Mecklenburg Lake District
|Wonderful ranges of
hills, countless lakes, rivers, woodland, meadows, pasture lands and
virtually undisturbed heaths and moors, are all a part of the inland
The cities in the region with their half timbered buildings are simply
not to be missed. The famed former residences of the Dukes of
Mecklenburg-Schwerin in Schwerin and Ludwigslust, together with those of the Dukes of
Mecklenburg-Strelitz in Neustrelitz and Mirow represent even today a great variety of valuable
monumental buildings, such as the Mirow Chateau and the Chateau of Queen
Louisa in Hohenzieritz.
widely known for its well preserved earth walls and its four ornate
gateways. Stargard has the only remaining highland castle in North
Germany and is especially worth visiting.
The Mecklenburg Lakeland Plain, in South Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, with over 1000 bodies
of water rates among the most beautiful lakeland regions in Europe.
The largest inland lake in Germany, the Mueritz,
together with the surrounding lakelands, offers the ideal conditions for sailing, surfing and
all manner of water sports. Nature lovers will find a wide variety of
flora and fauna there too.
There is a great deal to see and learn about history in the Mueritzeum in Waren, the Agricultural
History Museum of Old Schwerin, the Schliemann Museum in
Ankershagen and the Castle Museum with its witches cellar in
An abundance of castles and chateaus, charming landscapes, the
picturesque beauty of hills and dales, that sums up the Mecklenburgische
Schweiz, inviting at any time of the year.
||when the mist rolls
in over the Kummerower See and the last bright rays of the sun bring out
the rich leaf colours of the 1000 year
old oaks in Ivenack
||when the trees lining
the avenues and roads glisten with hoar frost and in the Reuter city of Stavenhagen where you can read the works of its most famous son,
||when the air is
filled with the scent of the rape fields in bloom and the mountain
circuit near Teterow attracts crowds of motor
||when the old brick
church of St. Johannis in Malchin and the 800 year old cloister ruins in Dargun offer welcome shade while you enjoy summer concerts
|Restful for mind
and body - the Mecklenburgische Schweiz
|The Uecker-Randow district lies in the north-eastern
part of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, directly on the frontier with Poland. It
also takes in the foreign trade zone of Brohmer Berge and Stettiner
Haff. The region adjoining the coast includes the vast forests of
the Ueckermünde Heide, stretching to the moraine landscape of the hilly
Brohmer Berge in the south west and the ancient river hewn valleys of
the Uecker and the Randow in the south.