Church Vilmnitz - exterior view -, © Tourismuszentrale Rügen
Churches, Brick Gothic

The church St. Maria Magdalena zu Vilmnitz is a late Romanesque/Gothic brick church in the Putbus district of Vilmnitz.

The origin of the Vilmnitz church may be traced back to Stoislaw I, a brother of the Rügen prince Jaromar I, who lived around 1200. In the first documentary mention from 1249 it is said that the parish "Vylmenytze" belonged to the hereditary estates of Borante de Borantenhagen and was already founded by his ancestors.
The oldest part of the Vilmnitz church is the east choir with the sacristy, which still show clear Romanesque elements. The nave, built in the middle of the 14th century, was renewed in the 15th century. A little later the tower was completed. In 1351 the Vilmnitz church is mentioned as the burial place of the Putbus family. In the crypt under the east choir, which can still be visited today, there are about 28 coffins. The founder of the town Prince Malte and his wife are the last buried there (1854 and 1860). Particularly worth seeing among the exhibits are the four large sandstone epitaphs from 1600 in the chancel and the magnificent baroque pulpit from 1708/09. In 1996 the historic Mehmel organ was restored. For over 25 years, the weekly Thursday evening concerts have been held during the summer months.

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Maria-Magdalena-Kirche Vilmnitz

18581 Putbus OT Vilmnitz


putbus@pek.de
+49 38301 436
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Organ tour Rügen - Day 6

  • Date: 6/2/24
  • 18581 Putbus OT Vilmnitz

Musical organ tour through the organ and church landscape of the Island of Rügen

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Organ tour Rügen - Day 6

  • Date: 6/2/24
  • 18581 Putbus OT Vilmnitz

Musical organ tour through the organ and church landscape of the Island of Rügen

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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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A view over the large adventure village on Rügen, © Karls Erlebnis-Dorf

Karl's adventure village Zirkow

  • Open today
  • Binzer Straße, 18528 Zirkow

Rügen's most popular family destination attracts with a large farmers' market, colorful show manufactures and more than 50 exciting experiences.

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Enjoy the panoramic view at a height of 40 meters from the "Adlerhorst" observation tower, © Erlebnis Akademie AG / Naturerbe Zentrum Rügen

Natural Heritage Centre Rügen (Naturerbe Zentrum Rügen)

  • Open today
  • Forsthaus Prora, 18609 Ostseebad Binz OT Prora

The Natural Heritage Centre Rügen with treetop path and experience exhibition is open 364 days a year so that you can experience and get to know nature all year round.

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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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Exterior view of the Störtebeker distillery, © Störtebeker Brennerei GmbH

Störtebeker distillery

  • Open today
  • Alt Reddevitz, 18586 Alt Reddevitz

At the Störtebeker distillery on Rügen's Mönchgut, you can immerse yourself in the world of Störtebeker single malt whiskies. During tastings, guided tours and while browsing in the showroom, you will experience the artisanal production of the spirits up close.

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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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Island toboggan run with slide tower, © Paul Dehn

Rugard adventure world

  • Open today
  • Rugardweg, 18528 Bergen auf Rügen

In the forest area around the Erst-Moritz-Arndt-Turm, young and old can enjoy sport, fun and nature in the Rugard Adventure World - tobogganing at any time of year, slides, go-karting, minigolf, trampoline, nature trail, open-air stage, legendary places and monuments as well as a hotel with restaurant - all this in a geographically and biologically very interesting forest area.

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Entrance of the Kabarett Lachmöwe, © Lachmöwe

Cabaret theater Lachmöwe

  • Strandstraße, 18586 Baabe

Cabaret stage with its own ensemble on the Island of Rügen. Political-satirical cabaret with high entertainment value and a lot of enthusiasm.

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House of the guest Baabe

  • Open today
  • Am Kurpark, 18586 Baabe

Guests and residents of the Baltic resort Baabe are equally welcome in the Haus des Gastes behind the dune, which is also the seat of the spa administration.

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Lookout tower Ernst-Moritz-Arndt, © Tourismuszentrale Rügen

Rugard with Ernst Moritz Arndt Tower

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  • Rugardweg, 18528 Bergen auf Rügen

The Rugard is located in the heart of Rügen and is now a recreation and adventure park with the lookout point. On the southern slope of the 90-meter-high Rugard, Prince Jaromar I had the construction of a church begun around 1180, the model for which was the Lübeck Cathedral - the Marienkirche zu Bergen.

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Genusswerkstatt Binz - restaurant on the 5th floor of the Rugard Thermal Strandhotel, © Hotel Arkona Dr. Hutter eK

Pleasure workshop Binz

  • Open today
  • Strandpromenade, 18609 Binz

Enjoy with sea view on the Island of Rügen. Gourmet chef Robert Schindler inspires in his Genusswerkstatt with an exquisite Nordic-seasonal cuisine on the 5th floor of the Rugard Thermal Strandhotel with a view of the sea and the chalk coast.

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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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Bird's eye view of Granitz hunting lodge, © SSGK MV / Funkhaus Creative

Granitz hunting lodge

  • Open today
  • Jagdschloss Granitz, 18609 Binz

Granitz hunting lodge is one of the most popular destinations on the island of Rügen

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The classicist theater of the city of Putbus., © Tourismuszentrale Rügen

Theater Putbus

  • Markt, 18581 Putbus

The classicist theater from the beginning of the 19th century still delights its visitors.

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