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  1. The Curonian (Courish) Spit ( Lithuanian: Kuršių nerija; Russian: Ку́ршская коса́; German: Kurische Nehrung; Latvian: Kuršu kāpas) is a 98-kilometre (61 mi) long, thin, curved sand- dune spit that separates the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site shared by Lithuania and Russia.

  2. Outstanding Universal Value. Brief synthesis. The Curonian Spit is a unique and vulnerable, sandy and wooded cultural landscape on a coastal spit which features small Curonian lagoon settlements. The Spit was formed by the sea, wind and human activity and continues to be shaped by them.

  3. Sep 2, 2021 · The Curonian Spit offers plenty to see and do with spectacular scenery, charming villages, and various attractions. Curonian Spit is also one of four UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Lithuania. To follow is a guide on everything you need to know about visiting the Curonian Spit.

  4. Curonian Spit National Park. On this bewitching tendril of land, winds caress the sand dunes, pine scents the breeze and amber washes up on beaches. Designated a national park (Kuršių Nerijos Nacionalinis Parkas) in 1991, Curonian Spit trails across the Baltic Sea from Lithuania to Russian territory Kaliningrad.

  5. A trip to the remarkable Curonian Spit that runs along the southeastern coastline of the Baltic Sea is a highlight of any visit to Lithuania. The spit, split between Lithuania and Russia's Kaliningrad province, extends south from the Lithuanian seaport of Klaipėda. It's a fragile, peaceful ecosystem of pine groves and sand dunes that offers ...

  6. Mar 14, 2023 · In this guide, we cover the best things to do on the Curonian Spit (LT: Kuršių Nerija or Neringa), as well as practical information for your first visit to this beautiful corner of Lithuania. To help you plan your visit, we also included a map indicating all the best places to see.

  7. The Coronian Spit is a 100 km long and 1-4 km wide sand dune peninsula in the south-east of the Baltic Sea, shared between Lithuania and the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad. On the western side of the peninsula you face the Baltic Sea and on the east side - the “inside” – there is a large lagoon.

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