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Round trip - Germany

Island hopping in the Baltic Sea - Stralsund, Rügen, & Usedom

Highlights

  • Discover the largest and sunniest islands in Germany: Rügen & Usedom

  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Stralsund and Rügen

  • Stay in a beautiful boutique hotel on Usedom

  • Many optional activities can be booked on-site

  • Extensions and adjustments to the trip are possible

Description

Vast beaches, gentle sounds of the Baltic Sea, and a colorful coastal forest welcome you to the Baltic Sea’s unique northern landscape. Rügen is the largest island in Germany, flourishing with diverse sceneries such as beaches, nature parks, and its famous chalk cliffs (UNESCO World Heritage site). When visiting the island of Usedom, you’ll discover its imperial baths’ sophisticated architecture, piers, villas, and long sandy beaches. Join us for an unforgettable island-hopping round trip on the Baltic Sea!

Destination

Europe

Stralsund - Rügen - Usedom

The Baltic Sea is great to visit in the summer months from June to August. The temperatures climb to an average of 18 to 22 degrees, and the water can reach 17 degrees. In spring and summer, there are relatively fewer rainy days.

Welcome to Germany’s most northern destinations on the Baltic Sea. Once you arrive in Stralsund, check into your hotel,, then relax and enjoy the Hanseatic city’s beauties.

The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its historical buildings in the old town. Travel back to the 14th and 15th centuries and discover its lovingly restored buildings that resemble its time as one of the most powerful Hanseatic cities. When you make your way along the walking route, “Ways to Brick Gothic,” you will pass important buildings, such as city wall remains, the preserved city gates, several gabled houses, and the town hall’s Gotic facade.

Overnight in Stralsund, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

After breakfast, make your way toward Rügen, Germany’s largest island. Cross the Rügen Dam Bridge that takes you directly from the mainland to the island.

The diverse destination is known for its chalk cliffs (UNESCO World Heritage Site), a rugged lagoon landscape, charming villages, and fine sandy beaches. For an exciting excursion, head to the Rügen Natural Heritage Center to get an overview of the island, then walk along the Treetop Path and get to know your surroundings.

Another excellent exploration opportunity is a ride on the steaming Gerz des Eiland: the Rasender Roland, a historic narrow-gauge railway. On the route between Putbus and Göhren, you’ll see the island’s most luxurious seaside resorts, such as Binz and Sellin.

Overnight stay on Rügen, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

Are you ready for another island exploration? Then let’s make our way to the island’s landmark, the chalk coast, where you can see the most famous Königsstuhl in the Jasmund National Park. Head to the viewing platform and relish the breathtaking views. Don’t you feel inspired by this landscape? The painter, Casper David Friedrich, indeed did! His most famous work, “Chalk Cliffs on Rügen,” is renowned globally. In the rocks’ hinterland, discover the old beech forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Alternatively, you can visit the 45-meter high cliff at Cape Arkona, where there are two lighthouses and a former naval tower from the Imperial Era. The round 35-meter lighthouse ages back to 1902 and still sends light signals for ships today. Are you itching to see the incomparable view from up top? Climb to the top and enjoy the bird’s eye view. Continue your journey along the stunning hiking trail that winds from Cape Arkona to Vitt's small fishing village.

Overnight stay on Rügen, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

Are you looking forward to exploring more of Rügen? Today it’s all about nature on the island of Hiddensee. The car-free island is the largest in the Western Pomerania Lagoon Area National Park. To get to the Schaprode harbor or the ship that takes you to the island, you can take a bus or your car.

This hidden slice of heaven is a pristine island that attracts many artists. At the beginning of the last century, many painters, writers, dancers, and actors spent their summers here. Stroll to the Inselblick lookout point and relish the uninterrupted views over the small island.

Overnight on Rügen, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

After breakfast, your journey continues to Usedom. We recommend a detour via the Fischland-Darß-Zingst peninsula, located between the Baltic Sea and Ribnitzer See. The old farms, captains’ houses, and dune landscapes surround you during this scenic drive.

In the middle of the Pomeranian Bay is the island of Usedom. The larger part of the island is German, and the smaller part is Polish. Its nickname is “Sun Island” because it receives about 1900 hours of sunshine year-round. The 42 km long, fine sandy beach includes glamourous piers and unique spa architecture at the imperial baths of Bansin, Ahlbeck, and Heringsdorf.

Overnight on Usedom, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

Breathe in the salty Baltic Sea air and discover relaxation on the beautiful beach. On Usedom, you can enjoy the beach, culture, and picturesque landscapes for the next few days. If you’re more of a nature fan, you can explore the island’s spacious parks instead.

Optionally, you can explore the imperial baths via the small train that runs between the towns. You can look forward to the Bansin Pier and the Heringsdorf villas. You can also stroll down the long beach promenade in Ahlbeck for unforgettable moments.

3 nights on Usedom, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

Today you’ll say goodbye to the island and make your way back home.

We are happy to extend your stay for more nights on Rügen and Usedom or other destinations. Contact us; we will gladly put together your dream trip according to your wishes.

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Romantik Hotel Scheelehof****, Stralsund, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany

In the middle of the UNESCO old town of Stralsund is this beautiful accommodation that’s only a few minutes away from the harbor and the Ozeaneum. The hotel has a wellness area, restaurants, and a bar. In the individually furnished rooms, guests are spoiled with a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom with a shower, a minibar, and other amenities. When you arrive, you’ll receive a complimentary bottle of water.

Im Jaich Wasserferienwelt, Rügen, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany

During your stay in Rügen, spend the night in modern floating holiday homes or stilt house suites. Some apartments nestle on the land and boast views of the lagoon landscape. All accommodations come fully equipped and located directly on the water. At the Kormoran, enjoy seasonal and regional dishes.

Boje06, Heringsdorf****, Usedom, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany

This hotel is close to the beach and not far from the Heringsdorf pier. All 29 rooms include maritime and modern design, plus a balcony that overlooks the Baltic Sea. The two restaurants serve traditional and newly interpreted dishes. Guests have access to the spa’s Finnish sauna, the bio-soft sauna, an infrared hut, and modern fitness equipment.

Closest airport: Rostock-Laage Airport

Including

  • 8 nights in the mentioned accommodations or similar:

    • 1 night at the Romantik Hotel Scheelehof **** with breakfast in a standard room in Stralsund, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

    • 3 nights at Im Jaich Wasserferienwelt with breakfast in a stilt house suite or a small floating holiday home, Rügen, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

    • 4 nights at Boje06 **** with breakfast in a bunk in Usedom, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

  • The starting price is valid during the travel period 21.02.21 - 31.03.21

Excluding

  • Transfer to the destination

  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the scope of services

  • Excursions (visits, admissions, etc.)

  • Tips and personal expenses

  • Travel insurance

Notes

  • During the travel period 19.06. - 11.09. & 27.12. - 03.01.: Accommodation at Hotel MeerSinn in Binz on Rügen

COVID-19 Hygiene Protocol

Romantik Hotel Scheelehof:

When you arrive at the hotel, the staff will inform you about all of the hygiene protocols.

Im Jaich Wasserferienwelt:

  • Please note that there may be restrictions in the offers due to the legal requirements for infection control.
  • At the moment, there is no childcare, the sauna is closed, and the breakfast in the restaurant is only offered à la carte.
  • Furthermore, due to the distance regulations, there may be changes in the water sports offer.

Boje06:

General

  • A minimum distance of 1.5 meters and floor markings must be adhered to.
  • All employees with guest contact wear mouth and nose protection (except separation by other protective equipment).
  • It is recommended to wear mouth and nose protection in public areas, also in the restaurant when not at the table.
  • Disinfection dispensers are located throughout the hotel.
  • Contact surfaces are disinfected regularly.

Breakfast

  • Breakfast is served either at 7:30 to 9:00 or at 9:30 to 11:00; you choose your time. The hotel ensures that the maximum number of people in the room is respected.

Restaurant

  • When arranging the tables, the minimum distance is respected.
  • Reservations in advance are preferred.
  • Please note that there are fewer tables available than normal.

Beach lounge

  • The offer is in accordance with the law. Please respect the distance requirement.

Spa & gym

  • According to the current regulation of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state government, this area is currently closed.

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