Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Bus & minivan tours

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Schwerin: 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

1. Schwerin: 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Red double-decker buses fill the streets of Schwerin from the end of March until New Year's. On this tour, enjoy the opportunity to get off the bus to enjoy shopping, explore different neighborhoods, and visit museums, exhibitions, and attractions. The tickets are valid for two consecutive days, allowing you ample time to complete on your tour of the city. The buses run every 45 minutes from May to September, and every 90 minutes during the off-season. Weather permitting, ride in an open-top double-decker bus (with a closed roof in case of rain) from the White Fleet by Schwerin Palace through the historical old town, the Schelfstadt quarter, and through the Schelfmarkt to the shore of the Pfaffenteich – incidentally one of the ten lakes in the city. Heading across the old market with its town hall and cathedral, continue on to the central station in Paulsstadt and the Feldstadt with the old cemetery, where Rudolph Karstadt and others have found their final resting place. In the castle gardens, take a break from the tour at the historical Schleifmühle and admire this unique museum and the water-powered grinding and sawing of large fieldstones. Then, head along the Schlossgartenallee with its fantastic villas and stop to take photos at the famous view of the fairytale castle. Passing by Burgsee and the 21st Century Garden, gaze from the Rudolph Karstadt house at the Old Garden with its unique building of State Archives, ministries, State Chancellery, State Theater, art gallery, and castle. From there, Lake Schwerin, the third largest inland water in Germany, opens up in front of you.

Kiel: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour

2. Kiel: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour

Experience the maritime atmosphere of Kiel from a different perspective with a 24-hour ticket for the hop-on and hop-off sightseeing bus. Marvel at the boats in the port from the open-top bus, and travel to the extreme end of the North Sea-Baltic Canal to visit the former fishing village of Kiel-Holtenau. Look at the many sailboats, ferries and freighters in the Kiel Fjord. Due to the natural seawater harbor, the imposing offshore ferries and cruise ships can be seen directly in the city. An informative and live audio commentary will provide you with information about Kiel's history and monuments, as well as interesting facts about the vibrant city along the way. See the distinctive towers of the shipyards and submarine memorial at Laboe from the eastern shore. Journey through the locks of the Kiel Canal, before driving through the former fishing village of Holtenau. Admire the Holtenauer Lighthouse, and get panoramic views of City Hall Tower in the distance. See the tower of the Kiel Opera House and the ruins of Kiel Castle. Return to the city center to walk among the fountains of Hiroshima Park, and discover a former estuary at the Kleinen Kiel. Route: Stop 1 - Hauptbahnhof Stop 2 - Schwedenkai Stop 3 - Ostseekai  Stop 4 - Reventloubrucke Stop 5 - HerthastraBe Stop 6 - NOK Schleuse Stop 7 - NOK Kanalfahre Stop 8 - RankestraBe  Stop 9 - Holtenauer StraBe

From Port of Kiel: Lübeck Private Guided Tour

3. From Port of Kiel: Lübeck Private Guided Tour

Step off the ship and into a private car to the picturesque red-brick city of Lübeck. Let yourself be charmed by a passionate local guide who will take you to all of the city's gems, from the Holsten Gate to the Gothic Basilica of St Mary's Church. The iconic unique and iconic Holsten Gate is one of the most famous landmarks in Northern Europe and a proud symbol of the Hanseatic city of Lübeck. Marvel at this spectacular medieval Gothic construction built over half a millennium ago in 1464. From there, marvel at the old salt storehouses, the marketplace, and the imposing Town Hall. See the Gothic Basilica, a veritable model for subsequent red-brick churches in the Baltic Region, which has the tallest brick vault in the world. At the end of the tour, you will have a couple of hours to shop, have lunch and explore further, after which your private driver will whisk you back in comfort to your cruise ship.

Rostock: Day Trip to Lübeck and Private Guided Tour

4. Rostock: Day Trip to Lübeck and Private Guided Tour

Discover the highlights of Lübeck and hear about its fascinating history on this day trip from Rostock. Walk around the Old Town, see top attractions and hidden gems. Enjoy a convenient pick-up from your accommodations in Rostock and embark on a guided tour of picturesque Lübeck. See the towers and gates of the old city walls, including the imposing Holstentor fortified gate. Pass a row of riverside salt warehouses from the XVIth century and learn about the trading history of this merchant city. Admire St. Peter's Church with its stunning tower. Take an elevator to the top for panoramic views of the city. Learn about the fascinating and turbulent history of other local sights, like the Marienkirche. Visit St. Jakobi Church for its marine decorations and impressive organs. See the monumental Luebeck Cathedral and its unique historic clock.

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Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 93 reviews

I ride the red bus in every city I visit, because you can learn a lot about the city. Although I have lived in Kiel for many years, the trip was very informative for me and my group. The driver was very nice! We were also lucky with the weather and were able to drive topless. The 90 minutes went by very quickly. Highly recommended.

Great tour, special mention for the accompaniment by the driver who did a great job complementing the audio. Our tip is to take the Adler 1 ferry across the NOK to Holtenau and stop off in one of the rustic pubs there.

The bus ride was very nice and for me, since I had never been to Kiel, it was historically very interesting and also, the city was very lively and very beautiful

Best description of Sta8 Kiel, great route, driver shines with expertise. 24 hours is sufficient.

An excursion that is good to do if you are traveling with a child.