Management of Overtourism Problems in Small Historical Towns. Case of Suzdal, Russia

  • Anna Yu. ALEXANDROVA Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation
  • Ekaterina V. AIGINA Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation
  • Igor L. KAVERZIN Vladimir Region Administration, Russian Federation
  • Marina Yu. SHERESHEVA Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation


Active tourism development in Suzdal – world-famous town-museum and UNESCO Heritage site in Vladimir region, Russia – forms the growing pressure on its heritage and the local community. The tourist flows, extremely uneven both in time and space, cause overcrowding and substantial discontent of the local residents. The research discusses the ways of managing overtourism problems through the long-term engagement with the local community using diversified event calendar, specially tailored tourist products, new tourist zones, transport and information infrastructure development as well as additional measures to support the local budget.


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How to Cite
ALEXANDROVA, Anna Yu. et al. Management of Overtourism Problems in Small Historical Towns. Case of Suzdal, Russia. Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 8, p. 1852-1862, feb. 2020. ISSN 2068-7729. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 27 may 2022. doi: