Architectural delights: Disney world like castle of Schwerin, historic Hanseatic city of Rostock
We start our tour at Warnemuende, a fascinating seaside resort. After a 1-hour-train-ride we will arrive at Schwerin. We will walk through the centre and after 1/2 hours walk we will arrive at the castle. Enjoy the marvellous sight of the Castle Gardens with the impressive orangerie. Get the "royal" atmosphere where the Dukes of Mecklenburg used to live. Time to visit the castle and afterwards we will enjoy a light lunch. During the afternoon we will travel east-wards to visit the old commercial centre, the Hanseatic town of Rostock. Let's have a closer look to the gothic church of St. Mary's with nearly 800 years of history. Passing alongside the Town Hall we will walk down towards the University sqare dotted with official buildings like The Guard, The Court, The University. Time for shopping before we will return to Warnemuende cruise pier.
Sightseeing tour with some city walks on cobblestones! Wear comfortable shoes! No flipflops.
Visit the highlight no. 1 out of all Mecklenburg castles!
10. 00 am departure from Warnemuende Cruise Terminal
1 hour train ride to Schwerin, inside visit of the castle, light lunch
5. 00 pm train ride to Rostock, visit of the city centre
8. 00 pm return to Warnemuende Cruise Terminal
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: 10.00 am: I like to meet up with you at Warnemuende cruise terminal.
End location: 8.00 pm: You can be sure to be back on time at the Warnemuende cruise terminal.
Duration: 10 hours
public transfer, local guide from/to Warnemuende, mineral water during the tour, all entry fees e.g. ticket for the Schwerin castle, St. Mary's Church in Rostock etc.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 Euro - Buy some German souvenirs like wine, chocolate, books, cds, enjoy a local lunch "Deutsche Kueche"
On the way: May be a drink on board of the sightseeing tour, may be an audio guide in English for Schwerin Castle, if you prefer to walk around on your own, some German ice cream scoops to go, any coffee to go in Schwerin and/or Rostock
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Very enjoyable tour. Karin was knowledgeable and very informative. Instead of taking the train, she rented a car which provided for a much more enjoyable experience.