Hiking through forests or recreation by and on the water, cycling tours, a sightseeing tour or simply relaxation – vacations in the Mecklenburg Lake District are relaxing, varied and full of unforgettable experiences.
Vacation in the land of 1000 lakes
Lakes wherever you look. If you count the small and large lakes in the region, you actually end up with over 1000 lakes. Many are interconnected and offer water sports enthusiasts a variety of options. Sailing, paddling, motor boating, house boating, swimming and fishing – here you can be active on and around the water or just relax.
But not only water lovers get their money’s worth in the Mecklenburg Lake District. There are beautiful places to discover here, such as the Müritz National Park and the four nature parks in the region.
Müritz National Park
Extensive forests, beautiful lakes and moorlands, this is the Müritz National Park. Here is the place wherees numerous animals and plants to discover. The beech forests in Serrahn are even a UNESCO World Heritage Site and are among the last lowland beech forests in Europe.
Those who want to travel in the National Park will find some official entrance area with parking. From there you can discover the area by bike or on foot, or take part in one of the guided tours offered.
Nature parks in the Mecklenburg Lake District
There are four nature parks in the Mecklenburg Lake District:
- Nature Park Mecklenburg Switzerland and Lake Kummerow
hilly landscape almost like low mountain range, Lake Malchin and Lake Kummerow, Peene valley to Demmin
many castles, manor houses and parks
- Nature Park Feldberger Seenlandschaft
landscape shaped by the ice age with beautiful lakes, moors (e.g. Kesselmoor), oldest beech forest in Germany in the Heilige Hallen nature reserve
home for white-tailed, osprey and lesser spotted eagle
- Nossentiner/Schwinzer Heide Nature Park
flat landscape with pine forests and many water areas
Damerower Werder with bison park
- Sternberg Lakes Landscape Nature Park
old cultural landscape with the Slavic village Groß Raden
Vacation in the Mecklenburg Lake District – our tips
Our tips for a relaxing vacation.
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We present here some beautiful accommodations where we have stayed during our stays.
With the Deutsche Bahn you can reach the Mecklenburg Lake District from all over Germany with only one change in Berlin. Take the IC train to Waren (Müritz) or Neustrelitz. From Berlin it takes about an hour.
Coming from Berlin or Hamburg you reach the freeway junction “Wittstocker Kreuz” via the A24. From here, take the A19 in the direction of Rostock. The exits Röbel, Waren, Petershagen, Malchow or Linstow will bring you to the Mecklenburg Lake District.
There are connections by long-distance bus to Fürstenberg, Neustrelitz or Neubrandenburg.