tourism". The strategic goal of the program is to enhance the competitiveness of the region's tourism industry. A total of 688,675.52 thousand rubles were allocated from the regional budget for the implementation of this program. For the first year of its implementation (2014), 219,968.71 thousand rubles were allocated. In 2015 - 87,491.26 thousand rubles, for 2016 - 86,328.40 thousand rubles. In subsequent years (2017-2020), it is planned to allocate about 29488.715 thousand rubles. [3].

Fig. ... Funds directed to financing the "Tourism" program

To study the state of the tourism industry in the Kaliningrad region, the main indicators were collected and analyzed, presented in Table 1.

Indicators of the number of tourists accommodated in the DAC

for the right to receive subsidies from the regional budget

to reimburse part of the costs of organizing and conducting tourist trips

to the Kaliningrad region for children and youth of the Russian Federation

to reimburse part of the costs of organizing and conducting promotional and informational tours in the Kaliningrad region

support for events of tourist attraction (development of event tourism)

to create conditions for recreation in the municipalities of the Kaliningrad region

content of sea beaches

within the boundaries of municipalities of the Kaliningrad region


The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Kaliningrad Region is accepting applications for participation in the annual professional competition of the tourism industry of the Kaliningrad Region "Hospitality Talent" 2020.

The main goal of the competition is to help increase the role of domestic and inbound tourism in the Kaliningrad region, give it greater state significance, attract the attention of the general public to the processes in this area, and assist in the formation of a competitive regional tourism product.

The competition is a competition that provides for the assessment of the professional competencies of the participants in the competition. The main principles of participation in the competition are voluntariness, openness, objectivity. Participation in the competition is free.

Hello everyone. Traveling around our country is always interesting and useful (there would be funds). Today we will talk about the resorts that are located in the western part of our vast Motherland. Namely, I present to your attention the resorts of the Kaliningrad region, the westernmost point of Russia. These include:

  • Svetlogorsk,
  • Zelenogradsk ,
  • Curonian Spit,
  • Amber,
  • Baltiysk.

Let's talk about them right now.


Svetlogorsk is the largest resort town on the Kaliningrad seaside. The resort was founded in the 19th century. Today, a little over 12 thousand people live in "Northern Sochi", the industry is minimal, half of the working population is employed in tourism. About 120 thousand travelers come here annually.

Svetlogorsk is a calm, measured resort, without noisy attractions and unrestrained nightlife. He is for the soul, health improvement, leisurely walks and lazy search for a piece of amber on one of the wild beaches.

How to get to Svetlogorsk

Electric trains and buses run here from Kaliningrad. Travel time is from 1 to 1.5 hours. A network of bus routes connecting different parts of the city has been developed.

Beaches of Svetlogorsk

The town stands on a high bank, and there are 7 slopes and a cable car leading to the sea. The beach in Svetlogorsk is heterogeneous, sand and pebbles alternate here. The water is clean and clear. The sea water temperature near Svetlogorsk is 0.5-1 degrees lower compared to Zelenogradsk. This is due to the greater depth and direction of the current.

The Kaliningrad Region is the only region of the Russian Federation separated from the main territory of the country by land borders of foreign states and international sea waters.

It has frost-free winters and moderately warm summers, beautiful nature and rich fauna. At any time of the year, people go to the Kaliningrad Region for effective spa treatment and a rich excursion program. In addition, some tourists come to spend the weekend in Kaliningrad: go shopping, visit a couple of restaurants, taste freshly brewed beer, and then plunge headlong into the vibrant nightlife.

Large tourist centers of the region: Svetlogorsk, Zelenogradsk, Otradnoe, Pionersky, Yantarny, Curonian Spit National Park.

Group tours to Kaliningrad lasting from 3 to 7 days.

Excursions - from 800 rubles. Group tours - from 4 800 rubles.

Apartments in the Kaliningrad region.

Weather in the Kaliningrad region

The climate of the region is transitional from temperate continental to maritime. In the autumn months, which are most favorable for treatment, the average air temperature is from 0 ° C to +7 ° C, and the temperature of the sea water does not rise above + 10 ° C. During this period, the iodine content in the air increases to the maximum, which helps in the treatment of diseases of the respiratory system, asthma and thyroid gland. In winter, the average temperature is -2. -6 ° С, the coldest month is January. Severe frosts are short-lived - 1-2 days. In spring, the average air temperature is +14. + 17 ° C, the sea water temperature ranges from +12 to +16 ° C. The warmest summer month is July, the average air temperature is about +21 ° C, the water temperature of the Baltic Sea at this time is +17. + 18 ° С, and the Curonian Lagoon is 3-4 degrees higher. In terms of the number of sunny days per year, the region is close to Sochi.

Popular hotels in the Kaliningrad region

Treatment in the Kaliningrad region

All resorts in the region are climatic and mud-balneological. The first local healing factor is the climate. The proximity of the Baltic Sea, the saturation of the air with particles of sea salt and iodine-bromide compounds, meteorological fluctuations create conditions under the influence of which vital changes occur in the body: metabolism is activated, the functions of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems are improved, the oxygen content in the blood rises.

The second curative factor is curative peat mud. Chronic diseases of joints, muscles, peripheral nervous system, gynecological diseases are treated here with mud.

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