Weekend route: Svetlogorsk

Weekend route: Svetlogorsk

Small towns around Kaliningrad are no less interesting and atmospheric than the regional center. And in some places even more. Svetlogorsk is home to German villas, a long embankment and fabulous places. Much has been well preserved here since Prussian times, so those who miss the comfort of Europe should come here. And we will help with the route.

How to get to Kaliningrad

Weekend route: Svetlogorsk

A flight from Moscow to Kaliningrad will cost from 5000 rubles* round trip. Travel time is two hours. You can get there from St. Petersburg for 4,000 rubles* round trip, the flight will take about an hour and a half.

Where to stay in Kaliningrad

Svetlogorsk is a small town. You can be located either in the center or further away from it. The hotels here are very cozy and atmospheric. We have selected several accommodation options for you:

Hotel “Golden Bay” – from 1500 rubles* per night for two; 
Hotel “Hartman” – from 4900 rubles* per night for two;  ; 
Royal Falke Resort & SPA – from 7200 rubles* per night for two.

Car rental

It will be convenient to get to Svetlogorsk by car, and then visit its surroundings. Price per day – from 2400 rubles*.

Walking around “Europe”

Weekend route: Svetlogorsk

There is no need to look for it – just walk along the streets in and around the center. There are many charming houses in the spirit of European Art Nouveau and romanticism with half-timbered features. Even the tiled roofs and elements of ancient decor have been preserved.

Organ Hall “Makarov”

Weekend route: Svetlogorsk

The reconstructed Catholic chapel has ideal acoustic conditions and regularly hosts concerts. After walking among German villas and pine trees, you will definitely feel like you are somewhere not in Russia.

Visit cost – 1000 rubles*. 


Weekend route: Svetlogorsk

Come to the station (it is located behind the railway station) and go to the sea in retro cabins. Admire it from above, and then stroll along the wonderful Promenade.

Travel – 50 rubles*. 

Wild Beach

Weekend route: Svetlogorsk

Follow the Promenade to the east and you will find yourself on a wild beach. Only nature, the sea and you. There are very few people here – you can take a break from the hustle and bustle of the resort, take beautiful photos of the Baltic Sea.

Hoffman Lane

Weekend route: Svetlogorsk

This place is like from another reality. There is a house that looks like a ship and the “House of the Storyteller.” Around it are hidden the well-known characters of Hoffmann, and very close by is an amazing model of Königsberg.

Amber quarry in the village of Yantarny

Weekend route: Svetlogorsk

Half an hour from the city – and from the observation deck you can see the only open quarry in the world where amber is mined. And then get the stone yourself or buy a souvenir in the amber pyramid.

Cost – from 350 rubles*.

*Prices valid at time of publication

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