National Park in Kurshskaya Kosa

Kurshskaya Kosa National Park

The 98km-long Curonian Spit, a Unesco World Heritage Site, divides the tranquil Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea. Here, tall, windswept sand dunes and dense pine forests teem with wildlife. The 50km of the spit l…
Forest in Kurshskaya Kosa

Dancing Forest

One of Kurshskaya Kosa National Park’s most remarkable sights is this aptly named forest, where the pines have been sculpted into twisting shapes by the elements – they do indeed appear to be frozen mid-boogie.
Nature Reserve in Kurshskaya Kosa

Fringilla Ornithological Station

Fringilla Ornithological Station is a bird-ringing centre, in operation since 1957, where enormous funnelled nets can trap an average of 1000 birds a day; the birds are then tagged, studied and released.
Museum in Kurshskaya Kosa

National Park Museum

This museum offers basic information about Kurshskaya Kosa National Park’s habitat and history. The complex is also home to more than 100 carved-wood mythological characters at the Museum of Russian Superstitions. P…
Museum in Kurshskaya Kosa

Museum of Russian Superstitions

Baba Yaga, Father Frost and the various ghouls, sprites and spirits that make up Slavic mythology are all gathered together here – in carved-wood form – at this quaint museum, part of the Kurshskaya Kosa National Pa…