The Augustow Canal is being prepared for the beginning of the tourist season. Today, the border crossing point Lesnaya-Rudavka will open. It can be used by not only those who travel by water, but also pedestrians and cyclists. New bike routes will appear here for lovers of active recreation. The number of visa-free travelers who visited Grodno and the surrounding areas is increasing as the tour season approaches. As for the last week, the regional center was visitred by the 10-thousandth tourist. Most of the guests are from Poland and Lithuania.