This journey is an opportunity to penetrate into the mysterious world of the Curonian Spit fairy tales, walk through the places of pagan rituals and hear stories that inspired knights and surprised kings. In one day, you will not only see the main natural objects of the reserve, but also walk along the paths of Prussian birders, hear the music of sand dunes, and learn what mark the German storyteller E.T.A. left on the Curonian Spit. Hoffmann, and scout out the habitats of aquatic and mermaids. Individual excursion for 1-3 people Duration 6 hours Children Possible with children How it goes By car RUB 6890 per excursion Price for 1-3 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Ancient legends of the Curonian Spit You will find yourself in the most beautiful corners of the national park, from the Dancing Forest to the Efa dune, along the paths of the knights and the Prussian kings, the paths of the Curonian birders and egg collectors. On the famous natural trails of the spit, we will talk about pagan customs and signs associated with trees, which, according to the Curonian tribes, are endowed with a soul. Let's try to find "our tree" and try to understand how our life is connected with the world of these ancient inhabitants. You will also find out where the Nehrung Krajebieter (Crow Bites) came from and why they bit crows
Spit through the eyes of your favorite storytellers The incredible landscapes of the spit have attracted writers, poets and directors at all times. I will tell you which fairy tales were composed and which films were filmed on the Baltic coast. You will see where the formidable castle "Rossiten", described in Hoffmann's short story "Mayorat", was located, and you will learn about his cat, which kept the legends of Prussia and "purred" to their German storyteller. And later, already in Zelenogradsk, we will look from the Malvina bridge into the tortoise pond of Tortilla, walk along the fabulous streets of Krantz and, if you want, go to the Murarium cat museum
A day alone with nature Driving from one ecological trail to another, you will touch the pristine nature of the Curonian Spit, admire the best sunsets of the Baltic Sea coast, listen to the singing sands on the dunes and stop to sunbathe on the white quartz beaches. And if you're lucky, you will even meet local inhabitants: wild boars, deer and foxes feel like full-fledged owners of these places, often go to tourist camps and demand gifts - be prepared to meet animals and do not forget that we are their guests:). And during the trip, we can taste freshly prepared fish, a Prussian delicacy - smoked flounder - or eel in a fish tavern in the village of Rybachy.
Who is the excursion for?
The trip will be ideal for families with children, as well as for travelers who are fond of myths and legends.
Environmental fee at the entrance to the Curonian Spit - 300 rubles. for a car and 300 rubles per person, as well as a visit (optional) to the Museum of Superstitions and the Museum of Cats are paid separately.
- It is possible to start and end the excursion in any city on the Baltic coast by agreement with the guide
- If you have a Schengen visa, we can extend the excursion by visiting the Lithuanian part of the spit
- It is possible to adjust the route according to your wishes
- I lead the tour, but sometimes my colleagues, professional guides replace me
The beginning of the excursion in Zelenogradsk or Pionersky. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.