Laterally preserved passage to the main chamber., © Lutz Werner
Monuments and Sights, Historical Buildings

The megalithic tombs on the Recknitz River near Liepen are among the best preserved structures from the late Neolithic period (3500 - 2800 BCE). They are therefore the oldest evidence of human architecture in this region. During excavations in the 1960s, vessels, blades, arrowheads, but also amber beads have been found.

Around Liepen about 10 megalithic tombs are documented. The most accessible and also the most worth seeing are two complexes near the Recknitz, which can be seen - coming from Liepen - shortly before the Recknitz following a path at the edge of the forest after about 200 m on the right side in the forest. Both sites are passage graves and thus the largest grave form in the megalithic construction. They were built between 3500 and 2800 B.C. in the time of the Funnel Beaker Culture, a name that goes back to the shape of the ceramic vessels used at that time. The graves are about 6 meters long and three or two of the four capstones are still in their original position.
In one of the two graves alone, in addition to charcoal, human bones (including four skulls) and 79 sherds, there are further 52 blades, 40 crosscutters, six amber beads, five blade scrapers, five scrapers, four striking stones, three narrow chiselsel, three double conical vessels, two shoulder vessels, two wide-mouthed vessels, two drills, one sandstone slice, one flat axe, one gouge, one funnel bowl, and one barrel-shaped vessel were found.

At the large stone graves there are explanatory panels on the origin of the structures and on the way of life of the first farmers and cattle breeders who settled here.

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CERAMICS sound studio-m-1

  • Open today
  • Butzebarg, 18337 Fahrenhaupt

Beautiful ceramics for everyday use! Handmade in faience technique. Decor: fish and tulips. Dishwasher safe.

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Ticino leisure center

  • Open today
  • St.-Jürgen-Straße, 18195 Tessin

The Ticino Leisure and Wellness Center was opened to the public in 1995.

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Children's pool with bubble stone, © TFZ Tessin

Natural outdoor pool "Tessiner Südsee

  • St.-Jürgen-Str., 18195 Tessin

The natural outdoor pool "Ticino South Lake" is a swimming pool with biological water treatment and was opened in 2012.

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Our castle in Duckwitz - we look forward to seeing you!, © Ferien am Schloss Duckwitz

Vacations at the castle in Duckwitz

  • Duckwitz, 17179 Duckwitz

Family vacation right on the lake - horseback riding, swimming, fishing - kids will love it - and so will their parents. Relax... when the kids are busy and happy - only then the vacation begins for the parents...

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Brewery "Zur alten Fassfabrik" & Marlower Brewery

  • Open today
  • Carl-Kossow-Str., 18337 Marlow

You would like to try our own produced Marlow beer? Or refined meat and fish dishes or burgers? Our brewery directly at the Recknitztal-Hotel Marlow is open daily for you.

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Restaurant café-wunder-bar

  • Open today
  • Am Markt, 18334 Bad Sülze

East of Rostock, between the Hanseatic Cities of Stralsund and Greifswald, the café-wunder-bar restaurant is located in Bad Sülze, directly at the market, in the oldest spa town in northern Germany. On our outdoor terrace you can enjoy the tranquility of the greenery and the view of the town church from 1362 with coffee and ice cream specialties

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Viecheln manor house

  • Schloßstr., 17179 Viecheln

Wilhelm Blohm (Blohm&Voss) had the manor house designed in neo-Gothic Tudor style by the renowned Wismar architect Heinrich Thormann in 1869. Today, the magnificent house with the 3 hectare estate park offers vacation apartments as well as rooms for e.g. weddings.

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Manor house Stubbendorf

  • Dorfstraße, 18195 Stubbendorf

Our comfortable vacation apartments are ideal for those who are looking for something special in Mecklenburg: a mix of originality in nature, beauty and atmosphere in a typical old manor house - a setting that invites you to a variety of activities and to slow down in equal measure.

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Lühburg Castle

  • Lühburg, 17179 Walkendorf

Mecklenburg ParkLand: old manor houses, open manors, parks & gardens, moat, island, nature, vastness, tranquility, ambience, sightseeing, cycling, bathing, hunting, fishing, horseback riding - or just enjoy: relax in your favorite apartment at Schloss Lühburg, our guest service is prepared for almost all wishes.

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Salt Museum Bad Sülze

  • Closed today
  • Saline, 18334 Bad Sülze

The Salt Museum presents the history of salt extraction from the brine of Sülz, the spa and bathing history and shows some other trades of the city. In two special exhibition rooms we show exhibitions of a completely different kind four to five times a year. Children and adults are especially enthusiastic about riding the moor train.

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Marlow canoe and boat rental

  • Open today
  • Försterei, 18334 Semlow

Actively experience nature in the Recknitz Valley: Canoe and kayak rentals, rowing and fishing boats, guided raft tours, bicycle rentals, combined bicycle and canoe tours, sale of tourist fishing license, fishing permits, overnight stays in own tent, caravan/camper, arrangement of vacation homes, snack bar.

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MV Art Gallery

  • Closed today
  • Krähenberger Holz, 18337 Marlow

In the MV-Kunst Galerie, the self-taught artists Wolfgang Hube and Kathy H-Teufel exhibit their paintings, painted ostrich eggs and stones, as well as jewellery made using a wide variety of techniques. Guests can also get active themselves in the painting workshop. A guided tour of the gallery is free of charge.

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Bassendorf manor house

  • Bassendorf, 18513 Deyelsdorf

Charming manor house in the Baltic Sea hinterland with simple guest rooms. The garden of the manor house in baroque style allows a free view into the nature.

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Dalwitz Manor Park

  • Dalwitz, 17179 Walkendorf

In the estate park you can discover a monument dedicated to Sabine von Bassewitz (1716-1790). She was considered by contemporaries as a "woman of great and rare talents".

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Trebel Café

  • Closed today
  • Karl-Marx-Str., 18465 Tribsees

Directly at the market place of Tribsees we invite you to cake, ice cream and cocktails!

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