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Private Countryside And Seaside Resorts

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This popular half day program is the best way to gain insight into the history and development of the quaint Mecklenburg-Vorpommern region.

Private Countryside and Seaside Resorts

Setting out from the pier with your professional tour guide, your half-day Private Countryside and Seaside Resorts tour will begin as you drive through the scenic countryside to the monastery town of Bad Doberan. The first highlight can be seen from a great distance away; the 700-year-old red brick Minster, a Gothic church built in the brick architecture of northern Germany. It is impressive both in style and size. Enjoy a visit inside and learn about the lives of the monks who have prayed within these walls over the centuries. You will also take a stroll through the surrounding park.

Next, you will take a ride on one of Germany's famous narrow-gauge railways. The historic "Molli-Train," driven by an old steam engine, is still a means of public transport and popular among both young and old. Enjoy a 25-minute scenic ride through the paths and lanes of Mecklenburg to the beautiful seaside resort of Heiligendamm. More than 200 years ago, this enchanting place was built for the German Kaiser and as a fashionable resort for European royalty, including the German Emperor and the Russian Tsar. It was nicknamed "The White Town on the Sea" because of the white buildings.

Continue on to Kuhlungsborn, a seaside spa town mixing last century with the new. With a beach, many hotels, Germany's longest seaside promenade and a marina, it is easy to feel the attraction. Here you will have some free time to explore before returning to the pier.

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Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memorie ...
from $98.00 (USD)
Per Person
 
Tour Type
Private
 
Group Size
Private
 
Activity Type(s)
Scenic
 
Tour Duration
4.5 Hours
 
Activity Level
Easy
 
Tour Leaves From
The Ship Pier.
 
Food/Beverage Provided
Snack Included
 
Special Instructions
As you will be visiting a religious or memorial site, shoulders and knees must be covered. Comfortable sensible walking shoes, sunglasses, and sunscreen are recommended.
 
Restrictions
Guests must be able to walk a total of approximately 1/2 mile over paved and some cobblestone surfaces. There are approximately 10 steps including 3 onto the Molli train. This tour is not wheelchair accessible. Children 2 years of age and younger may attend the tour free of charge.
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