Prora forester's lodge, © Tourismuszentrale Rügen
Historical Buildings

From a former forester's lodge to a modern environmental information center.

The village of Prora was probably established by the von Putbus family only around 1800. The origin of the settlement, which is located a little away from the sea in the large forests near the Jasmund Bodden, was a forester's lodge in the style of historicism, which was modeled after the hunting lodge Granitz. It was probably built between 1864 and 1867. The first known mention of the Prora forester's lodge is in 1867, with seven inhabitants. The Prora forester's lodge is located directly on the B 196a, from Prora in the direction of Karow, on the left hand side of the approximately 1,900-hectare Prora/ Stedar-Pulitz property. At that time, the forester of the Prince of Putbus resided here. In GDR times it was then the seat of the forestry administration and until 1992 it still had tenants. The last occupant is said to have been the district forester of Prora. After that the decay of the forester's house began. In the spring of 2009, the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (German Federal Foundation for the Environment) took over the "Alte Forsthaus Prora" in order to build an environmental information center on the site of the former Prora military forest on the Island of Rügen, which is now the Naturerbe Zentrum Rügen (Natural Heritage Center Rügen).

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Forsthaus Prora 1
18609 Prora


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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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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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Harbour of Lauterbach

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 18581 Lauterbach

Lauterbach municipal harbour is located on the Rügen Bay in the south-east of the island of Rügen. With the narrow-gauge railway " Racing Roland" at the Lauterbach pier, it is an ideal starting point for excursions across the island. Restaurants and cafés offer a wide range of culinary delights.

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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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Störtebeker distillery

  • Open today
  • Alt Reddevitz, 18586 Alt Reddevitz

At the Störtebeker distillery on Rügen's Mönchgut, you can immerse yourself in the world of Störtebeker single malt whiskies. During tastings, guided tours and while browsing in the showroom, you will experience the artisanal production of the spirits up close.

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Rugard adventure world

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  • 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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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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Cabaret theater Lachmöwe

  • Strandstraße, 18586 Baabe

Cabaret stage with its own ensemble on the Island of Rügen. Political-satirical cabaret with high entertainment value and a lot of enthusiasm.

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House of the guest Baabe

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  • Am Kurpark, 18586 Baabe

Guests and residents of the Baltic resort Baabe are equally welcome in the Haus des Gastes behind the dune, which is also the seat of the spa administration.

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Rugard with Ernst Moritz Arndt Tower

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  • 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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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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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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Granitz hunting lodge

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  • Jagdschloss Granitz, 18609 Binz

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

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Theater Putbus

  • Markt, 18581 Putbus

The classicist theater from the beginning of the 19th century still delights its visitors.

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Flint fields in the nature reserve Schmale Heide

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 18546 Sassnitz OT Mukran

North of the Baltic resort Binz, between Prora and Mukran, the flint fields are located in the nature reserve of the Schmalen Heide.

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