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Park Augustow Canal attracts an increasing number of foreign tourists

In 2018, the number of foreign tourists entering the territory of Grodno region through the checkpoint Lesnaya, located on the territory of the special tourist and recreation park Augustow Canal, exceeded one thousand people.

60% of the citizens who chose this part of the Belarusian-Polish border are tourists who used the visa-free regime in the region. The visitation record was recently updated - 2,600 foreign guests visited Grodno and Grodno region over the weekend.

Since the beginning of the year, more than 68,000 visa-free tourists have arrived to Grodno. Out of them, around 44 thousand people or 65% of the total number - guests from Lithuania, 22 thousand (32%) - from Poland. In total, tourists from 63 countries of the world have visited Grodno region.

The growth of the number of foreign tourists has a positive effect on the development of business in hospitality and entertainment spheres. For the implementation of new projects in this area, the administration of FEZ Grodnoinvest offers investment sites, tax and customs exemption and preferences, organizational and advisory support. All the details can be obtained in the department of foreign economic activity by calling +375 (152) 41-23-17 or e-mail: