On your journey, you will cover three completely different cities located on the same coast of the Kaliningrad region. Get to know the history of the military harbor of Baltiysk, in the past, the formidable German citadel of Pillau. Learn about the legendary village where 98% of the world's amber reserves are mined. And you will discover the fashionable Baltic resort - the fabulous Svetlogorsk. Individual excursion for 1-6 people Duration 7 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes By car Rating 4.94 on 18 reviews RUB 9900 per excursion Price for 1-6 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
The westernmost city in Russia. Border guard You will visit the harbor of ships and swans, where peaceful birds and warships live side by side. We will show you an old lighthouse still operating, a hotel where Joseph Brodsky stayed, an old pilotage tower and a reformist church, and now the Orthodox Naval Cathedral. Let's talk about the life of the outpost city on the eastern borders of Europe and the history of the former city of Pillau. You will also walk along the Northern Pier, which protects the strait from shallowness and storms, and see the largest monument to a woman on a horse in the world. If you're lucky, you will find amber on the shore. And in good weather, if you wish, you can ride a yacht along the sea channel
Settlement Yantarny: home of the solar mascot Then you will visit the only place in the world where amber is industrially mined. You will learn about the features of the mineral itself and the historical methods of its extraction. Explore the modest architecture of the workers' village and visit the Square of the Masters. Walk through the magnificent park of age-old trees by Moritz Becker and descend to one of the best beaches in Russia that has received the Blue Flag certificate
The spirit of the aristocracy in Svetlogorsk The culmination of the trip will be an immersion in the atmosphere of luxury, comfort and the fragrance of luscious greenery in the resort Svetlogorsk. Here we will introduce you to the preserved untouched luxury villas and mansions of the richest inhabitants of Konigsberg - today these are private residential buildings or buildings of sanatoriums and hotels. We will also guide you through the upper and lower parts of the city.
- The trip is carried out in a comfortable car or minibus
- We will pick you up in Kaliningrad. And then we can go both to the westernmost point of the route - Baltiysk, and to the northern - Svetlogorsk.
- For an additional fee, you can visit the observation deck of the Amber Combine, a showroom with a rich collection of amber nuggets, or a private amber processing enterprise, which houses the largest amber sculptures in the world.
- In the middle of the trip, you can envisage lunch with traditional local cuisine at a restaurant on the coast overlooking the sea
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.