SUP round trip-Garwitz

Route

11 km

  • Tour tips: Lewitz European bird sanctuary, Garwitz historic lock gate, churches in Matzlow and Garwitz.

Rail connection: Spornitz

Natural idyll on the Old Elde, © Lewitzcamp Garwitz

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SUP round trip-Garwitz

Route

11 km

Stages: 1 day This tour takes you through canal and river to the entrance gate of the bird paradise "Lewitz". This is the habitat of crane, kingfisher, heron and beaver.

Stages: 1 day This tour takes you through canal and river to the entrance gate of the bird paradise "Lewitz". This is the habitat of crane, kingfisher, heron and beaver.

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The start of your tour is the water hiking rest area Lewitzcamp, directly on the Müritz-Elde waterway in Garwitz. You lower your SUP into the water and off you go on a three-hour journey of discovery.

Without counter-current you glide with the SUPs past the extensive forest areas of the Garwitzer forest. About 150m before the canal bridge Damm-Malchow you have to turn around. After about 30 meters overland you enter the Alte Elde - the original river arm.

Here the contrast to the waterway becomes apparent. Barely 200 meters straight ahead, curves again and again offer a new view of the river and meadow landscape. The 'diamonds of the water', the kingfishers, nest in the break-off edges of the banks and occasionally a beaver sticks its head out of the water.

After about 7 kilometers the old river and the canal meet again. Via the Garwitz lock, after a lift of about 4 meters, you get back to the upper section of the waterway. The kiosk at the local open-air swimming pool offers the possibility to enjoy a delicious ice cream directly at the canal bank. The last 300 meters to the operation site are now easily done. Those who wish can end the tour here with a hearty barbecue around the campfire.

Water profile

The first section of the tour leads from the Lewitzcamp on the Elde to Damm. The waterway is easily navigable, light currents and occasionally motorboats can be found on the canal section. No locks. Shortly before the weir the SUP has to be transferred. Back we go on the tributary of the Elde - motorboat-free section, again and again wide curves, low gradient, easy and continuous to ride.

Worth seeing

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© Steffen Struck

Stadtinformation Parchim

  • Open today
  • Fischerdamm, 19370 Parchim

Located on the Müritz-Elde waterway, one of the oldest towns in Mecklenburg surprises visitors with its old part of town that is well worth seeing, lots of natural beauties and a cosy atmosphere.

Read more: "Stadtinformation Parchim"
© Willy Voss

Pingelhof - Museum of Agricultural History

  • Ringstraße, 19374 Domsühl OT Alt Damerow

Experience the former country life on the 400-year-old Pingelhof - one of the oldest and most beautiful rural complexes in Mecklenburg, which today serves as an open-air museum on 10,000 m².

Read more: "Pingelhof - Museum of Agricultural History"
© TMV/Dorow

Garwitz lock gate

  • 19372 Matzlow-Garwitz

The historic upper gate of the lock in Garwitz bears witness to the technical architecture of bygone times.

Read more: "Garwitz lock gate"
© Tobias Warncke

Bathing establishment Eldebad Garwitz

  • Am Kanal, 19372 Matzlow-Garwitz

Located on the edge of the Lewitz, the Eldebad is a perfect destination, especially for families, due to its varying water depths. In addition to a large lawn for sunbathing, a baby pool, a non-swimmer pool and a pool with four 50-meter lanes await bathers here, so that water fun is guaranteed for every age and every desire. Open 1 - 6 pm

Read more: "Bathing establishment Eldebad Garwitz"
© Foto: Karl-Georg Haustein

Village church Garwitz

  • 19372 Garwitz

In the Gothic fieldstone and brick church from the 14th century there are unique memorial plaques and a valuable carved altar from the 15th century.

Read more: "Village church Garwitz"
© Steffen Struck

Stadtinformation Parchim

  • Open today
  • Fischerdamm, 19370 Parchim

Located on the Müritz-Elde waterway, one of the oldest towns in Mecklenburg surprises visitors with its old part of town that is well worth seeing, lots of natural beauties and a cosy atmosphere.

Read more: "Stadtinformation Parchim"
© Willy Voss

Pingelhof - Museum of Agricultural History

  • Ringstraße, 19374 Domsühl OT Alt Damerow

Experience the former country life on the 400-year-old Pingelhof - one of the oldest and most beautiful rural complexes in Mecklenburg, which today serves as an open-air museum on 10,000 m².

Read more: "Pingelhof - Museum of Agricultural History"
© TMV/Dorow

Garwitz lock gate

  • 19372 Matzlow-Garwitz

The historic upper gate of the lock in Garwitz bears witness to the technical architecture of bygone times.

Read more: "Garwitz lock gate"
© Tobias Warncke

Bathing establishment Eldebad Garwitz

  • Am Kanal, 19372 Matzlow-Garwitz

Located on the edge of the Lewitz, the Eldebad is a perfect destination, especially for families, due to its varying water depths. In addition to a large lawn for sunbathing, a baby pool, a non-swimmer pool and a pool with four 50-meter lanes await bathers here, so that water fun is guaranteed for every age and every desire. Open 1 - 6 pm

Read more: "Bathing establishment Eldebad Garwitz"
© Foto: Karl-Georg Haustein

Village church Garwitz

  • 19372 Garwitz

In the Gothic fieldstone and brick church from the 14th century there are unique memorial plaques and a valuable carved altar from the 15th century.

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SUP-Rundtour-Garwitz
19375 Matzow-Garwitz



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19375 Matzow-Garwitz


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