The work on the project “Development of the River Narva water tourist routes and integration into the Baltic Sea small harbours network” is continuing.
The project is directed at the possibilities of water tourism development on the Narva river and was approved by the Managing committee of the Neighborhood Program INTERREG III for the Baltic Sea region INTERREG IIIA North priority.
The leading partner is the Narva Department of city property and economy of Narva town council. From the Russian part the partners are municipal formations of Ivangorod and Kingisepp and Municipal fund of sustainable development of Ivangorod.
At the present time the works on making technical-economic substantiation of the route along the Narova river from Estonian part are finished and the work on the development of water tourist’s routes and navigable researches is started and the determination of navigable equipment for providing safe tourist’s routes is begun as well. Simultaneously on Russian side the work on development of routes and navigable researches is being implemented.
The routes for various target groups are worked out on the basis of already conducted researches. During summer 2007 the work on improvement of infrastructure of small ports will be made, appropriate equipment, including WI-FI, will be bought and set, rest places will be organized.
To inform all people who are interested in about the progress of work and its result at the present time an Internet website is being made, advertising pamphlets and schemes of tourist’s maps on the routes and subject souvenirs for water tourists are being made. At the website on the Internet tourists traveling by water will find the information about the region, rules of traveling in customs border zone and other useful information.
In spring 2008 project partners will organize working seminar for all private persons interested in, yachts clubs and tourism companies in the frameworks of which it’ll be possible to get to know about the results of the project.
According to the information of Tatiana Rusheljuk
chief specialist of the Department of city property and economy
phone: 35 99144