Peene bridge close up, © Baltzer
Monuments and Sights

Northern Germany's largest balance beam bascule bridge leads across the Peene River to the Island of Usedom.

Built in 1996, today's balance beam bascule bridge replaces a predecessor construction from the 1930s or the bridge repaired after the Second World War. It connects the mainland from the city center of Wolgast with the Wolgast district Mahlzow on the Island of Usedom and since the year 2000 a track going over the bridge closes the previous gap in the train traffic Island of Usedom and mainland.

Experience how the 42-meter-long and 19-meter-wide flap is opened and closed almost silently 5-6 times a day by 45 kW motors. The entire process of opening and closing, including the passage of waiting ships, takes a maximum of 30 minutes. As a pedestrian, you can walk right up to the edge so that the bridge goes up and down in front of you and you can look underneath when the bridge is up. No less interesting is a bridge passage by passenger ship, which starts from the city port and passes under both the open and the closed bridge.

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Waagebalken-Klappbrücke

Peenemünder Straße/ Straße der Freundschaft
17438 Wolgast


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Minigolf course Koserow

  • Open today
  • Kreuzstraße, 17459 Koserow

Germany's largest miniature golf course on the Baltic coast.

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Karls adventure village Koserow

  • Open today
  • Zum Erlebnis-Dorf, 17459 Koserow

Usedoms most popular family destination attracts with a large farmers market, colorful show manufactures and more than 50 exciting experiences.

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Children's land Trassenheide

  • Open today
  • Wiesenweg, 17449 Trassenheide

Volcano, super slide, children's carousel, chamber of horrors, kettcars, trampoline, western ride, and much more.

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Hotel Friesenhof on Usedom

  • Bahnhofstraße, 17449 Trassenheide

The Hotel Friesenhof offers fantastic rides to the Baltic Sea beach in Trassenheide as well as special health holidays on Usedom. Beneficial fitness sessions, healthy food, relaxation and practical knowledge for a healthier lifestyle are combined - all in the marvellous setting of the island of Usedom.

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Museum Otto Niemeyer-Holstein Studio

  • B111, Lüttenort, 17459 Koserow

The Otto Niemeyer-Holstein studio is one of the special attractions of the Island of Usedom: a refuge where art and nature meet directly.

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Island farm VINETA

  • Dorfstraße, 17459 Zempin

Quiet hotel complex with wellness oasis and great restaurant with the largest terrace directly on the Achterwasser. Ideal for your wedding or family celebration, family vacation or trip to the Island of Usedom.

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Natural Harbor Krummin

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • Dorfstraße, 17440 Krummin

The natural harbor lies north of the island Usedom.

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Russian submarine U-461

  • Open today
  • Haupthafen, 17449 Peenemünde

With a length of almost 100 meters and a weight of over 4000 tons, the Russian submarine U-461 is the largest conventional boat ever built. In the narrow corridors and chambers of the steel colossus reaching under 6 floors, everyone can tell from the goose bumps of the neighbor that this is not for the faint of heart. Breathtaking simulations take you to the edge of imagination.

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Go Kart Area, © Sabrina Wittkopf-Schade

Go-Kart Peenemünde

  • Open today
  • Am Flugplatz, 17449 Peenemünde

Go-Kart Peenemünde offers recreational fun for young and old during the summer months.

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Surfspot Lütow

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 17440 Lütow

The small amount of space makes Lütow a pure windsurfing spot. The spot works especially well with wind from south to northwest directions.

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Surfspot Lubmin

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 17509 Lubmin

Baltic Sea flair at the Bodden. The fine sandy beach, the large standing area and small but fine waves in southwest to northeast wind make Lubmin a real alternative for wave beginners.

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Zinnowitz pier with diving gondola

  • An der Strandpromenade, 17454 Zinnowitz

The diving gondola at the head of the 315-meter-long pier offers you the opportunity to take a dry-foot dive into the Baltic Sea and get a closer look at the habitat beneath the waves.

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Surfing and kitesurfing school Usedom

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • Zeltplatzstr., 17449 Karlshagen

Learn kitesurfing on the Baltic Sea on Usedom and the Achterwasser. We are lucky enough to teach in one of the largest standing and learning areas in Germany, and depending on the wind direction, we can switch to several spots. Our water sports center is located on the Baltic Sea, on the sunny island of Usedom, on the sports beach.

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Phenomena

  • Open today
  • Museumsstraße, 17449 Peenemünde

The Phänomenta in Peenemünde invites young and old on an exciting journey of discovery.

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Koserow salt huts

  • Closed today
  • Am Strande, 17459 Ostseebad Koserow

Get married under fishing nets. The Koserow Salt Hut is the smallest registry office in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Wedding ceremonies can be held in a small circle of a maximum of 8 people.

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