Area & Surrounding
Its perfect location between Usedom and Rügen and as the most popular
fishing and sailing area, Greifswald and Wieck provide the best conditions
as the starting point for exciting daytrips by foot, bike, car or ship.
The European biking trail goes past our hotel.
Hanseatic City of Stralsund
German Maritime Museum and OZEANEUM
The OZEANEUM – Europe’s museum of the year in 2010 – located on Stralsund’s
harbour island and the German Maritime Museum behind thick church walls,
both are a highlight while visiting Stralsund.
Old City of Stralsund – UNESCO-World Cultural Heritage
The city composed of bricks, with monuments as „like sand at the sea“,
since 2002 UNSECO-World Cultural Heritage – ideal for city centre strolling.
Baltic Islands of Rügen & Hiddensee
On the islands of Rügen and Hiddensee you will find many things to discover
and experience. The following overview provides a brief selection of touristic
Hunting lodge Granitz
South of Binz, in the midst of beautiful Granitz located on the 109m Tempelberg.
A cantilever circular staircase, composed of 154 cast-iron steps, is leading
to an observation platform, 145m above sea level on the roof of the tower.
The unique panoramic view enables the view to Usedom, in case of clear
The 45m high cliff coast, consisting of chalk, is located on the peninsular
Wittow in the North part of Rügen and it is one of the favoured tourist
attractions on the island. There are two lighthouses and one tower with
a direction finder. All of them have observation towers, which are open
to visitors. Our advice: Visit by all means the fishing village Vitt only
Chalk coast from the sea
Take one of the numerous passenger ships at the seaport Sassnitz and have
a ride to the magnificent chalk coast. You will have the best view on
Rügen’s white monument from the seaside. A 75 min trip by ship starting
very close to the Submarine Museum.
Famous, 400m long pier with a marvellous house build in spa style. Visit
the restaurant above the water, close to the beach. In a gondola you will
have a save dive down to 4m under the sea surface.
Germany’s most successful open-air theatre is held annual from the end
of July until the beginning of September on the natural stage at the great
Bay of Jasmund in Ralswiek. About 140 background actors, 20 actors, 30
horses and 4 ships are telling the legend of Klaus Störtebeker, the famous
pirate of the 14th century.
Island of Hiddensee
Despite 16,8km length and 250 m at the smallest place, it is the largest
island within the national park of the Western Pomeranian Bodden landscape.
The contemplative and car-free island is tenderly called „Sötes Länneken“
by its inhabitants. You can easily reach the island with a passenger ship
or a water taxi from Stralsund.
Island of Usedom
Germany’s second largest island is officially the sunniest region in the
country. In addition to that it offers much more – 11 national parks,
numerous sports activities like sailing, surfing, squash and tennis as
well as horse back riding, aviation and of course golf. Cultural activities
are open-air theatre, galleries, museums and taverns. A broad selection:
Usedom‘s reputation as a bathing island is based on almost 40km long and
up to 60m broad fine sandy beach which is slipping shallowly into the
sea. During calm sea well-suited for children and non-swimmers! Bathing
resorts are supervised by lifeguards during the season.
Historical-Technical Information Centre Peenemünde
The largest, technical monument in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. It informs
about its history as birthplace of space travel as well as place of development
of the Nazi V-weapon „V2“. A large open-air area with rockets, planes
Butterfly farm Trassenheide
Europe’s largest butterfly house with a total area of about 5.000 m².
Including a huge tropical hall with about 2.000 flying, tropical butterflies,
insect museum and a show with bird spiders as well as changing exhibitions.