IBCM 2019 Social Program

The Ministry of Tourism of the Kaliningrad Region supports the IBCM2019 and invites you to participate in 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

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

Route: 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. 

Duration: 6 hours

Departure: 18 August, 10:00 or 22 August, 15:00

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: Svetlogorsk – Zelenogradsk – national park “Curonian Spit” – Svetlogorsk.

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”.