The erratic boulder "Schwanstein" is located in the roaring Baltic Sea, only 20 m from the beach., © Archäo Tour Rügen
Monuments and Sights

The 7 m long and 5 m wide boulder made of reddish hammer granite was probably transported from Bornholm over glacial masses of the last ice age to Lohme.

The 7 m long and 5 m wide erratic boulder made of reddish hammer granite was probably transported from Bornholm via glacial masses of the last ice age to Lohme. Today it lies about 20 m from the Baltic Sea beach, about 100 m east of the harbor in Lohme. It has a mass of 162 t and belongs as the fifth largest erratic boulder to the legally protected geotopes on the Island of Rügen. The name "Swan Stone" is due to a legend, according to which on Rügen the babies are brought by the Adebar in summer and by the swan in winter. The children are hidden in the stone until then. Near the stone there is a memorial plaque commemorating the fate of three boys who died on the Swan Stone in the winter of 1956.

Author: Dr. Katrin Staude / Archaeo Tour Rügen, archaeo-tour-ruegen.de

Picture gallery

Good to know

Contact

Findling "Schwanstein"

18551 Lohme


Arrival

Your destination:
Findling "Schwanstein"
18551 Lohme



Relaxed from door to door:

Plan your journey by public transport here.

Route planner:

Plan your journey by car here.

What's nearby?

To the map
© NZK | T. Allrich

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.

Read more: "National Park Centre Königsstuhl"
© Schloss Ranzow / FotoArt Mirko Boy

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.

Read more: "Hotel & Apartments Ranzow Castle"
Entrance at the corner of Hauptstraße and Hafenstraße, © Spirit of Rügen GmbH

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.

Read more: "Spirit of Rügen - Manufactory for certified organic natural cosmetics"
Exterior view of the UNESCO World Heritage Forum in Sassnitz, © 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.

Read more: "UNESCO World Heritage Forum"
© TMV/Gohlke

Dwasieden castle ruin

  • 18546 Sassnitz

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

Read more: "Dwasieden castle ruin"
© TMV/Gohlke

Hertha lake with rest area

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 18551 Lohme

The legendary Hertha Lake is located on the Jasmund Peninsula, in the northeast of the Island of Rügen.

Read more: "Hertha lake with rest area"
Flint fields in Prora, © Tourismuszentrale Rügen

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.

Read more: "Flint fields in the nature reserve Schmale Heide"
© Kreidemuseum Rügen, pd

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.

Read more: "Chalk Museum Rügen. Europe's only chalk museum"
to the list

Content is loaded