In the Krasnodar Territory, 90 beaches on the Azov-Black Sea coast were assessed. In 2022, it was organized for the first time according to the methodology of Rostourism.
About this on Thursday, June 23, reports RIA Novosti. The Russian classification divides beaches into three categories:
- Blue flag;
- Green flag;
- Yellow flag.
In the Kuban, 59 beaches received the highest category “blue flag”, 15 – the second, and 16 – the third. The authorities of the region have abandoned the international system of “blue flags”.
The rules for voluntary certification of beaches in Russia were approved in 2020. It can only be carried out by specially accredited organizations.
Before going to the beach, its category can be checked online. Full database of rated beaches available in the Federal list of tourist sites.
Beaches are evaluated by the cleanliness of the coast and sea water, safety and accessible environment, landscaping elements and resort infrastructure. Official certificates are issued for three years.
At the beginning of June it became known that Russian tourists massively wanted to relax in one region. The Krasnodar Territory was named the most popular summer holiday destination, it overtook the Crimea.