Island Hiddensee

Dat söte Lännecken: Tips for trips to the sister island of Rügen

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Hiddensee is the fine neighbouring islet to the West of Rügen. A day trip very worthwhile. Especially in autumn or in spring, is the car-free island very popular. Best translated by ferry from Schaprode. The trip takes ca. 45 Minutes and costs for a family with 2 Children ca. 50 Euro incl. Day visitor's tax. The Ferries depart regularly in the summer from Schaprode, for a day trip, we recommend against 9 To start the clock from Schaprode.

Parking in Schaprode

At the entrance of Schaprode, turn left towards port and then automatically reach a paid parking lot area. The day card costs 3,50 Euro. From there, it runs about. 10 Minutes to the Harbour, past houses and gardens.
In the small tranquil Harbour, there are two berths for ferries and a little catering (Restaurant and ice cream parlour).
Here in the port building, you can buy also the ferry tickets.

The crossing

The passage runs to Hiddensee easily in the fairway marked by buoys. Hiddensee, there 3 Ports. New village, Vitte and monastery. Monastery is the northernmost port, Our tip.

Lighthouse Dornbusch

From the port of monastery is advisable a 2 kilometres long walk to the landmark of the island. This beacon is located in the Bush, the hills in the northern part of the island. Here on the active steep cliff coast is similar to most King Chair warned before coast demolitions. You should remain only on the paths. Can the lighthouse for a fee of 3 Euro climb and has beautiful views of Hiddensee from above.

Dornbusch

Dornbusch

Lighthouse Dornbusch

Lighthouse Dornbusch


Hike to Vitte

From the lighthouse, two different paths lead back to monastery. From there, you can via a paved path in the 2 Enter kilometres distant Vitte. Alternatively, you can use one of the numerous horse-drawn carriages, or rent a bike. Many rental stations are located in two places. On the way to Vitte passes also the well-known Gerhart Hauptmannhaus. Here, the famous writer had his summer residence. The entrance fee is 6 Euro, reduced 4.

Gerhart Hauptmann House

Gerhart Hauptmann House


Gastronomy in Vitte

Arrived in Vitte expect many restaurants with mostly regional cuisine. Fish and co. are here. The prices are civil, tasty food. Finally still a sundae or a domestic Sea buckthorn juice, before going back on the ferry. They will now start from the harbor in Vitte.
The tranquility of the island Hiddensee and untouched nature are absolutely worth seeing, a mandatory program for every vacationer of Rügen.

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