The Müritz in Mecklenburg Lake District

29 June 2015 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Palaces, Castles, Manors, Parks

Boathouses on Binnensee © Beyer/cc-by-sa-3.0

Boathouses on Binnensee © Beyer/cc-by-sa-3.0

The Müritz is a lake in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, northern Germany. Its area is 117 km², which makes it the second largest lake in Germany (after Lake Constance) and the largest lake entirely within Germany.   read more…

Sassnitz on the island of Rügen

9 August 2014 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Old Town © Tacachie/cc-by-sa-3.0

Old Town © Tacachie/cc-by-sa-3.0

Sassnitz is a town on the Jasmund peninsula, Rügen Island, in the Federal State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The population as of 2012 was 9,500.   read more…

Putbus on the island of Rügen

29 March 2014 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Putbus © Klugschnacker/cc-by-sa-3.0

Putbus © Klugschnacker/cc-by-sa-3.0

Putbus is a town on the southeastern coast of the island of Rügen, in the county of Vorpommern-Rügen in the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, close to the Baltic Sea. The town has 4,741 inhabitants and is a significant tourist destination with numerous seaside resorts. It is the oldest resort on the island and has been formally recognised by the state as a resort town since 1997.   read more…

The Dreikaiserbäder on the Baltic Sea

28 December 2013 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Bansin Pier © Horst schlaemma/cc-by-sa-3.0

Bansin Pier © Horst schlaemma/cc-by-sa-3.0

Heringsdorf is a municipality and a popular seaside resort town on Usedom Island in Western Pomerania. It is also known by the name Imperial Spa (German: Kaiserbad).   read more…

Heiligendamm is the oldest seaside resort in continental Europe

10 December 2013 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Seebrücke pier towards Heiligendamm © Gryffindor

Seebrücke pier towards Heiligendamm © Gryffindor

Heiligendamm is the oldest seaside spa and resort in continental Europe and Germany. Heiligendamm is part of the town Bad Doberan in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.   read more…

The Baltic seaside resort of Kuehlungsborn

4 October 2013 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Aerial view of Kühlungsborn © Beauwell

Aerial view of Kühlungsborn © Beauwell

Kühlungsborn is a seaside resort in the Rostock district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. It is situated on the Baltic Sea coast, 11 km northwest of Bad Doberan, and 25 km northwest of Rostock. The town has an elongate beach and promenade, many hotels in typical German spa town architecture and a marina. It is the largest seaside spa town in Mecklenburg.   read more…

The island of Hiddensee

24 August 2013 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Dornbusch Lighthouse © Manfred Betschinger/cc-by-sa-3.0

Dornbusch Lighthouse © Manfred Betschinger/cc-by-sa-3.0

Hiddensee is a car-free island in the Baltic Sea, located west of Germany’s largest island, Rügen, on the German coast.   read more…

Seaside resort Binz on the island Rügen

16 July 2013 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Binz - Aerial view © Klugschnacker/cc-by-sa-3.0

Binz – Aerial view © Klugschnacker/cc-by-sa-3.0

Binz is the largest seaside resort on the German island of Rügen. It is situated between the bay of Prorer Wiek and the Schmachter See (a lake) in the southeast of the island. To the north of Binz stretches the Schmale Heide (the “narrow heath”), a tongue of land which joins the Muttland region of Rügen to the Jasmund peninsula. The land to the south and east, in the Granitz, of Binz is hilly, reaching a height of over 100 metres above sea level.   read more…

Mirow in the Mecklenburg Lake District

30 March 2013 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Palaces, Castles, Manors, Parks

Mirow Castle © kleine-seenplatte.de

Mirow Castle © kleine-seenplatte.de

Mirow is a city in the district of Mecklenburgische Seenplatte in southern Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.   read more…

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