Learn how amber is mined and processed.. Get acquainted with the history of Svetlogorsk. Meet the morning in Zelenogradsk.. See the ruins of the medieval Kirch. Feel like a knight in Castle Schaaken.. Explore forts.
The Kaliningrad region is a unique region from the historical and cultural point of view. Here the ancient European traditions are in contact with the modern Russian culture. The mild climate and lush nature prevail here. Here ancient towns with gingerbread half-timbered houses, paving stones and island tiled roofs are buried in greenery. The Baltic Sea adds to the attractiveness of this trip. Since ancient times, the coast has been attracting holidaymakers from different countries.
You will have to get acquainted with the amber craft in the village of Yantarny, learn the history of Svetlogorsk and Zelenograd, explore destroyed churches, feel like a knight in castles. This journey is full of mysterious stories, you will definitely not want to finish it.
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Legends of the Kaliningrad region
3 days itinerary by #бесценныемаршруты - History and Culture - 2 Hotels
Road Trip Categories: History and Culture
Day 1: 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.
Visiting: Svetlogorsk, Yantarnyy, Kaliningrad, Otradnoye
Day 2: 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.
Visiting: Svetlogorsk, Kaliningrad, Zelenogradsk, Nekrasovo, Lazovskoye, Khrabrovo
Day 3: 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.
Visiting: Kaliningrad, Orlovka, Mel'nikovo