Arrival (morning)Meeting at the airport with English (German) speaking guide. City tour - History and Modern Life of KaliningradExcursion includes the history of the city from the time of its foundation (1225) till our days, its historical and cultural development as a capital of East Prussia – Koenigsberg. It is also about the events of The World War II, the restoration of the ruined city, the development of its economy and culture in postwar years.Modern Kaliningrad whimsically combines the features of a modern Russian city with those of a European one.One of the city’s most famous citizens is one of world’s great philosophers Immanuel Kant. His tomb lies at the walls of the Cathedral. During the excursion you will see what used to be the main gate of Königsberg, Rosgarten gate, Branderburg gate and some others. Visit the Amber museum to see the exposition of amber industry of the region, where you can also buy some souvenirs after the excursion.Lunch at the local restaurantLuisen Church (now a Puppet theatre), State drama theater, the Holy Family church, as well as statues of I.Kant and Schiller, the former stock exchange building on the banks of the Pregel River, green and quiet streets of old Königsberg Excursion to the German Command Bunker and the 5 th FortOptional River trip (45 min)Transfer back to hotel for check in.18:30 transfer to Castle Hotel- Restaurant Nesselbek for dinner. (around 2 hours)The luxury Castle Hotel Nesselbek impresses the guests by its magnificence and special atmosphere of the Middle Ages. It is located in the picturesque area near Kaliningrad."Nesselbeck" and differs from other restaurants of Kaliningrad by its unique design and delicious cuisine. You will be charmed by the atmosphere of that era: a cozy fireplace, hardwood tables, soft and comfortable sofas and chairs, antique cressets on emblazoned ceilings. The round bar in the middle of the hall is "the cherry on the cake" of the restaurant. There is a special brewery installation above the bar, and an armored knight guards it.Try on real armor replicated by the blacksmiths of Kaliningrad according to historical archives and drawings. Take a photo in equestrian vestments on the background of one of the most adventurous places of interest in Kaliningrad!
Excursion: The Legends and Tales of Curonian Spit. (Duration: around 6-7 hours)We offer a one-day trip to one of the most unique areas in Europe. The Curonian Spit is an area of wooded sand dunes, which separates Baltic Sea from the freshwater of the Curonian Lagoon.See migrating birds at the Ornithological station in Rybachy (Rossiten) founded by professor Thinemann.You will see amazing “Dancing Forest” and take a walk to the dune Efa, the second highest sand dune in Europe, where you can hear the 'singing sands' and beautiful nature of the area around. The Curonian Spit is a unique and vulnerable, sandy and wooded cultural landscape on a coastal spit which features small Curonian lagoon settlements. The Spit was formed by the sea, wind and human activity and continues to be shaped by them.Lunch at fish restaurantReturn to Kaliningrad and to the hotel
Yantarny (Amber) village and the resort town of Svetlogorsk Tour (Duration: around 6 hours)Yantarny (Amber) village and a unique Baltic sea resort Svetlogorsk are located on Sambian peninsula, the heart of Baltic amber. It’s an interesting journey to a historical place. The history of Baltic amber, the ancient amber trade ways, the times of Kenigsberg amber manufacture, the mysterious amber room and more...You'll become an amber expert after the trip!Lunch in restaurant (Svetlogorsk)Transfer to the airport
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