An intense journey deep into the Kaliningrad region awaits you. You will literally feel like a knight riding a white horse. There are plans to visit many majestic defensive structures of the Teutonic Order. Travel will not be left without walking in the nature surrounded by beautiful views. ** Book hotels along the route with cachebacks up to 10%.
Your day will begin with a visit to several castles of the Teutonic Order and a full immersion in the atmosphere of chivalry and valor. We will also have to practice horseback riding and much more.
Castle Valdau is not just a historical building, it is a museum complex with a very large exposition. Here you can learn about the Knights of the Teutonic Order, Napoleonic and World Wars, plunge into the atmosphere of antiquity and heroism.
The next stop will be the Tapiau Castle, one of the few places in the region where structures and frescoes from the middle of the 14th century have been preserved. Currently, the castle is only accessible for outside inspection, but the government is gradually turning it into a full-fledged tourist attraction and it may be possible to look inside after 2021.
The Castle of Georgenburg was built in 1345 and was named after St. George. During his long history he has been in possession of various peoples and countries, there were times when the Scots even lived here. The castle is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 11 am to 8 pm.
One of the most beautiful places near the castle is the Horse Farm "Georgenburg". This place is popular also because you can see, take pictures and ride horses of different breeds. Excursions also take place in the factory. It is worth making an appointment in advance to visit the contacts or e-mail indicated on [the official website](http://georgenburg.com/?page_id=14).
Restaurant of European cuisine "Classic" is perfect for us to take a break and eat well. The menu here is unique author's, so there will undoubtedly be a chance to discover something new in cooking.
The majestic Castle Insterburg was founded in 1336. Its uniqueness is that it was restored exclusively with the help of volunteers. It often hosts museum exhibitions of art galleries, craft workshops and art festivals. The castle is open on Tuesdays from 10:00 to 15:00, and Wednesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 20:00.
Another very impressive structure on our way is St. Michael's Cathedral. Its unique Neo-Romanesque architectural style blends in perfectly with the atmosphere of ancient castles and fortresses. Once there was a Protestant church here, now only Orthodox services are conducted in the temple.
The cafe is located in Park Hotel Angel and is famous for its aristocratic simplicity in the interior and the magnificent apple strudel.
Today's day starts in the Vyshtynetskoe nature park, we will walk along the beautiful "deer trail" and near the lake of the same name. After lunch on the way back we will see several more unique ancient buildings.
Your morning will begin with hiking in Romintenskaya Pushcha, which is famous for the fact that noblemen and kings hunted deer here. If you wish, you can also hunt, but you must obtain permission in advance. For tourists there is an eco walk along the "Three Deer Trail" - its length is 4.5 km, but we don't have to go all the way. Since this place is a border area, permission to visit the park must be obtained in advance through [site](http://vistenpark.ru). You can also order a tour of the park by phone: +7 (4012) 570-476.
There are many hiking trails along Lake Vistynetsky, so let's leave the car here and try to see some of them. Ahead of us there are beautiful views and a walk along the eco-trail along the lake. Please note that residents of the Kaliningrad region need to bring their passports to visit the lake. Guests from other regions of the Russian Federation need a special permit from the Main Directorate of Border Troops, you can apply for a permit through [site](http://vistenpark.ru).
Visiting the hotel complex Deutsches Haus, you can not only have lunch in a cozy restaurant, but also go on an excursion to the cheese dairy in the Tilsit Ragnit region, which can be registered through [Instagram](https://www.instagram.com/syrovarnya_tilsit_ragnit/) or by phone: +7 (963) 738-44-73.
Another magical castle of the Middle Ages, which withstood dozens of sieges, burned, rebuilt, but still survived to this day. Walking here, you can easily feel like a resident of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. You can make an appointment for the tour through [Instagram](https://www.instagram.com/burg.ragnit/) or by phone: +79097922120.
We will make a short stop near Labiau Castle to take a break from the road and see another once mighty structure. If you want, you can look inside as well. Now there is a museum in Polesska, which is open by appointment. You can make an entry through the contacts indicated on [site](https://kulturapolessk.ru/музеи/музей-истории-города-полесска/).
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