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Holidays to Rostock and Warnemünde

Rostock, Warnemünde & the Rostock Heath – all your holiday dreams will come true in one place; you’ll find heavenly seas, untouched nature, and a city steeped in history.

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Whether you ‘re a sunbather or culture buff, looking for adventure or just want to enjoy a bit of everything, the Hanseatic and University City of Rostock, seaside resort of Warnemünde and the Rostock Heath, are the perfect places to get away from it all and soak in the experience.

Behind the historic walls of the once mighty Hanseatic city, a world of impressive brick buildings, gabled houses, and rocking sailboat masts stretches along the Unterwarnow city harbour.

In addition to a variety of charming sights, the city centre will entice you with a wide range of cultural experiences and dining options, as well as an abundance of shopping opportunities.

A little further north, where the Warnow river meets the Baltic Sea, lies the picturesque seaside resort of Warnemünde, one of the most popular sites for swimming and strolling on the Baltic coast. Along the Alter Strom promenade, the old captain ‘s houses and fishing boats radiate true seafaring romance. Beyond the spacious beach promenade stretches the wide sandy beach, which is ideal for refreshing dips and trying out numerous active beach and water sports.

​​​Those in search of something more restful will find pure peace and relaxation along the coast on the Rostock heath, the largest enclosed coastal forest in Germany, and at the adjacent seaside resort of Markgrafenheide. Here you can admire the diversity of flora and fauna along the well-developed riding, biking, and hiking trails. Discover the many faces of the vibrant Baltic metropolis and fall in love with its hanseatic charm.  Why not combine your trip with one of the area’s maritime themed or cultural events?

What to do

  • St. Mary’s Church and astronomical clock
  • St. Peter’s Church
  • Convent of the Holy Cross
  • Neuer Markt and Town Hall
  • Lighthouse Warnemünde
  • Local History Museum of Rostock
  • Alter Strom and Middle Pier with fish market
  • Maritime museum Rostock
  • Rostock art gallery
  • Rostock Zoo with Polarium and Darwineum


Arrival Airport: Hamburg |  Transfer Time from airport: 2.5  hours (rail) / 2 hrs 10 mins (driving)  | 965km from Calais

(Information is approximate and subject to change / rail transfers are not always direct and may involve changing trains).

Travel without Borders offers a wide variety of travel (air-rail/fly-drive/self-drive/rail) and accommodation (hotel/guesthouse) options.

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