Lookout tower on the Wanzeberg in Karenz

View from the lookout tower Karenz over the Wanzeberg., © Gabriele Skorupski
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The mountain of the same name is located in the middle of the "Wanzeberg" nature reserve. Its highest elevation is near Karenz on the Steinberg and is about 71 meters high. A steel lookout tower erected on it provides a unique view far across the approximately 40-square-kilometer mountain range.

If you are good on your feet and don't mind the climb to a height of about 20 meters, you will be rewarded with a fantastic view in good weather. Already from the 9th intermediate level, the tower climber is offered a breathtaking panorama. Just like the cranes or black storks breeding here, you can see far into the interior of the country from a bird's eye view, all the way to Ludwigslust or beyond the Elbe into the Wendland region of Lower Saxony.

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Aussichtsturm Karenz

Bergstraße
19294 Karenz


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© Eckhard Witte

Camping and boat harbor Eldena

  • Am Bootshafen, 19288 Eldena

"Island" of relaxation and tranquility. Round plank café with a magnificent view over the boat harbor. Fishing possibility directly at the pitch or nearby. Large lawn for relaxing and sunbathing. A well-kept green area invites you to look and linger.

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At any time of the year it is magical here., © Raimo Reincke

Orangery Ludwigslust

  • Friedrich-Naumann-Allee, 19288 Ludwigslust

The duke's half-timbered orangery, built around 1780, is now a unique event location with its own brewery, just 200 meters from Ludwigslust's baroque palace.

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Ludwigslust Castle with reflection in the pond "Karauschen", © SSGK MV / Jörn Lehmann

Ludwigslust Castle

  • Open today
  • Schlossfreiheit, 19288 Ludwigslust

The magnificent Ludwigslust Palace, situated in a spacious park with avenues, cascades, canals and water jumps, is the center of the late Baroque town complex. In the castle's museum, the restored rooms shine in courtly splendor and transport visitors back in time. In the hunting hall of the castle there is a café with a spacious terrace overlooking the castle park.

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© TMV

Ludwigslust castle park

  • Temporarily closed
  • Schlossplatz, 19288 Ludwigslust

The park is temporarily completely closed due to a tree fall. Measures are currently underway to restore traffic safety along the main paths. The castle museum, café and the lawn parterre are accessible.

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© VIELANKER Brauhaus GmbH & Co.KG, Vielank

VIELANKER Brewery

  • Lindenplatz, 19303 Vielank

brewery * hotel * restaurant * beer garden * vaulted cellar * distillery * banqueting hall * winter garden * brewery tours * aurochs safari

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The present town hall was originally a carton fabrique and the court house., © Gabriele Skorupski

City Hall Ludwigslust

  • Schloßstraße, 19288 Ludwigslust

Ludwigsluster Schlossstraße is the site of today's town hall. However, the two-story brick building was not always the seat of the city administration. It was built in 1780 by Johann Joachim Busch and initially served as a court house, the upper floor of which housed the Carton-Fabrique.

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View from the castle to the Natureum., © Naturforschende Gesellschaft Mecklenburg e.V.

Natureum Ludwigslust

  • Schloßfreiheit, 19288 Ludwigslust

The oldest building in Ludwigslust, built around 1750 as a fountain house, houses the "Natureum am Schloss Ludwigslust". It was built to supply water to the fountains located behind the former hunting lodge. Today, the "Naturforschende Gesellschaft Mecklenburg e.V." has its headquarters here. On the first floor of the Natureum, nature and the natural history of western Mecklenburg are presented in six rooms.

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© Tourismusverband Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Ludwigslust castle café

  • Schlossfreiheit, 19288 Ludwigslust

Our cafe is located on the first floor of the beautiful castle. The large terrace offers a great view of the castle park.

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© Tourismusverband Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Schweizerhaus in Ludwigslust Castle Park

  • Schlossgarten, 19288 Ludwigslust

The bright, thatched half-timbered house in the palace park was built as the summer residence of Duchess Luise at the end of the 18th century in Ludwigslust Palace Park.

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die kramserei - many good ideas

  • Platz der Jugend, 19288 Klein Krams

the kramserei - an over 170 year old hall farmhouse in the Griesen area - offers creative freedom in many ways: pottery, candle casting, soap boiling, willow weaving are courses in traditional crafts. In addition, there is a lot to experience live in the hall and on the park-like property.

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© Zebef e.V.

Forest school Alt Jabel

  • Kirchstraße, 19303 Alt Jabel

The forest school and recreation center of Zebef e.V. are located in the middle of the Biosphere Reserve River Landscape Elbe. Here we offer nature and experiential education programs for children and young people. The project participants can become active by building bows, accompanied tree climbing or other sportive offers.

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The Biosphere Reserve River Landscape Elbe M-V invites you to discover the region and regional delicacies., © Marty Lenthe

Biosphere shelf in the Ludwigslust information office

  • Schloßstraße, 19288 Ludwigslust

Would you like to purchase high-quality, handcrafted products from the region? Then visit one of the Biosphere Shelves in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve River Landscape Elbe MV e.V.! Products of the partners of the biosphere reserve are sold via the shelves. Join in - enjoy a piece of the region!

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© Tourismusverband Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Birkenkamp farm

  • Plüter, 19230 Bresegard bei Picher

Guided hikes with alpacas, workshops and seminars, a mini farm store and overnight stays in a teepee - the Birkenkamp farm has so much to offer!

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© Marty Lenthe

Biosphere shelf in the museum of the Dömitz Fortress

  • An der Festung, 19303 Dömitz

Would you like to purchase high-quality, handcrafted products from the region? Then visit one of the Biosphere Shelves in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve River Landscape Elbe MV e.V.! Products of the partners of the biosphere reserve are sold via the shelves. Join in - enjoy a piece of the region!

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Suhana Castano, © André Elbing

Suhana Castano - Oriental dance and drum art

  • Dömitzerstraße, 19303 Polz

A couple on stage and in life since 2007, Suhana and Castano are dedicated to the culture and dance technique of classical oriental dance in all its musical, historical and stylistic diversity - from classical to modern.

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