BINZ auf Rügen:❤️ Baltic Sea holiday

Welcome to the Baltic Sea resort of Binz: Holiday with lots of charm

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Binz is fantastic! Who is looking for peace and quiet, visits lake Schmachter See, who likes hustle and bustle, strolls along the promenade…

This is what a kurgast's quote from the year sounds like 1922. But why is the Baltic Sea resort so popular?? We want to clarify this and much more below.

Binz is located in the state Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in the north-east of the Federal Republic of Germany on Rügen, the largest island of Germany. It is by far the largest and most famous seaside resort of Rügen. The State-approved Baltic Sea resort is located on the South East coast of Rügen. Nestled between the Granitz (= Forested area in a southerly direction), prorer Wiek in the north, the town borders the Schmachter See in the west and the Baltic Sea in the east. With this travel portal, we have 100 Collected tips for your holiday, which we keep up-to-date, as z.B. the Day Trip to Sweden or a visit to the Hanseatic city of Stralsund. If you are looking for further tips, who looks into one of the listed Guide.

As every year, the Beach by BINZ again the Blue Flag Get. The Blue Flag stands for best bath- and Water sports quality. Alone on 36 Beaches in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern fly this flag. Worldwide, there are almost 4600 in 48 States, of which 136 in Germany.

Below are some Events on Rügen for the year 2024:

  • 09. May – 12. May 2024: Binz Wrens – Garden Theatre Festival »Cabaret in the front gardens« in front of the white spa villas
  • 30. May – 02. June 2024: Street Theatre Festival Süß & Salty In many places between the “sweeten” Schmachter See and the salty Baltic Sea are conjured up, Parodied, Juggles
  • 06. June – 09. June 2024: Blue Wave Festival It's Bluestime: In the tradition of the multi-award-winning Blue Wave Festival Binz, musicians of the international Blues- and swing scene in Binz.

=> BINZ dates for the current month

Photo Impression

Binz vom Wasser gesehen

Binz seen from the water

The Baltic Sea resort is truly a visitor magnet

Hardly a visitor passes this famous seaside. Not only the many local businesses & Boutiques, Restaurants & Cafes, Bed and breakfast & Hotels, Ferienwohnungen & Ferienhäuser, but also the endless fine sandy beach, the 2021 even better and more modern (Source: Oz). The always bustling promenade, the white villas of Bath architecture are just a few highlights of BINZ. If only a day trip, a short trip over the weekend or a longer one Urlaub, the numerous recreational- and active offers, z.B. Walks or Biking are it, that make the Baltic Sea resort so famous.

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Strand von Binz

The white sandy beach

Highlight: The Sea Bridge

With its 370m long, Binz has Lake bridge another attraction, that is visited by both guests and locals like to. The traditional Seebrückenfest takes place every year in September. In the year 2019 The bridge celebrated its 25th anniversary in this form with a special exhibition on its traditional history with 20 large display boards along the pier. The various landing bridges were shown and e.g.. explains, what the DLRG has to do with Binz, See also the Chronicle of BINZ.

Seebrücke in Binz

The 370 m long Pier

Lots of action in BINZ

Every year, When Rügen awakens from its winter slumber, held numerous events. In the summer months there are almost daily open air concerts at the Kurplatz in front of the Kurhaus. The appointment calendar is especially filled in May with its annually recurring events. In addition to the traditional to Baden of the locals and guests on the 1st of may, start a few days later here the Rügenclassics – Vintage Car Rally. Unfortunately, some sporting events include, like the Ironman 70.3 now a thing of the past, Because unfortunately it is no longer carried out. For all those who are by far more likely to untouched nature of Rügen prefer, is the Excursion tip to the Peninsula Zudar worthwhile.

The Schmachter Lake

The Schmachter see is located just 700 metres from the sandy beach. He convinces with a beautiful environment and clear water. The Lake is approximately 135 Large hectares and is edged with reeds. It's accompanied by quieter. For this reason is called the well-developed shore area of Lake “Park of the senses”, a remnant of the IGA Rostock branch. Here you will find the well-deserved silence and can approach the day quietly and relaxed or let it end. You can use our Newsmagazin browse.

Schmachter See

Schmachter see

The village of Prora

In the north of Binz is the district of Prora, known for the longest building in the world, the KdF Prora (“Strength through joy”). This should once 20.000 Holidaymakers spend their holidays at the same time. A further highlight in Prora is the Treetop path of natural heritage Centre (Nezr) on the old Forester's House in Prora. Here you have a very nice view over the Ostsee and the island of Rügen. Are you in the mood for even more sand, then a visit to the Sand Sculpture Exhibition, which since 2021 takes place in a large hall.

Baumwipfelpfad Prora

Treetop path Prora


The seaside was for years only a nearly forgotten fishing village, to 1318 first documentary mention under the name Byntze, up to 1830 the Prince Malte to Putbus there to bathe his guests left. Thus began the economic upturn for BINZ with its ups and downs. Today it belongs to a of the most beautiful seaside resorts in Rügen. Thereby we also compare BINZ and Sellin. It is nowhere, whether you rather need the excitement and action on vacation on Rügen or prefer looking for rest and relaxation with the family, is something for everyone in BINZ.


Binz Pier May 2020