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Things to do and general tips about the seaside resort of Kühlungsborn in Mecklenburg

Updated March 21, 2017
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  1. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Kuehlungsborn, Germany
    Kühlungsborn is, first of all, a beach resort. The beach is several kilometres long, equipped with Strandkörbe for rent, very clean and suitable for children. You can but are not obliged to rent a Strandkorb (those German-style basket beach chairs)…
  2. Average priced "General Tips & Advice" in Kuehlungsborn, Germany
    Strandkörbe are a typical German beach item. The first one was created by a basket-maker in Rostock in the 19th century. On the beaches of Baltic Sea and North Sea the weather is not always reliable. The wind can be unpleasantly chilly even if the s…
  3. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Kuehlungsborn, Germany
    Kühlungsborn’s beach promenade has a total length of about 4 kms. It leads along the dunes and the beach, is smoothly paved, wheelchair accessible, and clean enough to walk barefoot if you want. The promenade is for pedestrians only, cycling is no…
  4. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Kuehlungsborn, Germany
    A seaside resort on the Baltic Sea needs a Seesteg. Their main purpose is being a jetty where cruise boats can land. However, these jetties or piers are most popular as walkways from where people can enjoy the view of the sea and the coastline, and s…
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    The bronze Sailor’s Wife is looking out for her husband’s ship from the beach promenade in Kühlungsborn-West, hoping for him to return to shore soon safe and sound. She represents the fate of the women in the villages and towns whose husbands (b…
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    The protestant church is by far the oldest building in the whole of Kühlungsborn. The nuns in a nearby convent founded the parish in the middle ages and had the first small church built from field stones. The church has been extended a couple of tim…
  7. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Kuehlungsborn, Germany
    The new marina in Kühlungsborn-Ost has been established after the reunification, so everything is new and modern. The Baltic Sea is popular for sailing trips and the marina is open to short-term visitors (google if you need more information). In D…
  8. Free! "General Tips & Advice" in Kuehlungsborn, Germany
    The „House of the Guest“ hosts the tourist information office. Visit here at the beginning of your stay to grab a free map of the town, the timetables of Bäderbahn, boat cruises, EMIL, and select what you find appealing from a huge number of inf…
  9. Average priced "General Tips & Advice" in Kuehlungsborn, Germany
    Like most resorts Kühlungsborn charges Kurtaxe, a tax of 2 € per day in high season, 1 € per day in low season (rates of 2009, may be a bit higher now). Guests who stay in Kühlungsborn pay this tax with their accommodation bill. Day visitors ha…
  10. Average priced "General Tips & Advice" in Kuehlungsborn, Germany
    The steam railway line from Bad Doberan to Heiligendamm was extended to the seaside villages of Brunshaupten and Arendsee, now Kühlungsborn, in 1910. The railway is a narrow gauge one with a track width of 90 cm. The historical early 20th century st…
  11. Cheap "General Tips & Advice" in Kuehlungsborn, Germany
    Direct connections from and to Rostock are provided by overland buses. The ride takes about 70 minutes and buses run more or less hourly from early morning to not too late evening. The main bus line runs from Rostock bus station (behind the main trai…
  12. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Kuehlungsborn, Germany
    EMIL, short for „Elektrisch Mobil Ins Land“, is a small electric bus that does tours of Kühlungsborn. It is a quiet and pollution-free way of transport. The vehicle seats max. 13 people, so if you prefer being in a small group this is better tha…
  13. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Kuehlungsborn, Germany
    The so-called „Bäderbahn“ is actually a car with several wagons that looks like a train but uses the streets. It does a round of Kühlungsborn West and Ost and can be used for tours of the town (explanations are given) as well as a public transp…
  14. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Kuehlungsborn, Germany
    There is only one ship, the MS Baltica, that does cruises along the coast from Kühlungsborn. The MS Baltica does - one or two connections per day to and from Warnemünde - a short 1 hour cruise towards Heiligendamm without landing - a longer c…
  15. Average priced "General Tips & Advice" in Kuehlungsborn, Germany
    The bicycle is the fastest and most flexible way of getting around in Kühlungsborn. The town and surroundings are flat, bike trails are everywhere. Bike rentals can be found at almost every street corner. Many rent, in addition to normal bikes of al…
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