Each of the eight beautiful holiday regions in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has its own charms and is waiting to be discovered by you. Hanseatic cities, residence towns, fishing villages and impressive spa architecture - MV is as varied as it is beautiful.
The NATUREUM is a natural history museum in the "Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft" national park located on the Darß peninsula in Prerow. Next to the accessible Darßer Ort lighthouse, it is an additional branch of the German Oceanographic Museum as well as the Oceanographic Museum, the Nautineum and the Ozeanum. It highlights the variety, dynamics and vulnerability of the unique Darß landscape.
The National Park Centre Königsstuhl is a very special place to experience nature, located right next to the famous Königsstuhl chalk cliffs on Rügen and at the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Germany's Old Beech Forests.
The Müritzeum has an interactive exhibition on the beauties and special features of the Mecklenburg Lakes and the Müritz National Park Way. Visitors may take a peek into the habitats of forest, water, moor and air. Observe 50 different species of freshwater fish, crustaceans and aquatic plants kept in 25 tanks in Germany's largest aquarium landscape for native freshwater fish.
With its five exhibitions and 46 aquariums, the OZEANEUM Stralsund invites you on an extraordinary underwater journey beneath the northern seas. Visit Humboldt penguins on the roof terrace, "Niki" the female sand tiger shark in the 2.6-million-litre pool "Open Atlantic" and the giants of the sea - real life replicas of whales.
The Mecklenburg Resort Railway Molli offers something for any train enthusiast. Built with 900mm gauge width, the Molli is among the world's oldest narrow-gauge railways, and like no other mode of transport forges a link between traditional resort culture and modern holiday facilities.
Built between 1998 and 2005 and using the edifices of the former monastery from the 15th century, the prize-winning ensemble of buildings belonging to the Pomeranian State Museum displays numerous pieces from prehistoric and early history, the age of Hanseatic towns, the emergence of the Imperial Resorts.
The narrow headland between the Baltic Sea and Bodden is enchanting with its pristine beaches and wind-drawn forests. In spring and autumn, the National Park Vorpommersche Boddenland transforms into a true natural setting: thousands of cranes rest in the protected riverbank zones. The majestic flight, the graceful dance and the trumpeting calls have been particularly appealing to ornithologists and photographers. The environmental photo festival "horizonte zingst" is the annual meeting place of the scene with exhibitions and workshops. Small cafés, restaurants, galleries and exhibitions - often under a thatched roof with sea and lake views - pamper you in Baltic Sea resorts and fishing villages with culinary and cultural delights.
The last ice age left behind an unmistakable water and natural landscape around the Müritz - the largest lake in Germany. The Müritz National Park with the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Ancient beech forests" in the heart of the Mecklenburg Lake District is an idyll for nature lovers. Whether canoeing, cycling or walking, you are perfectly equipped with binoculars for animal observation. Guided tours with national park rangers, information centres and many viewpoints offer a unique view of the protected and rare flora and fauna.
On the coast of Usedom Island, the seaside resorts are lined up like a string of pearls and adorn themselves with brilliant white spa architecture. The island side facing the mainland welcomes its visitors in a true natural paradise. Between so so called "Achterwasser", the river Peenestrom and the bay Stettiner Haff there are small islands, hidden bays and idyllic lagoons - a landscape to relax and enjoy.
The Hanseatic City of Greifswald and its picturesque landscapes once inspired romantics to create masterpieces of art. For nature lovers, the pristine Peene is a source of new energy and a place for relaxation. The discovery and observation of rare animal and plant species make a canoe trip on the Peene an unforgettable experience. The Hanseatic Cities of Stralsund and Greifswald offer a historical delight. The red brick facades, historical lanes and museums in the old towns still bear witness to the maritime history of the Hanseatic League.
Mecklenburg-Schwerin combines nature and culture. The residential cities of Schwerin and Ludwigslust are surrounded by protected natural landscapes, such as the Sternberg Lake District and Lewitz, as well as along the lake Schaalsee and river Elbe. Nature is omnipresent - on a walk through the state capital Schwerin surrounded by numerous lakes, on guided tours to the habitats of fish and sea eagles or on a bicycle tour through the biosphere reserves.
The multifaceted coast of the Mecklenburg Baltic Sea from Klützer Winkel to Graal-Müritz invites you to a varied holiday. The white sandy beaches of the seaside resorts are an attraction especially in the summer months, the coastal forests change their face in the changing seasons and along the cliffs there is always a good sea view. Already in 1793, Grand Duke Friedrich Franz I and his personal physician recognized that bathing in the Baltic Sea had a healing effect on health. If you want to relax body and mind, we recommend a walk or cycle tour along the Baltic Sea.
In addition to idyllic nature, castles are lined up in a row and shine with cultural richness. Enjoy the idyll while staying in one of the numerous castles and manor houses. Landscape parks and palace gardens invite you to take a walk that seems like a journey through time in the different eras. Walk in the footsteps of history and spend a relaxing holiday in Mecklenburg Switzerland.
Fine sandy beaches, sophisticated seaside resorts, romantic fishing villages and protected nature - pure diversity on Germany's largest island and its sister island. In the Jasmund National Park, the white chalk cliffs rise majestically off the coast of the Baltic Sea and are crowned by a ancient beech forest. Explore the nature of the protected landscapes on Hiddensee Island and in the southeast of the Rügen Island on the extensive hiking and cycling trails. After an eventful day, wellness hotels in the seaside resorts invite you with regional remedies to a relaxing break.