Ermak Travel Guide

 

Svetlogorsk

Svetlogorsk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transportation

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

Interesting information and useful tips

 

Description of Svetlogorsk

Svetlogorsk (until 1947 - Rauschen) - a resort city in the Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation. It is the administrative center of Svetlogorsk district and urban settlement "City Svetlogorsk." It is located on the coast of the Baltic Sea, thirty kilometers north-west of the city of Kaliningrad. The population of the city is 13,030 people (2017).

 

Svetlogorsk, a former German Rauschen, is a traditional resort town. From the beginning of the 19th century, the fishing village became the favorite vacation spot of the Prussian (German) nobility. The life of the city is focused on meeting the needs of vacationers, thanks to the presence of several sanatoriums, resort life does not calm down throughout the year.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Transportation

How to get there
From Kaliningrad, from the bus station (located next to the Kaliningrad Yuzhny-South railway station) - by bus Kaliningrad — Svetlogorsk II, the journey takes about 1 hour.
From Kaliningrad, from the Kaliningrad Severny-North station (and from the Yuzhny-South too) - by Kaliningrad — Svetlogorsk II train, 1 hour journey time, or the Blue Arrow speed train (via Zelenogradsk), travel time is over 2 hours.
From Kaliningrad, from the bus station (located near the Kaliningrad North station) - by fixed-route taxi, the journey takes about 45 minutes (the bus route Kaliningrad — Svetlogorsk II also passes through the bus station).
From Khrabrovo airport by taxi, there is also a minibus - 3 times a day.

Transport
The city has two railway stations: Svetlogorsk-I, located at the entrance to the city near Kaliningrad Prospect, and the dead-end station Svetlogorsk-II, located on Lenin Street, not far from the sea and the boardwalk. Here, on Lenin Street, not far from the station, towards the Oktyabrskaya Street, a spontaneous taxi parking was organized; if you can, you need to book a taxi through the hotel, it will be cheaper.

 

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

By Russian standards there are many hotels and pensions in town.

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

 

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips

Buy
Svetlogorsk is well worth a visit during the summer for the opportunity to buy amber. The streets and promenade are lined with tables covered with amber jewellery and knickknacks, with prices starting at approximately €1 for an amber necklace.

 

 

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