Every year Kirov region receives more than 200.000 guests from other regions of Russia and about 15.000 tourists from 65 countries of the world. The following forms of tourism are presented in this area:
- health and recreation;
- historical (crafts);
Cultural tourism is the most widespread form of tourism and is represented by excursions and visiting of museums, places of interest and taking part in cultural events.
Sport tourism implies hiking, skiing, water trips, fishing, hunting and visiting of sport events. In 2005 more than 44.000 tourists were engaged in this form of tourism.
Health and recreation tourism is represented by tours to sanatorium-and-spa institutions. More than 84.000 tourists visited Kirov region and used these services in 2005.
More than 15.000 of pilgrims took part in famous Velikorezckiy religious procession and public worship by the river Velikaya.
Historical tourism covers excursions to the places of traditional crafts, such as wood engraving, painted clay toys, beadwork, lace bobbing, fur and leather crafts and others.
Business tourism is represented by various business conferences, sessions and congresses devoted to negotiating of contracts and agreements, business seminars, special courses, scientific efforts etc. Every year more then 10.000 people visit Kirov region to participate in such events.
The administration of sport and travel complex "Great Field" arranges following cultural and tourist excursions and trips on the request of our visitors:
- General excursion to Belaya Kholunizca including the visiting of historical places and monuments, places of interest, museum, city park and other cultural places;
- Excursion to the farms and unique nature areas of the region;
- General excursion to Slobodskoy - a town which is famous for its fur factory, distillery and other places of interest;
- Excursion to Dymkovskaya sloboda - the place which is known for its world famous clay hand-made toys;
- General excursion to Kirov including the visiting of museums, theatres, monasteries and other city's places of interest.
You can order excursions by contacting the administration of sport and travel complex "Great Field".