Kaliningrad, the capital city of the Russian exclave of the same name, with its East-meets-West vibe, offers accommodation ranging from historical mansions to modern river-front flats and seaside gable-roofed houses. The new city centre is located two kilometres away from the old one. With its distinctive post-war Russian architecture, it is particularly popular with families looking for modern, river-facing apartments close to parks.
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The Weather in Kaliningrad
Check out the weather diagram for Kaliningrad. The highest average temperatures in Kaliningrad are in July. No heat wave is expected in January, when minimum average temperatures usally hit a -5° low. The month of May has nice weather with only 12 rainy days.
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Kaliningrad history in a plate: what to eat in Russia’s westernmost city
Booking your own accommodation in Kaliningrad means having the freedom of going beyond restaurants. Baltic fish, including eel, halibut, and crayfish—both fresh and smoked—can be bought from local fishmongers, home-cooked, and enjoyed accompanied by the local vodka, Stari Königsberg.
In the old centre, you will surely notice Kaliningrad’s latest food trend: trendy restaurants serving old Prussian dishes such as Königsberger Klopse (veal meatballs in a white sauce). Visitors staying by the river, on the other hand, have quick access to charming riverside bars. The Fishing Village here is home to ample dining.
Kaliningrad’s old city centre is filled with hints of the city’s Prussian past. Renting a holiday home in this area allows visitors to immerse themselves in history, and get a privileged view of Königsberg Castle.
Baltika stadium, not far from the new centre, was built to host some of the matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and is now open to visitors.
Gemstones lovers will appreciate Kaliningrad’s natural amber. Before venturing into the shops, you can get familiar with this stone at the Kaliningrad Amber Museum, three kilometres away from the city centre.
Adventures outside Kaliningrad
Nature lovers looking to get away from it all can head for the Curonian Spit, an enchanting spit of land in the middle of the Baltic sea. There is a national park here, offering ample opportunity for swimming in the summer months, as well as hiking and birdwatching.
Frequently Asked Questions
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The most popular amenities among our customers in Kaliningrad are TV, Internet and Kitchen.
What's the best time of year to travel to Kaliningrad?
Sun lovers should visit Kaliningrad in July and August to enjoy the warmest weather.
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