Vologda Region is among the best regions among participants of the Federal program for tourism development
The Federal Agency for Tourism of the Russian Federation named the best regions of Russia among the participants of the federal target program «Development of Domestic and Inbound Tourism in Russia» in 2018. Deputy Governor of the Vologda Region Oleg Vasiliev took part in the meeting chaired by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Olga Golodets.
The participants of the meeting focused on the opportunities offered by the federal targeted programme «Development of Domestic and Inbound Tourism in Russia (2011–2018)». This programme is being implemented on the basis of public-private partnerships.
The Vologda Oblast is among the top 15 regions participating in the Federal program and, together with the Yaroslavl Region tops the list of Russian regions which attracted more extra-budgetary funds than it was allocated from the federal budget and budgets of the RF constituent entities.
The Vologda Region stores and revives the ancient traditions of its people. Its museums hold cultural and historical artifacts. Tourism is a growing branch of the economy in the Vologda Region. The authorities of the region are making significant efforts to foster a viable tourism sector. Vologda, Cherepovets, Veliky Ustyug, Belozersk and Vytegra has always been magnetic for tourists.