This summer Kaliningrad hosted 4 World Cup matches and it was a huge success. Now we can’t wait for the next big football game: UEFA Nations League: Russia vs Sweden.
Kaliningrad was mentioned in the latest TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Awards as the 5th destination on the rise in Europe. It’s a great achievement for our region to be in the same list with such great tourist places like:
- Las Palmas de Gran Canariaa and Malaga, Spain
- Tbilisi, Georgia
- Kiev, Ukraine
- Wroclaw, Poland
- Bologna, Italy
- Faro, Portugal
- Bucharest, Romania
- Rotterdam, The Netherlands
A little extra chunk of Russia stuck between Lithuania and Poland on the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad was known as Königsberg from its founding by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century until after World War II. It was renamed, repopulated with Russians and became part of the Soviet Union. Today, as it has been for centuries, it’s known for amber products, with most of the world’s harvestable amber still lying off its coast. The 14th century Königsberg Cathedral is a main city attraction.
So If you decided to visit Kaliningrad, feel free to contact us for any related information. We’ll try our best to help you. For example, we can research a way to make a trip that will include four mentioned destinations at once.
This time we will talk how to get out from Kaliningrad to Gdansk, Poland. We have the same 4 bus routes that you can take to leave Russia to Gdansk. Continue reading “Bus schedule from Kaliningrad to Gdansk”