North West Mecklenburg is a coastal region in the northern German federal state. It’s an area with plenty of history, having been near the geographical centre of the Hanseatic League of trading cities in the middle ages. At North West Mecklenburg holiday rentals you’ll also be able to enjoy the beautiful Baltic Sea coast, home to lovely sandy beaches and old resorts.
A top destination for North West Mecklenburg self-catering accommodation would be the seaside resort of Kuhlungsborn. It’s a classic German spa town and was one of the first resorts to be founded in the country, dating to the 1860s. One of the top attractions here is the promenade, six kilometres in length, offering lovely coastal views and a wealth of amenities. The beaches here are spectacular, and are ideal for fun in the sun in the summer, and bracing walks at other times of the year. The marina here comes to life in the summer months, featuring numerous upmarket boutiques and elegant bars.
An ideal choice for a day trip and the largest city in the region around North West Mecklenburg holiday rentals is Rostock. The old medieval defensive walls are still partially intact, and there three historic gates to see. It’s even possible to book tours of the walls and gates to get a deeper insight into Rostock’s history. The harbour in Rostock is a picturesque spot for an evening walk.
Another interesting city to visit from North West Mecklenburg self-catering accommodation would be Schwerin, a little way inland. The most famous sight in this city is the elaborate medieval castle, which today houses the state parliament.
An essential attraction easily reached from North West Mecklenburg self-catering holiday rentals is the city of Lübeck, which was the capital of the Hanseatic League. Today the centre of this beautiful city is preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are numerous beautiful gothic churches here, as well as preserved houses maintained as museums to the authors Thomas Mann and Günter Grass.
At self-catering holiday accommodation in North West Mecklenburg you’ll experience a mix of continental and maritime climates, with cold winters and moderately warm summers. The best time to visit for a beach holiday would be the period between June and early-September, when there’s more hours of sunshine per day here than in any other part of the country.
The nearest major international airport to North West Mecklenburg holiday rentals would be Lübeck (LBC), which offers flights to and from London-Stansted (STN).