Santa Claus train will run in the summer KXan 36 Daily News

The winter wizard train is planned to be made not only annual, but also run in the summer. And there is special hope for Veliky Ustyug itself. Here they want to create a tourist and recreational cluster “Veliky Ustyug – the fabulous capital of Russia.”

This project was proposed by the authorities of the Vologda region at a meeting at the federal Tourism Corporation of the Russian Federation. It is engaged in the formation of tourist clusters, investment in the creation of the necessary infrastructure and the calculation of future tourist flows.

“We discussed possible types of cooperation in the implementation of these tourist clusters, mechanisms for attracting and organizing work with third-party investors,” commented Anton Koltsov, First Deputy Governor of the Vologda Region. “Active joint work will begin after the signing of an agreement between the government of the Vologda Region and the corporation, which is scheduled for February “.

First of all, representatives of the corporation will come to Veliky Ustyug to see with their own eyes all the tourist sites of the city and Father Frost’s Estate, to evaluate the master plan for the development of this territory. “If no adjustments are needed, we will immediately start selecting the necessary land plots, creating investment projects and searching for interested investors,” said Anton Koltsov.

So far, officials are not talking about the details, but they note that large-scale construction of all-season complexes, tourist and entertainment infrastructure is planned in Veliky Ustyug.

The authorities of the Vologda region presented two more projects to create tourist and recreational clusters. “Russian Shores” is aimed at the development of water tourism and the modernization of cruise infrastructure. This project combines a rather large attractive territory of three large subclusters – Cherepovets, Kirillov and Vytegra. The second new project is Carved Lace, which will develop the tourist attractiveness of Vologda itself.


Train-2022 of the Russian Santa Claus returned to the residence – the city of Veliky Ustyug. He traveled 14 thousand kilometers, in 36 cities the winter wizard congratulated children and adults on the New Year holidays.

The train arrived in the cities in the morning and stood all day. Everyone could meet him and take a picture. And those who purchased tickets were lucky enough to attend a separate festive program.

The magician’s mobile residence consisted of nine decorated wagons, which included Santa Claus’s wagon, wagons where animation programs and games were held, a shop wagon where you could buy souvenirs or send him a letter. As well as restaurant cars, where chefs prepared unique northern dishes according to Father Frost’s recipes.

All texts of the plot “Recreation and tourism in Russia” read here.

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