• The landmark of the coast on Rügen – the chalk cliffs, © TMV/Grundner und Werk3
    The landmark of the coast on Rügen – the chalk cliffs
  • The primeval Ghost Wood with its crooked trees offers a totally unique hiking experience, © TMV/Werk3
    The primeval Ghost Wood with its crooked trees offers a totally unique hiking experience
  • Enjoy the view from the raised coastal path, © TMV/outdoor-visions.com
    Enjoy the view from the raised coastal path
  • The Island of Usedom – a steep, wooded coast meets the fine sands of the Baltic Sea beach, © TMV/Grundner
    The Island of Usedom – a steep, wooded coast meets the fine sands of the Baltic Sea beach
  • Steep banks by Ahrenshoop, © Sandra Frese
    Steep banks by Ahrenshoop

Steep coasts and cliffs

Coastlines that have a lot to offer

Go hiking, look for amber and adder stones or collect fossils at the steep coasts and cliffs in MV.

Gespensterwald Nienhagen (The Ghost Wood)

A coastal forest above the steep coast with deciduous trees shaped into »ghostly figures « by natural forces. The oaks, beeches, hornbeams and ash trees – some up to 170 years old – have been shaped by the salty, damp sea air and the wind.

Raised coastal path of Ahrenshoop

The picturesque steep coastline with hedges of sea buckthorn leading to the artist's village of Ahrenshoop, which attracted many artists already over a hundred years ago.

Chalk coast/chalk cliffs

The white chalk coast in the Jasmund National Park is the emblem of the Island of Rügen. The highest point is the Königsstuhl at 118 m and a viewing platform in the National Park Centre.

Streckelsberg Usedom

The Streckelsberg is the highest point on Usedom's outer coast, at 58 metres you will have a beautiful view across the Baltic Sea, the beach and the pier at the Baltic resort of Koserow.