Tips for trips

Luebeck, Hamburg and around

Luebeck and its surrounding area offer a plenty of activities, such as longer trips, or just one-day-tours.

Whether you ship by the wonderful waterworld around the Hanseatic city or explore the Sea Life Centre in in Timmendorfer  to know the mysterious creatures of the deep sea - there is much to see!

"Lübeck, natuerlich" - the recreation guide for the region Lübeck.
In the three parts of the recreation guide "Lübeck, natuerlich!" the natural beauty and recreation areas around Lübeck are presented, using many pictures and short information texts. Over 500 kilometer of cycling and walking tours, over 100 destinations are available for holidaymakers and tourists in the three parts to the maps.
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Wakenitz drive to the lake of Ratzeburg

In the middle of Luebeck waits a ship to take you out for boat ride on the Wakenitz river. Arrival will be at the beautiful sea of Ratzeburg. A dream through quiet nature and endless forests is waiting for you.

Phone: 0049 - (0)451 - 793885 (country - area - location)
Departure from Moltkebrücke (Bridge of Moltke), Lübeck
April 30th - October 3rd:

Mondays 9:30 AM and 1:30 PM Uhr
Tuesdays - Sundays 9:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM
Low Seasons (pre, post): Daily rides 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM


Where time seems to stand still: In the idyllic fishing village Gothmund besides the river "Trave", every brick tells a story. It is a perfect destination for a bike ride along the "Trave" or as a stopover on the way to "Travemünde" (estuary mouth of the Trave in the baltic sea). The bus number 12 runs every 20 minutes from central bus station or from Gustav-Radbruch-Platz. 

Trelleborg mit TT-Line

Make it a short or even longer trip to the south of Sweden! Trelleborg is a few hours away from Travemünde, using the TT-Line.

Karl’s farmyard of experiences

This wonderful farm-cafe is a nice destination - not necessarily in times of strawberry harvest: There is a giant coffee garden and surved homemade cakes throughout the whole summer. At the farmers market next door there are many handmade gifts and goodies. In the Advent season will take place a beautiful Christmas market inside of the decorated barn.
Fuchsbergstraße 4
23626 Warnsdorf near Travemünde
Phone: 0049 - (0)180 - 5006046 (country - area - location)
October - April: Daily from 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
May - September: Daily 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Sea Life Centre

Delve into the fascinating underwater world! Covering an area of 1,500 square meters, passing 36 lifelike and varied aquariums, the Sea Life Centre presents the richness and beauty of native and tropical seas. Stroll through the ocean tunnel and experience the animals closely in the "tropical lagoon of sharks". Every day there are excitig oral presentations, feedings and other attractions.
Kurpromenade 5
23669 Timmendorfer Strand
Phone: 0049 - 04503 - 358888 (country - area - location)
March - June, Sept. - Oct.: Daily 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
July - August: Daily 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Nov. - Febr.: Daily 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Last admission one hour before closing time.

Vogelpark Niendorf

Surrounded by the nature reserve Aalbeck-Niederung there is Germanies most natural birth park. Its landscape is determined by reed beds and ponds and you can see a varity of rarities, such as various cranes, storks, herons, pelicans, as well as parrot, pheasants, eagles, vultures and the largest collection of living owls.
An der Aalbek
23669 Niendorf/Ostsee
Phone: 0049 - (0)4503 - 4740 (country - area - location)
May - Sept.: Daily 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Low season: Until dusk


The city of roses "Eutin", located in the natural reserve of the "Holsteinische Schweiz", is only half an hour away from Luebeck by car. From the old watertower you have a fantastic overview through the area.
Kur & Touristik Eutin GmbH
Markt 19
23701 Eutin
Phone: 0049 - (0)4521 - 70970 (country - area - location)

TIP: During the Eutin Festival, the unique natural stage becomes the meeting place for operal lovers from all over Germany. The 60th season in 2010 will be characterized by the two new productions of the opera "Der Freischuetz" and "La Traviata".

Baltic-Sea Swimming-Pool Scharbeutz

South-Sea at the Baltic-Sea: If things get cool - no problem! Under the huge glas dome of the Swimming-Pool Scharbeutz Caribbean mood comes up. By surving water cannons, fountains and other attractions, your children will have a lot of joy. Also as a sauna lover you will find everything your heart desires.
Strandallee 143
23683 Scharbeutz
Phone: 0049 - 04503 - 35260 (country - area - location)
Daily 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Sauna until 11:00 PM
Every first sunday of month: Midnight-Sauna till 2:00 AM


Germanies only adventure park by the sea!

Whether on the wildwater ride, the roller coaster or other fast driving experiences, you always see the silver Baltic Sea next to you. And if you need a break from the hundred-times thrill, you can relax on the Piazza del Mar. 
Am Fahrenkrog 1
23730 Sierksdorf
Phone: 0049 - 04563 - 4740
April 1st - October 24th: Daily 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
Driving vehicles from 10:00 AM

Mölln – Visit Till Eulenspiegel

The home of Eulenspiegel is located in beautiful countryside in the Lauenburg Lakes Nature Park. You may still attend rogue (Schalk) at the market place, before you do a lake cruise.
23879 Mölln
Phone: 0049 - 04542 - 7099 (country - area - location)

Outdoor Museum Molfsee in Kiel

A living muserum: Craftsmen and artists present at the outdoor museum Molfsee, located at the edge of town, how people worked and lived onces in the past. On the stage you can see farmhouses, barns, cottages, three windmills and one watermill, which represent the former landscape of Schleswig-Holstein on 60 acres.
Hamburger Landstr. 97
24113 Molfsee
Phone: 0049 - (0)431 - 659660 (country - area - location)
April - October: Daily 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (admission till 5:00 PM),
November - March: Only Sundays 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM (lower admission prices in winter)

Erlebnis- und Wohlfühlwelt WONNEMAR

Having a short trip to Wonnemar you will find fun and relaxation for the whole family. A perfect combination of fun in the water, wellness- and beauty-SPA, sauna, gym and restaurant is being served for you.
Freizeitbad Wonnemar
Bürgermeister-Haupt-Str. 38
23966 Wismar
Phone: 0049 - 03841 - 327623 (country - area - location)
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October - April: Daily 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
May - September: Daily from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Schwerin - the pearl in the mirror of the lakes

The state capital of Mecklemburg-Vorpommern with its magnificent castle is worth a visit all year.
Stadtmarketing Gesellschaft Schwerin GmbH, Tourist-Information
Am Markt 14
19055 Schwerin
Phone: 0049 - (0)385 - 5925212 (country - area - location)

State museum Schwerin

Designated as the Museum of the year 2005, the state museum Schwerin forms together with the castle, the theater and the old Palais a delightful blend in the Old Garden - a unique place in Germany. But not only in the Old Garden you can expect versatile treasures of high international standing from antiquity to the present. There is also historical ambience waiting for you in the former castles of residence Schwerin, Ludwigslust and Güstrow.
Alter Garten 3
19055 Schwerin
Phone: 0049 - (0)385 - 59580 (country - area - location)
Fax:    0049 - (0)385 - 563090 (country - area - location)  

Holsteinische Schweiz: 5-lake-cruise

For lake-lovers: Across the 5 lakes of the "Holsteinische Schweiz" you take a relaxing cruise with the white fleet, starting in Malente, ending Ploen. Watch nice little isles, beautiful bays and secretive shores. A varied experience which gives you the guarantee not to get seasick!
5-Seen-Fahrt & Kellerseefahrt GmbH
Bahnhofstr. 5
23714 Bad Malente
Phone: 0049 - (0)4523 - 2201 (country - area - location)

TIP: Bad Malente

After the idylic 5-lake-cruise you should visit the traditional gaffer factory.
Glasbläserei Malente
Janusallee 18
23714 Bad Malente
Phone: 0049 - (0)4523 - 4955 (country - area - location)

Hamburg - The gate to the world

Enjoy the atmosphere of the vibrant city at the river "Elbe". Visit elegant shopping malls having world class at the "Binnenalster" and stroll along the "sinfullest mile in the world", the "Reeperbahn". Hamburg, the northern metropolis awaits you! A very good mood you will meet at North-Germanies largest folk festival, the "Hamburger Dom" (March 19th - April 18th, Jul. 30th - Aug. 29th, Nov. 5th - Dec. 5th). The 821th Port Birthday (May 7th - 9th) is celebrated by the hanseatic people between the world-famous "St. Pauli Landungsbruecken" and the old "Speicherstadt".

At the port of Hamburg there are the Cruise Days (July 30th - August 1st) - an opportunity to watch the most famous cruise ships up close. The Queen Mary II will be on parade May the 8th, 13th, August the 16th and 26th at the port of Hamburg.
Hamburg Tourismus GmbH
20095 Hamburg
Phone: 0049 - (0)40 - 30051300 (country - area - location)

Miniaturwunderland Hamburg

Visit the largest digital model railway in the world. Having over five million visitors it belongs to one of the most successful tourist attractions of Hamburg. Dive into a miniature world, which attracts young and old people with its variety and attention to details.
Kehrwieder 2-4
20457 Hamburg
Phone: 0049 - (0)40 - 3006800 (country - area - location)

All year long:

  • Mo., Wed., Thu. 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesdays 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Fridays 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturdays 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Sundays and Holidays 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Hamburg Dungeon

A scary but nice historical experience for the whole family: Thats Hamburg's Dungeon with its interactive adventures of Hamburg's history. The big fire, the plague, Störtebeker and the storm flood of 1717 guarantee some shadder and alot of laughs.
Speicherstadt, Kehrwieder 2
20457 Hamburg
Phone: 0049 - (0)40 - 36005500

January - February:

  • Mo. - Fr. 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sat. - Sun. 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

March - December:

  • Daily 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Dialog im Dunkeln

Completly without light you will be guided through a so far unknown, fascinating world - a school of senses, where there is nothing to see, but much to discover.
Speicherstadt, Alter Wandrahm 4
20457 Hamburg
Phone: 0049 - (0)700 - 44332000 (country - area -  location)
Tuesdays – Fridays 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturdays 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sundays and Holidays 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Karl May Festspiele in Bad Segeberg

Every day the wild west comes to Schleswig-Holstein durig a few weeks. Its the time, when Winnetou, Old Shatterhand & Co. go on hunting bandits. 2011 there will be presented the Karl-May-Classic "DER ÖLPRINZ" - this means entertaining high-tension for the whole family. Performances (June 26th - September 5th) start Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM, Sundays at 3:00 PM in the open air theatre "Kalkberg". Karl-May-Platz 23795 Bad Segeberg Phone: 0049 - 04551 - 95210 (country - area - location)

Fenster schliessen

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