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Journey through the Kaliningrad region: legends and picturesque places

Journey through the Kaliningrad region: legends and picturesque places
Starts from

Kaliningrad

Duration

3 Days

Transportation

By Car

Length

213 km

Hotels

2

Guidance

Self-Guided

Categories

History and CultureSights in NatureUnique LocationsKids Friendly
Kaliningrad region is a unique region from a historical and cultural point of view.
Here, ancient European traditions are juxtaposed with modern Russian culture. A mild climate and lush nature prevail here. Here you will find old towns with gingerbread half-timbered houses, cobblestone and peaked tile roofs. The Baltic Sea adds to the attraction of this trip. After all, since ancient times, the coast has attracted vacationers and recovering residents from different countries.
You'll get acquainted with amber craft in the village of Yantarny, learn the history of the towns of Svetlogorsk and Zelenogradsk, explore the ruined churches, feel like a knight in castles. This trip is full of mysterious stories, you won't want to end it.
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  • Learn how amber is mined and treated.
  • Learn about Svetlogorsk history.
  • Greet a beautiful morning in Zelenogradsk.
  • Explore the ruins of a medieval church.
  • Feel like a knight in Schaaken castle.
  • Explore the forts and what they are hiding.
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Amber Coast
Day 179 km4 km

Amber Coast

The day will begin with acquaintance with a small but very famous village of Amber. It is here that the world center of amber mining and processing was formed and tourists are hunting for it. Amber attracts the widest beach in the Kaliningrad region, well-groomed park, amber castle-museum and an incredibly beautiful kirch. Then you will arrive in the city of Svetlogorsk, which is located on the shore of the Baltic Sea, among coniferous forests. Among the ancient architecture of the city stands out the building of the hydrotherapy clinic with a tower - the main symbol of the city, the Amber Park and the house-museum of Hermann Brecht.
17:15
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History of the Baltics
Day 275 km560 m

History of the Baltics

This day will begin with the Baltic city of Zelenogradsk. It is a former royal resort, built up with numerous preserved pensions and sanatoriums, hotels and fashionable private houses. It is an ideal place for family holidays. In the afternoon you will visit the ruins of the Povunden Kirch and the medieval castle of Schaaken, where you will get to know the life and spirit of the Knights.
20:30
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Medieval ruins
Day 359 km463 m

Medieval ruins

Be sure to wear sportswear and shoes, as today you will be a researcher of dilapidated Forts, which are on guard and literally surround Kaliningrad. In addition, you will see Prussian monuments of architecture - Kirch and medieval castles.
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