Tourist and recreational cluster “Kranz” in Zelenogradsk district
Zelenogradsk is one of the popular seaside resorts on the Baltic Sea with over two centuries of history. The famous German physician Friedrich Kessel in early XIX century concluded that fresh air, sea water, sun and therapeutic mud are more effective in treating patients than bloodletting and receiving medicines. Since, a German resort town Kranz became popular among those who wish to relax and recuperate.
As a Russian city, Zelenogradsk gained popularity among fans of a comfortable family holiday and water sports. For children's holiday there is a network of children's health and sports camps.
A famous Curonian Spit originates in Zelenogradsk. On the Curonian Spit located eponymous national park with a unique ecosystem so beloved by fans of ecological tourism.
In 1998 city obtained the status of federal resort. Zelenogradsk today is one of the leading “development points” of tourism in the Kaliningrad region. Also rapidly develop a transport infrastructure: the highway “Maritime Ring” allows getting to Khrabrovo Airport from Zelenogradsk in 15 minutes and to Kaliningrad in 25 minutes.
A wonderful natural landscape, temperate climate, sandy beaches, mineral waters all of this are excellent background for the development of Zelenogradsk as a popular resort.