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From Klaipeda: Curonian Spit Full-Day Private Tour

4.7 / 5

23 reviews

Activity provider: Travel in Baltics

From Klaipeda: Curonian Spit Full-Day Private Tour

Activity provider: Travel in Baltics

From US$ 187.16 per person

Get back to beautiful nature on a private day trip to the Curonian Spit from Klaipeda. See a curious collection of oak sculptures at Witch Mountain and visit the Thomas Mann Memorial Museum.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Russian, German
Pickup included
Pick-up from your hotel in Klaipeda.
Private group


  • Visit the main settlements of the Curonian Spit, including Nida and Juodkrantė
  • Go to Witch Mountain to marvel at the oak sculptures of fairytale characters
  • Learn more about the German writer Thomas Mann at his former summer residence
Full description
Catch the ferry from Smiltyne in Klaipeda and cruise to the sand dunes of the Curonian Spit. Stop en route at the seaside village of Juodkrantė, known for its handsome villas, and explore one of the oldest settlements of the national park (Kuršių Nerija National Park) to soak up its tranquil vibe. Continue to one of the most beautiful sand dunes to marvel at about 80 oak sculptures that form a huge ensemble of witches, demons, dragons and other fairytale characters. Stand in the footsteps of Thomas Mann at the village where he spent his summers and admire the architecture and ancient fishing boats of Nida before going to the natural sundial of the Parnidis sand dune Get stunning views from the observation deck and learn more at the Thomas Mann Memorial Museum. Visit the Amber Museum-Gallery in an old fisherman's house to see all 434 of the original-size wooden amulets dating back to the Stone Ages.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off in Klaipeda
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Ferry tickets (Klaipeda - Kuršių Nerija - Klaipeda)
  • English, German, Russian or Lithuanian-speaking guide
  • Environmental fee to enter the Curonian Spit
  • Program as per the description
  • Documentation for travel
  • Entrance fee to the Thomas Mann Memorial Museum
  • Entrance fee to the Amber Museum-Gallery
  • Meals and drinks
  • Medical insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities for the local guides and drivers
  • Permission fee to take pictures and videos of certain objects
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Umbrella

Know before you go

  • During the summer you can go for a swim or pleasant beach walk on the sandy beaches of the Curonian Spit
  • The Thomas Mann Memorial Museum is open from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Ferry tickets, travel documentation, and environmental fee for Curonian Spit are included.
  • Entrance fees, meals and drinks, personal expenses, gratuities, and photo/video permission fees are not included.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 23 reviews

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The Curonian Spit is worth visiting

It was nice, even if it almost didn't work out. We were at the agreed place at the agreed time and nobody came to pick us up. The announced guide had probably forgotten us or the tour at all. After contacting the organizer Baltic Tours by phone, we were picked up 20 minutes later by a nice, very good German-speaking guide named Arnoldis with a van and driver. There were already two couples in the van who came from the same ship as us, so of course it was no longer a private tour. But everyone was nice and so this tour was still the expected experience. Our guide was very knowledgeable and introduced us to the beauties of the area and Lithuanian history and the special history of Nida. We have seen all the special places. There was also a tour of Klaipeda with a stop at Theater Square. An overall nice tour despite the bumpy start!

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July 18, 2019

Outstanding, informative, impressive

Our guide Uwe picked us up right from our apartment by car on time. We drove across the Curonian Spit by car and got a lot of geographical, historical and personal impressions of the island. In between we also made a few stops and were able to spend time alone in the dunes. A perfect day that we can only recommend, as Uwe responded very well to us :)

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July 18, 2019

Our guide, Milde, arrived punctually to pick us up for the tour and gave us an enlightening commentary about the Curonian Spit, its geography and its history. He also provided insights on the lifestyle of the locals peppered with his own experiences. Moreover, he showed us hidden gems e.g. a cafe set in the pine forest away from the maddening crowds of tourists.

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June 24, 2019

Product ID: 68707