Visit the Baltic Sea Coast

Usedom lilli2de/Flickr

Usedom ©lilli2de/Flickr

Situated in two states, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Schleswig-Holstein, the Baltic Sea Coast of Germany is a popular tourist destination and includes several regions. The composing areas are: the islands of Usedom and Rügen and the peninsula named Fischland-Darss-Zingst. Some of the most popular cities of the region are Wismar, Rostock, Lübeck, Stralsund and others. In case you are planning a visit to the Baltic Sea Coast, I suggest you to read the following guide first. Below I will present you the best tourist destinations and visitor attractions of the Baltic Sea Coast. Choose this area as your destination and you will surely have a memorable holiday.


The second island of Germany is the wonderful islands of Usedom. A smaller part of it belongs to Poland. The island is very popular, especially during summer among inhabitants of Eastern Germany. Heringsdorf is one of the most famous seaside resort towns on the island. It can be found on the northern coast of Usedom and it attracts numerous visitors yearly. Guided island safari tours are also very popular on Usedom.

Usedom lilli2de/Flickr

Usedom ©lilli2de/Flickr


The largest island of the country is Rügen. It is also very popular for tourists. The island is well-known for its wonderful white chalk cliffs and gorgeous sandy beaches. Some other points of interest are the breathtaking chalk cliffs named Königsstuhl, the largest hotel of the world which has been never used – Prora, the picturesque Jasmund National Park and others.

Visiting Rügen is with no doubt a great choice, especially during summer when the beaches get crowded.


The old and fascinating town of Wismar is one of the best urban travel destinations of the region. If you decide to visit the Baltic Sea Coast, I suggest you not to miss this fantastic city.

It is a harbor of which city centre was inscribed on the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. There are dozens of visitor attractions within the city, including the City Hall, the St. Nikolai Church, the Marienkirchturm, the Wasserkunst and so on. Visit this fantastic city and you surely will enjoy your stay.


The sea port of Rostock is Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania’s largest city. It is a fantastic tourist destination, being home to dozens of things to see, including its City Hall, zoo, the Warnemünde lighthouse, the gorgeous sandy Warnemünde beach and others.

Rostock sludgegulper/Flickr

Rostock ©sludgegulper/Flickr


Another great urban travel destination is Lübeck. The medieval city is with no doubt a great travel experience. There are dozens of things to see here, including medieval buildings, wonderful churches, the City Hall, the city gates, the old town, theatres, museums and other kinds of sights.

View over Lubeck Nigel's Europe/Flickr

View over Lubeck ©Nigel’s Europe/Flickr

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