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Kaliningrad is a Russian outpost surrounded by new EU states. Kaliningrad may not be on many people's bucket list - but for the independent traveller it is a unique destination.
Why did we first visit Kaliningrad many years ago?
Because it's there? Because it is always exciting to visit somewhere you need a visa? Because it is a much cheaper way to visit Russia? Because it is a very fascinating enclave of Russia within the EU borders, and has many sights worth seeing? Because it is a slightly haunted place where the old beauty of Koenigsberg where Immanual Kant used to wander the streets, was obliterated by WW2 bombs, and replaced with Brutalist Soviet architecture, and now there comes a modern wave of new contemporary architecture, and rescure missions to preserve remaining historic buildings? Because Baltijsk the closed off military city is a unique and intriguing place to visit?
Well, all of those reasons apply - and many of our clients want to visit Kaliningrad because they are a on a mission to visit everywhere in Europe - or the World!
Summer capital of Kaliningrad, pine forests, sandy beaches, wooden villas and amber souvenirs.
One of the few remaining historic landmarks of Kaliningrad including the tomb of Immanuel Kant.
Visit the closed-off military city of Baltijsk, home of Russia's Baltic Fleet. A unique and exciting experience.
The Russian side of the spit is much quieter and less developed, with a better chance of seeing wildlife. We saw a huge moose here, an awesome moment!
A really good museum, even if all you do is crawl and explore through the submarine!
Take in the Soviet relics whilst walking around Kaliningrad.
Kaliningrad has some fascinating architectural contrasts.
Small but excellent bunker museum. Feel the atmosphere of this command centre that defended Koenigsberg during WWII.
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A Selection Of Our Clients' Favourite Tours
- 6 nights
- 4 star handpicked hotels
- Private transfer Gdansk - Kaliningrad
- Private airport transfers
- Private walking tours
- Private driver-guide day trips
- From 1140 EUR pp
- Very few escorted group tours visit Kaliningrad.
- We currently have one tour scheduled for 2022; our Baltic Amber Coast Group Tour 2022.
THEY WERE VERY KIND AND MADE OUR TOUR VERY SPECIAL
We liked very much our tour! I would like to tell you that we liked specially the guides from Ukraine, Belarus, Kaliningrad and Vilnius. They were very kind and made our tour very special. In general, we liked all the hotels! Thanks a lot!
FABRICIO, TAILOR-MADE TOUR TO UKRAINE, MOLDOVA, BELARUS, KALININGRAD & LITHUANIA, AUGUST 2017
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