Climate friendly travel
By train and without traffic jams comfortably to the Müritz and the Mecklenburg Lake District.
Always been a bit of a lake addict? Then this region is just right. Besides water fun, there are also great hiking trails, the most beautiful starry sky and a forest full of wild bears.
With the Müritz and more than 1000 other natural inland waters, Central Europe's largest closed lake area - the Mecklenburg Lake District - is located in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. In its core, the lake kingdom is about the size of Saarland, and everywhere between green forests and rolling hills the sparkling blue water glitters and sparkles. Quite tempting, just for bathing and relaxing in the sun. Or should it be a little more? No problem, there is plenty to do for active vacationers.
Boating of course, Water hiking by canoe for example in the area of the Mecklenburg Lake District or the Feldberg lake landscape, past quiet reed belts and wooded steep banks. Or Stand-up paddling on the calm, warm Fleesensee, in many places in the region boards can be rented as well as canoes, kayaks and sailboats. Or simply be a captain on a veritable houseboat. After a short briefing, you can steer the floating accommodation without a license, for example across the Müritz, Germany's largest inland lake. Gliding calmly over the calm, wide water, gently swaying in the hammock, watching the clouds and birds - wonderful. And after jumping into the water, moor up somewhere for sightseeing - the bed for a restful night is patiently waiting on board.
Read here how a vacation with a bungalow boat can look like: With the bungalow boat in the lake district.
And what else? Landlubbers also get their money's worth. On foot in the fresh nature of the Müritz National Park or the Nossentiner/Schwinzer Heide Nature Park, known for a particularly beautiful starry sky due to the lack of light pollution. By bike on the Müritz circular route. In the hilly landscape of Mecklenburg Switzerland, shaped by the ice age, with historic estate villages and manor houses. On pilgrimage through dense beech forests to old churches and castles. In beautiful places like Waren (Müritz) with the nature experience center Müritzeum or the Four gates city Neubrandenburg with the concert church.
And how is it in the fall? Mecklenburg Must Sees: the lake district in autumn
The special tip: Have you ever observed wild bears in the wild? That goes great in the Bear forest Müritz in the heart of the lake district, where the mighty predators have a species-appropriate habitat.
Good connection by train: There are InterCity and ICE connections to Berlin from all over Germany. From there, Neustrelitz near the Feldberg Lakes can be reached in just over an hour and Waren an der Müritz in a good hour and a half.
By the way, you can find tips on how to travel comfortably and inexpensively on long-distance and local trains with Deutsche Bahn here.
Here, the (travel) guest is king: Anyone staying overnight in Waren, Klink, Röbel or Rechlin receives a guest card for the duration of their stay when they check in at their accommodation. During this time, the use of many buses around the Müritz as well as the city transport of Waren and Röbel is free of charge within the framework of the project "MÜRITZ rundum". More info: click here
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