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"Christmas weekend in Kaliningrad"
Kaliningrad is located on the North - West of Russia, the administrative center of Kaliningrad oblast, which has no borders with other regions of Russia, and borders only with Lithuania and Poland.
Price: $ 250
||The tour program
January 6: tour "the Mysteries of Koenigsberg - Kaliningrad"
Tour starts at 14:00 at the hotel "Kaliningrad" (Leninskiy Avenue 81)
Bus and walking tour of the city with a unique history.
Once a Prussian settlement, and later the capital of the formidable East Prussia, now it is one of the regional
centers of the Russian Federation.
During the whole three hours you cross the temporal boundaries of history of various times and peoples.
Visit the walls of the medieval Cathedral, which was preserved due to its proximity to the burial place of one of the world-famous natives of Koenigsberg.
Will make a stop at a military defensive tower that now holds the works of science and art.
Take a voyage with a tour of the preserved town gate built in the XIX century, which once performed its intended purpose, but today....
And today you will have the opportunity to learn some of them still admit and release travelers to the city center and which serve a very different purpose.
The list of inspectable objects: Defensive tower "Dona" (1852), defensive tower "Wrangell" (1853 g), Bastion "of obertaykh" (ser.
XIX century), the Bastion of "Grolman" (ser.
XIX century), the Bastion of "Lithuanian" (ser.
XIX century), historical-cultural center "king's gate", Reduit Bastion "Observatory" (ser.
The nineteenth century), a defence barracks "Kronprinz" (1843-1848) – Museum of modern art, walking through the streets of old Koenigsberg.
End tour at 17:00 at the hotel "Kaliningrad"
7 January: the tour "Shadows of old cities"
The excursion starts at 13:00 at the hotel "Kaliningrad" (Leninskiy Avenue 81)
Visited cities: Pravdinsk (Friedland) — Vladivostok (Tapiau) — POS. Downstream (Waldau)
Pravdinsk (Friedland): a unique area of Russia, which the middle ages intertwined with the history of the Napoleonic wars.
A place that can be called a living illustration to the lines a novel by the great Russian writer Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace".
You will see something that is not available to most tourists: the beautifully preserved town with beautiful architecture, narrow medieval streets, the ramparts of the medieval times.
In good weather conditions, you will have the opportunity to overlook the entire city and surrounding countryside from the belfry of the old Church (XIV C).
Gvardeysk (Tapiau): You will walk through the restored historic center of the German city.
On the square a must stop in "the living clock", moving figurines which are carefully stored since 1922 are Also in the list of inspectable sites order castle Tapiau laid outside the city walls in 1280.
To this day its towering Hulk above the shore of the Pregel.
the settlement of the Lower reaches (Waldau) to Its guests a the order castle of Waldau offers several thematic exhibitions.
In the first exhibits, lovingly crafted by the Museum's Director and his disciples from the tree.
Wooden figure amazing grace and precision.
In the second room are exhibited objects and decoration of the Prussian people from the time of paganism, and until the conquest by the crusaders.
The third room is the story, military armor and weapons of knights Templar from the time of the construction of the fortress.
Another exposition is devoted to the visit to the castle by Peter the great, the Napoleonic period, the First and Second world wars.
End tour at 18:00 at the hotel "Kaliningrad"
8 Jan: excursion to the NP "Kurshskaya Kosa"
Tour starts at 11:00 at the hotel "Kaliningrad" (Leninskiy Avenue 81)
You will journey into the wonderful, fragile world of the spit, width from 400 m to 4 km, separating the Curonian lagoon from the Baltic sea and journey to the history of the relationship of Nature and Man.
Meeting with the moving dunes of the Curonian spit is an unforgettable trip into the world of desert on the shore of Curonian lagoon.
The ascent to the observation deck of the dune EFA – one of the highest dunes of Europe.
From the observation deck magnificent views of the sea and of the Curonian lagoon and the Baltic sea.
Walk through the mysterious Dancing forest, which looks like a fabulous natural scenery.
End tour at 17:00 at the hotel "Kaliningrad"
Time in the program are approximate and may vary depending on traffic conditions.
The tour operator reserves the right to change the order of visits and inspection of objects, preserving the program as a whole.
The cost of the tour for 1 person:
The Hotel Kaliningrad 3*
The price includes:
- Tour service
- Transport service
- Accommodation in selected hotel (2 nights)
The price does not include:
- Shuttle service to/from airport (850 rubles machine)
- Entrance tickets according to the program with a surcharge on the spot (the Museum of the Waldau 100 rubles for adults, 50 rubles for children)