Bardowick

Bardowick is one of the oldest settlements in Northern Germany. It was an important trading centre in the medieval times and was destroyed by Henry the Lion in 1189. After 1400 it developed into a flourishing centre for vegetable growing.

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Burg Stargard

Just a few kilometres from the imposing gates of Neubrandenburg is a medieval gem whose restoration is the result of many years of hard work: Burg Stargard, a castle in a town bearing its same name of Slavic origin. The castle is the northernmost preserved hilltop castle in Germany and the oldest secular building in […]

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Rostock

The Hanseatic city of Rostock was granted the city rights in 1218. It is a city of crafts and industry, home to one of the oldest universities in Europe (1419) and the centre of a strong bourgeoisie. Today, Rostock is a modern centre on the southern Baltic Sea. From the 13th to the 16th century, […]

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Travels

Travel Information Discovering Brick Gothic by bike Cycling is a great way of exploring the Brick Gothic style. Here you will find several suggestions for routes, each downloadable in PDF format: Baltic Sea Coast Cycle Route (from Denmark via Germany to Poland) The German section of the European Baltic Sea Cycle Route EuroVelo 10 is […]

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Contact us

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Media section

Dear visitor, Dear media representative, Welcome to the Media section of the European Route of Brick Gothic Association’s website. We would be happy to provide you with our current press releases as well as any additional information material. In our download area you will find our print-quality logo as well as images which you can […]

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Publications

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Brick Gothic – A fascinating building material that tells history

Their church towers and town gates, their town houses and monastery walls are all glowing red. The towns and landscapes around the Baltic Sea are characterised by medieval brick buildings, their unique architecture and their aura of warmth. In areas where hardly any natural stone is found, a construction method was developed which was based […]

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The Association

Originating from initiatives by the German Foundation for Monument Conservation, two European projects and various individual activities by participating members, the European Route of Brick Gothic today encompasses cities, regions and buildings, mainly from the southern Baltic Sea region. For the first time in centuries, national borders in an enlarged Europe are no barrier for […]

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