Do you want some nature, culture, and wellness? Then we want to immerse you in all of them with a winter holiday in Germany. To be more precise, in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. It’s probably not your first thought in this context, but our own Germany has a lot to offer. The first question might be, “What sets a winter holiday in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania apart?” There are a lot of very good answers for that. Get inspired by our ideas for your next winter vacation.
Land of a Thousand Lakes
The beautiful Mecklenburg-West Pomerania is considered one of the most popular tourist destinations in Germany. It’s no wonder, with the unique nature of the country extending over the entire state. Located in northeastern Germany, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania borders the Baltic Sea with approximately 2,000 kilometres of coastline. As you move inland, you’ll be impressed by the numerous national parks and unique lakes. Three of the sixteen German national parks are located in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, the most in any one state. Lake Müritz achieves another record: It’s the largest lake in Germany, and only one of over 2,000 lakes in the entire state. It quickly becomes clear: there’s a lot to discover here.
The Land of a Thousand Lakes, as Mecklenburg-West Pomerania is also known, is also the land of a thousand experiences to us. The possibilities are as varied as the state. If your element is water, you will love the spectacular seascapes of the Baltic Sea as you enjoy rest and recreation during the winter holidays. During the summer, a free space is hard to find on the beach, but in the winter you can be alone with nature. Let the fresh Baltic air caress your face during long walks and boost your energy for the new year.
Castles and manor houses
You’ll fine the TUI BLUE Fleesensee set in the heart of the Mecklenburg Lake District, where you can spend your winter vacation in gorgeous surroundings. In the spacious wellness area of the hotel, everyone who wants some peace and quiet will get their money’s worth. The location right on the Fleesensee and the countless excursion opportunities in turn ensure zero boredom. Possible excursions: One of the many magnificent castles of the region, which are spread all over Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. The state has a total of over 2,000 castles, estates, and manor houses to offer. Another record, this time counting all of Europe. There’s no greater concentration of such buildings anywhere on the continent. The variety of architectural styles from different eras will make any culture lover’s heart beat faster. From the fortress of Dömitz from the early Middle Ages, to the Renaissance Schloss Güstrow, to the Baroque residence of Ludwigslust – a holiday in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania looks a lot like a journey through time. During Advent, the castles and manor houses with special events are even more intriguing: Christmas art exhibitions, Christmas markets, or great New Year’s deals give your winter holiday in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania that special something.
Pleasant winter holiday, delicious food
It’s not only the nature that’s varied in Mecklenbug-West Pomerania: there’s also diverse cuisine. Almost everything from the sea, lakes, forests, fields, meadows, and pastures can be found on the menus. The abundance of fish is especially excellent. In addition to cod, herring, and bream, you’ll find rare natural delicacies. For example, the whitefish caviar, also known as the “gold of Lake Müritz”. You’ll be feasting on this and other goodies. The TUI BLUE Fleesensee offers you two restaurants after an eventful day. In Fine Art or Lakeside you’ll indulge in the finest regional, seasonal cuisine.
Why a winter holiday in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania? We promised you good answers and covered a few in this article. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is not just one of the 16 federal states in Germany, but a real highlight among them. See for yourself with a magical winter in the Land of a Thousand Lakes.