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National Park Curonian Spit
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It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site shared by the two countries. TOUR TO KALININGRAD REGION 

The Curonian Spit is a 98 km long, thin, curved sand-dune spit that separates the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea coast. Its southern portion lies within Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia and its northern within southwestern Lithuania.

The Curonian Spit is unparalleled among similar formations in Europe by its size, length and altitude of sand dunes, beautiful landscapes, flora and fauna. TOUR TO KALININGRAD REGION 

The visitor center “Museum complex” includes facilities with permanent exhibitions, the Museum of the Russian Superstitions and the “Ancient Sambia” open-air museum. “The trail of sensations” is open on the territory of the complex – this is an unusual way to explore the landscape of the Curonian Spit: you should take off your shoes and walk through the diversity of the spit reliefs with your eyes closed.

Opening hours from October 1 to April 30: 09:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. From May 1 to September 30, the visitor center “Museum complex” is open seven days a week.

Muller height” route – the height of the viewpoint offers an unforgettable view of the Curonian Lagoon and the Baltic Sea. This area is the oldest part of the spit – the island of glacial origin Rasyte. Which served as the basis for the formation of the sandy peninsula body.

The mysterious route “Dancing forest” will introduce you to an unusual pine forest, whose trees have bizarre curved shape. There are many versions explaining this anomaly. According to one of them, the Germans tested chemical weapons in this area, which led to these deviations.

Efa height” route – near Morskoye village there is one of the highest dunes in Europe – the Orekhovaya (Petsh) dune. The highest point of the dune – 62 meters – was named the Efa height after the dune inspector Franz Efa.

 

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    The Curonian Spit tour (Russian part) Trip to the Curonian Spit National Park;

    To the Curonian Spit National Park

    Itsa a chance to visit the sandy peninsula known as the Curonian Spit – its Southern, Russian part to be precise.Excursion will start and end at the place of your accommodation be it in Kaliningrad, Svetlogorsk or Zelenogradsk.

    Tour program

    • Meet at your hotel/at the airport;
    • Travel to the "Curonian Spit" National Park;
    • Stop at the narrowest point of the spit (400 meters);
    • Visit to the Museum of the Curonian Spit and the Museum of Russian Superstitions;
    • Climb up the Muller's height;
    • Walk through the Dancing Forest;
    • Climb up the Efa's height;
    • 30-40 minutes for lunch or free time (after Muller point or Efa point);
    • Return to your hotel.More unique tours and tours on our website. Follow the link and choose smart holidays!

     
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