Hanseatic city of Stralsund

Excursion tip to Stralsund

Meerstadt is Stralsund, generated by the sea, similar to the sea. It is related to the sea, in their appearance and history.

This is how the German poet describes, Philosopher and historian Ricarda Huch the medieval town on the Strelasund. And look at e.B. by Altefähr (Rügen) over to the silhouette of the Hanseatic city, this description finds one hundred percent confirmation.

The Top 5 What to see in Stralsund

1. The Brick Gothic in the Old Town is a popular attraction in Stralsund. On a stroll through the city centre you can visit the numerous gabled houses with their historic front doors. Here it is worth a guided tour of the city at the tourism office on “Old Market” to book.
Tip: For holidaymakers of the island of Rügen, tour guide Sven Vogel offers every week Tours to the Hanseatic city of Stralsund including a guided tour of the old town at.

2. The St. Mary's Church is one of the three churches worth seeing in Stralsund. Most “New market” you can even climb the bell tower. From above you have a very nice view over Stralsund, the Rügen Bridge, the Strelasund and the seaside resort Altefähr on Rügen. The three-nave church from the 13. In the 19th century, today, a height of 104 Meters, after they have come to the end of the 30 war was badly destroyed.

St. Mary's Church Stralsund

St. Mary's Church Stralsund

A bell of St. Mary's Church

A bell of St. Mary's Church

View of Stralsund from St. Mary's Church

View over Stralsund from St. Mary's Church

3. That Oceaneum is a very popular aquarium with numerous marine life and various exhibitions about the sea in a modern building. Since 2008 visit well 500.000 Locals and tourists the Oceaneum annually. In summer in rainy weather, it can be 7000 Be a visitor in a single day. Admission for an adult is currently available at 17 Euro. At least one should 3 Schedule hours for the tour. A virtual tour you should not miss out in advance.

Oceaneum Stralsund

Oceaneum Stralsund

4. The Old Market and the Town Hall are within walking distance of the Oceanum. In addition to the striking town hall and the Nikolaikirche, one of the numerous Restaurants Visit. Our tip is the Wulflamstuben, a stylish-modern restaurant in the medieval brick house with modernly prepared German regional dishes. Who visits the market place in summer, the spectacle of a fountain in the form of a Geisiers Experience. Water is shot upwards from an opening in the ground at irregular intervals. This is fun for young and old.

Town Hall and Old Market in Winter

Town Hall and Old Market in Winter

5. The Gorch Fock is located next to the Oceaneum on the harbour island. The old school ship serves as a museum and offers educational Takelung, the construction and exciting history of this former sailing school ship.

Gorch Fock I Stralsund

Gorch Fock I Stralsund

Shopping in the Old Town

For all, who like to go chop offers the Old town in its centre with numerous shops a wide range of. In addition to clothing stores of numerous fashion brands, there are also drugstores, Souvenir shops and various gastronomic offers. The main shopping street is called Ossenreyer Straße, it roughly connects the old with the New Market. For those, who prefer to have everything under one roof and want to save themselves the parking fees, is the Strelapark recommended, a shopping centre with more than 50 Shops.

Ossenreyer Straße

Ossenreyer Straße

Parking

The parking situation is, as in many cities, very tense. In addition to the numerous local parking lots, there are various Parking. There is an underground car park at the Maritime Museum, but also on the harbour island there is a parking garage next to the Oceaneum. Parking prices are still quite moderate. In winter, parking spaces usually cost only half. It used to be possible to park at the Old Market, but now this is only on the New market Possible, as long as there is no weekly market. Who is good on foot and wants to save on parking fees, who usually finds a free place in the Frankendamm. Here you can park on both sides of the street unlimited. Approximately 15 Minutes you can reach the old town.

Bathing in Stralsund

All water rats beware. If you are into the cool water of the Strelasunds would like to, should include the free public sandy beach in the Beach go north. Here you can dig and plan to your heart's content. Since the Water very shallow Is, this is an ideal place for families with small children. too Play are there for the kids. Toilets and a kiosk with ice cream, Drinks and snacks round off your visit to the beach. For the colder season, a visit to the fun pool is recommended Hansedom right next to the Strelapark. Here you can enjoy water temperatures around 32°C all year round.

Stralsund Beach

Stralsund Beach

Conclusion: Stralsund is at any time of the year worth a visit. Here you will get numerous insights into the History the famous Hanseatic city.