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Rostock: Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour

1. Rostock: Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour

Discover the Hanseatic city of Rostock on a flexible hop-on hop-off tour and see the most interesting sights of the city. Decide which attractions and neighborhoods are appealing, and simply disembark. Enjoy the evolutionary Darwineum, spot the animals at the zoo, or gaze at the city's many churches. Take an open-top tour and get the perfect view over the harbors, St. Peter's Church, the Nikolaikirche and the central station. Stop and resume your tour at any of the 7 stops to see the sights up close or wander the city and go shopping during the time in between. Continue with a visit to the educational Darwineum or discover a myriad of species at the Rostock Zoo. Ride further and hear information about the history and highlights of the city, at your own leisure.

Stralsund: Old Town Evening Tour with a Night Watchman

2. Stralsund: Old Town Evening Tour with a Night Watchman

Discover the dark history of Stralsund on a night-time walking tour guided by the Night Watchman. Wander the streets of the old town and see its landmarks.  Learn about the history of the city and uncover some of the more sordid stories with your guide.  Meet up with the nightwatchman or his wife who will guide you around the old town of Stralsund as they tell you scary stories and legends about thieves, murderers, and crimes in the Middle Ages. This is a guided tour that is sure to show you a different side of Stralsund and is suitable for both for mystery lovers and families. The route will take you to the picturesque Old Market Square with the most important historical landmarks. See the strong defensive city walls with its towers and gates, and hear the history of the Hanseatic League. Learn about the famous landmarks that make up the UNESCO cultural world heritage site and the gruesome stories behind them. Marvel at the amazing city hall building and St. Nicholas Church. Stroll down to St. Mary’s Church and see the harbor full of lights.

Stralsund: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

3. Stralsund: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

Discover the highlights of Stralsund and hear true and fascinating local history on this private guided tour of Old Town, top attractions, hidden gems, and the most important historical landmarks. Choose between a 2, 3, or 4-hour tour. During the 2-hour tour, see the defense city walls with multiple towers and gates, such as the famous Kniepertor and Kütertor. Hear the fascinating history of a city desired by all countries. Visit Old Town and Alter Markt (Old Market Square) to see the town hall and Wulflamhaus buildings. See St. Nicholas Church and St. Mary’s Church, and marvel at the impressive interior, including the main altar and organs. To see even more interesting places, choose the 3-hour tour to add St. Jakobi Kirche, Heilgeist Kirche (Church of the Holy Spirit), and a stop at the harbor to your trip. Reach the local harbor and take in fantastic views of the marina and pearl on the water, Gorch Fock, the beautiful sailing ship with great history. Extend your tour to 4 hours and experience a boat cruise. If you want to marvel at Stralsund's profile and feel the pride of this region, going on the water is a must. Cruise from starboard to port under the Rugenbruck, around the Danholm, and past the shipyard and back. Whether choosing the 2, 3, or 4-hour option, enjoy a tour program adapted to the preferences of your group. As an added perk, get tips about local restaurants, patisserie, and pubs to continue your exploration of the area after the tour.

Lübeck: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

4. Lübeck: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

Start your 2, 3, or 4-hour Lübeck adventure by meeting your local guide at the meeting location. After a short meet-and-greet, set-off on your walking tour through the city whilst your guide regales you with tales of Lübeck's fascinating local history. For all tours, you will visit 16th-century riverside salt warehouses, the Rathaus, Town Hall, and Drehbrücke. Your guide will also introduce you to some of Lübeck's most significant religious destinations such as St Peter's, St Mary's, and St Jakobi Church. On the 3-hour tour, you will enjoy entrance to St. Mary’s Church. Giving you a chance to admire the Astronomical Clock and medieval paintings. Plus, you’ll see the monumental Lübeck Cathedral where you will find amazing chapels and sacral art. If you select the 4-hour tour, you will also visit the Holstentor - the proud symbol of Lübeck’s history as an empire-free city. Learn about the history of the city, its topography, and incredible middle age architecture.

Kiel: Exciting Self-Guided Outdoor-Escape-Game and adventure

5. Kiel: Exciting Self-Guided Outdoor-Escape-Game and adventure

Become a detective with an outdoor mystery game and discover the beauty of the city of Kiel. Visit places like the town hall, the city center, and many more. Download the app and follow the instructions to set up your Kiel murder mystery game. Learn about a fictional case and solve riddles and black stories to find the culprit. You will start the game at a popular sight in the city. The address you will find on your booking reservation. As you walk, hear a fictional story about a missing person. The victim is a former police officer and bestseller author who has disappeared along with his script. Follow the app to various locations to solve this mysterious case. At different locations, you will get access to some audio files or reports related to the criminal case and the missing author. You will meet his friends, listen to witnesses and read or listen to police reports. Maybe you will find out what happened and also get ahold of his script. Uncover hidden gems of Kiel during the game. Play with your friends and solve riddles anytime with your team.

From Hamburg: Day Trip to Lübeck with Guided Walking Tour

6. From Hamburg: Day Trip to Lübeck with Guided Walking Tour

Take a short train journey from Hamburg to enjoy a day trip and guided walking tour in Lübeck. Stroll down the charming alleys of Lübeck’s Old Town, admire the local red brick buildings and see Holsten Gate, St. Mary's Church, and Lübeck Cathedral. Choose between two options depending on your needs. If you choose the fully-guided option, meet your guide at the Hamburg Central Station and travel together to Lübeck and back. If you prefer to travel to Lübeck alone, enjoy a car transfer from your accommodation in Hamburg to Hamburg Central Station. Meet a local Lübeck guide once you arrive in the city. Begin your walking tour of Lübeck at the Holsten Gate, a fascinating brick gothic building that was originally part of the city walls. Head inside to visit the Holstentor Museum, the city's history museum, and see antique ship models, suits of armor, and weapons from Lübeck. Continue the tour with a stroll through the narrow medieval streets of the Old Town and marvel at the fantastic examples of medieval brick design. Walk past St Peter’s Church, the majestic Lübeck Cathedral, and the St Aegidien Church. Head towards the stunning Gothic-style market square to see the City Hall. Throughout the tour, learn about Lübeck’s traders, merchants, and commerce throughout history. Next, visit the elegant gothic Church of St Mary. Inside, don't forget to look up to see the gravity-defying high ceiling, a spectacular wall clock, and a bell that fell from the tower and hit the floor. After leaving the church, head past St Catherine's Church and St Jacob Church. Learn about the precursor of modern hospitals, Heiligen-Geist-Hospital, as you walk by before going to the harbor. Marvel at the over 20 historic ships on display and cross the Drehbrücke bridge. Your last stop on the tour is a walk past the lovely Church of St Lawrence. If you chose the fully-guided option, enjoy some free time to explore Lübeck on your own and have lunch in town. If you chose the car transfer option, follow your guide back to the Lübeck station and board your train to Hamburg.

Lübeck: Christmas Market and Historical City Tour

7. Lübeck: Christmas Market and Historical City Tour

Visit the Christas capital of the north. Immerse yourself in the history of the Hanseatic League and take a walk through the beautiful town of Lübeck. Discover the Old Town, with its narrow alleys, gables, and famous Christmas markets. Choose between a 1-hour or 1.5-hour tour.  The tour begins at the famous Holsten Gate and takes you past multiple Christmas markets and city sights, including the craftsman market outside of St. Petri Church, the traditional market outside of the town hall, and the historic market at Marien Church. Learn about the rich history, hidden secrets, and local traditions of this city as you walk past the markets. The aroma of roasted chestnuts, mulled wine, and delicious sausages will waft in the winter air. Prepare to be amazed, because especially during wintertime the UNESCO World Heritage Site will enchant you with its magnificent scenery. Hundreds of shiny Christmas lights will illuminate the street, making it a truly magical experience. This is a small group tour, meaning your guide will guide you and your friends and family through the Christmas city of Lübeck. Since it's a private tour, you can adjust the route as you wish — maybe you'd like to stop for a mulled wine, or maybe one of the markets is too cosy to leave. Your guide will adjust the speed and scope of the tour per your wishes. Without any changes to the route, the tour will conclude at the Christmas market at the Marien Church.

Stralsund: Hiddensee Sailboat Trip with Snacks and Drinks

8. Stralsund: Hiddensee Sailboat Trip with Snacks and Drinks

Discover the fairytale land that is the car-free island of Hiddensee. Embark on a scenic sailboat tour from Stralsund and admire striking views of the coastline. Have a relaxing and serene day as you sail aboard a stable boat and stroll through the magical scenery of the island. Board your boat in the morning and receive a short briefing to ensure your safety. Take in spectacular ocean views and learn interesting facts about the region during your crossing to Hiddensee. You're welcome to help the crew handle the sails and steer the boat, they'll teach you the basics. If the weather allows, take a dip in the ocean after reaching the island and enjoy a snack on board. Feel the warmth of the sun on your face as you begin your journey through the island. Wander around long beaches and forest trails to discover quaint homes and an ancient lighthouse. Bring your packed lunch with you and enjoy a picnic from any point on the island. Take some time to relax while watching the waves crash on the shore. Hop back on the board for another scenic ride back to Stralsund.

Lübeck: City Highlights Scavenger Hunt and Self-Guided Tour

9. Lübeck: City Highlights Scavenger Hunt and Self-Guided Tour

Immerse yourself in Lubeck's vibrant culture with a city exploration game on your phone. Uncover the city's rich history and discover 10 world-renowned landmarks, such as St. Peter's Church, the Museum Holstentor, Stadtverwaltung Hansestadt, and more, while solving riddles, quizzes, and puzzles. After downloading the scavenger hunt onto your phone, use the app and integrated maps to begin your adventure in front of the beautiful Burgtor , part of the original medieval city walls. Next, head to the Hospital of the Holy Spirit, , which housed the poor and sick in the Middle Ages. Marvel at the intricate murals on the walls and the tiny cubbies meant for residents. Continue to learn about Lubeck's Culture by visiting Theater Lübeck. Then walk to Buddenbrookhaus, a charming building with elaborate facades, once home to writers Thomas and Heinrich Mann. Stop by Marienkirche, a medieval basilica built in the 13th century, located at the highest point of Lubeck's Old Town in the merchant's quarter. Wander further through the city to Stadtverwaltung Hansestadt and then to Museum Holstentor, the city's second gothic gate. Stroll deeper into the city and admire the architecture of St. Peter's Church and also Museumsquartier St. Annen which was previously an Augustinian nunnery. Before ending the game, stop at the towering Lubeck Cathedral and learn about its development in the 12th century by Henry the Lion.

Fehmarn: Self-Guided Outdoor-Escape-Game and Adventure

10. Fehmarn: Self-Guided Outdoor-Escape-Game and Adventure

Discover Fehmarn in a fun and interactive way. Follow an in-app game through the city as you solve clues and get closer to figuring out a criminal case. Wander through the heart of the city at your own pace and alongside friends or family. Start in the center of Fehmarn. The address you will see on your booking reservation. From there, your smartphone will guide and lead you. You will design and decide your own route through the area. Hear about a fictional crime case and try to solve it while getting to know the city. Crack an exciting case about a former police officer who now writes books. Walk through Fehmarn and solve some puzzles and other tasks. At various locations, get access to some audio files or reports that have to do with this crime case about the missing author. This is more than a basic walking trip; it's an amazing race full of exciting content and a challenge for you as a team. The duration will be 2-3 hours, depending on your own speed and if you go on foot or by bike. Enjoy extra tasks and riddles which you can solve at any time after you finished your booked event. There will not be any historical or dull media about the places that you will see or visit. Decide on most of your walking route as you go. Explore and enjoy the area while you concentrate on solving this tricky fictional crime case.

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What people are saying about Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

The tour was absolutely great. The city guide absolutely infected us with her enthusiasm. It was informative without giving too many "metrics". Anytime again.

Friendly tour guide who enjoys her work and gave us a lot of information and was very friendly and courteous. It was a nice experience!

You would certainly not have gone to the individual sights alone and would not have learned so much. So thumbs up!

Was OK. Would have liked to learn more about the history of the port and the city.

Recommended not only for tourists. Very friendly guide.