Løgumkloster

After its foundation in 1173, the Cistercian Abbey of Løgumkloster quickly developed into one of the wealthiest religious foundations in the Duchy of Schleswig. Construction of the abbey church began around 1200 and was completed 100 years later. Of the originally four-winged monastery complex, only the eastern part with the dormitory and chapter house remain […]

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Wolgast

The 750-year-old ducal city of Wolgast, situated on the Peene River, currently has about 12,500 inhabitants and is often referred to as the “gateway to the island of Usedom”. The Peene Bridge, Northern Germany’s largest bascule bridge, connects the town with the island of Usedom. Its beautiful waterfront location gives this port town a unique […]

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Płock

Płock is the former capital of Mazovia. The city can look back to a thousand years of history and is one of the oldest cities in Poland. As early as the 12th century, a first church was built on Tumskie Hill in the same site where today’s cathedral is towering majestically over the city. The […]

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Myślibórz

Myślibórz is located in the south-western part of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship, at the heart of the Myślibórz Lake District. The city was founded in the 13th century under Magdeburg law and was the capital of the historic Neumark for several centuries. Many interesting sights have been preserved from that era to this day.

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Bützower Land

The town of Bützow was once the centre of the diocese of Schwerin and is surrounded by idyllic villages in the heart of Mecklenburg. The high tower of its collegiate church – a cultural monument of national importance – is visible from afar and defines the townscape. Besides the Bütow’s own Brick Gothic collegiate church, […]

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Stargard

Stargard ist eine Stadt mit zahlreichen Spuren pommerscher Geschichte und das in prächtiger Form, trotz Katastrophen, die die Stadt heimgesucht haben. Die emporsteigende, edle Gotik der Kirchen zeugt von der menschlichen Schaffenskraft. Insbesondere die monumentale und zugleich subtile Architektur der Marienkirche. Das in großen Abschnitten erhaltene System von imposanten Befestigungsanlagen gibt Zeugnis über Reichtum, aber […]

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Sławno

Sławno is one of the oldest cities in the north of Poland. Its settlement history dates back to the 12th century. In 1317 the town was founded according to Lübeck law. In its long history the town experienced numerous changes of sovereign: it belonged to various Pomeranian duchies and was temporarily annexed to the Kingdom […]

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Wismar

In 2002, the Hanseatic city of Wismar became a UNESCO World Heritage Site, together with Stralsund. Wismar is distinguished by its historic harbour, mighty brick churches, gabled houses and the market square. The historic town centre has retained its medieval ground-plan almost unchanged and bears witness to the layout of the maritime trading towns under […]

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Bad Doberan

The minster town of Bad Doberan and Heiligendamm, wich is part of Bad Doberan and the oldest seaside resort on the German Baltic Sea coast, are located in the middle of a natural paradise formed by glaciers and the sea. These days it belongs to the region “Mecklenburg Baltic Coast”. Within easy reach from the […]

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Anklam

The Hanseatic and Lilienthal city Anklam has been making a name for itself for the past eight centuries. Initially as a member of the Hanseatic League, later through aviation pioneer Otto Lilienthal and today as the gateway to the award-winning valley of the river Peene. The Brick Gothic landmarks tell the story of this proud […]

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