Even in late Autumn – the German Baltic Coast is irresistible! Germany-North Blog

Baltic Sea by Rugen - Germany-North.com - foto InterDomizil

Nothing beats a wonderful walk along the beach – and that at ANY time of the year.

As the picture above shows, along the whole German Baltic Coast – by Mecklenburg-Vorpmmern and on the other side by the North Sea – a stroll along with the windy salt spray proves………you are alive!

Vacation homes are a great way to take a short break from either Berlin or […] Continue Reading…

Winter on the Baltic – Top 5 activities – Germany-North Blog

You may ask yourself, why I should go in the winter to the sea. Normally you going to the sea during summer holidays. So what to do during the Winter.

1. Walk on an empty white snowy beach. The cold air is very healthy because of salt and iod.

2. If it is extraordinary cold you can walk on the baltic sea. But again don’t to this […] Continue Reading…

Ruegen has a steam train – Germany-North Blog

Once you are on the Island of Rügen of germany’s north you have alongside the wonderful sights a transportation technical miracle which is a train operated by a steam locomotive. It’s name is Racing Roland and its rails are a little of 75 centimeter.

But the steam-powered narrow gauge railway is anything else than fast. If you hop on in Putbus you need an hour to […] Continue Reading…

What is the biggest Island in Germany? Germany-North Blog

The most people I ask start guessing with islands they know and sometimes Rügen is not realized as island as it has a direct connection to the continent over the Rügendamm. But you are surely will realize a difference to the rest on germany if you are there.

First of all you need to drive with light during the day, so that feels already you are […] Continue Reading…

My favourite City on Rügen has got to be Sassnitz – by Germany-North Blog contributor Mr Theo

I’m still not sure if I ever want to live there, but for me as a ‘Berlin’  tourist its always an experience being in Sassnitz. This with or without a  seasonal or planned German Baltic coast holiday which is how most people see it.

Even if I was there more than one time I never regret walking along the 1444 meter mole until the end. You […] Continue Reading…

Don’t be WEAK, why not spend a WEEK…….in WIEK ? – www.germany-north.com

 

Wiek – which is pronounced as in English ‘WEEK’ – is a wonderfull small vacation municipality in the Vorpommern-Rügen district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, in Germany North.

If you are on the Island Ruegen you can book an apartment in Wiek. It is a very silent and small town with very silent water. Some spots in Wiek are very interesting.

One thing you already can see far away from […] Continue Reading…

The longest building in Prora on Rügen ……….is worth a visit.

If you do not know what happened on this island, then this huge building surely looks suspicious. And you are right, it is not a normal building. It is located in Ruegen / Prora near Binz and it would be called the longest building in the world if there were no spaces between the eight separate buildings (each of them is approximately 486 meters).

The bad […] Continue Reading…

Holidays in Wiek – www.germany-north.com

If you are on the Island Ruegen you can book an apartment in Wiek. It is a very silent and small town with very silent water. Some spots in Wiek are very interesting.

One thing you already can see far away from the small village, is one of the highest churches in Ruegen which looks only like a big house with a tiny tower on it. […] Continue Reading…

Cape Arkona, one of the sweetest spots on Ruegen – www.germany-north.com

It has been a while since the second world war reached the baltic sea. But it was one of the only connections to the atlantic ocean for the russian people. Because of this it also was necessary to have marine bunkers on the north of Ruegen. You can visit them today as a museum. But that is not the only sight there.

After parking your car […] Continue Reading…