Ostseebad Kühlungsborn Travel Guide

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Ostseebad Kühlungsborn Things to Do

  • Seaside.

    Arrived at Kühlungsborn Ost station and after lunch an easy walk along the prom and then into town to the Kühlungsborn West station for the ride home.Warm sunny day and the beach, sea and a sleep in a strandkorb all very inviting!

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  • Strandstraße

    Strandstraße is the main street of Kühlungsborn-Ost. Here is where the souvenir, clothes and beach stuff shops are, and also several restaurants and cafes. Go shopping…

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  • Stadtwald

    Kühlungsborn’s green heart covers about one square kilometre. The town has grown around this piece of forest. The shady paved trails are popular for biking, walking, and all kinds of exercise. There are playgrounds, a rope climbing garden, sports fields and dunno what else.

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  • Seesteg – the Jetty

    A seaside resort on the Baltic Sea needs a Seesteg, a jetty where cruise boats can land and from where people can enjoy the view of the sea and the coastline. Kühlungsborn used to have one since around 1900 but the old one had disappeared after the war and 40 years of socialism. Kühlungsbor-Ost’s pride and joy, the new Seesteg, has been opened...

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  • The Sailor’s Wife

    The bronze Sailor’s Wife is looking out for her husband’s ship from the beach promenade in Kühlungsborn-West, hoping for him to return to shore soon safe and sound. She represents the fate of the women in the villages and towns whose husbands (boyfriends, fathers, sons) are away for weeks and months at a time. The women have to cope with the...

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  • Ferris Wheel in Kühlungsborn-West

    The ferris wheel is erected on the beach promenade in Kühlungsborn-West during the summer months. The views of the coastline, the town, the sea and the hinterland must be great – yours truly apologizes for being too scared of heights to ride this thing…

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  • Beach Promenade

    Kühlungsborn’s beach promenade has a total length of about 4 kms. It leads along the dunes and the beach, is smoothly paved, wheelchair accessible, and clean enough to walk barefoot if you want. The promenade is for pedestrians only, cycling is not allowed.Little thatched houses copying the regional farm house style have been built every few 100...

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  • Yachthafen - Marina

    The new marina in Kühlungsborn-Ost has been established after the reunification, so everything is new and modern. The Baltic Sea is popular for sailing trips and the marina is open to short-term visitors (google if you need more information). In DDR times there used to be one big holiday accommodation for the state police and not much else in this...

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  • Kunsthalle

    The small art gallery in Kühlungsborn-West shows temporary exhibitions of local and regional artists. Location: western end of Ostseeallee

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  • Beach Access for Disabled Visitors

    Visitors with walking difficulties and even visitors in wheelchairs have possibilities to enjoy the beach and swim in the sea. There are two beach accesses suitable for handicapped guests, one near the marina and the other one at beach entrance 8 next to Konzertgarten Kühlungsborn-Ost, the one we used because of grandma and her walking...

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  • Concert Gardens

    Each of the two beach suburbs, West and Ost, has a “concert garden” with a stage and benches for the audience. About once or twice a week musical events take place in the late afternoon or early evening. Entrance is usually free. Most of these are directed at a 60+ audience, though. The programme is on display on placards along the beach promenade...

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  • Haus des Gastes and Tourist Information

    The “House of the Guest” hosts the tourist information office. Visit here at the beginning of your stay to grab a free map of the town, the timetables of Bäderbahn, boat cruises, EMIL, and select what you fin appealing from a huge number of information leaflets about things to do, see, rent, buy… In case you need personal help, want to book...

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Ostseebad Kühlungsborn Restaurants

  • Brewpub!

    A welcome visit for a cool beer on a warm day. Two tasty house brewed beers on offer (light and dark) and both pretty good. Lunch here as well, everything you'd expect on a brewpub menu! and reasonably priced for the area!Enjoyed our short visit here.

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  • Try the fresh wafers

    Café Melange is the cafe of Hotel Sonnenburg. Location: Ostseeallee, a bit east of the tourist information. Their speciality are fresh warm wafers served with icecream or custard, warm fruit compote of cherries or raspberries, and whipped cream. A tasty and rewarding afternoon meal with coffee or tea. (Do not order their house wine, it is...

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  • Ostsee-Brauhaus Kuehlungsborn

    Nice brewhouse atmosphere, modern rustical interior, short but good menu card with typical meals. Self brewed beer, a "Weissbier" , a normal "Pils" and some more. I had a fish in a beer dough with roast potatoes. It was very good. Also recommendable is the pork in aspic and the picked knuckle of pork!!

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Ostseebad Kühlungsborn Nightlife

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    by Antji Written Jul 3, 2004

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    It´s a little nice cinema. It´s very peronal and very cheap.
    You find it directly on the campingground Kuehlungsborn - west.

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Ostseebad Kühlungsborn Transportation

  • Mollibahn

    Steam railway into town, connects with the mainline at Bad Doberan, a fantastic half hour or so journey.Two station in Kühlungsborn, Ost and West, why not get off at one and walk to the other along the seafront? lovely way to spend an afternoon.Anyway, this is a working railway and not just for tourists and pretty busy on a Monday, I guess very...

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  • Cruises on MS Baltica

    There is only one ship, the MS Baltica, that does cruises along the coast from Kühlungsborn. The MS Baltica does - one or two connections per day to and from Warnemünde- a short 1 hour cruise towards Heiligendamm without landing- a longer cruise towards Rerik and Wustrow Peninsula, also without landing, in the late afternoon five times a week- a...

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  • Explore Kühlungsborn by Pedal Power

    The bicycle is the fastest and most flexible way of getting around in Kühlungsborn. The town and surroundings are flat, bike trails are everywhere. Bike rentals can be found at almost every street corner. Many rent, in addition to normal bikes of all sizes, also fancy varieties like tandems, tricycles in policecar outfit for kids, go-carts in kid...

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Ostseebad Kühlungsborn Warnings and Dangers

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    A harmless jellyfish

    by Kathrin_E Written Aug 22, 2009

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    Jellyfish appear at the beaches frequently. It is startling to be touched by something glibbery in the water but most of them are completely harmless. As long as the four rings are white, pink, blue or dark violet there is nothing to worry about. Sometimes you’ll see kids throwing them at each other for fun.

    Watch its elegant movements if you meet one in shallow water.

    In German they are named Quallen – doesn’t that sound like a lovely glibbery handful of jelly?

    There is, however, a bright red or orange variety called Feuerqualle (fire jellyfish) which ought to be avoided because they burn. These are rare but in case you spot one, stay away. They won’t kill you but they give painful burns which take some days to heal.

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Ostseebad Kühlungsborn Tourist Traps

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    beach of Bad Heiligendamm

    by Antji Updated Oct 26, 2003

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    Bad Heiligendamm is the next village east of Kuehlungsborn. I heard it should be great and mostly for rich people. of course you can find Kempinsky hotels which looks great but the beaches are not so good like the beaches of Kuehlungsborn and I don´t like the atmosphere around the Kempinsky hotels so much.

    Unique Suggestions: You can go to the Seabridge and if you´ll made a tour with the "Molly train" from Bad Doberan or Kuehlungsborn made a stop for one hour in this village. it´s enough.

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Ostseebad Kühlungsborn Off The Beaten Path

  • Station West and Molli Museum

    A private association of Molli fans has established a small museum next to the station Kühlungsborn-West. See historical Molli engines and cars and learn about the history and technology about this narrow-gauge railway.

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  • Catholic Church

    The catholic church is a very young building, consecrated in 2000. The architecture is supposed to resemble sails and the construction of a boat. Location: Kühlungsborn-Ost, not far from the marina and the beach promenade

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  • Former Imperial Post Office

    The former post office from pre World War I times is not in operation any more. The inscription on the façade is still there. “Kaiserliches Postamt” (Imperial Post Office). The building has long been turned into holiday apartments. Location: Kühlungsborn-Ost, southern end of Strandstraße

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Ostseebad Kühlungsborn Sports & Outdoors

  • DLRG are Keeping Watch

    DLRG (Deutsche Lebensrettungsgesellschaft, German Life Savers’ Association) are keeping watch on the beach. At certain intervals you see their sheds with a lookout on top. When they are on duty the red and yellow flag is waving. In those areas you can swim without any worry. If weather conditions turn bad there will be signals: a plain yellow flag...

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  • Swimming in the Sea

    Swimming in the sea can of course be done. How pleasant it is depends on current weather conditions. The weather along the coast cannot be relied upon. I was lucky during my stay!Water (Wasser) and air (Luft) temperature, wind direction and strength are written on amall boards at all beach entrances every day. However, the figure 16 for water...

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Ostseebad Kühlungsborn Favorites

  • Kühlung

    The town got its name from the Kühlung, a ridge a few kms inland. This is a popular area for hiking with beech forests and viewpoints. The highest 'peak' reaches a height of some 130 m above sea level.

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  • Kurtaxe

    Like most resorts Kühlungsborn charges Kurtaxe, a tax of 2 € per day in high season, 1 € per day in low season. Guests who stay in Kühlungsborn pay this tax with their accommodation bill. Day visitors have to pay at the beach entrances. You receive a Kurkarte with your name and the dates of your stay. Carry your Kurkarte all the time. Some...

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  • view from the seabridge

    Here you can see the view from the seabridge of Kuehlingsborn. You can find it in Kuehlungsborn - East. And if you walk on the east side you willl come to a small harbour.

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