Hertha lake with rest area

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herthasee_6, © TMV/Gohlke
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The legendary Hertha Lake is located on the Jasmund Peninsula, in the northeast of the Island of Rügen.

In the midst of beech forest and many wetlands lies the legendary Hertha Lake. The beautiful princess Hertha is said to live on the bottom. Every year on St. John's Eve she drives around the lake three times in a golden carriage pulled by 4 white swans. Afterwards, the carriage sinks back into the depths.

Even Caspar David Friedrich, who found many motifs for his drawings and paintings in the breathtaking chalk cliffs, once made his way through the spectacular landscape, past the legendary Hertha Lake.

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Herthasee mit Rastplatz

18551 Lohme


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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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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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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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© 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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The tin soldier, © 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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Dwasieden castle ruin

  • 18546 Sassnitz

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

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© Tourismuszentrale Rügen

Flint fields in the nature reserve Schmale Heide

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  • 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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Chalk Museum Rügen. Europe's only chalk museum

  • Gummanz, 18551 Sagard

Uncover the secrets of the "Rügen Chalk" and discover many interesting facts about its geology, the fossils and the use of the chalk. In our museum store you can of course also purchase original Rügen healing chalk and natural cosmetic products based on it.

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