Cyclists will find nearly 180 bikeable kilometers along the Mecklenburg Baltic Sea coast. The tour along the Baltic Sea Coast Cycle Route leads from Boltenhagen via the island of Poel
to Graal-Müritz. Along the way, you will pass cliffs, coastal forests and lighthouses - and, of course, you can't miss the fish sandwiches that are typical of the region.
Wide sandy beaches, long promenades and the seemingly endless sea make the Baltic Sea coast an ideal place for beach vacations
. With Heiligendamm as Germany's first seaside resort, a traditional bathing culture has developed along the Mecklenburg Baltic coast, where it is wonderful to relax.
City Tour "SOKO Wismar
Film lovers take note: A very special city tour awaits fans of "SOKO Wismar" in the World Heritage city. On the traces of the popular crime series it goes to well-known filming locations. The city tour of a special kind offers fascinating insights behind the scenes and is an unforgettable event for many.
It is the dream of many horse lovers: a ride on the Baltic Sea beach. But not only on the sandy beach it is good to ride. The Rostock Heath, the largest contiguous coastal forest in Germany, has about 60 kilometers of bridle paths along the Baltic Sea coast in the middle of an extensive forest area. Beginners and returning riders can build up trust in the graceful animals during a riding course.
With almost 260 kilometers of coastline, the Mecklenburg Baltic Sea coast is not without reason popular among water sports enthusiasts and recreational captains. Whether it's an excursion on a sailboat or water fun while surfing
: The Baltic Sea offers ideal conditions for a day at or on the water. In sailing schools or surfing lessons, even beginners can dare their first attempts.
The Most Popular Sights on the Baltic Coast of Mecklenburg
Bothmer Castle & Castle Park
As one of the largest baroque palace complexes in northern Germany, culture enthusiasts and romantics should pay a visit to Bothmer Castle. The path to the castle and the surrounding park leads through the nearly 270-meter-long Festonallee. Built in the 18th century, it is situated on an island surrounded by a moat, following the Dutch model. In the summer months, numerous music concerts attract visitors to the castle park.
Rhododendron Park Graal-Müritz
It is unique in Mecklenburg: the Rhododendron Park in Graal-Müritz. Located directly behind the dunes of the Baltic Sea beach, nature lovers can enjoy the colorful splendor of the species-rich heather in one of the largest gardens of its kind in Germany. Around 2,500 plants fill the air here between May and June with their unmistakable scent.
A visit to the Rostock Zoo is worthwhile for a family vacation: Around 4,200 animals from all over the world can be marveled at here in just one day. While the Darwineum sends young and old on a spectacular journey through evolution, they meet man's closest relative in the Tropical Hall: the playful orangutans and gorillas bursting with strength. In the Polarium, on the other hand, things are frosty. Here polar bears, penguins and numerous sea creatures can be marveled at.
Situated at a height of 78 meters and with an own height of almost 21 meters, the red brick tower has the highest beacon, which can be found at the German coastal waters: The height of the fire of the Bastorf lighthouse reaches a whole 95.3 meters. For hikers, the tower thus represents a suitable hiking destination that is not easily lost sight of.
World Heritage House in Wismar
Families and those interested in culture can take a look at the history of the Hanseatic city through the ages at the World Heritage House in Wismar
. In the process, visitors also learn a lot of interesting facts about the function and goals of UNESCO, while on the upper floor, the restored Wallpaper Hall tells the Greek myth of "Telemach's Journey to the Island of the Goddess Calypso" in an impressive panoramic painting.