The Curonian Spit Peninsula is a unique natural phenomenon, sandy and wooded cultural landscape covered with dunes and forest, and separating the huge Curonian lagoon settlement from the Baltic Sea.
Since the XVII century, the Curonian Spit was a favorite place for Tsarist and Imperial Hunting. Here and till nowadays, there is a unique Royal piny wood, where every tree has been preserved.
This is the Curonian Spit wherein 1977 filming of the famous two-part “Little Red Ridinghood” took place, most of the scenes were made among the unique natural forests of the Curonian Spit.
In 2000, the Curonian Spit National Park was designated by UNESCO as World Heritage Site.
According to the TourStat rating agency (2019), the Curonian Spit National Park is Russia’s fourth most popular tourist destination and unique natural landscape among the national natural parks of ecological tourism.
All guests entering the territory of the «Curonian Spit» National Park shall contribute the payment of 150 rubles per person and the passenger car traffic fee in the amount of 150 rubles. The establishment of fees for visiting is a unified measure for all national parks in Russia.