The Baltic Coast

1,900 fascinating kilometres

To the Baltic resorts
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Visit the Baltic coast in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and you'll be welcomed by breathtaking natural, cultural and historical attractions.

It's true that the Baltic Sea offers a tideless welcome to its visitors, but it makes up for it with the fascinating natural spectacles all year round. In the summer, the sun sinks like a flaming ball of fire and on stormy days, the Baltic Sea is transformed into a savage, thunderous power. But it's not just the Baltic Sea that makes the almost 1,900-kilometre-long coastline of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern so incredibly varied, it is also the sandy beaches and steep cliffs, islands and bays, Bodden and mud flats.
And the coastal towns of the state are just as diverse. Fashionable seaside resorts with their bright white resort architecture, tranquil fishing villages with thatched roofs or Hanseatic towns steeped in history with warehouses, churches and trading houses made of brick complete the visage of the Baltic Sea coast.

A winning holiday on boardwalks and Baltic avenues

In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the Baltic coast beckons explorers from nearby as well as overseas. The Baltic Sea laps the edges of nature-rich islands such as Usedom and Rügen, home to quivering beech forests, sandy beaches and chalk cliffs. With both high-end holiday resorts and rustic campsites, the islands warmly welcome all visitors, regardless of their predilection for adventure.

Get outside and get active on the Baltic coast beaches in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Collect driftwood, stones and photos as keepsakes of your experience. Alternatively, wander the resorts' and villages historic avenues and pop into the area's cosy restaurants to savour its rich culture and cuisine. The treasures of the Baltic coast await in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Sailing on the Szczecin Lagoon is an unforgettable experience., © TMV/Süß


Wide, sandy beaches, natural beaches and hidden swimming coves are a typical feature of this vast region. Little harbour towns and fishing villages radiate maritime romanticism and unique museums such as the Ozeanum in Stralsund arouse scientific curiosity.

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As a participant or in the crowd – Hanse Sail in Rostock leaves around a million visitors utterly captivated each year anew., © Foto: Hanse Sail Rostock

Be part of amazing sailing events

Sailing events

The white sails of the racing regatta ships, the faded cloth of sedate traditional sailing boats or the red-brown garb of the quaint Zeesen boats – all manner of sailing ships are guests at Mecklenburg-Vorpommern's top maritime events. They form a backdrop to a programme of entertainment with markets and music and often you can sail on board with them too.

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