A piece of "Palmer place" on the Zudar Peninsula., © Tourismuszentrale Rügen
Monuments and Sights, Natural bathing areas

Palmer place is the southernmost point of the Island of Rügen and at the same time of the peninsula Zudar, which belongs to Rügen. The cape belongs to the territory of the municipality of Garz/Rügen.

Palmer Ort marks the transition from the Greifswald Bodden to the Strelasund. On the land side, a small coastal protection forest is located in front of Palmer Ort. A forest path, which is partly marked as a nature trail, leads through it to Palmer Ort. The nearest village is the small settlement of Grabow, about 1 km to the northeast. At Palmer Ort itself there is a narrow natural sandy beach, which is little frequented by visitors due to its remoteness. Anglers use the beach section for pike fishing. In winter, ice jams that can reach heights of several meters occur more frequently at Palmer Ort during ice conditions. In 1372 a ship with 90 pilgrims on board, who were on a pilgrimage to the church of St. Laurence in Zudar, sank in a storm off Palmer. The belief in an image of the Virgin Mary located there, which was said to have miraculous powers, disappeared after this disaster. During the Pomeranian campaign in the Great Northern War, the Palmer village became the scene of fighting.

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Krimvitz manor house

  • Krimvitz, 18581 Putbus

The manor house was built in the middle of the 19th century and surrounded by a small well-kept park.

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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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Ernst Moritz Arndt House

  • Dorfstraße, 18574 Groß Schoritz

The place owes its special fame to the university professor, writer and publicist Ernst Moritz Arndt (1769 - 1860), who was born here.

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Manor house Zicker

  • Zicker, 18574 Zudar

On the Zudar peninsula on the island of Rügen, in an idyllic and child-friendly environment, 10 minutes from the Baltic Sea, lies this vacation paradise with 13 vacation apartments and extensive parkland.

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Caspar David Friedrich Center, © Caspar-David-Friedrich-Gesellschaft e. V., ©2021 Gudrun Koch

Caspar David Friedrich Center

  • Open today
  • Lange Straße, 17489 Greifswald

The Caspar-David-Friedrich-Zentrum, opened in 2004 in the historic Seifensiederei and expanded in 2011 to include the entire former residential and commercial building of the Friedrich family, commemorates the great painter and greatest son of the city of Greifswald. It is also a museum, documentation and research center. Caspar David Friedrich was born here on September 5, 1774.

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Üselitz Estate

  • Üselitz, 18574 Poseritz

Vacation in one of the seven apartments or rent the entire manor house and estate park exclusively with family or friends. Gut Üselitz offers a wide range of opportunities for relaxing, unforgettable days in a secluded location steeped in nature and history.

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Nautic VR - Experience virtual reality

  • Open today
  • Lange Reihe, 17489 Greifswald

At Nautic-VR you can explore virtual reality together with your friends! So put on your goggles and off you go!

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Tremt surf spot

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 18519 Tremt

On east wind days Tremt is a popular shallow water spot on the Greifswalder Bodden. The entry area is a bit narrow, but you can do it on the water and on land really wide. A fat nozzle provides extra power in kites and sails.

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Greifswald Bodden, © surflocal.de

Loissin surf spot

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 17509 Loissin

You can reach the spot via the campsite, where you can also take a shower and, of course, pitch your tent. Beginners will find a large standing area in Loissin. Experienced surfers will be happy about the fantastic shallow water conditions. The spot works with wind from west to northeast.

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Beach access, © TMV/Gohlke

Surfspot Ludwigsburg

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 17509 Ludwigsburg

In southern and south-westerly winds Ludwigsburg is first choice in the direct vicinity of Greifswald - and also the only one. For the slightly gusty wind the spot reimburses with a large Shallow area and plenty of space to build up.

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Caspar-David-Friedrich-Bildweg

Discover the almost authentic pictorial motifs of the artist born in Greifswald - Caspar David Friedrich. At vantage points, which Friedrich chose as motifs for his works and which are still preserved today, you can recreate the typical Friedrich mood.

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Caspar-David-Friedrich-Bildweg

  • Rathaus/Markt, 17489 Greifswald

Discover the almost authentic pictorial motifs of the artist born in Greifswald - Caspar David Friedrich. At vantage points, which Friedrich chose as motifs for his works and which are still preserved today, you can recreate the typical Friedrich mood.

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The University of Greifswald with the Rubenow Monument., © Gudrun Koch

University of Greifswald

  • Domstraße, 17489 Greifswald

The University of Greifswald is one of the oldest universities in Europe. The baroque main building with the old faculties in the middle of the old town is a particularly popular destination for tourists.

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Greifswald barrage

  • Am Ryck, 17493 Greifswald

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Marketplace of the University and Hanseatic City of Greifswald

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • Markt, 17489 Greifswald

The development of the town of Greifswald began with the founding of Hilda Monastery. The town was first mentioned in a document in 1248 and received its town charter in 1250. The market square is the heart of the historic old town. Caspar David Friedrich painted the market square with a view of the Ratsapotheke and part of the town hall as a watercolor - on display in the Pomeranian State Museum.

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