Semper forest park

  • Freely accessible at any time

Picturesque ruin of the water tower in the forest park Semper., © Tourismuszentrale Rügen
Parks and Gardens

Semper Forest Park - witch forest and cripple beeches.

With the construction of Semper Castle in Lietzow on the island of Rügen around 1920, the forest park was also created. The approximately 38-hectare park is located in the Semper Heath and offers magnificent views of the large Jasmund Bodden with its high bank path. From 1963 to 1990, Semper Castle and many outbuildings were used as a training center and recreation home for police officers. Today it is privately owned. From 2000 to 2003 the reconstruction of the forest park according to the historical model was carried out by the Landschaftspflegeverband Ostrügen. For the International Garden Show 2003 in Rostock it shone in new splendor as an outdoor location. Today the forest park with cascade ponds, rhododendron avenue and 100-year-old oaks invites you to discover. A rarity are the so-called Süntel beech trees, a rare mutation of a beech. They are also called "witch beeches" because of their bizarre growth.

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Waldpark Semper
18528 Lietzow



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Karl's adventure village Zirkow

  • Open today
  • Binzer Straße, 18528 Zirkow

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

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Aerial view of Ranzow Castle area, © Schloss Ranzow / FotoArt Mirko Boy

Hotel & Apartments Ranzow Castle

  • Schlossallee, 18551 Lohme

Schloss Ranzow - Hotel & Apartments is situated in a sublime location with a magnificent view over the Baltic Sea.

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The new Skywalk on the Königsstuhl is open., © NZK | T. Allrich

National Park Centre Königsstuhl

  • Open today
  • Stubbenkammer, 18546 Sassnitz

Right next to the famous chalk cliff Königsstuhl and the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ancient Beech Forests, the National Park Center KÖNIGSSTUHL offers a special nature experience for the whole family. A world full of secrets is waiting to be discovered by you on 2,000 square meters of exhibition space and 28,000 square meters of outdoor area.

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Natural Heritage Centre Rügen (Naturerbe Zentrum Rügen)

  • Open today
  • Forsthaus Prora, 18609 Ostseebad Binz OT Prora

The Natural Heritage Centre Rügen with treetop path and experience exhibition is open 364 days a year so that you can experience and get to know nature all year round.

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Entrance at the corner of Hauptstraße and Hafenstraße, © Spirit of Rügen GmbH

Spirit of Rügen - Manufactory for certified organic natural cosmetics

  • Open today
  • Hauptstr., 18546 Sassnitz

The manufactory for certified organic natural cosmetics offers a wide range of natural cosmetic products, which are developed, manufactured, packaged and sold in the manufactory's own store.beauty, cosmetics and body care as well as certified organic and natural, vegan and cruelty-free and pure beauty care.

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Rugard adventure world

  • Open today
  • Rugardweg, 18528 Bergen auf Rügen

In the forest area around the Erst-Moritz-Arndt-Turm, young and old can enjoy sport, fun and nature in the Rugard Adventure World - tobogganing at any time of year, slides, go-karting, minigolf, trampoline, nature trail, open-air stage, legendary places and monuments as well as a hotel with restaurant - all this in a geographically and biologically very interesting forest area.

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Exterior view of the UNESCO World Heritage Forum in Sassnitz, © Gesine Häfner / Nationalpark-Zentrum KÖNIGSSTUHL

UNESCO World Heritage Forum

  • Open today
  • Waldhalle, 18546 Sassnitz

The hiking base near the port town of Sassnitz on the island of Rügen is dedicated to the UNESCO World Natural Heritage idea. Nature lovers can learn about the phenomenon of ancient beech forests here or simply linger in the greenery, fortify themselves and unwind.

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Rugard with Ernst Moritz Arndt Tower

  • Open today
  • Rugardweg, 18528 Bergen auf Rügen

The Rugard is located in the heart of Rügen and is now a recreation and adventure park with the lookout point. On the southern slope of the 90-meter-high Rugard, Prince Jaromar I had the construction of a church begun around 1180, the model for which was the Lübeck Cathedral - the Marienkirche zu Bergen.

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Forest stage Rügen

  • Rugardweg, 18523 Bergen auf Rügen

OPEN AIR concerts, shows and events. Party hard, dance, sing, enjoy or just let your soul dangle. There is nothing you can not do with us - at the Waldbühne Rügen, probably the most beautiful open-air stage in the north!

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© Bianca Lohr

Sand sculptures exhibition Prora

  • Open today
  • Vierte Strasse, 18609 Prora

The doors of our large glass palace open for you and lead you into a living sand landscape. Where artists cut images and fantasy from wet sand, works of art of creation also belong. Trees and plants together with man-made artworks form a living landscape.

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Pleasure workshop Binz

  • Closed today
  • Strandpromenade, 18609 Binz

Enjoy with sea view on the Island of Rügen. Gourmet chef Robert Schindler inspires in his Genusswerkstatt with an exquisite Nordic-seasonal cuisine on the 5th floor of the Rugard Thermal Strandhotel with a view of the sea and the chalk coast.

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Granitz hunting lodge

  • Open today
  • Jagdschloss Granitz, 18609 Binz

Granitz hunting lodge is one of the most popular destinations on the island of Rügen

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Park of the Senses at Schmachter Lake

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 18609 Binz

Schmachter See is a lake near Binz on the island of Rügen and part of the Schmachter See and Fangerien nature reserve. Along the reed-fringed shore of Schmachter See meanders the Park of the Senses.

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Dwasieden castle ruin

  • 18546 Sassnitz

"The white castle by the sea" - memories of a castle that no longer exists.

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Hertha lake with rest area

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 18551 Lohme

The legendary Hertha Lake is located on the Jasmund Peninsula, in the northeast of the Island of Rügen.

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