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‘Far Away Kingdom of Kaliningrad’ Tour

Overview

Uncover the history of Kaliningrad through the ages with this fascinating 8-day tour. Learn all about the city’s tumultuous past as capital of both the Teutonic Order and Prussia by visiting its many churches, castles and fortifications first-hand. If you are looking for a perfect blend of culture and nature somewhere wholly unique, then this fantastic tour of Kaliningrad is the one for you.

  • Three days of free time in Kaliningrad

  • Visit to the three-dimensional panorama ” Koenigsberg-45 The last assault” at Kaliningrad Museum

  • Excursion to the Amber Coast near Yantarny

  • Visting the castles of Waldau, Shaaken and Nesselbeck

  • Trip to the Curonian Spit National Park

  • Amber prospector experience

Itinerary

Kaliningrad

A large Baltic port city and the administrative centre of Kaliningrad Oblast, Kaliningrad was founded in the 13th century by the Teutonic Knights on the site of an old Prussian settlement, taking the name Königsberg. The city would later become the capital of the State of the Teutonic Order and, successively, the Duchy of Prussia. The city is home to many famous monuments including the Königsberg Cathedral which holds the tomb of Immanuel Kant.

Day 1

Arrival in Kaliningrad

On arrival in Kaliningrad, your driver will meet you at the airport / train station and take you to your hotel ready for check-in.

  • Arrival Transfer

  • Free Time

  • Scenic Surrounds

Day 2

Excursion to “Yantarny Bereg” (Amber Coast)

Today, you will explore the magnificent Amber Coast, home to the world’s largest amber deposit.

  • Breakfast & Lunch

  • Amber Coast

  • Expert Guide

  • Amber Prospector experience

  • Amber pyramid

  • Svetlogorsk (former Rauschen)

  • Becker Park

  • Organ hall

  • Larch Park

Day 3

‘Fortress City’ military excursion

Explore Kaliningrad’s military past with this in-depth excursion!

  • Breakfast & Lunch

  • Guided History Tour

  • Panorama “Koenigsberg-45. The last assault”

  • “1200 guards” memorial

  • Fort No 11 “Denhoff”

  • Military History

  • Scenic Surrounds

Day 4

‘Church, knights and castles’ excursion

Today you will uncover the late Medieval history of Kaliningrad through its many castles and churches.

  • Breakfast & Lunch

  • Medieval history

  • Arnau Church

  • Waldau Castle

  • Guided Museum Tour

  • Shaaken Castle

  • Museum of the Inquisition

  • Nesselbeck Castle

  • Scenic Surrounds

Day 5

Visit to the Curonian Spit National Park

In the morning, your guide will meet you at your hotel before taking you on a 6-hour excursion of the Curonian Spit National Park via the villages of Lesnoye, Rybachy and Dune Efa.

  • Breakfast & Lunch

  • Curonian Spit National Park

  • Prominent Landscape

  • Efa dune

  • Dancing forest

  • Scenic Surrounds

  • Free Time

Day 6

Free time

Today, you will have the whole day to spend exploring the city or relaxing in the comfort of your hotel.

  • Breakfast

  • Free Time

  • Optional excursions

  • Scenic Surrounds

  • Souvenir Shopping

Day 7

Free time

Today, you will have the whole day to spend exploring the city or relaxing in the comfort of your hotel.

  • Breakfast

  • Free Time

  • Optional excursions

  • Scenic Surrounds

  • Souvenir Shopping

Day 8

Departure from Kaliningrad

You will check out of your hotel in the morning and your driver will take you to the train station or airport where your tour will end.

  • Breakfast

  • Free Time

  • Departure Transfer

Where you can stay

A hotel can be the make or break of any experience, and we understand that choosing the right hotel is important to our travellers. Check out our range of hotels ahead of time, and learn more about our standard 3-star options and the luxury 5-star upgrades that are available in the destinations you will be visiting.

Please note that the selection of hotels included here are examples of where you may stay on your tour, we will pick the best option for you based on your travel requirements.

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