Unsolved secrets and lost heritage – Road.Travel

Unsolved secrets and lost heritage

Road Trip Route. Horseback riding in a safari park, Find the remains of Castle Brandenburg., To get to know the cities Bagrationovsk and Zheleznodorozhny., Visit Castle Preisisch-Eilau., Find an abandoned Yesau airfield, .

On this journey, you will feel like a real explorer with the challenge of finding dilapidated castles, cyrches and monuments. They are all hidden in the forests of the Kaliningrad region, so you will have to walk a lot. First you will visit Mushkino Safari Park with a wide range of activities for every taste. After that you will reach the Baltic coast, where you will see the ruins of the famous Brandenburg Castle. Moving along the border with Poland, you'll get to know the cities of Bagrationovsk, Railway and Pravdinsk. The way will be rich and varied, enjoy it! ** Book hotels along the route with cachebacks up to 10%.

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Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Stone Giants

Start this day by visiting the wonderful safari park. Choose the coolest activity and have fun! Then you'll find the ruins of stone giants that live on in the lost places of the Kaliningrad region: Brandenburg Castle on the Baltic Sea coast, Kirch of St. Nicholas and Barbara in the village of Kornevo, Preisish-Eilau Castle in Bagrationovsk.


Mushkino Safari Park

The park offers a variety of entertainment for every taste: bathing complex, equestrian club, contact zoo, skeet shooting, golf, routes along the Seaside swamp, eco-trail in the Klingbeck forest. Be sure to call in advance and book your arrival time and leisure at the numbers listed on the official [site](https://hutor.mushkino.ru/xutor).

Brandenburg (замок Бранденбург)

Go back centuries and feel the spirit of Prussia that still reigns here today. Find the beautiful wall of Frobourg that survives, all that remains of the famous fortification of the times of the Teutonic Order's prosperity.

Haus am Hafen

In this tavern you can enjoy not only the beautiful view of the bay and the ancient kirch, but also real Prussian dishes, which are cooked according to ancient recipes. Make sure you pay attention to the legendary "Eisbein". , thick German soups, own-made sausages from various types of meat. The pride of the tavern is German pretzels for beer. Monday and Tuesday, the place is not open.

Кирха св. Николауса и Барбары (1313 г.)

Take a leisurely stroll to the village of Kornovo and find the ruins of the Kirch of Saints Nicolaus and Barbara. It was built in the fourteenth century and operated until the twentieth century. During the Great Patriotic War, the church was destroyed and never rebuilt after it.

Замок Прейсиш-Эйлау

Originally the castle was called "Ile", then it was called "Iladia". In 1330 it was a stone quadrangle surrounded by a moat with water, equipped with an elevating bridge and gates with grates. The castle has experienced many sieges, incursions and explosions. And to this day it has reached the form of ruins, walking through which you can imagine yourself a medieval knight.

Серый гусь

In this restaurant of German cuisine you will find cozy interiors, covered with the spirit of old Germany and a nourishing menu based on the best culinary traditions of German cuisine. For those who want to have some fun, there is even a hall with billiards and karaoke.

Day 2: Along the border with Poland

Today you will drive along the border with Poland, to the East. You will get to know the city of Railway, where the ruins of Prussian castle Gerdauen are located. You'll also visit Pravdinsk, where you'll stroll along the Lava River embankment and capture the charm of local places. Before dinner, be sure to find an abandoned airfield, which was created by the Germans at the beginning of World War II.

Gerdauen (замок Гердауэн)

Gerdauen Castle was built in 1315. Since 1678, it has been uninhabited. At the end of the XIX century, many medieval buildings were demolished, the mass development of noble estates began. To this day, the gate and part of the Neo-Gothic wall, the ruins of the western outbuilding, the well and the stables have been preserved from the castle.

Шлюзы на Мазурском канале

The Masuria Canal is a waterway that was to connect Polish inland waters with the Baltic Sea. Today, the canal does not operate, and the point of attraction for hunters of unusual impressions are abandoned locks.

Старая Мельница

The spirit of East Prussia is preserved here, from landscape design to the menu. Cooking here is simple and caring, served in a friendly manner. Relax and enjoy a well-deserved dinner.

Городской Пляж Правдинска

Walk along the colorful banks of the river Lava, which flows through the city of Pravdinsk. Enjoy the beauty of this place.

Заброшенный аэродром Йесау

The aerodrome in Nivenskoye village was built by the Germans in September 1939. Since October 1952, the 689th Guards Battalion was based at the airfield. In 2004, the airfield was closed, now it is abandoned and is a very unusual but attractive place for a walk.

Radisson Blu

Restaurant of European cuisine Brasserie de Verres en Vers at Radisson Blu Hotel will welcome you and offer you the most cosy place for a magnificent dinner. **If you are a guest of the city, book a room on a special page on the Radisson Hotels website, pay for it with a premium card Mastercard and get a 15% discount, as well as the possibility of early check-in and late check-out.** **[Full promotion rules](https://www.mastercard.ru/ru-ru/consumer/offers-promotions.html?offer=radisson-kaliningrad)**