Land Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Travel Guide

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Rostock

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149,470,56

Rügen

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174,419,1

Warnemünde

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32,108,11

Schwerin

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81,290,34

Wismar

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69,323,16

Stralsund

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45,96,28

Greifswald

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40,68,11

Usedom

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57,142,13

Peenemünde

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6,61,0

Ostseebad Binz

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28,97,40

Krackow

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1,3,0

Saßnitz

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19,70,0

Ostseebad Kühlungsborn

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47,159,22

Hiddensee

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12,36,0

Seebad Ahlbeck

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12,25,16

Koblentz

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0,1,0

Neubrandenburg

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7,21,10

Seebad Heringsdorf

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30,113,30

Darßer Ort

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0,3,0

Parchim

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1,2,0

Ostseebad Prerow

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14,36,7

Neustrelitz

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20,37,5

Göldenitz

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11,10,0

Pasewalk

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4,16,2

Niex

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1,4,0

Mallin

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2,11,0

Kossow

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1,5,0

Zingst

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5,15,1

Wolgast

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4,8,0

Barth

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6,29,4

Bad Doberan

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9,82,8

Arkona

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11,35,0

Anklam

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7,21,1

Ankershagen

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2,12,0

Prora

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21,67,0

Ostseebad Wustrow

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0,4,1

Ostseebad Sellin

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3,12,6

Oldenburg

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7,14,5

Lenz

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0,0,1

Kogel

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0,0,1

Klink

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1,2,0

Hagen

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1,1,9

Darß

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0,2,0

Dargun

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2,10,0

Rostock

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  • Laage Airport and more

    Rostock Transportation

    By plane: Via the Laage Airport (25 km south of Rostock)By boat: Via Warnemünde (small boats) or the Rostock Überseehafen (several ferries).By car: Autobahn 19 and 20.By train: Travel to Rostock Hbf (www.bahn.de).In the city center: walking.Outside the center: either bus or S-bahn The tourist way: take a sightseeing boat.Alternative way:...

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  • Ibis Rostock

    Rostock Hotels

    The best thing about this hotel is its location just a block from the theater, which is good when...

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  • Museums & Attractions

    Rostock Local Customs

    There are a lot of museums and other interesting spots. When you walk around the city center you will see most of them. But outside the center there are also interesting places; see the map.

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Rügen

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  • Hiking from Sassnitz to Königsstuhl

    Rügen Things to Do

    This 9km hike along the chalk cliffs of Rügen must be among Germany's most spectacular ones - and you can even extend it by hiking back along the beach and see the same magnificent coast from the bottom!Starting in Sassnitz, just next to the animal park, you will first walk a good kilometre through the incredibly beautiful beech forest before...

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  • Hanseatic Rugen und Villen

    Rügen Hotels

    Nordperdstrasse 2, Gohren, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, 18586, Germany

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4.5 out of 5 stars

  • The chalk cliffs near Sassnitz

    Rügen Things to Do

    For those of you who are not into hiking (or not able to do it for a longer time), seeing Rügen's most spectacular cliffs near Sassnitz is also possible without the strenuous walk through Jasmund's beech tree forest. The easiest and most touristy way is to take a cliff cruise from Binz or Sassnitz. Boat tours leave frequently and cost about € 15 /...

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Warnemünde

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  • Touring by Boat

    Warnemünde Things to Do

    The history of the former fishing village of Warnemuende, now a summer resort area, is inextricably intertwined with the sea and has a reputation for being one of the finest "bathing" resorts on the Baltic. Am Alten Strom is a colorful, and scenic place, with large and small touring boats, sailboats and the like tied up on the inlet. The whole...

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  • Residenz Strandhotel

    Warnemünde Hotels

    Seestrasse 6 , Warnemunde, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, 18119, Germany

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • "Ostseebad Warnemuende Leuchtturn"

    Warnemünde Things to Do

    A lot of people seem to have a fascination for lighthouses, and if you are one of these, Warnemuende has a rather beautiful one made of brick. Built in 1897, the Warnemuende Lighthouse ("Leuchtturm") rises nearly 100 feet where it can be seen by ships on the Baltic Sea and those on the river. Today, however, it has become quite a tourist attraction...

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Schwerin

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  • Trip tp Warnemunde.

    Schwerin Things to Do

    By train to Rostock , about an hour, then local train to Warnamunde 15 minutes. Warnemunde is on the Baltic coast, and a good holiday resort. For the return to Schwerin there are occasional direct trains,mostly you have to change at Rostock.

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  • InterCity Hotel - Schwerin

    Schwerin Hotels

    Large hotel in Inter City group situated at front exit of rail station. Comfortable room and good...

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  • Trip to Molli Steam Train

    Schwerin Things to Do

    If you like steam trains you will love this. A narrow guarge line from Bad Doberan to Kuhlungsborn , return fare 12 euro. The train rattles through the main street of Bad Doberan with its bell clanging . There is a museum at Kuhlungsborn, but if you wish you can return on same train in about 20 mins wait, time for a coffee. The trains run hourly....

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Wismar

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  • Karstadt Store – Where Big Business...

    Wismar Shopping

    In 1881 a merchant named Rudolph Karstadt opened a store in Wismar, corner Lübsche Straße and Krämerstraße. In the beginning staff consisted of himself and one employee. In his shop customers had to pay cash, which was still unusual in those times. His business policy was successful. His store has grown into Karstadt AG, a big nationwide chain of...

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  • Steigenberger Hotel Stadt Hamburg

    Wismar Hotels

    Am Markt 24, , Wismar

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Guidance on photography in churches:...

    Wismar Warnings and Dangers

    Visiting churches is one of the absolute highlights of a trip to Europe, and provides a fascinating insight into the most powerful influencethat has shaped European cultures of the past couple of millenia.Unlike some other religions - where access to places of worship may be restricted to members of that religious group or a specific gender - the...

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Stralsund

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  • One of Germany's most beautiful squares

    Stralsund Things to Do

    The Alte Markt (Old Market) is definitely one of Germany's most beautiful squares: lined by well-preserved stately bourgeois houses, the huge Nikolaikirche as well as the breathtakingly beautiful town hall, this square has everything that one could wish for. It's mostly the interesting facade of the town hall that will capture one's attention. It...

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  • Hotel Zur Post

    Stralsund Hotels

    The hotel was very comfortable and very modern. My only complaint might be that the reception staff...

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  • Climb the spire of St Mary's

    Stralsund Things to Do

    Allegedly the former highest building of the world until severely damaged by lightning, St Mary's is not only Stralsund's most prominent landmark but also an incredibly beautiful brick Gothic church. It was the second-last basilica built in that style, so compared with other churches, St Mary's is still quite young. While there are the typical...

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Greifswald

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  • Utterly Trabitastic!

    Greifswald Transportation

    This is a sight to move all Ostalgics to tears: a Trabant in working order!For the uninitiated, the Trabant is an iconic car - for all the wrong reasons! It is best summed up in the following harsh comments that TIME magazine had to offer on the Trabi ..."This is the car that gave Communism a bad name. Powered by a two-stroke pollution generator...

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  • Hotel Galerie

    Greifswald Hotels

    Muehlenstrasse 10, Greifswald, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, 17489, Germany

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Observatory

    Greifswald Things to Do

    Astronomical observatory on the university grounds. My own university library in our hometown Nijmegen used to have an exchange program with Greifswald University, they had agreed to exchange doctoral theses. But this is no longer so, I believe, in this digital day and age.

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Usedom

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  • Heringsdorf

    Usedom Things to Do

    Heringsdorf is probably the most elegant of Usedom's seaside resorts. It was officially declared a health resort in 1825 and quickly became very fashionable with the rich & famous of that time. The impressive villas from that time have been restored and converted into hotels or holiday apartments now.Another main sight is the 508m long sea bridge...

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  • Hotel Kastell

    Usedom Hotels

    Uber die Heimstrasse, Dunenstrasse 3, Usedom, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, 17419, Germany

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Ahlbeck

    Usedom Things to Do

    The seaside resort of Ahlbeck developped as rapidly as Heringsdorf althought it started of some 20+ years later. The place is full of those magnificent villas from imperial times aswell.Main icon of Ahlbeck is the wooden pavillion on the sea bridge though, which originates from the 1930ties.From Ahlbeck you can cross the border to Poland. The...

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Peenemünde

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  • Keep an eye out for wild boar in the...

    Peenemünde Off The Beaten Path

    For obvious reasons, access to the area around Peenemunde Army Research Centre was restricted for nearly 60 years. Although public access has been allowed since the museum was set up in 1992, the forest around the military base has been largely isolated from human activity for over half a century, effectively creating a forest nature reserve...

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  • Peenemunde Museum

    Peenemünde Things to Do

    The museum is housed on 2 floors in one of the former power stations and it provides and extensive history of Peenemunde and the subsequent history of space flight. The displays have an English translation but an audio guide does make it easier if you do not want to view each display. Refreshments are available as well as guide and books. I took...

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  • Peenemunde Museum

    Peenemünde Things to Do

    In accordance with plans drawn up by the allies at the end of WW2 the buildings at Peenemunde were largely destroyed. A power station that is now a museum and a block house for test firings remains. There are also a GDR missile boat and a number of aircraft to view. Other areas are slowly being opened up and it is possible to follow a route outside...

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Ostseebad Binz

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  • Weather

    Ostseebad Binz Warnings and Dangers

    If I thought Stralsund was cold, the weather in Binz had some more shocks in store for me. Walking out of the train station Binz was noticeably colder than Stralsund, with a biting sea breeze carried over the tall hotel buildings. As I crested the Strandpromenade and faced the Baltic Sea the temperature dropped significantly again. The sea front...

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  • Travelcharme Kurhaus Binz

    Ostseebad Binz Hotels

    Strandpromenade 27, Ostseebad Binz, 18609, de

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Binz LB

    Ostseebad Binz Transportation

    Binz's other station is the Kleine Bahnhof and it serves the Rasender Roland, the narrow gauge steam railway. This little steam train putters along the 20 or so kilometers from Lauterbach to Goehren, and makes a pleasant change of pace to the other modes of transport. It is also the only way you are going to get to more remote places like Sellin or...

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Krackow

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  • by Jambolet Updated Apr 4, 2011

    This may not interest you when you first think of it but if it does stir any interest at all then go.

    It was the most moving place I have ever been to and I'm so glad I went.

    I watched all the tv footage earlier in the year but when you actually get there it just hits you the severity of it and what the people went through.

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Saßnitz

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  • Glory in the beech forest of Jasmund...

    Saßnitz Off The Beaten Path

    The Jasmund National Park may only have been awarded its protected status in 1990 (just before the fall of the Berlin Wall) but it's not hard to see why this astonishingly beautiful part of the world would have been afforded this honour.Walking through the ancient beech forest of the park is the stuff of fairytales, and it's thoughtprovoking to...

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  • Guidance on photography in churches:...

    Saßnitz Warnings and Dangers

    Visiting churches is one of the absolute highlights of a trip to Europe, and provides a fascinating insight into the most powerful influencethat has shaped European cultures of the past couple of millenia.Unlike some other religions - where access to places of worship may be restricted to members of that religious group or a specific gender - the...

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  • A peak into allotment culture

    Saßnitz Local Customs

    Poms often view allotments as a very British thing, but tend to forget that they are also an integral part of post-war German culture.My first exposure to German allotments came in the mid 70s when we visited my father's relatives in Dortmund. My great uncle had an allotment which was his kingdom - complete with summer house, flower garden,...

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Ostseebad Kühlungsborn

  • Brewpub!

    Ostseebad Kühlungsborn Restaurants

    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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  • Aparthotel Am Weststrand

    Ostseebad Kühlungsborn Hotels

    Ostseeallee 38, Ostseebad Kuhlungsborn, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, 18225, Germany

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Mollibahn

    Ostseebad Kühlungsborn Transportation

    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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Hiddensee

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  • Kloster

    Hiddensee Things to Do

    If Vitte is the island's biggest village and offers the most in terms of infrastructure, Kloster is Hiddensee's cultural heart. There is a nice village church, consecrated in 1332, surrounded by a picturesque graveyard where the famous German writer Gerhart Hauptmann is buried. You can't miss his grave - it's quite massive and basically just on the...

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  • Vitte

    Hiddensee Things to Do

    Vitte (600 inhabitants) is Hiddensee's main village, with most of the tourists leaving the ferry or water taxi at its picturesque harbour. First mentioned in 1515, the village is named after the so-called "Vitten", the places where ships unloaded their catch and the fish were cleaned. While the harbour is lovely, it's worth checking out the rest of...

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  • Life is a beach...

    Hiddensee Things to Do

    ...as is Hiddensee! The island's west side is basically one long, never-ending strip of sand with lots of places to go swimming. While the beach is somewhat constrained by huge concrete blocks meant to protect the dunes in Kloster, it is much better further south. We stopped at a section near Vitte and spent a great afternoon basking in the sun and...

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Seebad Ahlbeck

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  • By train to Poland

    Seebad Ahlbeck Transportation

    Bad Ahlbeck is served by the Usedomer Baederbahn (UBB) which belongs to Deutsche Bahn. You my travel from Stralsund by UBB to Usedom island.Recently, they have extended the line to Swinemuende (Swinoujcie) in Poland. We took the train back to Poland but it wasn’t easy to get a ticket when you only have Polish money on you. Since we took the train...

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  • Das Ahlbeck Hotel & Spa

    Seebad Ahlbeck Hotels

    Dunenstrasse 48, Seebad Ahlbeck, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, 17419, Germany

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4.5 out of 5 stars

  • Bimmelbahn (tourist toy train)

    Seebad Ahlbeck Things to Do

    There are hourly trips from the Seebrücke with this small tourist toy train in the warm season. On certain days they also do longer trips. Please inquire at the tourist information for the schedule.

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