IBCM 2019 Social Program

Ministry of Tourism of the Kaliningrad Region provides IBCM2019 Social Program: Kaliningrad city tour and excursions to the Curonian Spit. All tours are optional. 
If you are interested in attending our Social events, please, email to Conference Organizers ibcm@lnmm.ru before the 5th of August.

Duration: 4 hours: 1 hour for “Fabrica” and 3 hours for Sightseeing tour

Departure: 20 August, 15:00

Kaliningrad city tour is a good chance to get acquainted with the mysteries of this Prussian city in Russia. This tour includes a walking program walk (visit through of Kant Island and Fishing Village) and, a tour of historic memorial places sites in the city (such as King’s Gate, Brandenburg Gate, Rossgarten Gate, Don Tower, Wrangel Tower and Crown Prince Barracks) and a visit to the Royal Mountain and the Old Town, as well as familiarity with the current town. Tour will begin from the Laboratory tour at STP “Fabrica”(optional) and will bring you back to the dinner at the end of the excursion. The trip will be guided in both English and Russian languages.

Also, if you would like to spend time in Kaliningrad on your own you can use this transfer opportunity.

Route: STP “Fabrica” – Victory Square – Christ the Savior Cathedral – Hall of Organ Music – Cathedral (XIV century) and the grave of I. Kant – Museum of the World Ocean: submarine “B-412”, research vessels “Vityaz”, spaceship “Victor Patsaev” – Lithuanian shaft – historical and cultural center “Royal Gates” – Vasilevsky Square – Amber Museum – fortification and defensive structures (late 19th century), “Old Königsberg” – pedestrian walk along the streets of the old city.

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Duration: 6 hours

Departure: 18 August, 9:00 or 22 August, 14:00

Excursions to the Curonian Spit – this is the most popular touristic route adventure of for any tourist arriving in Kaliningrad. So, what makes it is this amazing place? The Curonian Spit is a small sandy peninsula located on the southeast coast of the Baltic Sea. Its length is 98 km, and the width varies between 400-3800 meters. Being a phenomenal natural phenomenon, this “scythe-like” landscape attracted the attention of scientists (and tourists) from all over the world. and entered the UNESCO list. Hence in 2000 it was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The excursion will be guided in both English and Russian languages.

Route: Sightseeing bus tour along the route: Zelenogradsk – national park “Curonian Spit” – Kaliningrad.

The excursion program: the nature museum of the spit (overview) – BIOSTANTIA (ornithological station, bird ringing station, excursion with a visit) – Chaika lake – Observation platform on the dune Efa – open panorama to the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon – pedestrian Walk along the famous route “Dancing Forest”.

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